Cape Leveque

 Iam planning a camping holiday north in August for several weeks and one area we are serious about is north of Broome going through to Cape Leveque and just want to know how bad the track is and how much is track and bitumen.  we will be taking an off road camper trailer behind my cruiser and are self sufficient with generators and solar  , where can you purchase fuel after broome and is Petrol availabel or only diesel , 


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fuel

Thu, 2018-05-17 10:51

 There is a servo at One Arm Point right up the top there. We bought diesel, "fairly" sure there was unleaded also.

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 We done the trip last

Thu, 2018-05-17 11:18

 We done the trip last June/july perth up to broome up to cape leveque we camped at a place called middle lagoon then just day tripped up to cape leveque quiet nice spot then headed out through derby and some of the gibb the road out to the tip is bitumen each end and about 130kms of dirt when we went through it was great sitting on about 70kmph no dramas some spots slower we had a prado 150 and a jayco eagle offroad and was easy  it was a good trip 7500 k in 5 weeks pardoo station was a good stop 

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magic spot - was up at middle

Thu, 2018-05-17 13:30

magic spot - was up at middle lagoon a few years ago - you can launch a boat there and we took two boats in, launched at middle lagoon and camped on the lacepede islands which are about 15nm offshore- not much there -couple of big light house frames - awesome view from the top - lots of birds, sharks and crayfish! - oh and the fishing was pretty awesome

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Cape Leveque road got an

Thu, 2018-05-17 18:49

Cape Leveque road got an absolute hammering this year with the rain we had but by august it won't matter due to traffic. 50% is sealed but that is the top end of it with another 30kms apparently being sealed this dry season.
Let your tyres down to 28 psi and keep your speed down and it won't be a problem. Allow 3-4 hrs travel from Broome. Middle lagoon is a nice spot or try Gumbanin near ONE ARM POINT and just day trip to cape Leveque and cygnet bay. It's a nice spot to camp at a good price.
Fuel up at the roadhouse up there its easy to find just before Cape Leveque turnoff.

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Thu, 2018-05-17 20:15

 Bit of irony, I went up to One Arm point back in the early 80s and had to pay $1.40 a litre of fuel, vowed to never go back. The norm now. A fantastic part of the world though.

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Shit Dale that was cheap

Sat, 2018-05-19 14:53

Shit Dale that was cheap $1.69.9 in Broome at the moment, The tourists are in town. Hate to think what the roadhouse up the cape is charging. I'm doing the Canning Stock Route in 5 weeks and expect to be paying about $4.00 a litre then. Will cost about a grand to fill my cruiser.

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Sat, 2018-05-19 15:40

 Yeah, back then, fuel in Perth was about 40c a litre.

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