Spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and gorges

Spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and gorges

And we were on the road again. This time the wind blew us to Kalbarri National Park – home to spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and Kalbarri gorges.   However before we got there, we stopped at Hamelin Pool – a place known for two things: Old Telegraph Station and Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Old Telegraph Station Old Telegraph…

Our Unforgettable Shell Beach Experience

Our Unforgettable Shell Beach Experience

We decided to stop at Nanga Bay Station Resort as it was a perfect base for us to visit Shell Beach that is a part of the Shark Bay World Heritage area. How do you get to Shell Beach? Shell Beach is located in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area in Western Australia. It can…

Monkey Mia – unique bottlenose dolphin paradise

Monkey Mia – unique bottlenose dolphin paradise

Next day we drove through the flat, monotonous landscape to our next destination – Denham and Monkey Mia.  While driving 350 km to Denham, we missed trees again as it was only grass and more grass around us. The landscape only changed and became more interesting after we entered the Francois Peron Peninsula.  In general the…

Impressive 1 Mile Carnarvon Jetty

Impressive 1 Mile Carnarvon Jetty

After driving another 240 kilometers south, we arrived at the larger coastal town of Carnarvon. It sits at the mouth of the Gascoyne River and overlooks the Indian Ocean, renowned for its one-mile-long jetty. With a population of 4,500, it’s a popular pit stop for tourists who want to do some last-minute shopping before heading…

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

The drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay was only 150 km, but it gave us an opportunity to observe the dry landscape of Western Australia’s northern region. We noticed that the state is predominantly bare of trees and surrounded by emptiness, with only small shrubs visible from the road. Coral Bay is a small town…

Ningaloo Reef – best place to watch humpback whales

Ningaloo Reef – best place to watch humpback whales

We decided that our next destination would be the famous Ningaloo Reef. Ningaloo Reef  is a world heritage-listed site that is home to a fringing reef just steps away from the shore. Snorkeling near the coast allows to observe turtles, fish, and manta rays, while from atop the hill, people can witness the majestic humpback…

Karijini National Park – best mini gorges in Australia

Karijini National Park – best mini gorges in Australia

Despite car technical issues we decided to drive inland to explore Karijini National Park.  The bitumen road was picturesque but more often flat and boring. We drove 330 km in total emptiness with no trees, mountains or even small hills. Just grass, only grass. Dales Campground – Eastern Karijini National Park Further inland it was very…

80 Mile Beach – best fishing and huge shells

80 Mile Beach – best fishing and huge shells

It was a three-hour drive from Port Smith to our long-awaited destination, 80 Mile Beach. We stopped at the only camping place called Eighty Mile Beach Caravan Park, located just 50 meters from the beach. Beach camping? Great! The most unique feature of 80 Mile Beach was the huge shells we were able to collect….

Broome – the luxury pearling capital of Australia

Broome – the luxury pearling capital of Australia

We arrived in Broome early afternoon. This time we chose a different caravan park. It was further away from the centre, but we had more space. We had a long list of places to visit: ‘Staircase to the moon’, Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, camels on famous Cable Beach, Chinatown and its pearling story, Matso’s Brewery and…