Family HIkes

Here you will find all our family hiking adventures from short walks close to home to long day hikes from around the world.

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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...

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...

Hiking Kalbarri Gorges – The Loop Trail

Mums Big Hike along The Loop Tail A passage over the ripples of an ancient ocean, sands deposited almost half a billion years ago, and even footprints marking the first venture of creatures onto land from the sea…Taking a hike deep into the gorges of Kalbarri National Park takes you on a journey through time. Hiking these gorges was the main reason we chose to start...

Kalbarri Coastal Walks

Sometimes despite the best planning and research, a hike doesn’t turn out the way you imagined, with factors like weather, road closures and toddler temperaments all out of our control. This can be seen either as a curse or a blessing, We chose to optimistically view it as the latter on our most recent trip to Kalbarri – a place we had wanted to return to for a long...

Get Lost In Nature On The Bibbulmun Track

Our first hike with just Mummy and Maddie I imagined my first solo hike with my baby girl would be a leisurely affair. I would walk a comfortable pace along a beautiful trail, sharing my love of nature with my daughter. Little did I know our first expedition as just Mummy and Maddie would end up with me fighting to contain my panic as the situation turned sour...

Kitty’s Gorge Trail After The Rain

Seeing one of our favourite hike trails in a new season Kitty’s Gorge Trail is listed in the top 5 Western Australia day hikes and it fully deserves the accolade. The trail runs 12km from Serpentine Falls picnic area to Jarrahdale cemetery through Serpentine National Park, following the path of a brook. We have hiked this trail a few times in the past, in different...

How hiking saved my sanity after having a baby

Becoming a mother for the first time is a wonderful, albeit daunting experience. With mammoth life changes, coupled with daunting responsibilities and sleep deprivation, its almost inevitable that our mental wellbeing takes a blow. I was blissfully happy after Maddie was born. A mix of excitement, hormones and love kept me crying happy tears for weeks. I appreciate...