Rocky Crossing Track – BARRINGTON TOPS NATIONAL PARK

We stumbled across ROCKY CROSSING TRACK while exploring Barrington Tops National Park. We were on our way back to our campsite when we decided to have a quick look at Williams Top Picnic Area first. The picnic area was the start of the 12km return Rocky Crossing Track walk. The track follows the Williams River. On checking out the National Parks Map we decided to do the 2km return walk to Rocky Crossing. It was SPECTACULAR!! The pictures don’t do it [Read more...]

MARIONS LOOKOUT – Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain has 11 short walking tracks ranging from 20 minute circuits to 3 hour returns walks, something for all levels of fitness. Shuttle busses run from the Visitors Information Centre to five different locations between there and Dove Lake.  Dove Lake being the most popular for tourists as Cradle Mountain is in clear view from ground level. We decided to do the Marions Lookout walk which is an 8km loop back to Dove Lake.  The walk was quite hard in parts, with chains at [Read more...]

SHIPWRECK WALK – Stockton Breakwall

With a concrete pathway stretching from the bridge to the end of the breakwall, Stockton is a great place to get out and enjoy some fresh air with beautiful water views! From Stockton Breakwall you can take in the views of Stockton Beach, look back across the harbour to the City of Newcastle and quite often watch the tugs work as they bring the big ships into the port. Shipwreck Walk is a 2km return pathway along the Stockton Breakwall.  Named Shipwreck Walk due to many ships coming to [Read more...]

MARAKOOPA CAVE – Mole Creek, Tasmania

This was our first cave experience and we were not disappointed – it was amazing!! With two creeks running through the cave, a magical glow-worm display and a very informative tour guide, this is definitely one to put on your list of things to do!! WHERE IS IT? Marakoopa Cave is within Mole Creek Karst National Park, just over an hour south of Devonport in Tasmania. 📍330 Mayberry Road, Mayberry Tickets are available from the Mole Creek Caves Office. We did the Underground rivers [Read more...]

Tilligery Habitat Walk – Port Stephens

Tilligery Habitat Walk is located in the Port Stephens suburb of Tanilba Bay in New South Wales. GETTING THERE Access to the walk is via King Albert Avenue in Tanilba Bay.   THINGS TO KNOW FREE entry. Open all the time. There is a visitors centre at the start of the track - open daily from 9am to 3pm. Public toilets at visitors centre. The Tilligery walks are all flat tracks on a mix of gravel paths and boardwalks. Suitable for prams. There are five [Read more...]