Monday, January 13, 2014

Four wheel driving in the Canunda National Park

My place in time #69 -  a photo from the coast.
My place in time # 87 - a car number plate.

My place in time is a local area history project set by Kell at Blackcurrant Photography

The day before Boggy went back to work after the christmas/new years break we went for a four wheel drive through the Canunda National Park to Carpenter Rocks. 

We had a few stops along the way before dropping into the Tavern for a drink and driving back on the bitumen, through Tantanoola.

It really is a spectacular place to explore. 

Some natives we scare from the track not long after we turn off, we did see a
snake too, but he was too quick to pose for a photo. 

It took us around three hours to get Carpenter Rocks with a few stops 

We stop off at Whale Rock and walk to the beach

Whale Rock. Can you see it?

Our next stop is Number 2 rocks, here we are on top of the cliffs

and on the beach

The small bay is protected by reef, some spectacular wave crashing

The road gets a bit lumpier towards Carpenter Rocks

Wrecked in 1997 at Red Rock Bay, Carpenter Rocks. Not. going. anywhere.

The Landy, we only seasonally register it. Boggy uses it to tow the boat, which he sold last week. He's on the look out for a smaller dinghy.


  1. Wow, amazing pictures. What a spectacular part of the world you live in.

    1. Thanks Ann. I love it here, and I love sharing it with everyone :)

  2. You kids will have such fond memories of doing this as kids - love the wreck shot!! I can't wait to show our kids (and us) more of Australia!! x

  3. Looks like you had a great trip - what wonderful pics!

  4. Love the photo of the waves crashing. The girls look so tiny on the big beach. Looks like you had a lovely holiday :)

  5. I bet you didn't know that the guy that owned the ship wreck lives very close to where you stayed on your last but very short caravan trip.

  6. very important info,and many thanks your post


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