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Camping at Princetown Recreation Reserve

The Princetown Recreation Reserve is located six kilometres east of the 12 Apostles, adjacent to the Gellibrand River. We camped here over the Australia Day weekend 2023. The drive in was easy and simple, we came via the back way, not along the Great Ocean Road. Use the map below for directions, The Princetown Recreation Reserve [...]

By | 2023-03-07T11:46:15+11:00 March 7th, 2023|Categories: Camping, Country VIC|0 Comments

Hiking Mt. Feathertop with kids

Mount Feathertop is the second-highest mountain in Victoria; and is located entirely within the Alpine National Park. It rises to 1,922 metres (6,306 ft) and is usually covered in snow from June to September. Unlike many other Victorian mountains, Mount Feathertop has steep summit slopes instead of a rounded summit dome. It is a particularly well-tracked [...]

By | 2023-02-16T14:27:41+11:00 February 16th, 2023|Categories: Country VIC|0 Comments

Sovereign Hill with Kids

There are so many things to do in Ballarat with kids. We spent the day at Sovereign Hill, stayed overnight and walked around the lake on the Sunday. We really enjoyed making a weekend out of our visit. Sovereign Hill with kids is absolutely the drawcard of Ballarat with kids. Sovereign Hill is definitely Melbourne’s best [...]

By | 2023-05-08T12:15:27+10:00 August 29th, 2022|Categories: Country VIC|0 Comments

Our review Lake Sambell Caravan Park Beechworth

Lake Sambell Caravan Park Beechworth Review We had a terrific long weekend stay at the Lake Sambell Caravan Park Beechworth. It was freezing, no doubt about it. Winter in Beechworth is chilly! We were part of a group of 5  families visiting Beechworth for the June long weekend. We all stayed in self-contained cabins which were [...]

By | 2022-07-13T14:58:15+10:00 July 13th, 2022|Categories: Camping, Country VIC|0 Comments

Anakie Gorge Walk

On a cold, wet miserable Sunday we found ourselves looking up some of the best walks for kids around Melbourne. We decided to try the Anakie Gorge Walk. We have done this short walk before, years ago before the kids, when we were camping at Brisbane Ranges. The longer of the walks (Ted Errey Nature Circuit) [...]

By | 2021-03-25T14:31:00+11:00 March 25th, 2021|Categories: Country VIC, Victoria|0 Comments

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Warrnambool

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Warrnambool Whilst camping in Killarney (a few minutes away from Port Fairy) we spent the morning at the Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. A great place to explore if you are looking for things to do with kids in Port Fairy. “Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve was the first national park declared in Victoria [...]

By | 2021-02-01T12:31:12+11:00 February 1st, 2021|Categories: Australia, Country VIC, Walks|0 Comments

Visiting Bushrangers Bay with kids

Mornington Peninsula Walks with kids Visiting the Bushrangers Bay Rockpools Making our way around the big rock to the rockpools Bushrangers Bay is one of our absolute favourite walks. Ross and I both remember doing this walk countless times as kids and now our kids get to enjoy this paradise also. Located 1.5 hours [...]

By | 2021-01-31T17:33:36+11:00 January 31st, 2021|Categories: Australia, Country VIC|2 Comments

The Best Hikes In The Grampians With Kids

Happy little hiker Our first trip out of lockdown 2020 was back up to the Grampians. I have updated this post with a couple of new options! Ah, The Grampians, one of my happy places. We have visited many times in the past and twice now with the kids. I've put together a list [...]

By | 2021-01-31T17:32:54+11:00 January 31st, 2021|Categories: Country VIC|12 Comments

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