Injidup Natural Spa at Wyadup Rocks, Yallingup is a secret place that usually only locals know about. The name Injidup comes from the aboriginal Nyoongar word for the lovely red pea flower (Templetonia retusa) that grows along the limestone cliffs in spring. From the carpark you clambour over rocks and walking paths formed by the feet of multitudes of people over the years. To the left is the beach that is long and wide enough so that everyone can have their own space. The go
On a stormy day I visited The Gap and Natural Bridge in Torndirrup National Park near Albany, Western Australia. The cold, wet weather enhanced the dramatically stark and beautiful views. Here you look over the Southern Ocean towards Antarctica, 6,915km (4,296miles) away. A purpose built lookout cantilevers out over rocks, 37 metres above sea level. It is only once you step foot on this solid creation and are able to see The Gap from above that you hold your breath with the b
Nannup is known for its annual Music Festival, annual 4 week flower and garden show, walking trails, mountain or road biking, and art and craft galleries. With around 12 coffee shops and food venues, as well as the Nannup Hotel, there are plenty of places to eat here. A population of 600 call this town home, and it is a 282km (174mi) drive from Perth. These are my top five things to see and do in the gorgeous country town of Nannup, even on the rainy day I last visited there.
Mention the Margaret River region of South West Western Australia and people will tell you about the plethora of wineries and breweries in the area. Sadly, I cannot drink wine. Yet there is so much to see and do in this area that does not involve wineries and is well worth visiting. I spend a lovely few days in Margaret River and enjoyed these ten great venues, in no particular order. 1. Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse This is where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet at the furthest