Weekend Escape – Hawks Nest, NSW

Hawks Nest is a seaside town located 2.5 hours north of Sydney.  With Jimmys Beach and Bennetts Beach located in close proximity to the caravan park, it makes for a fun and relaxing weekend getaway with the kids.  We stayed at North Coast Holiday Park which has recently undergone a refurbishment.  The park is large with over 140 caravan and camping sites and a few onsite cabins and beach tents also available. The park has a great playground just outside the entrance and a [Read more...]

CAR TRAVEL GAMES + free printables

Are we there yet?  I’m hungry!  He’s touching me! She’s looking out my window!  Sound familiar?? If we have any more than two weeks off from school and work, we are not ones to stay close to home – we will travel over 3,000 kilometres in two weeks just to see some new sights and add some more lines to our map!  So this means quite a bit of car travel. July last year we set off on an Outback trip.  The first day we left home and did around 560km to get to Nyngan [Read more...]

Karijini National Park

Here's a little blast from the past! Karijini National Park is centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwest of the Australian state of Western Australia. The park is located approximately 1,500 kilometres from the state's capital city, Perth and around 70 kilometres north of Tom Price. At 627,422 hectares, Karijini is the second largest national park in Western Australia. The park is renowned for its many breathtaking [Read more...]