|Mallee Bush Camp with outdoor shower|
|One of the old trucks, great photo opportunity|
|Camped outside on the footpath|
|Balgowan across the bay|
|Stopped at an old building on our beach drive to Elizabeth Point|
After a wonderful stay - huge thanks to Naomi & Kevin for their hospitality, we left and headed to Maitland, then across to Ardrossan for lunch another Bakery! Stopped into Pt Vincent before arriving in Stansbury and catching up with good friends for a few hours in the afternoon. The Caravan parks were full (as we anticipated at this time of the year), so drove to Yorketown where we stayed at a nice quiet Park for 2 nights.
Once again a leisurely departure before taking a scenic drive to Marion Bay via Corny Point, where we had lunch at a picnic spot overlooking the sea. Arrived late afternoon to Marion Bay where we pulled into John & Gayle's driveway, staying for two nights. Went for a walk around the streets and over the headland to the beach - sighted a couple of dolphins which made Helen's day.
|Stenhouse Bay jetty|
|Cape Spencer light house|
|Over looking the Ethel wreck, you can just see the boiler remains on the beach.|
|Some of the dolphines|
Next day we drove to Innes National Park stopping at Stenhouse Bay for a walk along the jetty, drove passed Chinamen's Hat, stopping at Cape Spencer where we walked up to lighthouse and took in the fantastic scenery. Next it was Ethel Beach to view the wreck which was more exposed than when we were there 30 odd years ago, West Cape, Pondalowie beach, then walked along the boardwalk to Pondalowie Surf Break where we were entertained by a pod of dolphins. The Scenery along this coast is fantastic and with the brilliant green colour of the sea completed a picturesque drive. From here we headed back again calling into Inneston Historic Township but did not walk all around as the weather was very hot and the march flies were particularly nasty biting everyone except Gayle! Back to Marion Bay where we had a great feed of locally caught whiting. Thank you Gayle & John for your wonderful hospitality - we had a great time!
|Port Rickaby jetty damaged from the storms|
|Port Victoria jetty, also damaged from the storms|
|Artherton Bike Lane|