The Whyalla & Districts 4WD Club

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TRIP: Coober Pedy
DATE/DURATION: 12th-14th March 2011
TRIP LEADER: Dyan & Gary
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KMS/FUEL: 1300km
DEPART POINT/TIME: Trac-Loc at 7.45am for 8:00am departing Saturday morning.
RADIO: UHF Channel 10
RSVP DATE/PHONE: 11th March 7pm
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Bring water or buy it from main street for drinking, dishes, etc. Water is precious only available for showers & toilets
GENERAL COMMENTS: Staying at Ribas Underground Camp Ground. 08 8672-5614 Ring to book saying you’re with Whyalla 4WD Club so we can be together. $14/pp/per night. Evening mine tour (on site) $20 ea, but if you do the tour, accommodation free that night. Take tent or swag for stay in underground, cooking gear for use in the camp kitchen, - gear as you would for camping.People will be free to wander around the town to view the underground Desert Cave Hotel to see the history of the town, Faye’s house $5ea, Underground Churches etc. & talk with the locals. There are opal shops, & John’s Pizza Bar in the main street is highly recommended. The Shell Servo gives discount fuel for staying at Ribas – the Shell Store is a hardware type store, well worth a stroll through.Will take picnic diner to Break-Aways to watch the sunset.
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