The persistent huge rain events on the east coast and eastern inland areas of Australia are making the news every day, and with rainfall now filling rivers and making its way down the river systems, there are many nervous communities. This is especially true in areas where rivers meet up and become one, namely the… Read More Murray River Levels South Australia
Tourism Australia has launched its latest campaign to attract overseas visitors to come and visit, but frankly it leaves me a bit baffled. The latest ambassador for promoting Australia to the world is a CGI (computer generated image) kangaroo. Yes really, a cartoon character called Ruby the roo. The character will be voiced by Aussie… Read More Australia – Come and Say G’day
Sadly the time is coming when the whales that make their way to the South Australian coast will soon be returning to the Antarctic waters. Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, and Middleton on the Fleurieu Peninsula are lucky to have these giant visitors return year after year, to the warmer and sheltered waters that become a… Read More Whale Watching Season 2022
As you drive into Coffin Bay on Eyre Peninsula, you’re very likely to be escorted by emus as they roam wherever they like throughout this town. Coffin Bay is known for its National Park, amongst other things, but you don’t have to even venture there to be surrounded with emus and kangaroos daily.
Last year we visited Eyre Peninsula and stayed at a few terrific off grid campgrounds which were council managed. A couple of them we enjoyed so much that we decided to revisit during this trip and they haven’t disappointed, still remaining firm favourites. When we last stayed at both of these grounds, you just rolled… Read More What’s New – Eyre Peninsula Campgrounds
Mid-winter is living up to its reputation as being prime time for whale watching on the Fleurieu in South Australia, with daily sightings of whales and their calves. Whales can and have been spotted all along the Fleurieu coast, but take it from a local, the best likelihood of seeing these beautiful creatures is from… Read More Whale Watching on the Fleurieu Peninsula