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

Nature Park Excursions near Perth, Western Australia (Part Five – Regional Parks)

The surrounds of Perth are unique because there is so much protected land around this growing city and greater metropolitan area. Perth is the capital of Western Australia and it is one of Australia’s fastest growing cities. Surrounding the growing metropolis are 15 national parks, 7 regional parks, 3 marine parks, and 3 nature reserves; plus an interesting mix of forest land, caves, and coastline. In our first blog post about National Parks near Perth, we visited Avon Valley National Park, John Forrest National Park, Serpentine National Park, Yanchep National Park, and Beelu National Park. Our second blog post on national parks near Perth  included a closer look at Walyunga National Park, Yalgorup National Park, Wandoo National Park, Kalamunda National Park, and Greenmount National Park. Our 3rd series featured the […]

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August 26th, 2016
Hinterland

6 Australian Summer Road Trip Holidays (Part One)

If there is one thing that visitors to Australia should know about planning a vacation here, it is that getting there is half of the fun. There are so many popular holidays in Australia that are road trip holidays with time spent on the road, experiencing the scenic views, magnificent landscapes, and road side stops. If you are planning a getaway this summer, let us entice you to hit the road with one of these 3 amazing summer road trip vacations: Bellingen to Byron Bay in New South Wales, Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland, Port Fairy and the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, and Perth to Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia.

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December 17th, 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
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
Lerida Estate Winery

The Poacher’s Way: A Delicious Scenic Drive

The Poacher’s Way is a tour of over 20 local businesses near Canberra. The artists, chefs, winemakers, and small local business owners play host to travelers wanting to experience the unique small town feel and the beauty of this area. This scenic drive highlights some of those “off the beaten track” places in the countryside […]

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November 6th, 2014