Top End Expedition Part 5

Before reluctantly leaving this very special part of the country there were a couple surprises in store for our lucky group of travelers. We had been provided very special access into the homelands of its traditional owners. We would be able to gain an insight into the traditional ways of life from hunting and gathering…

Top End Expedition Part 4

Exuberant from our first experience of the magic of Arnhem Land and the Stunning Cobourg Peninsula we were back on the tourist run of Kakadu and bitumen of the Arnhem Highway our camp  to be at Corroboree Park in relative civilisation, not something we had missed the last week we must say. It was however…

Top End Expedition Part 3

Now the true Top End Arnhem Land Expedition begins. After topping up on supplies and enough fuel for the next week we head north out of Jabiru in convoy for the infamous Cahills Crossing of the East Alligator River. Timing the tides here is a must and with the river home to many families of…

Top End Expedition Part 2

After leaving the gorgeous and enchanting Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park it was time to head for the ever popular and for good reason Kakadu National Park as a prelude to our Arnhem Land mega adventure. We were not only looking at visiting the popular Kakadu spots that are frequented by the masses of…

Top End Expedition Part 1

Welcome to this new 8 part series from our Northern Territory expedition earlier this year in 2016. In part 1 we venture west out of Brisbane into outback Queensland and through the stunning Channel Country. Our first nights camp just shy of Roma being Yuleba Camping Area on the banks of Judds Lagoon, a top…

Channel Country Cruising

When the call of wide open country and big blue skies beckon it is hard to go past Queensland’s Channel Country. The so named ‘Channel Country’ is made up of a complex ‘latticework’ of waterways that eventually drain into Lake Eyre in South Australia. One of the main waterways in this region, the beautiful Barcoo…

New England Adventure Abounds

With some places over 1000 metres above sea level the New England region of New South Wales has a distinct high country feel and is a welcome relief to the hot, humid conditions along the coast. That coupled with far less crowds make this region a top spot to visit. Temperatures tend to be that…

Another new calendar for 2017 now available

Our Snowy Mountains 2017 Calendar showcasing some of the regions outstanding natural beauty is now available for sale. From Mount Kosciuszko Summit and Charlotte Pass to Blue Waterholes in the north of Kosciuszko National Park this calendar depicts 12 well known and not so well known scenic vistas from the beautiful Snowy Mountains of New…

Casual Coastal Camps along the NSW Coast

With summer fast approaching we thought we would share a few of our favourite spots along the NSW coast to throw down the swag for the night and be lulled to sleep with the sounds of the crashing surf. So grab your hat, sunscreen, surfboard and of course the swag and try some of these…

New book for sale – Exploring Kosciuszko South

For those who love the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales and are after some inspiration for visiting this wonderful place in the summer then the latest offering from the Mountain Shack Publications stable may be just what you are after. Exploring Kosciuszko South, ‘Summer in the Snowies’ takes you to some of the well…