Reflections on our Big Caravan Trip

After spending 3 amazing months caravanning through South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia and a little bit of our own state Victoria, there are a lot of highlights to remember. So here's a summary of things we would like to recommend. At the end I have also included a few cautionary items. In South Australia …

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Coles Track – Point Nepean NP

When at home and not travelling I volunteer once at week at the local Visitor Information Centre in Dromana. Before covid19 hit we had an associated walking group who would take a walk together once a month somewhere on the Mornington Peninsula. This enabled us to give accurate advice to visitors who came into the …

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Little Lesueur National Park has lots to offer.

Less than half an hour from Jurien Bay is one of those rare gems we were fortunate to visit whilst in Western Australia. Lesueur National Park may not be big but for plant/flower enthusiasts it is fabulous. After travelling part of the way there on a sealed road the last part is gravel. However on …

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The Pinnacles at Nambung National Park

The fascinating rock formations known as the Pinnacles can be found half an hour's drive south of Jurien Bay. There is an entry fee of $15 currently to enter this national park. Once we had parked we headed into the Pinnacles Discovery Centre to learn more about these rock formations sculpted by wind and rain. …

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Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Day 2 – Monkey Mia

The helpful staff at Denham Tourist Information Centre had detailed to us what was required with going to see the dolphins at Monkey Mia when we had popped in there the previous day. So we took a quick breakfast and drove off in the early dawn towards Monkey Mia. After paying our park entry fee …

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Swimming with Whalesharks at Ningaloo Reef

The original instigation point for our big caravanning trip had been to fulfil Karen's dream of swimming with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef. So to make sure this happened I booked Karen this adventure for a 60th birthday present for when we would be in Exmouth. We made a booking with Ningaloo Discovery who …

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