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Touring Guide: Indian Ocean Drive

We were in Western Australia for a handful of days. Our objective: travel from Perth to Kalbarri National Park as part of our test of Jayco’s Adventurer offroad caravan. Our route would take us...
Trangie

Review: Trangie Caravan Park

On the way to the outback… that’s the claim of Trangie Caravan Park, and it’s quite true. I was on the way to Brewarrina in north-west New South Wales when I spotted that I...

Victorian Caravanning Guide

Caravanning in Victoria means at least two places: Wilsons Promontory and the Great Ocean Road. Victoria has no shortage of beautiful destinations to visit, but these two are usually on the top of the...
Western Australia

Western Australia Touring Guide

It would be hard to put Western Australia in a nutshell, but that is exactly what we are going to do as an introduction to the top spots in this amazing state. KUNUNURRA Travelling north to...
rock art

Adventures in Rock Art

One of the great delights of travelling in Australia is that you never run out of adventures. A single encounter can turn into a passion, as Aboriginal rock art did for us when we...
Lake Ballard

The Lake Ballard Beings

Could it be that in 2003 a party of 51 extra-terrestrial beings landed on the remote saltbed of Lake Ballard, and indeed were turned to black pillars of salt as punishment for some biblical...
Carnarvon Gorge

Carnarvon Gorge Travel Guide

Several decades ago, Steve and I visited beautiful Carnarvon National Park in Central Queensland. We stayed at Carnarvon Gorge Wilderness Resort, and in the gift shop we spotted a beautiful coffee table book called...
outback station

Essential Outback Station Stay

A few years ago – July 2011 to be exact – I was travelling up the west coast of Australia with my daughter, Jackie, and her partner and if we hadn’t met Dan the...

Ultimate Glamping

I realise that Arab oil sheiks and US presidents have a Boeing 737 or similar to fly around the world, but I never in my wildest dreams expected to be flying one myself, in...

Caravanning Coffs Harbour

  Coffs Harbour grew its economy off the trunk of the banana tree. Plantations, tourists traps and gimmicks, each centring on that long, yellow fruit, are synonymous with this mid-north coast holiday haven. But Coffs...