Where you should stay in the Grampians

Where you should stay in the Grampians

If toasting marshmallows over a fire at sunset, watching kangaroos jump all around then retreating into a cozy bell tent complete with heating and electricity sounds like your cup of tea then you need to stay at here. Nestled in the heart of the enormous Grampians National Park is the Halls Gap Tourist Park and [...]

Hiking Review: Sassafras Creek Walking Track

Hiking Review: Sassafras Creek Walking Track

There's a little walking track that extends between the charming town of Sassafras (read more about that here) and Kallista. The Sassafras Creek Walking Track winds its way through a gully under a dense canopy of ferns and eucalyptus trees; the quintessential landscape of the Dandenong Ranges. If you like, the track continues all the way [...]

Hiking Review: Werribee Gorge State Park

Hiking Review: Werribee Gorge State Park

Situated just under an hour north-west of Melbourne is Werribee Gorge State Park. The Circuit Track takes you alongside the Werribee River before curving back to provide views of the gorge itself. Long Story Short: Location: Werribee Gorge State Park, Pentland Hills, Victoria Track: Werribee Gorge Circuit Track/ Werribee Gorge Short Circuit Track Distance: 6.2 [...]

Hiking Review: Abbotsford & the Main Yarra Trail

Hiking Review: Abbotsford & the Main Yarra Trail

Once again, I was keen to find a hike within the urban area of Melbourne rather than something further afield. As it turns out, this week's adventure from Abbotsford Convent, along the Andrews Reserve Trail and the Main Yarra Trail hardly constitutes a hike (at only 3.5km return and flat most of the way). But [...]