Warners Bay to Speers Point Foreshore Walk

You will find Warners Bay Foreshore Walk along The Esplanade in Warners Bay, around 20 minutes from Newcastle's CBD. The Foreshore Walk is an 8.9km walking track from Eleebana to Booragul. With a few hours to spare in Warners Bay while our car was having the windows tinted, we decided to scooter our way along some of this track.  We started at Warners Bay and finished at Speers Point Park, a total of 8.2km return. A shared concrete pathway follows the lake foreshore [Read more...]

THE NUT – Stanley, Tasmania

You will find THE NUT in Tasmania's north west in the township of Stanley.  The Nut stands 143 metres above sea level and is the remains of an ancient volcanic plug. The Nut provides beautiful 360 degree views of Stanley, Bass Strait and Rocky Cape National Park. A 5 minute chairlift ride will get you to the top and a 2km circular track will have you taking in breathtaking views. THE VIEWS! THE STEEP PATH BACK DOWN... We opted for the very steep [Read more...]

Tasmazia and the Village of Lower Crackpot, TASMANIA

The little township of Promised Land is home to Tasmazia and the Village of Lower Crackpot.  A fun attraction full of mazes and miniature villages.  WHERE IS IT? Tasmazia is located in the north west region of Tasmania, around 40km south of Devonport. 📍500 Staverton Road, Promised Land WHAT'S THERE? Tasmazia has 8 mazes to get yourself lost in and a huge miniature village to wander around.  When you finally break free from the mazes and miniature villages, you [Read more...]

CAVES BEACH – Sea Caves & Rock Pools

CAVES BEACH is a small coastal town just 30kms south of Newcastle in New South Wales.  Caves Beach is a stunning stretch of coastline and a very popular spot to explore sea caves. Access to the sea caves is at the southern end of the beach and low tide is the best time to visit.  We parked in the car park just off Caves Beach Road, to the south of the Surf Club.  The lookout at the car park provides beautiful views of the caves and coastline. There is a path from the [Read more...]

LEVEN CANYON, Tasmania

LEVEN CANYON is located around 50 minutes south of Devonport. Leven Canyon is 275 metres above the Leven River and provides some breathtaking views. The 1.7km circuit takes you from the picnic area to the Edge Lookout, then up 697 forest stairs to Cruikshanks Lookout. (You can go either way, we choose to go up the stairs). This is one of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks and has spectacular views of the canyon and surrounding forest. The Edge Lookout The 697 Forest [Read more...]