“We Found Calm Turquoise Ponds That Are Perfect for Swimming orKayaking”
This picture captures a fond memory at Wellington National Park. What surprised me the most about this experience was that we were less than an hour from Bunbury and two and a half from Perth, yet we felt like we could have been miles away from anywhere.
I remember being surrounded by the tall-forested valley slopes, with the only sounds coming from birds, insects and the flowing river. It was very peaceful.
The Collie River Valley below Wellington Dam has beautiful waterfalls and rapids, sprinkled with calm turquoise ponds that are perfect for swimming or kayaking. I enjoyed taking the Lennard 4×4 track on the way out of the park; you end up at the top of Mt Lennard, with a great view through the green hills towards the coast.
There is so much to explore here and I would love to visit again!
My girlfriend and I took a trip down to the South West for the ANZAC Day long weekend and based ourselves in Porongurup. We had checked the forecast for the weekend and made the decision that Saturday would be the ideal time to climb Bluff Knoll.
I had heard about the stingrays at Hamelin Bay so we added Hamelin Bay as a place to camp. Every sunset we would walk down to the beach where 5 to 10 huge bull rays would basically beach themselves right at your feet.
Neville Hernon has called the Kimberley’s iconic Gibb River Road home for 22 years. Back in the day, he worked as a station mechanic on a local cattle station. Now he runs his own business, Over the Range Tyre and Mechanical Repairs. Here are his tips for tackling the Gibb, and the ultimate pit stops en route.
Kieran and Tory Wardle and their three children are the only people that can call Dirk Hartog Island, off the coast of Denham in Western Australia, home. They regularly welcome visitors to this historic and unique place to show them its natural wonders, far from the routines of every-day life. Here are their tips for a seven day trip.