14th – 20th April 2017: Adelaide to Port Augusta

Departing Black Cockatoo we took the scenic route via Moana Beach, Seaford, past the Onkaparinga River mouth and Port Noarlunga.  Arriving in Adelaide Easter eve was good and bad.  The good being that we would be in a caravan park over the 5 day break, the bad, the traffic into Adelaide and trying to food shop.  By mid-afternoon we were well and truly settled in and enjoying the tranquil surrounds of the Brownhill Caravan Park.


Good Friday, we took Jan and Ross for a tour of Adelaide and surrounds starting with Mount Lofty lookout.  With just a light haze over the city and ocean the views were quite spectacular from the Yorke Peninsula in the west to Aldinga Beach in the south.  We drive through Uraidla, Summertown, down Greenhill road, which is very steep, winding and narrow but provides awesome views of the valleys, city and ocean.  Being so steep the housing can be quite unusual and spectacular.

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3rd – 9th October 2016: Kapunda – Adelaide

The morning we left Kapunda the heavens opened!  Knowing the forecast we rolled the awning and cleaned up outside the day before.  We hooked up the van in pouring rain, said goodbye to Kapunda and headed into Adelaide via Gawler, Playford, Elizabeth and Salisbury.  By the time we reached Brownhill Caravan Park the rain had passed but the temperature was still quite low.

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