Heading Out Back – Western Loop 2020

Instead of another flying overseas holiday, we have bought ourselves a Jayco Hawk wind-up van and are heading off into our own backyard, taking the kids exploring the outback of Australia for a couple of months. our test run, camping at Chuditch campground in Dwellingup With the spreading coronavirus in the news, now is probably […]

Hitting the Tracks at Wharncliffe Mill

When one of our friends first suggested camping at Margaret River during winter we were not convinced. Heading south of Perth at that time of year was guaranteed to be very cold. As there were many other families deciding to go we reluctantly joined in the hope of a fun weekend. Having a bunch of friends to share […]

Fonty’s Pool is Cool

As usual we went looking for accommodation for our summer holiday camping trip a little late. We had been planning to stay at Fonty’s pool campground ever since we passed by on our around Australia trip in 2006 (it was full then). The only time available this year was just before Christmas, which was not when we wanted […]

Family Bush Walk in Jarrahdale

Now that we are settled back in Perth, we took the opportunity of a sunny autumn day to head bush and reintroduce the kids to the great Australian bushland. Just an hour’s drive south is the old timber town of Jarrahdale. We had come close to here before (Serpentine Falls is nearby), but have never visited […]