Australia’s Winter Wonderland in Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko Main Range Photo Credit: Wikipedia Perisher Ski Resort in the Perisher-Thredbo area of Kosciuszko National Park Image Credit: Thredbo Ski Resort Image Credit: When you think of a holiday in Australia, skiing on snow topped mountains may not immediately come to mind, but that is exactly what you can experience in Kosciuszko National Park, located in New South Wales. It is part of the Australian Alps National Parks and Reserves and home to Mt. Kosciuszko, the tallest peak in all of Australia, sitting at 2,228 metres above sea level. Nestled in this park are the Snowy Mountains and caves to explore. Here you can climb Australia’s highest mountain, go camping, horseback riding, skiing, and stay in heritage accommodations. Come along with us today as we explore the […]

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September 11th, 2017

Brisbane Water National Park: Walking Trails in the Park

Not too long ago, we featured Brisbane Water National Park in our series on National Parks near Sydney. It is such a big park, we have gone back to feature a two part series on the park including the walking trails and things to do in the park. It is 11,506 hectares and located 27 […]

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August 25th, 2017

The Secret’s Out: Marramarra National Park

Last week, we featured Berowra Valley National Park, today we are headed just north of Berowra to Marramarra National Park. It is close to Sydney; takes less than 1 ½ hours to drive there. Marramarra National Park is 11,785 hectares of land 40 km north west of Sydney’s CBD. However, it is hard to imagine that this nature wonderland is that close to one of the biggest cities in the entire Southern Hemisphere and all of Australia. It feels remote and is a haven for outdoor lovers because you can camp here, kayak, canoe, swim, cycle, picnic, bird watch, fish, and bushwalk. The Hawkesbury River, Berowra Creek, and Marramarra Creek are a few of the waterways in the park. There is also much to be learned about the Aboriginal heritage […]

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November 17th, 2016

Experience the Coastal Wilderness of Cape Arid National Park

Cape Arid National Park is on the southern coast of Western Australia near Esperance. It is less than an hour away from Cape Le Grand National Park  which we just featured in last week’s blog. We recently featured a seven part series on the National Parks and nature parks near Perth. Now we are heading away from Perth but still staying in Western Australia to explore some of the more remote National Parks in the state. We are in the southwest corner of the state and we have covered some of the beautiful national parks there including Mountain Hiking in Stirling Range National Park, the Biodiversity of D’Entrecasteaux National Park, and Walking Among the Giants in Walpole – Nornalup National Park. Now, we are featuring Cape Arid National Park.

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September 30th, 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

Peaceful and Tranquil Coolah Tops National Park

Join us as we continue our trip through some of the best National Parks in New South Wales. Next on our list is Coolah Tops National Park just outside of the town of Coolah in the Warrumbungle Region. It is inland 258 km northwest of Sydney and close to Warrumbungle National Park, Barrington Tops National Park  and Wollemi Pine National Park. Coolah Tops National Park is a bit of a secret known to locals. It makes for an excellent getaway where you can take scenic drives, go bushwalking, bush camping, bird watch and have picnics in the forest. It covers a lot of ground at 12,117 hectares on a narrow plateau of the Liverpool Range and the Warrumbungle Range.

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October 24th, 2015

Popping into Popran National Park for a Holiday

We hope you are enjoying our tour of popular national parks in New South Wales. Next on our list is Popran National Park. Popran National Park is not to far from Bouddi National Park, which we just covered a couple weeks ago. They are both on the New South Wales Central Coast. The park gets […]

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October 17th, 2015

Explore the New South Wales Outback in Gundabooka National Park

As we continue our journey through New South Wales’ beautiful and diverse National Parks, we hope you are enjoying the trip through NSW with us as we explore the nature and diversity here. Next on our list is Gundabooka National Park. This national park is located in the NSW outback and is characterised by picturesque […]

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October 16th, 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

A Look at Lane Cove National Park

Welcome back to our series on the National Parks of New South Wales. Did you know that there are over 850 national parks in New South Wales? We probably won’t be able to cover all 850, but we will definitely highlight some of the most popular and some of our favourites. First, we featured some of the best National Park in Queensland and now we are on a journey, exploring the national parks in New South Wales. 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 definitely no shortage of choices. We started out in the vast wilderness of Barrington Tops National Park. […]

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August 27th, 2015