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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Campsite Review: Bridgetown Caravan Park

Blackwood River

The Labour Day long weekend is fast becoming my favourite. The weather is still fine, often with warm days and cool but not cold nights, It offers plenty of options for camping. The only question is, beach or bush (or both?) For our long weekend getaway, we decided on Bridgetown. We had visited many years […]

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Healthy Camping Recipes to Make in Advance

Beans and bread cooking on camp stove

Puffer jackets, beanies, ugg boots and drinks by the campfire. Brr! Winter is here and camping takes on a whole different perspective as keeping warm becomes the priority. One of the best ways to keep the internal fires burning when you’re camping in winter is with a warm, nourishing meal. I wrote awhile ago about […]

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Campsite Review: Harvey Rainbow Caravan Park

Harvey Rainbow Caravan Park

Another long weekend, another excuse to go camping! The WA Day long weekend sees the introduction of winter and choosing a location means weighing up options and choosing somewhere to keep the cold at bay. After our last effort in Balingup where we were a little too late to grab a spot at Wright’s Bridge, […]

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Campsite Review: Balingup Transit Park

It was not my intention to review the campgrounds at the Balingup Transit Park. We had planned on a long weekend away at Wrights Bridge, a campground I had read numerous positive reviews about. Alas, so had many others because when we arrived on Friday before the Labour Day long weekend, it was full. After a […]

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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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Campsite Review: Milligan Island

Beach near Milligan Island campground

When the summer switch gets turned on, there’s only one action to take: go camping. Early November served up some excellent weather. We finally had a reason to explore a campground we had heard much about but were yet to visit: Milligan Island. What I love about this stretch of coast is that once the […]

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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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Tips for Winter Camping in WA

There are many great camping locations throughout Western Australia but often we overlook certain options when the weather cools. Winter camping for Perth locals usually means heading north to find the warmth and sun and with locations like Exmouth or Coral Bay available, it’s not hard to see why. However, the crisp entrance of winter […]

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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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