Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Kanangra-Boyd National Park is located just south west of the Blue Mountains. It is just about a 3 hour drive from Sydney and it is a scenic drive through the Blue Mountains to get to this park. It is located 180 km south west of Sydney. This protected park along with seven other national parks all make up the UNESCO World Heritage listed Greater Blue Mountains Area. We have been featuring the national parks in the region north of Sydney in New South Wales including the Greater Blue Mountains Area National Parks as well as other national parks in the region.  We featured Berowra Valley National Park, Marramarra National Park, and Dharug National Park  and Yengo National Park. Previously, we highlighted several other National Parks in this region including Blue […]

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December 15th, 2016
Coffs Coast - Aboriginal Discovery

Bongil Bongil National Park – So Nice, They Named it Twice!

We have been hopping throughout New South Wales and highlighting some of the most popular national parks in the state. We hope you are enjoying our trip. Next on our list is Bongil Bongil National Park. It has so much to offer its visitors, day trippers, and holiday goers. The protected national park has so much to offer and something for everyone. Park visitors can enjoy beautiful coastal views, wild beaches, peaceful streams, fishing, barbecue picnics, and the large population of koalas.  The different landscapes with one park mean variety in the options for your holiday here. You can explore the rainforest walking trails, boating, beaches, or mountain biking.

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October 29th, 2015

Hiking and Camping in Heathcote National Park

This beautiful wilderness park is just 35 km southwest of Sydney’s Central Business District. The park is 2,679 hectares of eucalyptus forestland. Part of the Woronora Plateau runs through the park and makes up the Hawkesbury sandstone plateau. Heathcote Creek meanders through the park forming rock pools and small waterfalls that lead down to the Woronora River in the north end of the park. Aboriginal people have a rich history here and there are a number of important sites here in the park. Since it is so close to Sydney, you can visit in a day trip for hiking or camp here overnight for an extended wilderness adventure close to Sydney. Heathcote National Park is a great place to be one with nature even though you are so close to […]

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October 10th, 2015

Exploring the Massive Wilderness of Barrington Tops National Parks

When it comes to choosing a favourite national park in New South Wales, there is often a debate. Of course, it is a matter of preference as to which one is your favourite and there is no shortage of choices. In fact, there are more than 850 national parks and protected reserves in New South […]

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August 14th, 2015

An Island Adventure Calls from Curtis Island

Curtis Island is located on the Queensland central coast south of Rockhampton. This is known as the Gladstone Region and is filled with coastal islands right along the Coral Sea and The Great Barrier Reef. It is what you might call a “sweet spot” climate wise. It is south of the Tropic of Capricorn, which means it isn’t as humid as the tropical north; yet the winters are more mild and not as chilly and some destinations further south in Queensland. The island offers something for everyone because of the diverse landscapes including coastal heaths, littoral rainforest, wetlands, sand dunes, beach ridges, salt flats, plus an outback-style cattle station. Camping is allowed on the island and part of the island is protected Curtis Island National Park. The beaches are pristine […]

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August 7th, 2015
Bowling Green Bay

Witness the Diverse Habitats and Landscapes in Bowling Green Bay National Park

Bowling Green Bay National Park is located in northern Queensland just 28 km south of Townsville. It is known as the gateway to the tropical rainforests of northern Queensland; and it is the latest feature in our list of the best national parks in Queensland. The park is located between Cape Cleveland and Cape Bowling […]

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June 20th, 2015
Noosa Head

Australia’s Most Popular National Park: Beautifully Diverse Noosa National Park

Noosa National Park is right on the coast, so it includes coastline and beaches as well as 4 sections covering 4,000 hectares. This is Australia’s most popular national park receiving over 1 million visitors each year. The four sections of the park are the Headland Section, Peregian Section, Emu Mountain Section, and the East Weyba […]

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May 14th, 2015
Warren National Park Sign - Featured

Camping and Tree Climbing in Warren National Park

Warren National Park is located in the southwest corner of Western Australia. The park and camp grounds are a bit inland from Yeagarup Beach and south east of the Margaret River Region. Warren National Park is heavily forested and one of the things to do while in the park is Climb the Karri Trees. Come […]

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March 7th, 2015

Refresh and Relax on the Mornington Peninsula

If you are a foodie who likes a holiday that combines fresh eats, relaxation, and still have access to the beaches, then the Mornington Peninsula is the spot for you. Mornington Peninsula is south of Melbourne on the southern coast of Australia. The mild climate, rolling hills, and rich soil yields organic produce like strawberries, […]

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November 26th, 2014

Karlamilyi National Park

Located in remove northern Western Australia, Karlamilyi National Park is one of the great adventure parks of Australia. It is 1,252 km northeast of Perth and a little over 500 km south of Broome. Karlamilyi National Park is almost 2 million hectares. It is the 2nd largest national park in Australia behind Kakadu National Park […]

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September 12th, 2014