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…

15 Reasons to visit the Great Ocean Road in summer
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15 Reasons to visit the Great Ocean Road in summer

What’s holding you back from visiting the Great Ocean Road? Are you sick of looking at beautiful photos and thinking one day that will be me? Book in your leave, access holiday savings and make this the year you visit the Great Ocean Road in Summer! If you are Victorian its easy, just lock in…

Surf Coast Walk: Point Addis to Bird Rock via Bells Beach
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Surf Coast Walk: Point Addis to Bird Rock via Bells Beach

The Surf Coast Walk may not (yet) have the fame of its bigger sister the Great Ocean Walk, but it offers a beautiful coastal hiking experience in a very accessible location. The Surf Coast Walk is comprised of 12 sections, which range in length from the flat 1.6km waterfront & wheelchair accessible track in Torquay…