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

National Park Excursions near Perth, Western Australia (Part Three)

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. Come with us again as […]

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August 19th, 2016

10 of the Best Walks of the Outback

Bushwalking is one of the top outdoor activities in Australia. Many visitors like to plan guided walks on popular trails while on holiday. If it is an Outback adventure you are after, check out our list of 10 outback walking trails that you should consider trekking on your next Australian holiday. In part one; we […]

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July 29th, 2016

The Twelve Apostles Walk a.k.a. The Great Ocean Walk

The Twelve Apostles and ruggedly beautiful southern Victorian coast are one of Australia’s most popular natural attractions; and rightfully so. There is so much that you can do while sightseeing in this beautiful region. We have already told you about the Great Ocean Drive and we recently featured The Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk  in our […]

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June 4th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: Recap Part Two

We just finished up our series highlighting the 9 Great Walks of Australia. We showed you what it’s like to trek through each of these walks. In our last post, our part one recap, we highlighted and reviewed the Great Walks of Australia mainland. Now we are recapping the 4 Great Walks of Australia that […]

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May 21st, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: Recap Part One

We just finished up our series highlighting the 9 Great Walks of Australia. We showed you what it’s like to trek through each of these walks. Hopefully, you will consider one of them when you are in that region of Australia next. Nine different walks was a lot of ground to cover, so we wanted […]

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May 20th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: The Cradle Mountain Huts Walk

The Cradle Mountain Huts Walk is quite the adventurous walk through parts of the Overland Track in Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. You can choose a 6 day or 4 day walking itinerary. No matter the length of your walk, be sure to plan ahead, understand the fitness level requirements, have the […]

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May 14th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: The Freycinet Experience Walk

Four of the nine Great Walks of Australia are in Tasmania. It’s no coincidence that so many fascinating, exciting and remote walks are all located in just one small corner of the country on the island state. We just told you all about the Bay of Fires Lodge Walk on the northeast coast of Tasmania. Today, we are focusing on the Freycinet Experience Walk, just an hour and a half drive south of the Bay of Fires. The Freycinet Experience Walk has a four day itinerary departing and returning to Hobart, the capital city in the southeast corner of Tasmania. Since participants return to the Friendly Beaches Lodge each night of the walk, you can choose to modify the walk to make it shorter to accommodate your own abilities or […]

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May 7th, 2016

The Great Walks of Australia: The Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk

Normally when we talk about The Twelve Apostles, it is usually in reference to the world famous Great Ocean Road trip. The road trip is a beautifully scenic and iconic one that takes you from Melbourne along the southern coast of Victoria passing by The Twelve Apostles on the way to Port Fairy at the western […]

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April 30th, 2016

Great Walks of Australia: The Margaret River Cape to Cape Walk

The Cape to Cape walk is a long-distance coastal walking trail that runs 135 km from the lighthouse at Cape Naturaliste to the lighthouse at cape Leeuwin. The trail is down the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge in Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. It’s located in the famed holiday hot spot, The Margaret River Region which is known for its vineyards, caves, and a beautiful coast with beaches, cliffs, and surf. The Margaret River Region is located about 250 km south of the Western Australia capital city of Perth. The Cape to Cape Walk Track takes 5 to 7 days to complete; however you can spend longer on the walk by adding in extra days to relax or spend in the National Park and surrounding region. There are designated campsites along the track where you […]

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April 27th, 2016