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Darwin's Francis Bay Mooring Basin, also known as the 'Duck Pond'.

The Localmaster Erica 01.01.2008
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Frances Bay in Port Darwin, and includes the western bank of Sadgroves Creek. On the left is a photo of the Duckpond is a photo of the road leading to The Duckpond and Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association on the right of the The Duckpond.

At times up to 55 Prawn Trailers are docked here after returning from the prawn Season. For these few weeks you tend to go straight to the trawlers to buy fresh seafood. They usually have a sign on the dock in front of the boats selling seafood.

Sailing or motor into the lock at the Francis Bay Marina (aka the Duck Pond or commercial fishing dock) in the Frances Bay Mooring Basin in Darwin.

Situated in the Mooring Basin and backing onto the road separating Sadgroves Creek and the Duckpond. On the other side int he photo above where you see the residental units on the side of the hill is where Tiger Brennan Drive starts.

The proposed 2008/9 extension of Tiger Brennan Drive will directly connect Palmerston (city) to the Darwin CBD. http://www.futuredarwin.nt.gov.au

Frances Bay in Port Darwin, and includes the western bank of Sadgroves Creek. On the left is a photo of the Duckpond is a photo of the road leading to The Duckpond and Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association on the right of the The Duckpond.

At times up to 55 Prawn Trailers are docked here after returning from the prawn Season. For these few weeks you tend to go straight to the trawlers to buy fresh seafood. They usually have a sign on the dock in front of the boats selling seafood.

Frances Bay in Port Darwin, and includes the western bank of Sadgroves Creek.

On the left is a photo of the 2 shops/markets that sell seafood direct to the public. When the Prawn trailers are not in the duckpond w the local tend to vist these 2 shops for all their seafood.

Back at the front of the road down about 100 meters towards the Wharf there is a renowned seafood cafe. Great fish and chip's in a airconditioned cafe enviroment.

On the right is a photo of the road leading to The Duckpond and Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association on the right of the The Duckpond.

Note there is currently heavy vehicle traffic becaue of construction as of late 2008.

Frances Bay in Port Darwin, and includes the western bank of Sadgroves Creek.

Back around the corner on the road to the Stokes hill Wharf is the Restaruant called 'The Jetty'.

In the carpark you see the sign on the left starting this section of the Coastal Marine Park in the shores of Sadgroves Creek in Frances Bay.

 

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