pigeon house mountain

Pigeon House Mountain (Didthul) is a gruelling three kilometere hike up a steep walking track ending in a few hundred feet of stairs and ladders. Fortunately, the views are incredible, and the trip down is much easier on the legs. Time: 2.5 – 3hrs = Approx 90 minutes up, 60 down + time to take… Read More

The Yarra Bay Foreshore consists of three beaches that are all accessible via Yarra Bay Bicentennial Park. The park also has decent amounts of car parking, and there is boat access via the Yarra Bay Sailing Club.   The Beaches The largest of the beaches extends about 600 meters or so along Yarra Bay Foreshore. To… Read More

Despite it’s large size nothing about Heffron Park is wasted. This eastern suburbs park is neatly organised into a number of discreet fields, tracks and facilities including: A fenced children’s learn to ride area. Children’s play equipment A bicycle / running track that runs around the park Sports playing fields Full and half sized tennis… Read More

Ivor Rowe Rockpool A stone’s throw from Trenerry Reserve and just north of Lurline Bay, Ivor Rowe Rockpool is a naturally forming rock pool accessible from the Coastal Walk through a set of steps that lead down to a rocky plateau jutting out into the Pacific While swimming in the sea off the rocks is not… Read More

Hermit Bay The bay is located along the Hermitage Foreshore walk and is part of the Sydney Harbour National Park. While swimming is an option, Hermit Point also makes a great picnic spot, backed by some of Sydney’s most impressive houses. A large home behind the point, built in 1840 by Alexander Dick, is where… Read More

Sharkey's Beach

  Sharkey’s Beach One of the hardest thing about being a dog owner in the summer is what to do with the pup when you want to hit the surf. Sure, you can find a nearby park and take shifts, but dogs love water too, and if you’re a city dweller, there’s not too many… Read More

A hidden gem of a beach located a few minutes south of Ulladulla. Tabourie Beach is a 1.7 kilometre stretch of white sand that is great for surfing, fishing, and paddling. To the north the beach opens to the mouth of Lake Tabourie. Crampton Island sits just off the point and under the right tide can… Read More

Yarra Bay Bicentennial Park is nestled between Yarra Bay Foreshore and Frenchman’s Bay. With long, rolling lawns flanked by curving tree lines, the park is perfect for picnics, with plenty of shaded tables and benches set around couple of BBQs. There is also access to a boat ramp via the Yarra Bay Sailing Club and the Yarra… Read More

Wombarra beach stretches south from Scarborough Beach a few kilometers north of Wollongong. Fishing and surfing are both popular attractions, but it’s also good for a splash, with lifesavers and flags most days. The Scarborough Wombarra SLSC overlooks the northern part of the beach and there is a rock pool to the south that attracts… Read More

Waterloo Park, Waterloo Waterloo park is divided by McAvoy Street with the playing field and skate park to the south and wild, sloping gardens, basketball court and children’s playground to the north. Here’s a map link. The difference between the two ‘sections’ of the park is defined by the way the northern gardens slope up… Read More