Sal Salis, Ningaloo Reef

For the last part of our trip, we treated ourselves to a few days at Sal Salis, the only operator allowed to operate within Cape Range National Park. Staying in camping style tents but with super comfy beds, it has the eco thing down pat. Powered completely by solar energy, compost toilets and only 20…

Whale Sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Other than Cape Range National Park, Exmouth is also home to Ningaloo Reef, which is where we were going to get an introduction to whale sharks, up close and personal! It was very early in the morning when we set off from the Tantabiddi boat ramp in Exmouth, Western Australia. After a quick snorkel to…

Cape Range National Park

Near Exmouth in Western Australia is Cape Range National Park which is known for its fringing coral reef 260km. Blessed by the warm Leuwinn current which runs southward, it creates the ideal condition for corals which results in one of the longest fringing coral reefs in the world. In fact, the reef in some places…

Kata Tjuta – The Olgas

Kata Tjuta means “ many heads“. This in itself is probably not that exciting to a boy who would rather spend the day in a pool. But when it is also home to the Wanambi, a King Snake that has long teeth, a mane and a long beard, the interest picks up a notch. And…

Uluru Australia

Descending from the clear blue skies, we could see the vast expanse below us. And the nearer we got, the larger it looked. And finally we landed and all around us was red as far as the eyes could see. We had landed at Ayers Rock Airport, conceivably one of the smallest ones you can…

Boating in Gippsland Lakes

Sailing on the waters off the coast of Croatia for a week. That’s on the cards for this European summer. If anyone has any tips, please feel free to send them along. The last time we sailed and slept on the boat, it was only for three nights and that was on a lake, albeit…