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...]

25 PHOTOS THAT WILL HAVE YOU PLANNING A TRIP TO THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD is a spectacular 240 km stretch of road between the coastal towns of Torquay and Allansford in Victoria. The 12 Apostles, Bells Beach and Cape Otway are just a few of the amazing sights on this drive. We splurged on a helicopter flight over the 12 Apostles and it was incredible!! We loved the drive but the flight gives another perspective of this gorgeous part of Australia! If you get the chance, we recommend you jump in a helicopter and enjoy the [Read more...]

THE WALL IN THE WILDERNESS – Derwent Bridge, TAS

THE WALL IN THE WILDERNESS is a must do attraction in Tasmania. It certainly has WOW factor!!   You just have to call in and see these amazing three metre high hand sculpted timber panels for yourself.  The sculptures are incredibly lifelike. You’ll be amazed at the talent and effort that has gone into this decade of work! No pictures are allowed to be taken inside so you’ll just have to take our word for it!  Greg Duncan is one talented man! Check out his website [Read more...]

THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS – Interactive Outdoor Play – STRAHAN TAS

THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS This was a highlight to our trip west. If you are in Strahan, this outdoor interactive play is a MUST!!!! This is Australia’s longest running play (in its 23rd year) and based on a true story about the Great Escape from Sarah Island!! 📍 Richard Davey Amphitheatre, STRAHAN TAS (next to the Visitor Information Centre) ⚓️ Very funny, entertaining and interactive! ⚓️ Fantastic acting!! ⚓️ Great for the kids!!! They are plucked out of the audience [Read more...]