Whyalla – one extreme to the other

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September 6th 2021
Published: September 9th 2021
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It’s interesting how different experiences can be in a caravan park on subsequent visits. Just 6 weeks ago we stayed 4 nights at the Whyalla Foreshore Caravan Park. We had pre-booked a foreshore site with stunning views and wonderful company in the caravan next door.

This time we just rocked up for a 1night transit stay. The caravan park had only a couple of sites left in the boon docks about as far away as you could get from the foreshore. We didn’t really mind as we were just in and out for the night.

The cabins were full of tradies including their large equipment. A cement truck was wedged in between two cabins, a work vehicle with trailer attached carrying a trench digger was in between another, a large tray truck with some sort of large equipment on board blocked one of the roadways. Not surprisingly it was all gone very early the next morning.

The Stuart Highway presents a plethora of interesting things to negotiate (over sized machinery), to pass (slower than us caravans) or more likely passing you (3 or 4 dog road trains, single cars or 4x4s). Some are very big, some are very
Something fastSomething fastSomething fast

Here comes the Ferrari.
slow but some, like a block of exotic cars including 4 Porches and 1 Ferrari were very, very fast. And of course, there are always road works!

The Sturt Desert Peas on the road from Roxby had expanded since our last trip, and were just as eye catching.

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There goes the FerrariThere goes the Ferrari
There goes the Ferrari

The 4 Porches are in front of it.
Something big.Something big.
Something big.

A harvester.
Something long. Something long.
Something long.

A 4-dog road train.

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