–  Overland Gold  –

Overland from South Australia to the Victorian goldfields 1851-53; routes taken, modes of travel, conditions experienced

–  Cornish Convoy 2013  –

A modern-vehicle convoy following one of the ‘Overland Gold’ routes from SA to Victoria - over 4 days in late May 2013.  

Download the PDF of the Convoy Diary

To promote the Overland Gold project and in particular the DIY Travel Guide To generate interest in centres along the route/s and to highlight the involvement of the Cornish

Dates: Monday 27 May – Thursday 30 May 2013 inclusive, to coincide with the return to Victoria of visitors to South Australia for the Kernewek Lowender Festival

Day 1:
Kadina to Kapunda via Burra
    222 km - approx. 5 hrs driving
Includes: brief stop at Ninnes, morning tea in Clare
Lunch: Burra including time for visits, travel via Black Springs, Marrabel

Day 2:
Kapunda to Meningie
    230 km – approx. 5 hrs driving
Includes: visit to Callington (Kanmantoo Mine), travel via Hartley, Chauncey’s Line Road

Day 3:
Meningie to Horsham
    385 km – approx. 5 hrs driving
Includes: travel via Coorong – with chance to investigate areas along coast
Lunch: Naracoorte and visit to Sheep’s Back Museum at Naracoorte

Day 4:
Horsham to Castlemaine
    237 km – approx. 5 hrs driving
OR Horsham to Bendigo    272 km – approx. 5.5 hrs driving

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