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Queensland

Julia Creek Sun Halo

We witnessed a sun halo (rainbow) today at Julia Creek in outback QLD, one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen! #sunhalo #sunhalorainbow #juliacreekcaravanpark  https://youtu.be/Xgpd07xuxcY

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Richmond – QLD

In Richmond we started off at the free splash park, doing our school work in the park then cooling off, there’s room to park your van here too. Richmond is another stop on the

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Julia Creek – QLD

Julia creek was a few ‘firsts’ for us, our first outdoor bath experience; including wine & cheese platter. (Note: the baths do not face sunset, we knew and expected this, but others were disappointed)

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Winton – Storm – QLD

One morning we woke to a storm building so we raced out to the National Park to watch the show, there was lightning and a rainbow at the same time, so cool to watch.

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Winton – QLD

Winton, the dinosaur capital of Australia. Our first stop in town was the big WINTON sign with the caravan. Next stop catching up on washing & the town pool! The heat in Winton was

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Sapphire Caravan Park – QLD

We had a great stay at the caravan park in Sapphire, they were friendly new owners and the park had everything we needed. The number one was a shaded pool to cool down each

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Policemans Knob – QLD

The oldest known volcanic basalt plug in the world, makes a great place to view sunrise or sunset in the area. It’s located 15 minutes from Sapphire. A volcanic plug, also called a volcanic

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Fossicking – QLD

We head out to a place called Washpool to try our hand at finding sapphires out in the bush. We only found a few tiny ones, but loved scratching around in the dirt. #fossicking

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Pat’s Gems – Gemfields – QLD

We had a great morning at Pat’s Gems learning how to sieve sapphire wash, and identify the gems verses rocks. The kids enjoyed the whole experience, its a great setup for families, there’s a

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