Saturday 4th October, (Biloela).

After not being able to contact the only available camping ground in the Carnarvon Gorge area, probably full being school holidays anyway, we decided not to take the risk of going all that way and not having anywhere to stay. As I said we will return to the area one day when we have enough time to spend what we need to see the area properly.

We had a couple of families with young kids camp next to us last night, they must be from the city as the kids acted as though they had never seen parrots before. They couldn’t get over the fact that here were wild Lorikeets that would eat from one’s hand; it was actually quite surprising to see.

We have now moved on to Biloela, quite a long drive of about 350k. We were originally going to stop at Rolleston, but the town was rather small with not a great deal to offer, the caravan park was quite full as this is a stopover point for Carnarvon Gorge area visiting, and it was quite early as we got an early start so the decision was to go on.