Weekend Getaway: Exploring Narrogin

About this time of year, we start to get desperate for some time away. Without time to go north and the temperatures getting the better of our attempts to camp, we looked for somewhere we could visit, see some wildflowers and relax. As our trip to Wongan Hills last year showed, there are plenty of […]

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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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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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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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A Trip to Wildflower Country: Wongan Hills

Purple wildflowers in Wongan Hills

Come the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, we’re always ready to get out and see the wildflowers. Most years, the weather has been accommodating. This year it was not. Instead of bright blue skies and lush green paddocks, our trip past the Perth Hills took us through sideways rain, boggy roadsides and dulled views. But it’s […]

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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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Accommodation Review: Hollands Track Farm – Newdegate

Hollands Track Farm front of farmhouse

It’s been, unbelievably, six months since our trip to the beautiful town of Esperance. We would love to go again and if given the opportunity, would take our time getting there and enjoying the varying landscapes and locations along the way, The trip between Esperance and Perth is long – around seven hours. I know […]

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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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