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BOWMAN SCENIC DRIVE

BOWMAN SCENIC DRIVE is in Beachport, South Australia. The Scenic Drive was a project of the Council of Beachport over a period of 6 years with the first stage opened in 1967. Named in honor of Councillor Albert Bowman who served as a Beachport Councillor for 20 years. The drive follows the spectacular rugged coast of the Southern Ocean. It also features few stops where you can amply park your car and explore the rocks, the beach and enjoy the great scenery. These photos were taken just recently during our road trip to the Limestone Coast on Easter weekend. HOW TO GET THERE From Adelaide take the South Eastern Freeway to Murray Bridge and then follow Princes Highway(B1) for 348 km and then continue to Southern Ports Highway (B101). From Melbourne take Motorway (M8) to Ballarat then take Glenelg Highway (B160) to Hamilton, Casterton and then Penola to Beachport PLACE TO STAY Beachport...

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LIMESTONE COAST ROADTRIP

A long weekend roadtrip to the Limestone Coast on the south east region of South Australia almost towards the Victorian border. FIRST STOP: NARACOORTE CAVES NATIONAL PARK A World Heritage site opened in 1994 where several fossil deposits can be found in the cave and bones of Megafauna which had been extinct since 60,000 years ago. There’s a café, a camping site and some accommodations in the Park. Entry to Naracoorte Caves National Park is free. However, entry to the various caves is for a fee. SECOND STOP: THE UMPHERSTON SINKHOLE MOUNT GAMBIER The Umpherston Sinkhole or the Sunken Garden is located in Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier. The sinkhole offers a grandiose setting of a garden which was once a limestone cave. THIRD STOP: THE BLUE LAKE  We also stopped by Engelbrecht Cave which was closed for the day. We proceeded to the Blue Lake (still in Mt Gambier) as our...