It's been the second month of the wet season and below is how it's been
Also, the Caravan
Guide has been updated - information below :-)
In This Issue:
• Wet Season So Far
• Caravan Guide Updated
• Feedback Always Welcome
SEASON SO FAR
It has been a pretty good
wet season so far, with some good amounts of rain on the
peninsula. Some of the wettest places have been the NPA and Weipa,
Lockhart River and Cooktown, while some inland places like Coen
Laura have had a bit less rain.
But as you remember if you have been subscribed to the
Destination Cape York for a little while, you
know I am also starting
to include the beautiful region of Gulf Savannah.
Photos by Kath Green,
Here are some pics of
Gilbert River - one of the big rivers that cuts
Georgetown from Croydon
during the Wet Season, and there are many more. In fact, once you get
out to the actual Gulf, the Wet Season can get more dramatic than on
But more of all of that in the near future, the Gulf Savannah Guide is
coming along fine. I just need some more of your patience
but I promise I
will do the best without taking shortcuts :-)
CARAVAN GUIDE UPDATED
And - the Caravan Guide
2023 is out, with everything that has changed since last
* FREE camping spots
on your way here from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Northern
Territory that suit a caravan
* Should you bring your caravan?
* The reasons why you should seriously consider not bringing your
caravan (so you can really make a well informed decision!)
* How much of the road
is actually sealed and what is the prediction by a local?
* The unsealed parts and
* Where to leave your van at the bottom of the Cape – there are FREE storage places,
there are also the locked / undercover spaces, and the ones in a shed
* Bring your caravan:
* How to avoid the damage
* How towing capacity
changes when you are off road
* How to still get to do the adventure: places where to leave your van
up the Cape and go off to do the tracks
* What mechanical
fix caravans up the Cape
* What roads and tracks
are you going to get through with your caravan
* Ferries that you have to take
* RV events to enjoy
* FREE camping
spots on the Cape that are large enough for caravans
* Dump points
– where are the public ones, and also which camping grounds have them
(not nearly all up the Cape!)
* What commercial camping
grounds / caravan parks accommodate vans – and what length
can they fit – for each park
* What places actually have powered
sites – the majority do not up the Cape!
This Guide already covers all the subjects so well that nothing big was
added, but all the
chapters were reviewed and
updated. Any information still
the same as last year, still applies and didn't need to get changed :-)
If you already
have the Caravan Guide - bought within the last two years
- please give me an email and I will send you the latest version :-)
If you don't
- the Caravan Guide (just like the Doggie and the Trailer Guide) is a
supplementary guide to the main Destination Guide and found inside it,
as explained on this
FEEDBACK ALWAYS WELCOME
I really appreciate any kind of feedback on the Destination Guide.
Please let me know if you enjoyed it while planning before the trip, and while using the information once on the trip.
If you get any questions about 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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