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...]

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...]

TAYLOR’S BEACH – Port Stephens, NSW

Our little man turned a big 5 on the 10th of January.  Among other things he got a brand new fishing rod!  So what better way to celebrate than a BBQ picnic dinner with a spot of fishing!! We have a gorgeous little spot about 25 minutes from home - Taylors Beach!  It has a big grassy picnic area and the water is shallow and very calm for the kids to swim in.  And we always get a bite... although never anything overly big...but we keep trying! Pretty happy with [Read more...]

Tomaree Head Summit Walk

Mt Tomaree is located in Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, NSW.   Tomaree Head Summit Walk is a must!!  This walk is 2.2km return trip and took us around 25 minutes to get to the top to see the spectacular views of the Port Stephens area.  We did the walk early on a beautiful winter morning in May and then had breakfast at a cafe on the way home! THE TRACK The track starts off with quite a steep paved pathway and then climbs up changing between dirt tracks and grid mesh [Read more...]