Beach combing at Dunn Rocks

Some maps say Dunn Rocks, others say Dunns Rock. One road sign said Dunn Rocks and another said Dunns Rocks.  So we dunno the right name really… East of Lucky Bay in the Cape Le Grand National Park on the south coast of Western Australia, there are some great beach tracks.  We spent all day…

Whales in the west

Safely back home from our big trip, but some more adventures beckoned. For her 9th birthday, we promised our niece a trip out to see the whales off Cape Naturaliste in WA’s south west. It was grey and a bit windy this morning but by the time we got on the boat, sun beams were…

Cactus Beach

Cactus Beach has a very similar feel to Gnaraloo and Tombstones.  It’s a private property right on the coast at one of the most famous surf breaks in the country.  Ron Gates has owned and managed the property for 25 years.  It has a great set up with very basic facilities including stone-walled open-air toilets…

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…