MARIONS LOOKOUT – Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain has 11 short walking tracks ranging from 20 minute circuits to 3 hour return 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 the [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 and [Read more...]

Tilligery Habitat Walk – Port Stephens NSW

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 different loops to [Read more...]

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 and [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...]