Holiday Road at Uluru,under $100

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That’s right!, we stayed at Yulara caravan park for 70 bucks a week. When you pull into Yulara you get the sense straight away that it ain’t gunna be cheap. As far as we’re concerned it’s one of the worst tourist traps in Australia outside of the Gold Coast and here we were again, tourists in a trap. On our …

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Birdum

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Birdum is a town that no longer exists! In an attempt to build a railway line from Darwin to Adelaide back in the good ol days it’s fair to say that the money  ran dry and it never made it all the way, there was a big gap in the middle. By the time they were around to getting it …

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“Lake Ballard” Western Australia

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We have great memories of Lake Ballard ,this is where we sat and spoke with an Astronomer while he was photographing the “Seven Sisters” It was also a  breath of fresh air to be there ,after being cooped up in Kalgoorlie Hospital with the surprise early arrival of our seventh daughter. As soon as we had the all clear and …

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Karlu Karlu / Devils Marbles

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If you have ever been road tripping along the Stuart Hwy,there’s no doubt you stopped off at Karlu Karlu, or what allot people call it “The Devils Marbles” Now if you haven’t, you’ll find this fascinating geological wonder about 390km North of Alice Springs just off the Stuart Hwy. This place intrigues us ,and with every single visit over the …

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Aileron Roadhouse

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About 130km North of Alice Springs, lives our family’s favourite  big red Kangaroo,we have no clue of the story behind him and don’t even know his name,but we call him “Steven” and every time we are heading past Aileron Roadhouse we drop in and say G’day! I’m sure there’s a human stuck in this Kangaroos body,he’s such a character,we are …

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Wycliffe Well….UFO Capital of Australia, Northern Territory

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Wycliffe Well is about 380klm North of Alice Springs,and known as the UFO Capital of Australia. It’s a unique little place to stop for a break on your trip either North or South along the Stuart Hwy. This place has had hundreds of reported UFO sightings since WWII.Originally it started out as a watering point along the old stock route …

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Barrow Creek Hotel and Telegraph Station

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Mention the name “Barrow Creek ” and I bet the first thing that pop’s into your head is the disappearance and murder of British tourist Peter Falconio along this lonely stretch of hwy  back in 2001. But there’s more to this place than his disappearance,it has a history and some of it a dark history with a massacre occurring near …

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Dajarra , Outback Queensland

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Cheap camping with power and water right in town for a donation of $5:00 a night. A small museum that’s open 24 hours a day and a Hotel across from the museum that has the best two publicans we’ve met! About 150k’s South of Mt Isa lies Dajarra,right in the heart of the cattle country! This place is rich in …

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The Min Min Light and the Min Min Hotel, Outback Australia.

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Have you ever heard someone mention the Min Min light? An eerie unexplained light that appears from nowhere………… Min Min is an Aboriginal word (for what no one is absolutely sure) But this light was not named by Aboriginals,according to legend it was named after the Min Min Hotel. However there is some doubt as to whether the light was …

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