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Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

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Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

I am thinking of stopping overnight at one of these roadhouses on the way from Perth to Exmouth, does anyone know what they are like, been there, heard of them or got any better suggestions not too far from the highway.

Thanks Kaz060

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1. Re: Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

I would suggest staying somewhere at Northampton rather than the roadhouses. Check out www.northamptonwa.com.au

It is a really nice town.

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2. Re: Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

Its probably 12 or 15 years since I last stayed at both - at that time they just had a row of donga's for about $15 a night.

Someone like Tet has probably passed by them more recently and may know what services they offer these days.

And I think we have a local expert up that way - BigAl ?? They may know too.

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3. Re: Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

Sorry, can't help. Filled our tank but didn't stay. Places we stayed between Perth and Exmouth on our way were Greenough, Kalbarri, Nanga and Carnarvon. Northampton also looked nice as Richie has said. Billabong roadhouse looked good but that doesn't say a thing of course. Maybe read this TR. Both Billabong and Overlander are mentioned bot not in a good way... fodors.com/community/australia-the-pacific/r…


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4. Re: Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

Hi Kaz060

I was in Denham (Shark Bay) in January....I had to travel to both road houses on a number of occasions.

I wouldn't suggest anyone goes to Overlander.

Billabong is well run, however like anywhere up that way it's expensive.

I agree with RichieR.......Northampton...it's quaint.

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5. Re: Overlander and Billabong Roadhouses

I totally agree about the comment about the Overlander and Billabong roadhouses. Visited both last January. Avoid The Overlander, I can't say anything positive about our experience. The Billabong was superior in every way. Am not sure about the accommodation but would suggest a town is a better option.

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