Saratoga in Kakadu

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby wokka1 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:06 pm

Good stuff !

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby Texas » Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:46 am

Now that's what I call a great trip.
None of this Bali/Thailand stuff.
You didn't run into a bloke with a white beard ????
Sorry, no you wouldn't, because he was at "nude up's" secret creek.
In saying that, you can travel 4,000 miles & run into "the bloke next door".

Love the photos too

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby purple5ive » Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:53 am

id love to have a trip like this.
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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby smokin_reels » Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:24 pm

Thanks Guys!
I shall chuck up some more pictures for all of you to see!
We were in a big group. 4 people a car. 3 cars from Melbourne.

Understandably, packing was kept to a minimum.

Clothes , Tackle and the rod case!

Clothes , Tackle and the rod case!

We left Melbourne and reached Glendambo, SA for the sunrise.
We were in 2 Prado's and a spirited Nissan Pathfinder that kept up fairly well with the bigger cars.

Driving through the dessert , the roads were a bright Red. Im attributing that to a higher latterite content. Made for a very visually appealing drive.

We finally reached Coober Pedy , Stopping off for some R&R.
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We stayed overnight in a renovated opal mine shaft.

A few beers were had under a very starry night sky. The milky way could be seen very clearly and we had some fun trying to spot constellations.

We set off the next morning , fresh as a fiddle and heading straight to NT. The next stop would be tennants creek.

We did have a it of fun on the way though, we had to pass through the Outback Autobahn. Needless to say, it was a surreal feeling flying though the desert at speeds well over anything ive ever done on the M1

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A plane flying into Alice Springs as we drove through town.

We finally crossed over the border.


We stayed over night at Tennants Creek Caravan Park . Good , clean and inexpensive!
Quick shower in the morning and we headed off to Darwin.

On the way we simply had to stop for a morning beer at the famous Daly Waters Pub.

The crystal clear pools at Mataranka were impressive. Thousands of fruit bats flying over head. The kids had a blast !
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We then reached Darwin. Stayed overnight , took a walk around town and headed to Kakadu.

Then I got into them Saratoga!
There is always more to learn , fish to catch , places to see and friends to make.

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby Lightningx » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:09 pm

Great pics mate. Thanks for sharing :thumbsup:

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby samjas1316 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:20 pm

Awesome trip and photos.

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby Mattblack » Tue Oct 18, 2016 1:31 pm

Great report....envious to say the least

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Re: Saratoga in Kakadu

Postby Boonanza » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:34 pm

Nice report mate sounds like you had a great trip :a_goodjob:
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