Brookfield Conservation Park

Ngaiawang Country Last year we visited in May. This time round we were here in July. Mallee scrub always looks pretty much the same, but there is actually a lot of colour once you get up close. And we were lucky enough to see a hairy nosed wombat and some red kangaroos too. The fullContinue reading “Brookfield Conservation Park”

Cowell to Whyalla

At Cowell we stopped to check out some of the op shops, but we were mainly there to see the silo art. The mural features a local identity, Lionel Deer, and one of his camels, plus a Port Lincoln Parrot in flight. Artwork by NITSUA. We travelled on to Whyalla, spending a night there beforeContinue reading “Cowell to Whyalla”

Coffin Bay National Park – Winter – 1

Eyre Peninsula is known for its fabulous beaches and stunning coastline. The Coffin Bay National Park has both in abundance. Apart from the gorgeous scenery we also saw emus, various sea birds and beautiful coastal scrub. Much of the park is only accessible by 4WD, but Almonta Beach, Point Avoid and Yangie Bay can allContinue reading “Coffin Bay National Park – Winter – 1”

Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park – Winter

Last time we went to Kaiserstuhl was in Summer, and we saw a Red-bellied black snake. No snakes on this visit, but we saw plenty of kangaroos, birds and fungi. This is a beautiful park which is definitely worth a visit. The Stringybark Loop takes about an hour and is very easy walking.

Sandy Creek Conservation Park – Winter

Sandy Creek is one of our closest ‘out of town’ walks. On our visit there in July we spotted plenty of birds, kangaroos, and some interesting plant life. It’s also a great workout as most of the track is sand (as you might expect)…

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