Out to Cape Arid

Cape Arid National park is a magical place on the south coast of Western Australia.  The Park is located around 120 km east of Esperance and lies on shore from the eastern end of the Recherche Archipelago. The bay at its western end is Duke of Orleans Bay, and the bay at the eastern side…

I should be so lucky

Lucky Bay was given its name in 1802 by a thankful Matthew Flinders who found shelter there from a summer storm. The bay is protected from most winds, although a strong southeasterly can hammer across the water.  For most of our time at Cape Le Grand we made daily trips the 12km across to Lucky…

Shoal Cape

Shoal Cape is a magnificent beach just around the corner from Fanny Cove on the south coast of WA.  There is a windy limestone track which takes you there, via some steep and very boggy sections that would make you think twice about taking a heavy camper in there. The track opens into a clearing…

Kangaroo Island – sea lions and fur seals

Crystal clear water, isolated rocky shores and the swell and fury of the Southern Ocean.  What a magic place Kangaroo Island is. Having visited KI briefly back in 1995, it was exciting to head back for another explore around. We only had five days and without the camper, we opted to stay in Sea Stone…