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…

Images of Carnarvon Gorge and Mount Moffatt

Be sure you download and check out our new ebook available in epub format and free for a limited time. Click on the cover below to take you to the download page. The book can also be found on our ‘Publications Page’.

Scheyville serenity

Another national park located in Sydney’s northwest near Windsor is Scheyville. The park covers over 900 hectares and includes a permanent freshwater lagoon attracting many bird species. There is a lot of history attached to Sheyville and a timeline of its uses is as follows: Original occupants of the area were the Darug Tribe. From…

Cattai Farm on Sydney’s doorstep

We thought we would post a couple articles for those looking for a nice bush escape on Sydney’s doorstep. There are some wonderful national parks dotted around the city if you are looking for a close getaway. Situated along the banks of the Hawkesbury River and Cattai Creek between Windsor and Wisemans Ferry, Cattai National…