Impressive Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Impressive Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Before driving to Sunshine Coast we heard a lot about it. People say that Sunshine Coast is very beautiful and not as busy as some places on Gold Coast. So, we were looking forward to seeing all the attractions around it. Once we got to Tewantin which is located in the north of the Sunshine…

Vibrant town of Kuranda and Barron Falls

Vibrant town of Kuranda and Barron Falls

The next day we were planning to go to Kuranda and Barron Falls via Black Mountain Road. It has already been our second week in Port Douglas. We love this town so much that we just could not leave. The town’s amazing atmosphere, surrounding mountains, Four Mile Beach, well-supplied shops and the mix of good…

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…

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

We had had a really good rest in Alice Spring before we continued our longest Australia shortcut. Our plan was to hit Plenty Highway just 70 km north from Alice Springs and at the end turn left to Urandangi Road for a final stretch to Mount Isa. Preparing for a dirt again In the morning…

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Our next two destinations before hitting Great Central Road was Gwalia ghost town and Antony Gormley Inside Australia Lake Ballard sculptures. Antony Gormley Inside Australia sculptures – Art Project Sculptures Next day in the morning we left Kalgoorlie Boulder and drove to Menzies. Menzies is a place where no one lives anymore and it is…

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

On the way at last! We were able to fold the trailer in our best recorded time today and we are ready to go inland again. We decided to drive the longest shortcut in Australia – 4,600 km from Perth to Cairns via Great Central Road.  Our next stop was Kalgoorlie Boulder with its huge Kalgoorlie…

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Today, for the second and last time, we left the trailer for final service. This time it was some cosmetic fixes – the door in the refrigerator, straightening the screw in the leg, installing baskets for a pair of new cans at the back.  Then, we finally had more time to explore Perth, and to…

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

Coral Bay – awesome snorkelling paradise

It was only a 150 km drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay. As we spent more time in Western Australia we learned it is a very dry state without trees at least in the northern part of it. The roads are very boring and surrounded by emptiness. Only small shrubs are visible from the road….

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 the fringing reef that is close to your footstep. Close to the shore you can snorkel and watch turtles, fish and manta rays. And from the hill you can watch the majestic…

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…