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Natural Science Loop – Day 3

18 Aug 2022
Natural Science loop

Day 3: Wallam Rest Stop to Paddabilla Bore & Birdwatching area

This morning we started later than normal, a walk-through town and along the river was the perfect way to start the day.

TODAY WE OFFICALLY START THE NATURAL SCIENCE LOOP!!!

We took off for Cunnamulla where we had a list of sites to see. The first was a walk through the Cunnamulla bushlands. This is a 1.5km walk through the different landscapes in the area and is well worth the walk.

CUNNAMULLA GARDENS
Cunnamulla Gardens

And then onto the Cunnamulla fella, a statue in the centre of town, the town of Cunnamulla has erected a statue of the Cunnamulla Fella as a tribute to Stan and Slim and to the ‘ringers’ of the bush, behind the statue is the tourist information centre. https://www.outbackqueensland.com.au/attractions/cunnamulla-fella/

Cunnamulla Fella

Inside there is an Artesian Time Tunnel display that we all enjoyed especially the lift under ground LOL…

There is a 25min movie about the Great Artesian Basin that is informative… We all learn something today.

There is a river walk along the Warrego River that is well worth doing.

And a Robbers tree, with a highly informative plaque that describes the last capital punishment carried out in QLD.

We filled up in town at the BP/Mobil service station and you would not believe it, they pump the fuel for you….

YES I KNOW A SERVICE STATION…..

Please look them up if you are in Cunnamulla they are behind the railway station.

It was decided to make a late dash out to the Paddabilla Bore rest stop and thankfully it was worth it. Flat ground, heaps of space and we were the only campers here.

We lit a fire in our fire pit, BBQ on our new slide BBQ (I will give you a run down on this when I have had a few more goes)…

Off to bed for a run into Eulo tomorrow and onto Yowah.