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…

Wills Bend | Campground notes & photos
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Wills Bend | Campground notes & photos

Last updated October 2021 Wills Bend Quick Fact Box* FreeDog FriendlySandbar Beach for swimmingDrop ToiletBoat RampAccessible by gravel/dirt corrugated road. Generally 2WD accessible unless wet/changed conditionsBYO drinking water, own cooking etc^Before visiting always check up to date regional fire, safety & road access conditions with government websites. *Source – as per campground signage and site…

A guide to visiting Kakadu in the wet season
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A guide to visiting Kakadu in the wet season

A comprehensive Guide to visiting Kakadu in the Wet Season with photos, itineraries and ideas on where to stay and what to do. The Kakadu wet season runs from approximately November to mid April but varies each year. Index: Guide to Kakadu in the Wet Season *Important 2021 Update – Kakadu & Jabiru township is…

Mamukala Wetlands in Kakadu National Park
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Mamukala Wetlands in Kakadu National Park

The beautiful bird hide at Mamukala wetlands is a tranquil space to enjoy bird watching and the ever changing wetland view. Quick Fact Box Mamukala Wetlands Length: 200 metres Return* Grade: Easy + Wheelchair accessible* *Source – Parks Australia Visitors Guide Getting There: Located on the Arnhem Hwy approximately 45 minutes drive (72km) east of…

Yellow Water Cruises | Kakadu National Park
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Yellow Water Cruises | Kakadu National Park

The Yellow Water Cruise is are one of the most Iconic tours in Australia and is a highlight of most peoples Kakadu Itinerary! It such a special experience it is even worth splurging if you’re a budget traveller! The reason why Yellow Water Cruises are so unique is because you get the chance to cruise…

Nourlangie Art Walk | 1.7km loop | Track Notes
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Nourlangie Art Walk | 1.7km loop | Track Notes

A 1.7km loop, the Nourlangie Walk is a mix of flat wide paths and moderate climb up and down rock steps. It visits some beautiful examples of art from the Kakadu region as well as a cave that dating has determined was used by Indigenous people during a number of periods over tens of thousands…

8 Hours on Fitzroy Island | Cairns
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8 Hours on Fitzroy Island | Cairns

A Fitzroy Island day trip from Cairns 07.30am – Double Shot coffee time on the way to the Boat! It’s worth getting out of bed early to have a full 8 hours on Fitzroy Island so book on to the 8am ferry. Head to berth 20 on the Marlin Wharf. The Fitzroy Island Flyer (the…