pardoo station

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any information on pardoo station
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Reply By: Goran - Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00

Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00
What kind of information ? Can you please be more specific .
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Follow Up By: Bc - Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00

Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00
Maybe he has been as specific as he wants - "any information on PARDOO Station" - this being a 4WD/camping web site may provide a few more clues for you Goran!
Cheers BigEars
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Follow Up By: Greg Henzell - Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00

Sunday, Jun 23, 2002 at 00:00
as i said any information would be great as we are thinking of going there and would love more info especially a web site if possible
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Reply By: Member - Allyn - Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00
I live in Port Hedland and can get you info if it's readily available at tourist bureau. Unfortunately I have not been there as yet and given the beating that they took from cyclone this year cannot say what it's like. They are open for business though as I drove past turn-off yesterday on way home from Kalumburu.
Here are some details I've taken from Pilbara brochure (I can send if you give me details)
Pardoo Station- 120 km's north of PH, then travel 13km's on well maintained gravel road. A/C twin & family rooms, share s/c kitchen. Cravan/Camping area. Excellent fishing & Mud Crabbing (can vouch for that), BBQ's, Swimming Pool, Fuel, Gas bottle refill, bait, I ce, Grocery/Liquor Store, credit card facility, no animals.
Ph: 08-9176 4930 website:
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Follow Up By: Greg Henzell - Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00
Allyn It sounds like a great place would appreciate any brochures you can get us our postal addres is po box 505 caboolture qld 4510
We really appreciate your effort and it sounds as though you live in a great part of australia as we do here in se qld
regards greg
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Reply By: Ray - Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2002 at 00:00
Greg, we went there in 98 they had just cleaned up after a cyclone then.
it was a typical station with junk and old toyotas everywhere.
the place was nothing great and a bit rough then, but it was interesting to see the old homestead and some station type scenery and although we didn't catch any fish as we only stayed one nite, we did see some big salmon caught when the tide came in the creek.
The road in then was very good.
My wife and i often say that if we went west again we would call in for another go at fishing.
hope this helps a bit, regards Ray
Ps i think they lost a couple of sheds and 50 windmills in the cyclone the year before we were there.
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Reply By: lizard - Thursday, Jun 27, 2002 at 00:00

Thursday, Jun 27, 2002 at 00:00
Haven't been to Pardoo station , but did go into Port Smith (just North of Pardoo) .... no fish there at middle of June (all caught) and Sandflies were very bad (me & missus both badly stung - even though they fog the caravan park every night ) ..... have since been recommended Barn Hill - just north of Port Smith (no mangroves so apparently no sandflies) .
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Reply By: Warren - Saturday, Jun 29, 2002 at 00:00

Saturday, Jun 29, 2002 at 00:00
I was at Pardoo Station yesterday and it was pretty good. Alot more caravans there than I had expected. Most of the campers are long term retirees and are qiute happy with the facilities. The fishing is great but you need bait which is available at the store but it's expensive. Better to bring your own mulies. Fuel is available at the station at $1.19 a lt. Hope this helps
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