Camping in Hopetoun: WA’s best kept holiday secret

Hopetoun Main Beach

In the weeks leading up to Easter, I had the same conversation with several different people. When asked where we were going for the Easter break, and I replied Hopetoun, each person had the same response: ‘Where’s that?’ And, to be honest, I’m now inclined not to tell anyone because I believe it’s the best […]

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Cape to Cape Track: Section 3 – Boranup/Trig Hill Lookout to Contos Campground

In November 2018, we planned and completed three sections of the Cape to Cape Track. This is the third post in the series which gives an overview of our day walk from Trig Hill lookout to Contos. Read about our previous walks from Cape Naturaliste to Yallingup and Moses Rock to Yallingup. In comparison to our second […]

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Cape to Cape Track: Section 2 – Moses Rock to Yallingup

In November 2018, we planned and completed three sections of the Cape to Cape Track. This is the second post in the series which gives an overview of our day walk from Moses Rock to Yallingup. Read about the first section we tackled a couple of days before from Cape Naturaliste to Yallingup. When planning […]

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Cape to Cape Track: Section 1 – Cape Naturaliste to Yallingup

In November 2018, we planned and completed three sections of the Cape to Cape Track. This is the first post in the series which gives an overview of our day walk from Cape Naturaliste to Yallingup. Our first walk started at the top. We were fortunate with the weather and it was a mild but […]

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Fitzgerald River National Park: Point Ann & Mamang Trail

The Fitzgerald River National Park is a large and botanically significant area on the southern coast of WA. It is a UNESCO recognised biosphere reserve and a must-see for lovers of native flora, fauna and beautiful beaches. The area does not have the same level of tourism attention as other south coast neighbours Albany or […]

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Campsite Review: Quaalup Wilderness Retreat in Fitzgerald River National Park

Bremer Bay is a holiday hot spot on the south coast, approximately 505km from Perth and around a 5 hour drive. It’s a destination for lovers of beautiful coastline and bush and all these have to offer – fishing, camping, swimming, snorkelling, 4wding and bush walking. The town sits adjacent to the Fitzgerald River National […]

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Camping in Exmouth: The Ultimate Winter Escape

Man fishing on beach at sunset

In my last post, I gave a few tips on winter camping. Being able to camp down south in the winter means fewer people so you can enjoy access to beautiful areas normally packed out in summer. However, the more popular option with most campers in WA is to head north during the colder months […]

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Campsite Review: Honeymoon Pool in Wellington National Park

Honeymoon Pool at Wellington National Park

UPDATE 2018: Online booking is now required for Honeymoon Pool and Potters Gorge. FAQs and further information is available from the Collie Visitors Centre. Camping ground around two hours from the city? Check. Sites surrounded by beautiful national park? Check. Bushwalking, 4 wheel driving, photo opportunities and scenic locations to explore? A big check! We […]

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Must-See Attractions at Cape Le Grand National Park

Hellfire Bay, Cape Le Grand National Park

A trip to Esperance is not complete without visiting Cape Le Grand National Park. All the tourist photos you see of kangaroos on the beach? That’s Cape Le Grand. Pristine beaches, untamed coastline with dramatic rock faces and flat beaches perfect for driving. All Cape Le Grand. Like Cape Arid National Park, entry is $12 […]

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Visiting Cape Arid National Park

Arid Bay, Cape Arid National Park

We got the hot tip from our accommodation hosts and fellow explorers, Lara and Shane, that Cape Arid was a place not to miss. It’s a longer drive out of town than Cape Le Grand – about an hour – but worth the effort. As it was December, red kangaroo paws lined the road on the […]

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