A Taste of Innes National Park

The Stenhouse Bay Lookout walk starts at the Stenhouse Bay jetty just a few kilometres past the smart newish holiday town of Marion Bay, a 3 hour drive from Adelaide on Yorke Peninsula. It is part of of Innes National Park and is the place to go if you like rugged coastal scenery without car loads of tourists. You can stay in the Park (camping … Continue reading A Taste of Innes National Park

Six of the best experiences on Fitzroy Island

  If you like natural beauty and limited tourists then Fitzroy Island could be your perfect North Queensland escape. It only takes 45 minutes by fast ferry from the Cairns wharf. No roads, buses or cars. Go for the day, camp or stay overnight in the resort and be sure to feel relaxed in this pristine environment. Six of the BEST on Fitzroy Island 1. Go … Continue reading Six of the best experiences on Fitzroy Island

Fleurieu Peninsula to Kangaroo Island

This top destination in Southern Australia is perfect to visit over summer months. Long lazy vineyard lunches, pristine coastline, meandering bike paths and cliff top walks at twilight- there is no better place to be in Australia than on the Fleurieu Peninsula about a one hour drive from Adelaide and close to the ever popular Kangaroo Island. How to get there : By car This is … Continue reading Fleurieu Peninsula to Kangaroo Island

The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

  Along North Terrace ( 1 – 3 hours, start in city centre) Stroll past major cultural icons including SA Museum, Mortlock Library and Art Gallery. Stop to look at statues and plaques along Adelaide’s elegant  tree lined  boulevard and take a detour  into  the Botanic Garden and National Wine Centre. READ POST HERE Up High in North Adelaide ( 1.5 – 3 hours, start in city … Continue reading The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

The best tip for walking in Port Adelaide is to grab a map from the visitor information centre near the Lighthouse and then head towards whatever appeals to you. Port Adelaide is hip and historical and filled with markets, museums and murals. You will be overwhelmed by the large number of colonial buildings, some dating right back to the 1830s. And as you wander about … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

A cliff top walk from Marino to Hallet Cove is  a spectacular way to appreciate winter sunshine. Only 17 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide it is a half hour scenic train trip (catch Seaford train to Marino) to the starting point or a short car trip. The advantage of taking the train is that you need only walk one way  and you can even … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

The 4 kilometre one way walk from Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty is perhaps Adelaide’s most popular walk, especially for healthy types in training. Finding a park in the main car park on weekends or early weekday mornings is almost impossible. Why do so many people do this walk? The CHALLENGE! On arrival at Waterfall Gully you see the gushing waterfall, bubbling streams and the … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls

Six Reasons not to miss Morialta Falls 1. Within half hour of city centre by car or public transport – too easy to take a 40 minute rejuvenating  walk to the Falls from the main car park. 2. Spectacular Australian scenery – no need to go to the Flinders Ranges because you can experience here the red ochre rugged rock formations that are the envy of overseas … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls

Australia’s Silver City Broken Hill – 6 unique things to do

Broken Hill is an old mining town with a current population of about 17,000. A gateway to Australia’s interesting outback scenery it is a much loved town popular with tourists and just as famous as a backdrop for films and artists as for its rich mining history. Here are 6 things which you can do at Broken Hill 1. Take a sunset walk and see the 12 … Continue reading Australia’s Silver City Broken Hill – 6 unique things to do