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Day 469 – Day 477: Jungle Camp – Smith Point, Garig Gunak Barlu N.P

Sunday, 14 to Monday 22 September 2014                                                     667.1kms

On Sunday morning, it was moving day. The 85km drive back to the highway took us 2 ½ hours. The scenery varies a lot and all of it is beautiful. There are pockets of rainforest and swamp lands, through to dry floodplains with...Read More »

Day 429 – Day 434: Keep River

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 – Sunday, 10 August 2014                                         96.2kms

Nath changed the flat tyre for the spare off the van as we realised that our spare rim on the car is dicked from falling off at Hill End and we had forgotten to replace it.

Day 423 – Day 425: Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles)

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 – Friday, 1 August 2014                                          105.3kms

Our first walk for Wednesday morning was the 2km return Echidna Chasm. The walk itself was easy, walking along a dry pebbly creek bed. Through the chasm we climbed over and around boulders and up ladders to reach the end. It...Read More »

Day 415 – Day 420: Mambi Island Boat Ramp – Ivanhoe Crossing

Tuesday, 22 – Sunday, 27 July 2014                                                                       34.6kms

During the next 5 days at Mambi Island, Hendrix and Elokin both caught their first Barramundi’s. Hendrix released his after his photo as it was just shy at 54cm, but Elokin’s was a keeper at 55cm. Nath also caught 2 more in one...Read More »

Day 343: 9 Mile

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Mother’s Day! Bacon and eggs were cooked for me for breakfast this morning, and I received the most beautiful driftwood mobile hand made by my family. We had a chat with Jen and Pete on the way to the boat and left shore around 11am.

Within a few...Read More »

Day 338: 9 Mile

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

We woke to the perfect morning and enjoyed the sunrise from bed with not a breath of wind. Today was going to be a good day. After breakfast and a bit of cleaning up, we headed out in the tinny. Yvonne and Phil had left a few...Read More »

Observing the Turtles of Ningaloo Reef

Another iconic moment in our family adventure was witnessing the breeding cycle of the turtles around the Ningaloo reef area.

During our daily beach walks and sunsets at the beach we were greeted with visions of double decker turtles. Most days you could not walk to the beach and not see...Read More »

Day 84: 9 Mile

Sunday, 25 August 2013

We were up early as it was another great day for boating. The Hewitt-Williams and Carters headed to Coral Bay to go on the Manta Ray tour. We stayed here as we figured that we are going to be here for the next few months so we...Read More »

Day 83: 9 Mile

Saturday, 24 August 2013                                                                                              45kms

It was a great day for boating today. We all got up early and headed out on the water. From camp we headed west. It is a big stretch of sandy barren ground only 2-3 metres deep before you reach a 10-14 metre deep channel which...Read More »

Day 80: Winderabandi Point

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

The rising sun upon the Winderabandi Point of Ningaloo Station gave birth to a cracking Western Australian August day. The men within the camp had decided to take on the hunt many other men have dreams about. Catching their first Billfish and seen as the wind was...Read More »

Day 60: Yardie Homestead

Thursday, 1 August 2013

The alarm was set for 6:30am this morning. We quickly ate breakfast and took our Kwell’s before dropping the kids off at Lesaree’s before 8am. Maree headed off to the beach with them almost immediately. Showy, Jo, Lochi, Ryleigh, Nath and I were picked up by Ningaloo...Read More »

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