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A Family Travel Blog

How did we get started on our family road trip and start travelling Australia? You might relate to some of the things we went through in getting started, especially if you are in two minds about your own family road trip; so read on – hopefully it will inspire you to get started with your …

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History of Robe

Historic Robe is located 338km south east of Adelaide on Guichen Bay. Today it is very much an attractive holiday resort combining a dramatic rocky, windswept coastline with a number of attractive and secluded beaches including the beautiful, 17km long Long Beach. It is notable for its very sophisticated and charming town centre and is …

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Last Chance Tourism

Mining. Wind farms. National park development. Bitumen in the Outback. The list of things altering the Big Lap experience is growing. Yet, rather than putting grey nomads off hitting the road, it seems that even changes seen as ‘negative’ are having the opposite effect. Australian experts have identified the rise of a phenomenon known as …

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Five Reasons to Relax in Robe

FIVE REASONS TO RELAXIN THE LIMESTONE COAST’S ROBE If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of every-day life, but not too far away from its luxuries, Robe is your port of call. Robe is just under four hours’ drive from Adelaide and six hour’s drive from Melbourne, on the Limestone Coast. Boasting rugged natural scenery and beautiful …

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Pre-Holiday Caravan Checklist

There’s plenty to think about before you hit the road on your caravan adventure. Here’s a handy checklist to ensure you are prepared before you go. CAR– Fuel tank(s) full– Oil level in engine and transmission– Water or coolant level– Condition of all hoses– Fan belt tension and condition– Brake Fluid level– Tyre pressures, including spare– …

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Historical Things To See

The Bush InnThe first place visited by travellers arriving from the north is The Bush Inn, which was built in 1852 and licensed in 1855. It was also known as Mac’s Hotel and Carrier’s Arms to 1871. It’s the only surviving roadhouse inn which originally catered for teamsters carting wool to Robetown port. It is …

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