Western Australia from the road

Travelling through Western Australia is an experience, and a lengthy one given that it is the size of Western Europe. By road is most likely. other than a single passenger railway line connecting Perth and Adelaide, and some flights, there are few other options. Like much of the Northern Territory, South Australia and Queenland, the…

Hamersley Gorge, Karijini National Park

Yet another amazing gorge in Karijini National Park, they’re all spectacular but in quite different ways. Hamersley Gorge was particularly impressive for the folding patterns of the rocks. It was also one of the more colourful gorges, with white and yellow complementing the usual redness. Heading down the steps the upper pools (off limits after…

Hancock Gorge, Karijini National Park

A highlight of Karijini National Park, Hancock Gorge offers stunning views along a tricky little walk at it’s base. The lookouts on the rim provide an idea of scale, and show where multiple gorges intersect. The adventure begins after descending a steep section called The Ladder, to head along the base of the gorge, involving…

Dales Gorge, Karijini National Park

A beautiful spot in Karijini National Park, in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, Dales Gorge offers epic views from the rim, and plenty of waterfalls, swimming pools, and lush greenery in the gorge itself. The scale of the gorge, and greenness contained within, is apparent from the multiple lookouts along the Rim Walk. There were…

Cape Range National Park and around

Along the western coast of Australia from Exmouth, Cape Range National Park is a great place for wildlife spotting and home to some amazing beaches. Yardie Creek The only inland water source in the area, though it’s just an extension of the sea, so salt rather than fresh water. Getting off the Yardie Gorge Walk…