Category Top End Travel

Broome to Darwin

Most of our group left Broome over the days of June 15 – 17 to either return home or to go on to Perth for an extended holiday. Because we could not get a one way rental on the bus, a few of us had to return it to Darwin. We took four days to […]

Broome

We had a longish and mostly uninteresting drive of 360 km from Fitzroy Crossing to Broome on Wednesday. After an hour and a half, we pulled into one of the roadside stops for morning tea. As usual at this type of roadside stop, there were about nine or ten caravanners stopped there but one left […]

Kununurra to Fitzroy Crossing

Our traveling day to Fitzroy Crossing was a very long one of 660 kms. We were all ready to leave at 8.00 am and set off down the highway. For the first 300 kms, the scenery was very interesting with rugged bluffs creating a backdrop to the scenery along the road. In the afternoon, these […]

Around Kununurra

On Friday, we had a rest day and the people in our group went on a number of individual activities. Jill & Ruth went on a day tour to El Questro and enjoyed the day. The walk up Emma Gorge and the boat cruise down the Chamberlain River were their highlights of the day. I […]

Kununurra

On Wednesday, we packed up the bus and were on the road by 8.00 am to drive to Kununurra. It was a day of continuous travel for a little over 500 kms, but with a few breaks it was quite a comfortable trip. On leaving Katherine, the scenery was quite varied and on reaching the […]

Katherine

On Monday we had an easy traveling day from Batchelor to Katherine (approx 190 kms). We left at 9.30 am and drove for half an hour or so to Adelaide River where we visited the war cemetery. This is the 4th largest cemetery managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and it provides a beautiful […]

Sunday at Litchfield National Park

We have been unable to add another post until today as we could not get any telephone coverage at Batchelor. We left Darwin on Sunday after loading our trailer with luggage and all finding seats on the bus. It took about an hour and a half to reach the town of Batchelor via the Stuart […]

‘Top End’ Tour Group Meets in Darwin

Today we join a group of 23 people from our church at St Stephen’s in Greythorn who will be enjoying each other’s company on a trip to the ‘Top End’. Most of us have now arrived in Darwin; either flying directly from Melbourne or adding time onto the front of our trip with additional holiday time. We […]