National Parks

The Ultimate Guide to Litchfield National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Litchfield National Park

One of the jewels in Australia’s famous Top End, Litchfield National Park is an absolute must if you are spending any amount of time in the Northern Territory. Highly accessible and only a short drive from the capital Darwin, Litchfield National Park really is up there with Uluru, Kakadu and Nitmiluk, when it comes to […]

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Top 5 Places for an African Wildlife Safari on a Budget

Top 5 Places for an African Wildlife Safari on a Budget

It has to be one of the world’s greatest adventures. A once-in-a-lifetime trip. Epic, remote, totally unique and absolutely awe-inspiring, an African wildlife safari is bound to be the sort of travel journey you’re unlikely to forget. After all, it’s not every day you get to see some of the earth’s largest and most spectacular […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

Containing one of the world’s most unique geological structures, the Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park is something of a hidden gem only those venturing up into Australia’s remote Kimberley region really hear about! The range’s signature banded rocks, which look like giant sandstone beehives, have been carved out over 20 million years by erosion […]

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The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

If there’s one thing you can’t miss during your time in Australia, it’s the chance to experience some of the country’s incredible wilderness. From mountains to deserts, tropical islands to rainforests, the land Down Under has it all.  And wonderfully, much of it is super accessible care of Australia’s fabulous national parks network. We visited […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park)

The Ultimate Guide to Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park)

Located way up in Australia’s remote and wild Northern Territory, Katherine Gorge National Park encapsulates and protects 292,800 hectares of this country’s truly incredible landscape. The park is also known by its indigenous Jawoyn name – Nitmiluk –  which means Cicada Place. The National Park is actually comprised of 13 separate gorges and superb hiking, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Boodjamulla National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Boodjamulla National Park

Located far away in a remote northern quarter of Queensland, Australia, Boodjamulla National Park is a hidden gem not many get the chance to visit. First up, it’s pretty much miles from anywhere and secondly you have to travel on a dirt road, albeit a good dirt road, to get there! This makes Boodjamulla National […]

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Our Kakadu Accommodation Pick: Cooinda Lodge

Our Kakadu Accommodation Pick: Cooinda Lodge

Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory is Australia’s largest national park at over 20,000sqkm. If you’re not really sure what these means in real terms, then let me put it to you bluntly. IT’S HUGE, like the size of a small country, huge! In order to do this UNESCO World Heritage site justice therefore, […]

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If You Only Do One Thing in Kakadu National Park, Do This!

If You Only Do One Thing in Kakadu National Park, Do This!

When it comes to Australian National Parks, Kakadu is the big daddy of them all. At 20,000 sqkm it’s the size of small European country and covers a huge diversity of landscapes, from low-lying wetlands through to towering escarpments. Driving from one side of the park to another can easily take you several hours and […]

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Why Cape Hillsborough Needs to be on Your Australia Bucket List

Why Cape Hillsborough Needs to be on Your Australia Bucket List

“Cape Hillsborough?” I hear you cry, “Struth sheila, where on earth is that?’’ Well, good question my friends, but don’t worry I’m about to share with you exactly where this great place in Australia is and why this magical spot needs to be on your Down Under bucket list. Tucked away just north of Mackay […]

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How to Spot a Platypus in the Wild

How to Spot a Platypus in the Wild

(without wasting 3 years in Australia like me!) It’s 3 years this September since I first arrived in Australia and ever since then I’ve been trying to tick all the crazy animals they have here off my bucket list. There’s something about all the different sort of wildlife Down Under, the uniqueness, the strangeness, that […]

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