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11 fun, exciting and challenging games to play at camp when bad weather interupts your plans. Turn rainy days into educational expeditions with these tips #campingtips #campinghacks #westernaustralia #games #toddlers #kids #familyouting #familytravel

How To Keep The Kids Entertained When You’re Camping In The Rain

Going camping is all about immersing yourself in the elements. The sun, the sea, wandering through the forest and sleeping under the stars. But how do you keep the family entertained when you really are stuck out in the elements? Our last road trip took ran slightly off course when we headed into a huge rainstorm on our third night. We had planned to stay two nights...

A Landscape Transformed - Wooleen Station after the rains: Over the course of one weekend in mid April the landscape of the Murchison Region was entirely transformed. From dry to filled river and lake in just 2 days #murchisonregion #murchisonriver #wooleenstation #river #lake #ephemeral

A Landscape Transformed – Wooleen Station after a storm

Over the course of one weekend in mid April the landscape of the Murchison Region was entirely transformed. After a long five months with no rain, there was a buzz in the air and sense of excitement amongst pastoralists at the possibility of some precipitation on the horizon. We arrived at Wooleen Station on the Friday morning. After checking in at the homestead and...

The Incredible Colourful Waterways of Western Australia - these realy have to be seen to be believed! From sky blue to petal pink, rusty orange to emerald green, you will be astonished by the variety of vibrant watery landscapes in Western Australia #bluelake #pinklake #stocktonlake #huttlagoon #westernaustralia #collie #lakeclifton #thrombolites #stromatolites #lakeballard

The Colourful Waterways of Western Australia

What do you think of when you imagine Western Australia? I must admit that before I moved Down Under I always pictured Uluru, the Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef and Kangaroos when I pictured Australia. The eastern states may get most of the fame but believe me, Western Australia is the real jewel in the crown of this great southern land. Here is what you...

The Best Family-Friendly Hike Trails Around Wellington Dam, Collie - short or long, an easy stroll or vigorous hike, you'll find it all in Wellington National Park. Great hikes for babies and toddlers #westernaustralia #collie #wellingtonnatinalpark #wellingtondam #familyhike #hikingtoddler #hikingbaby

The Best Family-Friendly Hike Trails Around Wellington Dam, Collie

If you’re looking for a camping destination with plenty of outdoor activities, then Wellington National Park is the place for you. Being just over 2 hours from Perth, it is not a long drive from the city, but far enough away to really feel like a holiday. It’s close enough that you can visit for a day trip but be warned, you’ll be wanting to come back again and again...

6 Incredible Family-Friendly Beaches around Denmark and Walpole, Western Australia #denmark #walpole #westernaustralia #beaches #beach #family #baby #toddler

Best Beaches for Families: Walpole & Denmark Edition

We planned several hikes during our week-long camping adventure in Western Australia’s Great Southern with days spent wandering stretches of the Bibbulmun Track and trekking down sandy paths to isolated beaches. Unfortunately, this was not to be. Our daughter Maddie became unwell and was very run down and tired for most of our trip. Jed and I have become a lot better...

A fun family day out - taking a hike to the summit of Mount Frankland, enjoying the Wilderness Lookout and devouring lunch at the Towermans Hut picnic area

Hiking Mount Frankland, Walpole

The Walpole Wilderness might just be the perfect place for a camping holiday. With seemingly endless white sand beaches and enough hike trails to keep you busy for weeks, this region is on the bucket list of every outdoor enthusiast – and if it isn’t, it should be! The shaded Southern Forests offer a welcome retreat from the hot Australian sun, as well as a...