Camping at Sandy Cape: Escape the City in Just 2 Hours

Sandy Cape sunrise

Sandy Cape is probably the worst-kept secret for Perth camping and 4WD enthusiasts. It’s all over Facebook and Instagram with photos of the calm bay and pristine sands. Yet, it took us a long time before we made the trip to discover what all the fuss was about. We left early on a February morning […]

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Things to Do in Esperance (When the Weather Turns Against You)

Observatory Point, Esperance

There is always something to do in Esperance. There are plenty of water-based activities but when the weather turns foul, being on the water is not a pleasant experience. We tested this one ourselves by getting out on a choppy, windy and no-fish-biting day (and it was probably made worse as I was coming down […]

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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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Esperance: Getting There & Where We Stayed

West Beach sunset, Esperance

Ah Esperance, you seductive ice queen. So beautiful, yet so cold. As city slickers, we are unaccustomed to the relentless fresh southerly winds. Despite the weather, Esperance was a great place to visit and explore in December and had been on our wish list for awhile. Originally we had planned to visit in summer and camp […]

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Blackboy Ridge Walk Trail

Blackboy Ridge Walk Trail

Hidden in Chittering Valley is the perfect place for bushwalking, picnicking and enjoying nature.

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