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Oct 25, 2018 - Point Turton

25/10/2018. Thursday. Beautiful and sunny, light wind developing into strong winds. Point Turton Today is our rest day after we decided to stay on for an extra night at this beautiful caravan park. We just sat and relaxed and enjoyed being alive. It was great watching the birds and water and boats as they came through the shallow channel and sharing a coffee before we walked to the shop - somewhere between 1 and 2 km away - depending on who you ask. There was only 1 grumpy person, and I shan’t name him!!!!!! But I know him well..... It was...

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Oct 24, 2018 - Point Turton

24/10/2018. Wednesday. Cool wind, fine, sunny and hot Point Turton Some housekeeping chores this morning, then morning tea before we took to the road and our first stop was Yorketown - why did we stop there? Their renowned bakery of course!! Ah ha, but it wasn’t only a bakery. There was a sports and fishing section, household wares, ladies and gents clothing and the bakery. Hazel and I had to check out the ladies clothing while Ian and Ron went to the bakery and ordered sausage rolls for themselves - oh yes, and pasties and a mini Kitchener...

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Oct 23, 2018 - Point Turton

23/10/2018. Tuesday. Weather - you name it; we had it! Point Turton Woke to a beautiful sunrise, millpond water and dolphins. What a beautiful morning. But it didn’t last long - first the rain, then the cold wind. Not to be deterred, we continued with our plans to drive down to the tip of Yorke Peninsula and tour Innes National Park. By the time we got on the road, the rain had cleared, but as we discovered every time we got out of the car to ooh and aah at the magnificent scenery, we nearly froze! The water was clear and many shades of...

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Oct 22, 2018 - Carramulka to Point Turton

22/10/2018. Monday. Blue sky, sunny, hot, windy Carramulka to Point Turton Great free camp which actually cost us $7. Heading south we stopped at Minlaton, home of the Red Devil, a WW1 Bristol Monoplane believed to be the only genuine one of its kind left in the world, which made its first mail delivery across the sea from Adelaide to Minlaton in 1919, flown by Captain Harry Butler who was a local from the area and a WW1 pilot - a local hero. We walked up to the shops and the men had a sausage roll and we ladies had a mini Kitchener Bun -...

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May 27, 2016 - Point Turton

After a very wet and wild drive from Port Broughton we arrived at Point Turton and managed to set up in some drizzle…. Its quite nice here, great little van park in an old Flux Quarry. The limestone here was used as flux at the Port Pirie smelters and now the quarry is a sheltered caravan park overlooking the jetty… We had lunch at the local Bakery/Café, I had Whiting and Chips Carol went for the prawn basket, we had so many chips we reheated them creating Potato Rosti for dinner with left over chicken. TV here is patchy we had little...

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Oct 17, 2013 - Point Turton

(Ben) What a treat the last few days have been! After our noisy night by the highway on Monday we drove the last few hours down the Yorke Peninsula to reach a little seaside town called Point Turton. The Yorke Peninsula is the peninsula in between Adelaide and the much better known Eyre Peninsula, and right down at its southern end it's a pretty relaxed, sleepy holiday location. Our three nights in a holiday house here were the result of another of Sal's excellent online voucher hunting efforts. And if we weren't looking forward to it...

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