Booby Island Title

Exploring Booby Island

Booby Island is one of those places that many a sailor has passed by without giving it much thought. However once upon a time it served an important role for passing shipping in addition to just being a lighthouse. Recently I was very lucky to be one of the very few to be able to step foot onto the island.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Cape York Peninsula

Cape York Peninsula

Cape York Peninsula is the largest unspoiled wilderness area in Northern Australia. It is a narrow peninsula with the Coral Sea to the East, the Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria to the West and the Torres Strait to the North.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Riding Around East Point Reserve

Riding Around East Point Reserve

East Point Reserve is an awesome day out and what better way to see it than by bike. This easy 3.5 hour return bike ride takes you from Darwin’s city centre, along the picturesque Darwin Harbour coastline, to the beautiful East Point Reserve which is one of Darwin’s largest and most popular recreational parks. The trip finishes at East Point after riding through shady parklands, forest, mangroves and grassland.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Darwin to Lee Point Title

Darwin to Lee Point Bike Ride

By Julia

When I recently revisited Darwin, I had the opportunity to complete the iconic Darwin to Lee Point  bike ride. The ride commences from the Darwin Town Centre, along designated bike paths travelling past the Darwin waterfront and Dripstone Cliffs and then transforms into mountain bike trials leading to Lee Point. It is approximately 40km return, however, there are many shorter paths along the way that are well worth looking at.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Stony Creek Title

Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, Nowa Nowa, Victoria

By Beau

Standing tall amongst the eucalyptus forests in East Gippsland, the Stony Creek Trestle Bridge is a monument to the ingenuity and skill of early engineers.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Mount Imlay Title

Mount Imlay Summit Track

By Julia

A breath of fresh mountain air and the sound of Bell Birds, the 6km return Mount Imlay Summit Walking Track is truly a hidden gem that is located on the Sapphire Coast in Southern New South Wales. The track, or climb as we found out, starts at the Burrawang Picnic area just a short drive South from the picturesque seaside town of Eden.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Speaking like a native!

By Beau

Lonely Planet has previously named Vanuatu as one of the 10 best places to learn to dive in the world and given the recent cyclone makes it an ideal time to encourage you to visit and help the country get back on its feet. But before you go diving in Vanuatu I would like to  introduce you to one of the best parts of travel, learning a foreign language.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Merimbula-Boardwalk-Title

Merimbula Top Lake Boardwalk & Walking Track

By Beau

In the stunning seaside town of Merimbula, New South Wales, is a great little Boardwalk and Walking track that goes from the centre of town and skirts around a tidal lake that is surrounded by native mangroves, full of wildlife and at the end your walk you can get an ice cream!

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Panboola Title

Panboola Wetlands

By Beau

What should you do with an old race track? This is not a question most people ask, but if you do, you might consider turning it into a nature reserve just like the Panboola Wetlands and Heritage Project located in Pambula, New South Wales. For years I have driven by without actually stopping to check it out, but on our most recent trip up the coast Julia and I decided to take time out and have a look.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0
Haycock-title

Haycock Point to Barmouth Beach Track

By Julia

In the northern section of the Ben Boyd National Park, located on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, you will find several short bush walks, once of which being the Point Haycock to Barmouth Beach walking track.

Continue Reading

Did you like this article?
RSS
Facebook225
Facebook
PINTEREST9
PINTEREST
SHARE0