Gladstone

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How's Gladstone north of Sharkbay for a stopover? Busy or quiet? Good fishing etc?
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Reply By: Member-George (WA) - Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 18:19

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 18:19
Gladstone is ok, about 6 km from the h.way and right on the water. Used to be an old shipping port. Still has remnants of the old jetty there. I has basic facilities, toilet and rubbish disposal. You have to bring your own water. There are quite a few camp sites and if you arrive early enough in the afternoon you would be very unlucky not to get a site. I think there is a nominal charge but not sure about that. The only problem may be rain. The track in, through a gate, can become impassable after about 10mm rain. Good luck. Cheers
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Reply By: The Rambler( W.A.) - Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 20:33

Friday, Jun 15, 2012 at 20:33
Good place for a stopover once the track in is dry.Lots of room to find a spot .There are drop toilets and an honour box for camping fees.THe fishing would be non existent from the shore as it is very shallow for a long way out at high tide and vertually mud flats at low tide.Can also get very windy at times.Inormally use it as a overnight stop.
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Reply By: Member - Merredith D - Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 18:39

Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 18:39
Sounds like a good place for a stop over which is what we are looking for. Will check track and rain etc. Heading off tomorrow morning, out first big trip.
See you all out there and thanks for great info.
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