Our WA stats are: 9 1/2 months or 295 days 31,492 kms, 59 camp set ups 16 national parks Our top 5’s are (in no particular order): Nik – Steep … Continue Reading Western Australia wrap up!!!
Our next destination after Knx was Lake Argyle, only 70kms down the road, therefore we arrived nice and early and securing our spot in the usual caravan line up. We … Continue Reading Lake Argyle, Western Australia
The east Kimberley town of Kununurra was our next destination after our trip along the Gibb, we were looking forward to setting up on some grass and restocking the fridge … Continue Reading Kununurra, Western Australia
Finally, after spending the morning doing all the last minute jobs like collecting meat from the butcher, filling the gas bottle, checking the post office one last time for mail, … Continue Reading The Gibb River Road Again, Western Australia
We initially arrived in Broome way back when in early May and eventually left for good in the middle of July. However out of this 2 ½ months we spent … Continue Reading Broome, Western Australia
From El Questro it wasn’t long before we made it back onto the bitumen and turned right, our destination for today was Purnululu National Park. Purnululu actually translates to mean … Continue Reading Purnululu National Park ( Bungle Bungles), Western Australia.
As nice as the scones were at Ellenbrae Station, we set off the next morning, all very excited, as finally the day had come where we were actually going to … Continue Reading The Gibb River Road, part three, Western Australia.
From Manning Gorge we had a big day planned, heading to Drysdale Station and then onto King Edward River campground, en-route to Mitchell Falls. The drive along the GRR to … Continue Reading The Gibb River Road, part two. Western Australia.
The idea that was to become OZLAP was initially born from our desire to drive the iconic Gibb River Road in the remote Kimberley region, in northern WA. We really … Continue Reading The Gibb River Road, part one. Western Australia.
After a short stop over in Broome to restock food and water we decided to head out of town, heading north up the Cape Leveque Rd towards the Dampier Peninsula. … Continue Reading Middle Lagoon and Cape Leveque, Western Australia.
We left Point Samson early for a big day of driving, as the further north we go the further apart things are becoming. We quickly called into Port Hedland Woolworths … Continue Reading Barn Hill, Western Australia.
From Karijini we had decided to drive along the private Rio Tinto Rd for which we had the permit for, it wasn’t really a short cut more a case of … Continue Reading Millstream- Chichester National Park, Western Australia.
Karijini National Park had always been on our wishlist, we have seen so many photos and in the last 12 months have heard so many fantastic reviews that there was … Continue Reading Karijini National Park, Western Australia
We first found out about Paraburdoo some 12 months ago by a fellow travelling friend, Shannon. She had posted on facebook about the FREE WASHING MACHINES……… so this place had … Continue Reading Paraburdoo, Western Australia
After a week of high 30’s temperatures out in the National Park, it was nice to drive into the Big 4 caravan park at Exmouth and have power with which … Continue Reading Exmouth, Western Australia
We left Carnarvon bright and early as we had a few kilometres to travel today. The drive was uneventful and we made it to Coral Bay for an early lunch. … Continue Reading Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park, Western Australia.
After an action packed stay at Hamelin Station we, along with our mates the Leeds, were ready to move onto our next destination, Carnarvon, some 200km up the road. Carnarvon, … Continue Reading Carnarvon, Western Australia
Now even though we were only at Steep Point for the one night, we felt that the photos alone deserved to have its own post!!! Once we had arrived back … Continue Reading Steep Point, WA
When we left Kalbarri we decided to ‘wait out’ Easter at a station stay we had discovered called Murchison Off Road Adventures, about 130km north east, inland off the highway. … Continue Reading Hamelin Station, Francois Peron National Park & surrounds, WA
We only had a short drive today from Coronation Beach to Kalbarri, so we extended it out a bit and stopped at a lovely little town called Northampton to look … Continue Reading Kalbarri, WA
Our next destination was Geraldton, about 420km north of Perth, and the location of my First Aid refresher course, so we decided to power up and do some grocery shopping … Continue Reading Geraldton & Coronation Beach, WA.
It was a good feeling to be back on the road again, heading to unknown places, and to be heading north. When we had decided to do this trip it … Continue Reading Jurien Bay, The Pinnacles and surrounds, WA
After waving goodbye to Rob at Mandurah we then headed north towards Lake Karrinyup Caravan park only a mere 70 odd kms away, however when you head off at 4pm … Continue Reading Perth & surrounds, WA.
1st January to 2nd March Another highlight of our time here in Mandurah was catching up with our travelling soulmates the Leeds. We had decided to get together at the … Continue Reading Mandurah part 2, WA, 2016.
1st January to 2nd March. The beginning of 2016 for OZLAP involved early mornings, very early mornings in fact, particulary for Mr OZLAP, Nik, who had scored a temporary contract as … Continue Reading Mandurah part 1, WA, 2016.
27th November to 31st December After a relatively quick drive up the freeway we arrived at Chateau De Burton, AKA as my aunty Robyn and uncle Max’s gorgeous house just north of … Continue Reading Mandurah and Christmas, 2015, WA
16th November to 27th November. Our first trip to Hamelin Bay to view the mantra rays was unsuccessful, so never ones to give up we decided to head there on … Continue Reading Margaret River and the South West, Part Two, Western Australia.
16th November to 27th November. After yet another amazing drive through some stunning forests we arrived at our next stop, a farmstay about 10 minutes south of Margaret River. Big … Continue Reading Margaret River and the South West, Part One, Western Australia.
12th November to 16th November Our next destination was a place called Quinninup, about 30km south of Manjimup and 30km east of Pemberton. Nik had found this little gem of … Continue Reading Quinninup, Pemberton, Windy Harbour and Manjimup, WA
8th November to 12th November Our next stop was at a council run campground about 25km west of Denmark, it is unpowered, has flushing toilets, solar heated showers and fire … Continue Reading Denmark & Walpole, WA
5th November to 8th November We set out a tad earlier today knowing that our drive was a little longer than usual, about 400km. Our intended destination was a free … Continue Reading Albany, WA
2nd November to 5th November After a wet Sunday night and a forecast for more rain to come on the Monday we decided to only drive back to Esperance and … Continue Reading Munglinup beach, WA
29th October to 2nd November. WARNING THIS POST CONTAINS FAR MORE PHOTOS THAN WORDS…….THE WORDS SOMEHOW PALED IN COMPARISON TO THE IMAGES. Don’t worry I’ll make up for it in … Continue Reading Cape Le Grand National Park, WA
15th October to 29th October We arrived in Esperance a little bit ahead of schedule after we had decided to only stay a few days in Kalgoorlie and then overnight … Continue Reading Esperance, WA
14th October to 15th October After we left Kal we headed west along the ‘so called’ Great Eastern Highway, which continues on for about 550km into Perth. I say so … Continue Reading Wave Rock, WA
8th October to 14th October After we left Coorabie and Fowlers Bay, we headed west to begin our Nullarbor adventure. Our first stop was at Nundroo Roadhouse, famous for being … Continue Reading The Nullarbor (yes the blog is as long as the drive too). SA & WA