Whales Ahoy

Southern Right Whales are nursing calves along much of Australia’s south coast at the moment. As we crossed the Nullarbor we stopped at the Head of Bight and despite the cold wind, enjoyed seeing many whales and their babies.An amazing sight to see so many so close the coast. Then on to Penong and down…

Port Pirie to the Grampians

After a non-eventful night in Port Pirie (in a very daggy motel), we headed down through the Bible Belt of SA and all the gorgeous little towns and churches.  From here, we turned left and headed into Victoria. The Grampians National Park is spectacular and we had decided to spend a restful, and hopefully dry,…

Kangaroo Island – beach combing

In complete contrast to the south coast, the north shore of KI is calm and tranquil.  Protected bays and clear waters were just gorgeous.  We spent hours scouring the beaches and clambering over rocks. Our favourites were Stokes, Emu and Snellings. Around to the eastern end of the island and a drive along millionaires row…

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…