The Needles is an unsigned, wild walking trail best suited to those with experience. The track is only marked with cairns and plastic ribbon which adds to the sense of wilderness. It is the perfect way to dip your toe in the Southwest National Park and learn what some of the bigger walks might have in store.
Sapphire, almost at the top Where we went: Collins Cap (Wellington National Park)When we went: Winter 2020Estimated time for hike: 3.5 hoursTime spent on hike: 4.5 hours (took an unplanned detour and a very long break, also sustained a minor injury)Grade of hike: 3 Collins Cap, located within the Wellington National Park is best accessed… Continue reading Collins Cap: Wellington National Park
Where we went: Haunted Bay (Maria Island) When we went: Summer 2020 Estimated time of hike: 8-9hrs Time spent on hike: 10.5 hrs (there was a LONG detour) Haunted Bay – so named because of the sound that the Little Penguins make when they roost in the nearby beaches reverberating of the giant rock faces… Continue reading Maria Island: Haunted Bay
Where we went: Tangdimmaa (Rocky Cape National Park) When we went: summer 2020 Estimated time for walk: 8-9hrs Time spent on walk: 8.5 hrs Rocky Cape National Park in the far North-West is a lot like a theme park, and that theme is nature walks. There is a maze of intersecting tracks spread out along… Continue reading Rocky Cape National Park
Where we went: cape raoul When we went: summer, 2019 Our summer's blogging was severely interrupted by my ill health, but I'm keen to play catch-up on what we got up to. This year started on a fairly low note for us with me requiring an urgent colonoscopy (literally the 2 worst words to hear… Continue reading Cape Raoul
to climb Mt Roland, partly because we want to test our recovery times and work towards one day doing the overland track, but mostly because it is a lesser known walk in the region and we wanted a dollop of solitude with our slice of adventure.