Summary of this trip:

  • Left home on 9th April 2016 and arrived home on 25th September 2015.
  • We were on the road for 170 days in total.
  • Towed the fiver 8,417 kms and drove another 5,527 kms sightseeing, making a total of 13,944 kms.
  • Used 1,473 litres of diesel and averaged 17.49 litres per 100 kms when towing the fiver.
  • Used 582 litres of diesel and averaged 10.53 litres per 100 kms when NOT towing the fiver.
  • The price of diesel varied from a low of $1.069 per litre in BP Tailem Bend to a high of $1.999 at Caltex Aileron.
  • The total cost for diesel was $2,650.38 at an average price of $1.29 per litre.


  • Stayed in Caravan Parks: 170 nights.
  • Free camped: zero, zilch.
  • Total cost was $6,151.39 at an average of $36.18 per night.
  • Cheapest CP (in price) was $21.00 per night at Erldunda,NT.
  • Dearest CP was $44.49 per night for our 28 night stay at Dicky Beach.

  • Our 2016 sojourn with our completed itinerary.

  • Sat 9th Apr - Leave home and stay overnight at Horsham.
  • Sun 10th - Mon 11th Apr - checking out Hahndorf.
  • Tue 12th Apr - Overnighter at Port Augusta.
  • Wed 13th - Thu 14th Apr - checking out Woomera.
  • Fri 15th - Sat 16th Apr - checking out Coober Pedy.
  • Sun 17th Apr - overnighter at Marla.
  • Mon 18th Apr - overnighter at Erldunda.
  • Tue 19th - Sun 24th Apr - checking out Alice.
  • Mon 25th - Wed 27th Apr - fossicking at Gemtree.
  • Thu 28th Apr - overnighter at Ti Tree.
  • Fri 29th Apr - overnighter at Wycliffe Well.
  • Sat 30th Apr - overnighter at Barkly Homestead.
  • Sun 1st May - overnighter at Camooweal.
  • Mon 2nd - Fri 6th May - checking out Mount Isa.
  • Sat 7th May - overnighter at Boulia.
  • Sun 8th - Mon 9th May - overnighter at Bedourie.
  • Tue 10th - Thu 12th May - checking out Boulia.
  • Fri 13th - Sat 14th May - checking out Birdsville.
  • Sun 15th May - Boulia - 2 nights.
  • Tue 17th May - Winton - an overnighter.
  • Wed 18th May - Barcaldine - an overnighter.
  • Thu 19th May - Emerald - an overnighter.
  • Fri 20th May - Gracemere - an overnighter.
  • Sat 21st May - Hervey Bay 5 nights.
  • Thu 26th May - Caboolture - an overnighter.
  • Fri 27th May - Tue 5th Jul - staying at Broadwater.
  • Wed 6th Jul - Tue 2nd Aug - staying at Dicky Beach.
  • Wed 3rd Aug - Wed 21st Sep - staying at Broadwater again.
  • Thu 22nd Sep - overnighter at Croki,NSW.
  • Fri 23rd Sep - overnighter at Goulburn,NSW.
  • Sat 24th Sep - overnighter at Wangaratta,Vic.
  • Sun 25th Sep - arrive home.



  • Our completed 2016 route.

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    2. Horsham 3. Hahndorf 4. Port Augusta 5. Woomera 6. Coober Pedy 7. Marla 8. Erldunda 9. Alice 10. Gemtree 11. Ti Tree 12. Wycliffe Well 13. Barkly Homestead 14. Camooweal 15. Mt Isa 16. Boulia 17. Bedourie 18. Boulia 19. Birdsville 20. Boulia 21. Winton 22. Barcaldine 23. Emerald 24. Gracemere 25. Scarness 26. Broadwater 27. Dicky Beach 28. Broadwater 29. Croki CP 30. Goulburn Sth CP 31. Wangaratta