Photographs and Adventures

Camping on the banks of the Gibb River

Our third day saw us back on the track. Our first stop for the day was Ellenbrae Station, where we obviously had to try their famous scones with jam and cream.

Ellenbrae Station entrance

Ellenbrae Station entrance.

Everyone tucking into delicious scones.

Everyone tucking into delicious scones.

The bathroom at Ellenbrae has a lovely outlook...

The bathroom at Ellenbrae has a lovely outlook…

But it is not very private!

But it is not very private!

Just past the turnoff to head up to the Mitchell Plateau, you come across the Gibb River crossing.

Just past the turnoff to head up to the Mitchell Plateau, you come across the Gibb River crossing.

Which seemed to be a perfect place to camp for the night, right on the banks of the river.

Which seemed to be a perfect place to camp for the night, right on the banks of the river. We lit the campfire and headed off on a walk.

This bull was also out for an evening stroll. He was bellowing and crashing through the trees.

This bull was also out for an evening stroll. He was bellowing and crashing through the trees.

But it turned out all he wanted was a drink from the river.

But it turned out all he wanted was a drink from the river.

The river was also a popular place to cool off and clean up after another warm day.

The river was also a popular place to cool off and clean up after another warm day.

The banks of the Gibb River was a beautiful and peaceful place to camp for the night.

The banks of the Gibb River was a beautiful and peaceful place to camp for the night. It doesn’t get much better than this. Every night after a beautiful sunset, the sky is clear, with millions of stars glowing in the darkness.

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One response

  1. Gillian Armstrong

    Just seems that the further you go, the more spectacular the scenery… just loving it. Thanks again, Gill. p.s. your party look ‘under’ dressed !!

    July 22, 2014 at 10:35 am

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