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...]

Throsby Creek Walking Loop, CARRINGTON (NEWCASTLE) NSW

There's nothing better than a Sunday afternoon stroll to finish off the weekend, especially by the water! The Newcastle Region has so many beautiful walking tracks to explore and we recently ticked off another one in Carrington. Carrington is a suburb of Newcastle and sits just north of the CBD. The track we walked along is part of the Newy Parkrun route and the distance we covered was just under 5kms. We parked the car at the Carrington boat ramp and set off towards Newcastle [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...]

WikiCamps – the essential camping app!

 WHICH CATEGORY DO YOU FIT IN? ✅ We have WikiCamps and LOVE it! ⚠ We have heard of WikiCamps but don't have it! ❓ We haven't heard of WikiCamps! If you are in either of the bottom two - you really need to check it out! WikiCamps is our go to app when we are away in the van! From caravan parks to campgrounds, tourist information centres to points of interest, this app has such a huge and useful database of information from locations all over Australia. WHAT YOU NEED [Read more...]