Category: Australia

The Tasmanian West Coast

After our wonderful time in Victoria, it was time to leave the mainland and head over to Tasmania. Historic Porth Arthur After a short one hour flight to Hobart, we took over our Mitsubishi ASX rental car and re-stocked up on gear and food. Our first destination was White...
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Via the Great Ocean Road to Melbourne

After our good workout in the astonishing Grampians, we headed back to the coast to what is probably the most famous attractions in Victoria – The Great Ocean Road (drum roll pls.). Great Ocean Road As we couldn’t find any campground with space along the coast we stayed one...
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Starting a New Decade in Victoria

After our six weeks in Western Australia it was time to pack (never an easy challenge), return our car (we found out that the car rental company went bust) and fly off to Melbourne. As it was Christmas Eve we even got some Christmas singers in the very empty...
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Quokkas in Perth

After touring the west coast and before heading to Melbourne we spent some days in Perth. All the Animals in Mandurah Before going to Perth itself we spent three days in Mandurah, a southern suburb. Our campground came with plenty of animals. Besides some very naughty Australian Ringnecks (a...
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Water Wonderworld at Ningaloo Coast

After the fantastic Pinnacles, pretty Pink Lake and hot Kalbarri National Park, it was time to hit the water and therefore we headed north. Hot Drive up to Monkey Mia On the way out of Kalbarri, we stopped again at the national park for two more looks at the...
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Up the West Coast

After rocking Wave Rock (sorry for the lame intro), it was time to head to the West Coast. The Pinnacles under the Stars Again, to get from Hyden to Cervantes it was quite a drive but at least we had a great Chinese lunch in the little town of...
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Super Pit and Wave Rock

After two weeks more or less following the coast, it was time to head up north. Grab a beer (as it gets hot) and read all about it. Never-ending Train at Norseman Soon after leaving Esperance the landscape started to change and became much drier and dustier. We stopped...
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Chasing Dolphins at Esperance

The next day we left Albany (read here about what we did there). However, before leaving, we visited the ANZAC memorial. ANZAC stands for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps which dates back to World War I and is very much part of the Australian identity (especially the...
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The South (of the West)

After our adventures in the Southwest, small Walpole was our base for the next two nights. High above the Grounds We first explored Mount Frankland. After a short hike and a climb up two iron ladders, we reached the top from where we had an absolute astonishing 360-degree view....
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Beautiful Southwest

After spending two days at Bunker Bay it was time to say goodbye to our friends as they needed to head back to Switzerland. We were very blessed that we have another 2 months plus in this great country and therefore headed further down south. Swimming with Rays at...
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