Category Archives: Adventure + Activities

Where to go Stand Up Paddling in Perth

Stand Up Paddling in Perth

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

Cycling around the Swan River

Cycling Swan River
Cycling around Perth’s iconic Swan River is something everyone should do at least once. You don’t need to be Cadel Evans to cycle around the Swan. You can go fast, take it slow, take the kids or go it alone. No matter how you do it, it’s something everyone can do and it’s the best way to see the sights. Lycra’s optional, a map’s essential.

It’s about 50km to do the whole Swan River circuit. If that sounds like a lot, it’s mostly flat and unlike the Tour de France there are no mountains to conquer. You can shorten the route by using the Narrows Bridge and omit going along the South Perth foreshore and Heirisson Island. Similarly, you can extend the ride by including the Canning River and cycling along the Mt Pleasant foreshore. Adding Kings Park to the ride is also an option. Continue reading Cycling around the Swan River

Things to do in Margaret River that don’t involve Wine

Kayaking Margaret RiverImage courtesy of Tourism Western Australia

Ask anyone what they think of first when you mention Margaret River and the likely answer is wine and surfing. If you’re a surfer, don’t bother to keep reading. You’ll be kept busy with the world-class surf breaks in the region.  For everyone else, wine lovers included, read on. These activities will let you indulge  guilt-free in wine, cheese and chocolate later on.
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Five Reasons to Jump Out of a Plane in WA

Southern Skydivers View
Tandem skydiving – jumping out of a plane while you’re attached to another person – is a once in a lifetime way to see Western Australia. If you are not sure if it’s a great way to spend the day, keep reading, because we’re sure you won’t be able to say no to these adventures!
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Walk the Cape to Cape Track

Found this bench with the most spectacular view along the track
Found this bench with the most spectacular view along the track

The Cape to Cape Track is one of the best ways to explore the stunning landscape of the southwest. The 135km trail is Australia’s longest coastal walk, connecting Cape Naturaliste in the north with Cape Leeuwin, Australia’s most south-westerly point. Continue reading Walk the Cape to Cape Track