Grampians National Park Victoria

If you’re making you’re way along the Great Ocean Road, there is no excuse not to make a stop at The Grampians National Park. The Grampians in Victoria are a series of five spectacular sandstone cliff faces running north to south. Formed from earth movements lifting the impressive sandstone to create an amazing landscape of… Continue reading Grampians National Park Victoria

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Hahndorf, South Australia

Making my way along The Great Ocean Road, with a German friend I met up with in Adelaide, we had no excuse to not make a stop at The Old Hahndorf Village. Hahndorf Village is a beautiful little place to visit as you make your way along The Great Ocean Road. Located about 40 minutes… Continue reading Hahndorf, South Australia

The Umpherston Sinkhole

As I traveled around Australia, I enjoyed visiting the many gardens in various towns and cities throughout the country. From the ones tucked away in small sleepy towns to large cities with the skyscrapers and tall buildings protruding above. But I have never seen anything like this! The Umpherston Sinkhole (or The Sunken Garden) has… Continue reading The Umpherston Sinkhole

Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta. The Red Centre

After stopping in Alice Springs I head to the Red Centre. Home to Uluru ( Ayers Rock) this was the one trip I wanted, and had to do whilst in Australia.Though it is summer in Australia, it was the dead season for visiting Uluru and the red centre due to not many people wanting to… Continue reading Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta. The Red Centre

Two days in Alice Springs

I arrived in to Alice Springs on route to a camping trip out to red centre. The temperature here is possibly the hottest I’ve ever experienced, measuring in at a high 42 degrees! There is a shuttle bus available at the airport which will take to the majority of hostels and hotels in town. On… Continue reading Two days in Alice Springs

48 hours on Magnetic Island

I boarded the ferry to Magnetic Island without know what to expect. I promised myself to study a place a bit before exploring it but hey! Where’s the fun in that! Magnetic Island is named after its apparent magnetic affect on the ship’s compass of Captain Cook as he passed the island sailing his way… Continue reading 48 hours on Magnetic Island

Townsville Queensland

Before catching the ferry to Magnetic island I stopped in Townsville for the night. I try not to read up too much about a place before I visit, as I kind of like the surprise of what awaits me when I arrive. Townsville is a city in Queensland nestled between cairns and the Whitsundays. Upon… Continue reading Townsville Queensland

Sailing The Whitsunday Islands

After stopping in Agnes Waters for New Year’s Eve I headed To Airlie Beach. I’d pretty much followed a massive storm up the coast so hadn’t pre arranged anything at Airlie Beach apart from a room for a couple nights. The following morning the weather had cleared quite dramatically, and the beautiful blazing sun was… Continue reading Sailing The Whitsunday Islands

Fraser Island Trip

After being stuck over Christmas in the most out the way and empty hostel in Hervey Bay, It was finally time to start my tour of Fraser Island. Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world stretching out 75 miles in length and 15 miles in width. It’s base of volcanic rock that’s… Continue reading Fraser Island Trip

Hervey Bay The Gateway To Fraser Island

I arrived in Hervey Bay, the Gateway to Fraser Island, after getting sick in Brisbane. Needing my own room for a few days to recover I booked in to a hostel ( which I’ll leave nameless ) with the only private room left at the time due to Christmas quickly approaching. I had to unfortunately… Continue reading Hervey Bay The Gateway To Fraser Island