Recap of the National Parks in Sydney’s Surrounds

Earlier this year, we featured the national parks in the region around Sydney in New South Wales including the Greater Blue Mountains Area National Parks as well as other national parks in the region around Sydney. We did a recap of the parks that are part of The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage-listed area: Blue Mountains National Park, Wollemi National Park, Yengo National Park, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Nattai National Park, Gardens of Stone National Park, Thirlmere Lakes National Park. Today, we are wrapping up our blog series with a recap of the other National Parks in the region around Sydney: We featured Berowra Valley National Park, Marramarra National Park, Dharug National Park,  Ku-ring-ga National Park, and Royal National Park. Here is a summary of each one so that you can […]

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August 18th, 2017

Brisbane Water National Park: Things to Do in the Park

We previously told you about all of the walking tracks in Brisbane Water National Park.  Today, we will be highlighting the lookouts, biking trails, picnic spots, and exploring Aboriginal culture and history of the park. It is 11,506 hectares and located 27 km north of Sydney. It takes about 1 ½ hours to drive to […]

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August 1st, 2017

More Reasons You’ll Love Yengo National Park: Biking and 4WD Trails

In the past, we featured many of the National Parks of NSW near Sydney. One of the national parks there with the most to see and do is Yengo National Park. First, we featured the campgrounds and accommodations in Yengo National Park. Then, we focused on the walking trails and lookouts in Yengo National Park. […]

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June 29th, 2017

Explore the Unique Geological Formations in Gardens of Stone National Park

Gardens of Stone National Park is a smaller national park just to the west of Wollemi National Park and north west of Blue Mountains National Park. Of course, when it comes to this region, a smaller national park is still 15,080 hectares! It takes a little less than 3 hours to get here from Sydney. […]

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December 19th, 2016

Hiking Through Nature in Berowra Valley National Park

Berowra Valley National Park is located just an hour drive north west of Sydney. This vast protected nature wonderland is so close to Sydney, so you can easily make a day trip or spend a part of your holiday here. It is located between the suburbs of Hornsby heights, Thornleigh, Galston, Pennant Hills, and Cherrybrook. Things to do in the park include walking trails, boating, beautiful lookouts, picnics in the park, and just relaxing while exploring nature.

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November 12th, 2016

The Hidden Peaks Trail in Queensland’s Scenic Rim

The Scenic Rim mountains are located in the Great Dividing Range of Queensland. It is 69 km south of Brisbane and inland from Gold Coast. The Hidden Peaks Trail is a four day, guided bicycle tour through the beautiful landscape of the Scenic Rim. The cycling tour covers 110 km over the various trails, tracks, […]

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October 21st, 2016

Fitzgerald River National Park, A Botanical Wonderland Part Two

Fitzgerald River National Park  is on the southern coast of Western Australia in between Albany and Esperance. There is so much biodiversity and so much to see and do in this remote wilderness, we have split it up into two blog posts. We just told you about the flora, fauna and camping options in the […]

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October 7th, 2016

Scenic Views and Secluded Bays in Cape Le Grand National Park

We just wrapped up 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 the Scenic Views and Secluded Bays of Cape Le Grand National Park.

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September 24th, 2016

Walk Among the Giants in Walpole – Nornalup National Park

We just wrapped up our 7 part series on National Parks and Nature Parks near Perth. Now, we have ventured away from the Perth region. Our last post featured the Biodiversity of D’Entrecasteaux National Park. Today, we are taking a trip to Walpole – Nornalup National Park, which is right next to it on the […]

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September 23rd, 2016

Biodiversity and Something for Everyone in D’Entrecasteaux National Park

D’Entrecasteaux National Park is named after the French Admiral who was the first to sight this beautiful section of Australia’s southwest coast, called the Rainbow Coast. He named it Point D’Entrecasteaux in 1792. The national park covers the narrow strip of land along 130 km of coastline between Augusta and Walpole. At the widest points, […]

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September 17th, 2016