So, it's May and the road
is dry and it is open :-)
The local businesses are
open, and the prices have been updated in the Destination Guide.
In This Issue:
• Road Open
• Local Businesses Open
• Prices Updated in the Destination Guide
• Feedback Always Welcome
OPEN, LOCAL BUSINESSES OPEN FOR THE SEASON
So, we survived April - a lot better than last year! After a Wet Season that was worse
(at least up here, furthest north on the peninsula) than the one of 2017, the April month actually ended up
being a drier one.
that some wrong-doers have made this needing a mention: These
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While last year - the ANZAC Day 2017 had the
Loyalty Beach campground
completely flooded, this year the sunny skies and
dry weather seemed to arrive earlier.
So the local businesses
all waiting for you to come up, and while we haven't been down
yet to report on the road, a few early travellers are arriving and they
say that the road is ok,
just drive to the conditions in the worse parts.
Up here, Loyalty Beach
is open for camping (restaurant will open soon), the Croc Tent has
open, and Punsand Bay
opened on ANZAC Day. Further down the peninsula the roadhouses have
been opening up one after another, too.
- the cyclone season is finished, we might still have a late shower. We
have had a few clouds with a few drops in, but mostly very sunny, and
doesn't look like we are in for any big rains.
UPDATED IN THE DESTINATION GUIDE
- the prices have been
the Destination Guide - I love when this
bit of work is done for the year :-)
They don't change much
(most go a few dollars up and some go down), and no other major changes
were made, so if you
have the 2018 version it is still up to date.
There is a little room
for error, (there are always a few places that I cannot reach - they
might have phone line down or they might be away for the wet season,
which is their quiet season and the time for them to go on holidays to
But, I make sure I do this each year in April, and do my best to ensure that each and every camp ground,
tour business and accommodation has its newest possible
price in the
book (I cannot do these updates in the January edition,
because most of the local businesses don't decide on
their prices for the year before the end of the Wet Season, most by 31.
March, so April is the earliest time that I can do these updates
reliably). Oh, and yes - it was dragged 5 days into May - because of
our four week power outage this Wet Season, I was already set back
weeks when I started doing these updates.
you bought the guide, the FREE upgrade is yours - if you
before 2017 and would like the upgrade, please go back to your original
purchase confirmation email and
download again, the new version is now up there. If you bought during
2017-2018, please get
back to me and I will send you the latest version :-)
And, if you haven't got
one - these were the last updates of the year - so a
brilliant time to
buy one :-)
I really appreciate any kind of feedback
on the Destination Guide.
me know if you enjoyed it while planning before the
while using the
information once on the
If you get any questions
anything, please feel welcome to contact me.
That's all for this time - happy planning, and happy travels to
those on the road!!
Have a great day :-)
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