• Bigurda Trail (Kalbarri National Park)


    August 28, 2016
  • Main Range Track (Kosciuszko National Park)


    January 6, 2017
  • Overland Track (TAS) - Ronny Creek to Waterfall Valley


    December 21, 2016
  • Nancy Peak Circuit (Porongurup National Park)


    October 16, 2016
  • Bibbulmun Track (WA) - Boarding House to Beavis


    September 29, 2016
  • Bibbulmun Track (WA) - West Cape Howe to Cosy Corner


    December 4, 2016
  • Overland Track (TAS) - New Pelion to Kia Ora


    December 24, 2016
  • Stapylton Amphitheatre (Grampians National Park)


    December 18, 2016
  • Bibbulmun Track (WA) - Waalegh to Perth Hills Discovery Centre


    September 11, 2016
  • Mamang Trail (WA) - Point Ann to Fitzgerald Inlet


    October 29, 2016

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Sunday, 12 February 2017

Baie Des Deux Peuples Heritage Trail (Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve)


A short but scenic return walk in Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve, the Baie Des Deux Peuples Heritage Trail explores the beautiful beaches of the reserve. Starting at the visitor's centre, the trail provides excellent views along the coastal ridge of Two Peoples Bay before follow the wild, rocky coast to the stunning Little Beach and Waterfall Beach. An excellent short walk with surprisingly wild views.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Liebster Award!


While Alissa and I were away on the Overland Track, we received a lovely email informing us that The Long Way's Better had been nominated for the Liebster Award!

Friday, 6 January 2017

Main Range Track (Kosciuszko National Park)


A spectacular 20 km loop walk in the Snowy Mountains, the Main Range Track traverses the Australian high country on its way to Mt Kosciuszko - the highest mountain on the Australian mainland. Crossing the famous Snowy River and passing several beautiful glacial lakes, the sweeping 360° views and well formed track makes this a superb full day hike for the Summer season. 



Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Overland Track (TAS) - Echo Point to Cynthia Bay


The final day of an eight day hike on the Overland Track, the last 10 kilometres of the track departs Echo Point to skirt the edge of Lake St Clair as it heads towards Cynthia Bay. Passing through impressive rainforest before transitioning to Eucalypt woodlands, the track ends at the Lake St Clair Visitor Centre and the Overland Track's southern trailhead. The nearby Pumphouse Point offers a luxurious end to a great hike.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Overland Track (TAS) - Pine Valley to Echo Point


Day seven of an eight day hike on the Overland Track, the journey to Narcissus hut takes walkers back to the Overland Track and to the ferry most hikers take to finish their Overland adventure. Continuing on along Lake St Clair from Narcissus through lush rainforest, the charming hut at Echo Point and the beautiful beach nearby served as a lovely final night for those looking to complete the full Overland Track.

Monday, 26 December 2016

Overland Track (TAS) - Bert Nichols to Pine Valley

 
Day six of an eight day hike on the Overland Track, the overnight side trip option to Pine Valley extends the Overland Track adventure by taking walkers into the Du Cane Range. Heading through some of the finest rainforest scenery to Pine Valley hut, a further side trip along the Labyrinth trail leads to one of the most impressive and beautiful vistas of the entire hike. Definitely worth the detour.

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Overland Track (TAS) - Kia Ora to Bert Nichols


Day five of an eight day hike on the Overland Track, the journey from Kia Ora to Bert Nichols is highlighted by a visit to the historic Du Cane hut and numerous side trips to spectacular waterfalls along the Mersey River. After the final ascent of the main Overland Track to Du Cane Gap, the day finishes at Bert Nichols hut - a massive and thoroughly modern hut that even contains public art!

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