“Well, the fish are definitely on the bite at this time of year in Bowen.
The photograph captures a novice fisherman enjoying the tranquillity of an
early morning fish along the water’s edge of Queens Beach. Along with
soaking up the sun’s rays as it steadily peaks its head over the horizon,
there have been a few flat head and mackerel ending up on the dinner plate.
The present temperature in Bowen during our mostly cloud free days range
from around 10 to 25 degrees Celsius. Why not stay with us at Queens Beach Tourist Village and find out for yourselves what the Climate in Bowen during the winter months is really like?”
It appears that there has been a significant decline in the number of people searching for caravan parks over the past month according to data supplied by Google Insights for Search.
No reasons are offered for this and it may be purely seasonal.
South Australia scored the highest for regional interest and Queensland the second lowest of Australian states which is surprising because it normally attracts considerable interest in winter. NSW is at the bottom of the table.
Heading towards Darwin:
Travelling on the Stuart Highway towards Darwin, after travelling past Coolalinga, keep in the left hand lane and look for the “Casuarina Exit” signs. Travel under the green walking bridge then exit left immediately at “Stuart Highway/Casuarina Exit” lane under the road overpass. Continue along this road and stay in right hand lane. After 600m from the highway turnoff, you will reach a set of traffic lights, where you turn right into Darwin Freespirit Resort.
Should you miss the new turnoff:
Continue along Tiger Brennan Drive for approximately 4kms and turn right at Tivendale Road. Travel to the end of Tivendale Road and turn right, onto the Stuart Highway. Once on the Stuart Highway, travel for approximately 3kms and stay in the left hand lane. On approaching the set of lights, turn left into Darwin FreeSpirit Resort.
Our physical and street address for GPS systems:
901 Stuart Highway, HOLTZE NT 0829
Should you need any further assistance with directions, please do not hesitate to give us a call 08 8935 0888!
GINA’S HAPPY HOUR FOLLOWED BY JIM’S JOLLY HOUR
We are happy to announce that singer/songwriter Jim Harte is coming back to play at Hidden Valley for the months of May, June and July ’11. Jim has previously played at Hidden Valley and he was an outstanding success.
Jim has performed in most parts of the world alongside some great artists including: The Drifters, Van Morrison, John Williamson, Dusty Springfield and Ben E. King. Jim moved to Australia in 1986 from Ireland and settled in Perth.
Jim will perform 3 times a week from 5pm – 6pm at Hidden Valley. Prior to that – at 4pm, join Gina for her informative Happy Hour and get all the ‘goss’ about Darwin from a local’s perspective and find out what to see and do in the area.