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Coral Bay wasn’t on our itinerary, but seeing the turnoff on Northwest Coastal Highway after our trip in the outback it was impossible to resist the temptation of visiting this little holiday town on the edge of the Ningaloo Reef. Continue reading Our stay at People’s Park Caravan Parks in Coral Bay
Emu Creek Station is a historic cattle station located in the Upper Gascoyne Region. The station is a short drive on a dirt track off the Northwest Coastal Highway and roughly 2.5 hours northwest of the Minilya Roadhouse if travelling north. For us, Emu Creek provided an ideal transit stop on our way from Mount Augustus to Exmouth. Continue reading Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station
When I go camping I love things that are compact, cleverly thought out, portable and most importantly the knowledge that I haven’t forgotten anything.
That’s exactly what Grab me Gears camp kitchen is all about. Continue reading Grab me Gear- A camp kitchen in a bag
Western Australia’s south-west coast is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Australia. Well known for a range tourist attractions, local delicacies and events all year round, it’s a popular family getaway during the school holidays.
If you’re looking for some of the best family caravan parks in the region, with space for a large van, utilities and plenty of budget-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained, here’s five must-visit caravan parks you’ll be glad you found. Continue reading Keeping the kids entertained: WA’s South West caravan parks ideal for families
Martins Tank Campground is a nice getaway when you want to escape city life but not venture too far from the metro area either. It’s a good spot for anyone seeking bush based camping without a gnarly off-road drive. Continue reading Camping at Martins Tank
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
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
Camping in Margaret River doesn’t need to be all about overflowing, busy campsites. There are plenty of spots where you go camping in Margaret River and be among the region’s towering Jarrah and Karri forests and lush river banks.
Continue reading Forest camping in Margaret River
On each of my trips to Gnaraloo, the song lyrics “this could be heaven, this could be hell’ comes ringing into my years.
To clarify, I’ve only ever made the trip to Gnaraloo 3 Mile Camp in the scorching January heat, when the southerly blows hard enough to keep everyone but the most dedicated European wind and kitesurfers far away. The earth is parched from the relentless heat and no matter what the weather is doing, you’ll bear the full brunt of it here. Continue reading Gnaraloo 3 Mile Camp – Where Desert meets the Ocean