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On the Fleurieu Way, Victor Harbor is a must on the places to stop and enjoy this part of South Australia. Encounter Bay is home to Granite Island which is connected to Victor Harbor by a 600 meter causeway. A Clydesdale-drawn tram has gone between the mainland and the island, ferrying many tourists who don’t […]

Travelling around in our blue camper van has been a truly amazing experience. The other night we stayed at one of Victoria’s free campsites. Aires River East Campground is a fantastic place to stop overnight with good facilities. Toilets (with loo paper!) Fire pits and great surroundings that we have found common with these overnight […]

Well worth a see is Victoria’s Maits Rest Rainforest Walk. Maits Rest Rainforest is a cool temperate rainforest, it lies protected in a gully in the Otway Ranges, which provides it with its rare climate. The huge Beeches and Tree-ferns here would have been once common across the Otway Ranges. The walk takes about half […]

Cape Patton Lookout is a pull-in just off the Great Ocean Road. Whilst exploring this streatch of coatline in 1800, Captin Grant named this cape after a British admiral. The Cape Patton cliffs are some of the highest along the Victoria coast and are embedded with old dinosaur bones in the rock layers of sandstone, […]

Erskine Falls just off the Great Ocean Road north of Lorne has a waterfall that is not to be missed. Freefalling for 30 meters the Eskine Falls Lookout provides you with a viewing site from the top of the waterfall and for the fit there is a 220 meter walk down to the base of […]

Having spent the morning and early afternoon around Torquay and at Bells Beach we pushed allong the road a little way to Aireys Inlet. Here there is a delightful little lighthouse which boasts some fantastic views along the coast. The weather wasn’t so delightful but I snapped a few shots and we had a walk […]

One of the walks we did, up to Mt. Oberon, overlooks Tiger River and gives a great view of Wilsons Promontory. The walk up was along a gravel track and it was quite a steady uphill slog the whole way! The trees were fantastic in the woods and the whole walk was definitely worth the […]

The other day Em and I headeded out to Norman Point on Wilsons Promontory it wasn’t a great day weatherwise but the view of the Promontory was spectacular! Related articles Wilsons Promontory – Our new temporary home – Victoria Parks (thomasjupe.com) Lux National Park – Wilsons Promontory, Australia (travelpod.com)