Lane Poole Reserve is a fantastic camping location that will keep the whole family happy. Located 7.5 km south of the Dwellingup town centre, Lane Poole Reserve is a 50,000-hectare large reserve that provides the ideal base for nature lovers. Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Camping at Lane Poole Reserve in Dwellingup
If you have a dog, you’ll probably agree that camping without your four-legged bestie is not the same. So that your canine friend can join in on the fun too, I’ve compiled this list of dog friendly campsites along the coastal stretch from Perth to Exmouth.
Continue reading The Dog’s Guide to going north – Dog friendly camping from Perth to Exmouth
Get started with Stand Up Paddling (SUP) at the beautiful sheltered waters of Mindarie Marina in Perth’s north. This is a very fun and social way to get into the sport with Cristiana Chessa who also happens to be one of the most experienced paddlers in the state.
Continue reading Get paddling with Stand Up Paddle Perth
They may not look impressive at first sight, but if you consider that these grey, bubbling blobs are some of the oldest living organisms on earth, they become a lot more interesting. Continue reading Stromatolites at Lake Thetis
Australia is blessed with some of the darkest night skies in the world which makes for a pretty good reason to stay up late and mesmerise at the wonders of the universe above.
If you want to find out a bit more about distant galaxies or you’re a budding astronomer who wants to peek through an impressive telescope, then take a look at these places for a stellar astronomical experience. Continue reading Where to go Stargazing in Perth
Talk to anyone that grew up around Geraldton and the mid-west region and Ellendale Pool is likely to bring up nostalgic memories. Ellendale Pool still conjures up images of farm kids swinging off ropes into the river, young men and ladies on first dates and families picnicking under the shady gum trees.
Located 45km southeast of Geraldton, this natural waterhole on the Greenough River has played an important role in Indigenous and European history. Continue reading Swimming and Camping at Ellendale Pool
Cliff Head is a free nature-based campsite located on the Indian Ocean Road between Leeman and Dongara.
Recently re-vamped, these sites are beautifully located among limestone cliffs and the turquoise water that this coastline is noted for. Continue reading Free Camping at Cliff Head
Stand Up Paddling comes with a whole range of health benefits – it’s a great cardio workout, works the core, improves balance and increases strength. Best of all, it’s fun and a great way to explore Perth’s many waterways, both on the river and ocean.
Once you’ve mastered the basics there are plenty of ways to progress and become more than a social paddler – get into racing, try SUP yoga (yes, it’s a thing) or hit the waves. Continue reading Where to go Stand Up Paddling in Perth
Bells Rapids may be best known for being the best vantage spot to watch the annual Avon Descent Race, but it makes for an equally good visit any time of the year.
Located off Great Northern Highway in Brigadoon, Bells Rapids is a lovely spot for a picnic, bush walking and getting a healthy dose of nature. In season, wildflowers abound such as the Fuchsia Grevillea. There are also plenty of kangaroos in the area, as well as an abundance of birds. Continue reading Exploring Bells Rapids
With the wildflower season upon us, now is the perfect time to hit the walking trails and enjoy some of the native bushland surrounding Perth.
So that our four-legged besties don’t have to miss out on the fun, here’s a list of some great dog approved walking trails near Perth. Continue reading 8 Awesome dog-friendly walking trails near Perth