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Kilcowera Station

If you are looking for somewhere off the beaten track for a holiday then think about heading to Kilcowera Station which is located along the Darling Track between Hungerford and Thargomindah, Qld.

It is a 120,000 acres cattle station owned and operated by Greg and Toni Sherwin (you couldn’t ask for nicer hosts).  We camped beside the Cardenyabba lagoon for 10 stunning nights (we had only planned to stay for 4 nights).

There are plenty of things to see and explore on the property which also has accommodation in the shearer’s quarters.

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Trees with Character

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Sunset View from Campsite

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Male Roos in the Morning Sun

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Remnants of a Fence in the Goat Paddock

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My Favourite Lagoon at Kilcowera Station

There is a lot of bird life to be found on Kilcowera Station.  We spotted and photographed quite a few as you can see below:

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White-Plumed Honeyeater

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Major Mitchell

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Hawk

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Galahs

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Galah

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Black Fronted Dotterel

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Singing Honeyeater

We had an amazing campsite beside the lagoon.

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Aerial View of our Campsite

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Morning View from our Campsite

Amazing clouds nearly every day!

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The Afternoon Sun Lights the Scrub

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Amazing Clouds

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More Clouds and with a Reflection

What is a cattle station without cows??

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One of the fine specimens on Kilcowera Station

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All the cattle looked very healthy

During periods of heavy rainfall Kilcowera becomes home to some ancient shrimps!

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Ancient Shrimp at Kilcowera

 

And it’s really camping unless you have a campfire!

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Campfire

 

If you are interested in staying at Kilcowera Station you can contact Toni or Greg through their Website or on Facebook.