Nature and Wildlife

September 5, 2018

The best Margaret River caves to explore

The caves around Margaret River formed over a million years ago and are one of the natural wonders of Australia’s southwest. If you haven’t gone underground […]
June 27, 2018

Caves, Koalas and other attractions at Yanchep National Park

I love visiting our national parks and Yanchep National Park is no exception. Yanchep is a mix of natural bushland, manicured lawns, native animals ( and […]
June 12, 2018

The incredible Wildflowers of Western Australia

The wildflowers of Western Australia are one of the most spectacular flower displays in the world. Between July and October, many parts of the state become […]
May 16, 2018
Mount Augustus

Mount Augustus – how to visit the biggest rock in the world

Who knew that Australia’s biggest rock is not in fact Uluru? Instead, it is Western Australia that lays claim to having the largest rock in the […]
September 7, 2017
Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia

Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia

It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air and Western Australia is alive with a spectacular display of wildflowers. The season for flower […]
February 10, 2017

Stromatolites at Lake Thetis

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, […]
January 31, 2017
Perth Observatory

Where to go Stargazing in Perth

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 […]
November 10, 2016
Exploring Bells Rapids

A day out at Bells Rapids

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 […]
May 19, 2016

Perth’s favourite outing – John Forrest National Park

If anyone asks me where to take overseas visitors in Perth, I say John Forrest National Park. Not only is this the best place in Perth, […]
April 7, 2016

Perth’s Secret Garden

It may no longer be Perth’s best kept secret, but wander through the Careniup Wetlands and you truly feel like you’ve stepped into a secret wonderland.
October 14, 2015

Travel through the night sky at Perth Observatory

Tonight I’m at the Perth Observatory on one of their night tours. After a long dark drive through the Bickley Valley, there’s something almost other worldly […]
October 6, 2015
Fairy Penguins

Day trip to Penguin Island in Perth

This article contains affiliate links. Read my full disclaimer here.  Perth and Western Australia provide easy access to a number of great outdoor adventures, day trips […]