Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge is a great spot if you want to escape crowds in Kakadu National Park. To get there you have to obtain a camping/hiking permit and take a 4WD drive track. We returned to Kakadu after a few years after our trip around Australia, to explore Koolping Gorge as we missed it before. This time…

Untouched Lorella Springs – Off-limits 4WD paradise

Untouched Lorella Springs – Off-limits 4WD paradise

One day we thought it was time to visit Northern Territory again and while looking for a place to stay, we discovered Lorella Springs Wilderness Park. The park is located far, 2900 km from Brisbane, but we were ready for the adventure.  We planned to see some other interesting places on the way like Winton,…

Carnarvon Gorge National Park – stunning rocky landscapes & tranquil rock pools

Carnarvon Gorge National Park – stunning rocky landscapes & tranquil rock pools

Description Carnarvon Gorge National Park is home to towering cliffs, spectacular views, coloured and lush side gorges. There is a wide variety of plants and animal species like emus, wild pigs, brumbies, wallabies, kangaroos, and goannas. There are two sections of Carnarvon Gorge National Park: Carnarvon Gorge (this is where the main walk is), and…

Lawn Hill National Park – the stunning hidden gem of Queensland

Lawn Hill National Park – the stunning hidden gem of Queensland

Description Lawn Hill National park, also called Boodjamulla National Park by Waanyi traditional owners, is located far in the west-north corner of Queensland, 320 km from Mount Isa mining town. If you never heard of it, don’t worry. We barely knew its existence before our trip to Lorella Springs. Lawn Hill National Park is one…

Cania Gorge National Park – The Overhang and Big Foot

Cania Gorge National Park – The Overhang and Big Foot

Description Cania Gorge National Park is located in the North Burnett Region of Queensland. The closest bigger towns are Monto located 38 km on the south or Biloela located 105 km away on the north. The park is known for its towering cliffs, old caves, and sheltered gorges. Also, you can find aboriginal paintings on…

Purnululu National Park – spectacular sandstone domes

Purnululu National Park – spectacular sandstone domes

Description Purnululu National Park was only discovered in 1983. It covers a spectacular landscape of sculptured rocks that reach up to 250 meters above the outback grassland.  It is a maze-like formation with orange and black striped karst sandstone domes that look like huge beehives. Located in remote east Kimberly Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle…

Port Douglas – amazing Four Mile Beach

Port Douglas – amazing Four Mile Beach

The morning welcomed us with rain but it was not surprising at all. After all we were in Daintree National Park. It was never a pleasant feeling when the fabric parts of our trailer were soaked with water like a sponge. It was very warm so we did not complain at all. Fortunately, we did…

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

We arrived at Yulara caravan park in the early afternoon and tomorrow we wanted to do Kings Canyon walk. Yulara is a small town located outside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The main purpose of this township is to serve tourists visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta. An impressive Ayers Rock Resort provides all essential services to the visitors,…

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…

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…