All Over Australia

"NO MORTGAGE, NO MOWING" - The Grey Nomad Journeys of Keith and Frances Thompson

Oatlands Revisited

by Feb 12, 2020Post0 comments

 
February 6-9, 2020
Keith stopped here in Oatlands last April when the weather was much worse than now so this time we have a chance to walk a little and explore.

The camping area here is divided between lake front and a “paddock” opposite which between them can accommodate a lot of campers. Space at the lakeside is limited but when we arrived there was no-one on the grassed area. As soon as we pulled up we were welcomed by what turned out to be the only two geese at the lake!
 

 
Despite the scarcity of other geese the lake is teeming with other bird life including a large colony of Black Swans; many Coots and a smaller number of Ducks plus the occasional Plover (Lapwing) and other species.

 

 
Starting from the vicinity of the Camping Area is the Lake Dulverton Waking Track which takes you around to the Southern end of the Lake and then continues on to the old Railway Station at Parratah, a total of 7kms. We walked the first section to the Lake’s end, a return trip of about 8kms. This records the various views along the way. We actually start back a little near the old main road and the original stone dam and past the first Bund Wall around the shore to the Second Bund Wall adjacent to Mary’s Island, and finally to the Southern end with a view across the water to the historic “Bellevue” property
 

Photo Gallery

Foogallery code here

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Photographs on this Site/Gallery

Almost all images (except the top image in each Post) are clickable and will open (on a PC or Tablet) enlarged in a lightbox, clicking outside the lightbox will turn it off. In most cases images can be downloaded from the Lightbox by right click/save as but images may not be republished without consent and acknowledgement.

Archives

Full Range Camping

Full Range Camping is aiming to be the leading reference website for caravanning and camping in Australia; Keith works part time for FRC while on the road, both researching new and existing sites and providing database management for the site.

Click the Icon for more

Sunland Caravans

We Travel in a Blue Heeler Caravan from:

DSC 0523
We Host our websites with: Siteground 1
Now with Sydney Hosting for Australian Customers
Copyright © 2014 to Keith and Frances Thompson

All Over Australia