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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...

Snakes of Western Australia: How to keep yourself and your family safe

Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to our region or country, the word “snake” is enough to strike fear into many people, especially as we head into the summer months. For overseas visitors or new migrants, all the stories about Australia’s deadly animals can be overwhelming (dropbears aside!) but snakes are truly one animal which need to be treated with...