Tiger Rail Trail in Forrest Victoria
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Tiger Rail Trail in Forrest Victoria

A lovely easy beginner bike ride for all fitness levels, the Tiger Rail Trail is a 5km one way ride along a fairly flat rail trail with some gradual hills. The trail starts in the town of Forrest, continues parallel to the main road before taking you through pretty countryside and some small sections of…

Fern Gully Walk at West Barwon Reservoir | Forrest in Victoria | Track Notes
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Fern Gully Walk at West Barwon Reservoir | Forrest in Victoria | Track Notes

Fern Gully is a quick 400m (800 m return) walk to a pretty little gully full of ferns. It is best if you have limited time and are looking for a quick stop to see ferns and stretch your legs or walk your dog. The return walk is the best choice for inexperienced bushwalkers. Those…

Yackandandah MTB Trailhead Campsites – Free & Dog Friendly
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Yackandandah MTB Trailhead Campsites – Free & Dog Friendly

Looking for a weekend away or campsite in Victoria that has dog friendly and/or free camping? This campsite is in state park near MTB tracks and is about an 8 minute (4.4km) drive from the historical Yackandandah township which has a brewery and cafe. Quick Fact Box -Free-Dog Friendly-Drop Toilets (significant walk from some campsites…

How and where to find Snow in the Otways
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How and where to find Snow in the Otways

Every so often nature aligns and it snows in the high parts of the Otways, dusting tree ferns and towering eucalyptus trees with white powdery snow. Short on time? Post Summary: To see snow in the otways you need to visit at dawn on mornings where the temperature is close to 0 and snow is…

Can slow travel in your home state still give you those travel thrills?
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Can slow travel in your home state still give you those travel thrills?

Last year my friends 9 year old told me that it wasn’t a real holiday unless you got on a plane. At the time I was quick to dismiss this as ridiculous, but in 2020 among many far worse challenges, we have all had to reassess what constitutes a holiday. Truthfully I think more than…

Dog friendly walks in the Great Ocean Road & Otway Region
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Dog friendly walks in the Great Ocean Road & Otway Region

This post is a list I am collating of dog friendly walks in the Great Ocean Road and Otway region. It will be updated with more walks as I find them. Finding dog friendly bushwalks in Australia is a frustrating experience that requires checking multiple government websites. There is a list of other dog friendly…