Tag Archives: Australia

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 14

The Kimberley

  Can you believe it, this week,we’ve hit the 6 month mark on our life on the road in Australia. It seems quite surreal and time has gone so fast, but we’ve managed to clock up some 12000+ km, spent way too much money, seen some amazing sites and stayed in some beautiful campsites. Here’s […]

3 Epic Northern Territory National Parks That Guarantee You An Off The Beaten Track Adventure

NT National Parks

  From Kakadu to Litchfield, Uluru-Kata Tjuta to Nitmiluk, Australia’s Northern Territory is jam-packed with awesome national parks that are as giant and grand as they are diverse and dazzling. Boasting so many attractions however, what these big name Northern Territory national parks aren’t always thin on is crowds. Yes, sometimes it is hard to […]

Loving Life at the Lake: Discovering the BEST of the Kununurra Caravan Parks

Discovery Parks Lake Kununurra

  Arriving at Discovery Parks – Lake Kununurra felt a little bit like we’d stepped into a dream. We hadn’t expected much from the town of Kununurra in Western Australia, thinking it would be little more than the usual Outback pit stop affair. Yet here we were, stood on the end of a gorgeous blue […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 13

Cockburn Ranges

  This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. Woo hoo, this week we finally made it to Western Australia!It’s been a seriously long way from our old home in Noosa, Queensland, but definitely well worth the drive! Distance Travelled: 676km Spot of the Week: Goorrandalng Campground, Keep […]

Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

Top End Road Trip

  I’ll let you in on a little secret, Australia’s Nature’s Way is one of this country’s most epic, cinematic and stunning road trips there is … and that’s saying something! From the towering gorges of Nitmiluk National Park, to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the giant splendour of Kakadu, this great drive […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 12

Tuwakam Track

  Back on the road at last. We loved Darwin and enjoyed our time there very much, but a road trip means you need to be on the road, so here we go again. Distance Travelled: 1612km Spot of the Week: Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park, NT Camp of the Week: Bullita Campground, Judbarra / […]

Top Kakadu Accommodation Choice: Cooinda Lodge

Cooinda Lodge Review

  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 […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11


This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you.   Car breakdowns are inconvenient at the best of times, but when they happen in a remote part of the Northern Territory, the whole situation can be a bit of a […]

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

Yellow Waters Cruise Review

  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 […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 9

Landrover in the Outback

  Well and truly into the Outback now, this week heralded our arrival into the Northern Territory and over 900km of driving on unsealed, badly corrugated, red dirt roads. Everything was pretty dusty I can tell you and we’ll be pleased to hit the bitumen again soon (it’s not often we say that!) Distance Travelled: […]