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Jun 7, 2018 - The Mitchell Plateau

The Mitchell Plateau is the most remote area that we’ve been on this trip. It was a two-day dusty detour off ‘the Gibb’ through a forest of ancient Livistona Palms, (the only place they are found in the world). We bush-camped with no phone network, no internet and no showers. Washing was in the creek and rock pools, with no soap allowed. Both our guides were at their best; fighting bushfires (see next post) and cooking up fabulous meals on the campfire. Other than the overall experience, the highlights were the rock art, the Mitchell Falls...

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Aug 9, 2009 - Pine Creek to Mitchell Falls

Saturday 1st August Gary: Pine Creek was a pleasant surprise, a lovely old town with a good museum, well stocked general store and a good campsite right in the centre of town. This one ticked all the boxes as it was also the fuel station, bar, restaurant, costs under $20 a night, has good facilities, free use of washing machines and the most amazing birdlife that doubles as a wake up alarm call, it was a shame to leave. But leave we did and after restocking supplies in Katherine we moved on to Nitmiluk or Katherine Gorge NP…. Twice the...

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