A Few Stats on the Size of Western Australia

It’s not until you decide to drive Western Australia from top to bottom that you realise how really large it is. It takes days to drive across the Pilbara region. From the coast at Exmouth to the town of Tom Price took us two days and we didn’t sight a town only the gates of cattle stations. According to Wikipedia statistics, if the state of Western Australia was a country it would be the tenth largest in the world. The road distance from Augusta in the south to Kununurra in the north is 3512kms. Which is a lot further than Los … Continue reading A Few Stats on the Size of Western Australia

Nambung Station

I think I found Nambung Station on the internet while researching our WA trip. It was only 22kms off the main highway along a very good dirt road. As we drove through Moura I rang ahead just to make sure that they were still accepting guests. When we arrived the manager Sonia greeted us warmly with a freshly baked cake. The camping area is large, flat and well grassed. Water is available and a dump point, there is even an airstrip. I’d like to see Big4 and the other formal parks try to match that. From our caravan we could … Continue reading Nambung Station