Camping around the Kalgoolie area

Submitted: Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 10:46
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Hi guys.Ive checked the search.But cannot found imformation regards camping in the Kalgoolie area.We well be taking 3 kids and 2 dogs.Plus a camper trailer ,next school holidays.Also does anyone know of a good place to rent a camper trailer from in the north Perth area? As the place I used before, has gone.Thanks for your advice
regards uppy
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Reply By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 12:25

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 12:25
Uppy Yellowdine is about 100k's outta Kal (remeber the trip there last year?) and I find it a great place to have a camp out on the way to Kal. Also breaks the trip up for the kidi winks! ;-)
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Follow Up By: Uppy - Member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 16:05

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 16:05
Is that all it is.Here me thinking it is miles.will need to think of a new trip out that way,Anyway are you still on for Sat. about 1pm. Carl called in for a coffee today .So he will be here.Also went and looked at cooper tyres today, we may go down that track.Do you know much about them
regards uppy
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Follow Up By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:12

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:12
Kal is an easy trip but will the good part of a day to do.
Yeah Sat still sounds good, regarding the coopers I did look at them but the stories of them chipping and the fact that the Goodyear's had the silica compound plus a better warranty I went down that track instead. We got a chance to really try them out over the weekend down south too, managed to get the surf on to two wheels again!! (twice in 2 minutes). I'll tell you you've never seen Bec hop outta the car quicker! LMAO!

The goodyears went really well, they didn't get a very good write up on "mud evacuation" but I found them very good in that department... Found my self going a lot slower than normal through the mud, purley "becuase I could". Made it much safer jorney. But it was still fun watching Benny tackle everything at 100m/hr in the Frozie! LOL

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Follow Up By: Uppy - Member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:21

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:21
Jeff,I can get the coopers for 225$ per tyre and they have a 90,000 warranty on them.What do you think for that price ?
regards uppy
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Follow Up By: Glenn (VIC) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 23:24

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 23:24
Nice pics Jeff, I was just wondering what you were trying to construct with all those bits of timber? Maybe a pergola to keep the rain out?

Cheers

Glenn
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Follow Up By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Tuesday, Jul 12, 2005 at 13:17

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2005 at 13:17
LMAO! Yeah Glenn, it looked a little extreme, but my mate's work imports large steel cables and they use hardwood to pack it in and throw it awa when it gets herey, he just cut a heap of it up at work on Thursday and we took it with us, it was below zero that night so it all got burnt and we were toasty warm! ;-) Of course the copious ammounts of bourbon and scotch the three of us drank also helped in that department....

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Reply By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:24

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:24
I paid $235 for the MTR's (same size as yours would be) and they will repair puncture's, leaks and sidewall damage (as long as it can be done in house) and give me free wheel balances every 10k.

Read up on that 90k warranty, it's a scam. Doesn't cover you if you drive on country roads... ON A 4WD TYRE!!?

Also read up on the chipping on coopers tyres, plenty of discussion on this forum alone about that.
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Reply By: Uppy - Member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:36

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 17:36
where did you get yours ,Ill check it out
regards uppy
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Follow Up By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 18:07

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 18:07
951 WANNEROO ROAD
GREENE'S TYRE & BRAKE SERVICE
WANNEROO
6065
09 3062999
greenestyres@bigpond.com

They are a goodyear dealer.
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Follow Up By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 18:08

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 18:08
You can have a look at mine on Sat if you like.
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Reply By: Member - Davoe (Widgiemooltha) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 19:00

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 19:00
I am from Kalgoorlie and know a few spots. How close to kal do you want? have you got the 4wd days in the Eastern Goldfields book? Whats your preference? Bush campin, some facilitys or all facilitys? Some nice granite rocks around Coolgardie with swimming holes etc
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Follow Up By: Uppy - Member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 20:43

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 20:43
Thanks Davoe,We well be using a camper trailer,so can camp anywhere,any advice will be great thanks
uppy
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Follow Up By: Member - Davoe (Widgiemooltha) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 21:43

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 21:43
Need more Info, How far from kal? best spots are out a bit as around kal There is a lot of mining and pastorists. Do you want a base camp are are you after track to slowly cruise down? I guess one spot that comes to mind is the cave hill woodlines. You can spend a few days camping at Victoria rocks, Burra Rocks and Cave hill and cruise the woodlines in between, Rowles lagoon would be the best spot but is now dry. If you are after a remote track to conquer then I have tripnoted the Yowie rocks track which starts menzies way and winds its way past Yowie rock, currara soak, Hunts range, Helena Aurora Ranges and down to southern cross. There are others and it depends on what your plans are
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Follow Up By: Uppy - Member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 21:49

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 21:49
Davoe, we will be coming from Perth.happy to camp anywhere .Will be in a gq efi 4.2 Patrol,interested in doing tracks etc...Yes on base camp and do day trips etc...
regards uppy
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Follow Up By: Member - Davoe (Widgiemooltha) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 22:29

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 22:29
Hmmmmmmmm just noticed the bit about the dogs. Makes it a bit harder as I lot of the tracks I know of Go through nature reserves and pastoral property. Their is a massive problem with wild dogs around at the moment. One place I can think of is Wallaroo rocks near Bulla Bulling which has 3 dams on it, Another is a road to no where which heads West from callion past several granite outcrops, around a clay pan before following the base of a break away. It actually continues to yowie rocks track but you wouldnt make it in a nissan:) A place Rod W put me onto near Riverena was nice Kurrajong gorge with some huge granite outcrops on the way. There Also is the 4wd in the Eastern goldfields book. Their are quite a few good camping spots along the Golden Quest discovery trail also
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Follow Up By: Uppy - Member - Tuesday, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:30

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:30
What do you mean Iwouldnt make it in a Nissan.
regards uppy
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Reply By: GOB & denny vic member - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 19:21

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 19:21
goodday uppy
if yoy were smart and cheeky enough you could wait for davoe to go off to his shift work and camp on his front lawn

roflmao

steve lolololol
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Follow Up By: Member - Davoe (Widgiemooltha) - Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 20:04

Monday, Jul 11, 2005 at 20:04
Least I know now where to throw the bluey down next time I am in Vic
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