THE FERNLEIGH TRACK – Newcastle, NSW

THE FERNLEIGH TRACK The Fernleigh Track is a popular shared pathway running from Adamstown to Belmont. This 15.9km track is built along a former railway line and is a well maintained pathway making it a great spot to walk, run or cycle! There are many points along the way that you can gain access so you can choose to do as little or as much as you like! Public toilets, seats and water stations are available at different points along the pathway. The track is in a peaceful bushland area and [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 [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...]

GEOCACHING… what you need to know to get started!!

A friend told us about Geocaching a few years ago and we downloaded the free App but never really explored it until last year.  We were on holidays and on our way to do a spot of fishing when we came across a tree that had lots of gnomes around it.  And, for some reason, this sparked our memory of the Geocaching App we had on our phones.  We quickly opened the App and yes! there was a cache close by, named "gnome home" - we were right at it!!!  So one find, led to another and [Read more...]