A Western Australia Road Trip: Stromatolites and dolphins in Shark Bay

​Shark Bay was always on our list of places to see in WA, partly because of our weird obsession with sharks and partly to see the world's oldest living organism, because science. Oh, and some dolphins and a beach made up entirely of shells. Basically, it's a good place to spend some time. Hamelin Pool... Continue Reading →

A Western Australia Road Trip: Cliffs and gorges in Kalbarri National Park

After three months in the extreme heat of the Northern Territories, it was finally time for me to head back to civilization. I flew south to Perth and immediately regretted my decision when I realised it was actually cold in winter. Time to explore the rest of the west in search of sunshine and whale... Continue Reading →

Adventures on Groote Eylandt

Alyangula An hours drive from Umbakumba rewarded us with phone signal, swimming pools, and civilization. Oh, and alcohol. It becomes a luxury when you live in a dry community! Rat's Cove After a day of fishing (which mostly involves fighting sharks for your catch), it's nice to stop at this gorgeous beach for lunch and... Continue Reading →

Darwin and Litchfield National Park

Perched on the northern coast of the Northern Territories of Australia, miles and miles and miles away from any other city, is Darwin. The humidity might kill you before the crocodiles do, but there's a good backpacker scene and it's a perfect base for exploring the national parks of the Northern Territories.

How to survive an Australian road trip

If you're thinking about going on a road trip somewhere in Australia I can tell you three things with absolute certainty: It will take longer than you think, it will cost more than you think and it will be worth it. You'll have the freedom to go where you want, when you want and see so much more than you could from a bus window.

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