Meekatharra was the last slice of civilisation before we embarked upon the 400km red earth road to Western Australia’s highest peak, Mt Augustus.
We drove the winding pathways through a land that has been unchanged for millions of years, avoiding the mobs of kangaroos that populate the area.
We set up camp under the light of the Milky Way. When we rose with the sun, we were blessed with a timeless scene; a magnificent view of the world’s largest rock slowly transforming through a medley of reds in the morning light.
We knew that this landmark stood at over twice the size of Uluru, and it was right there in Western Australia just waiting to be explored.
Kalbarri National Park was a place our family visited often when we were growing up on school holidays. The whole experience was incredible, to have so many rock pools and rock formations to explore without another soul in sight.
In the Kimberley, the accommodation is as varied as the ancient landscape reports Lorna Hendry. Whether you fancy a luxurious wilderness retreat, a night aboard a houseboat, or deluxe camping under the stars, you’re guaranteed to find somewhere perfect for your next trip.
Walking the Cape to Cape walking track isn’t just an introduction to the Margaret River region, but an insight into what makes things tick down here in the southwest corner of Australia. Here local resident Max Brearley gives you his tips and tricks for taking on some or all of the track.