How to prepare for the Canning Stock Route – One of the world’s loneliest tracks

How to prepare for the Canning Stock Route

Eight years ago Marcel was raving about the Canning Stock Route (CSR) for the first time. Driving the CSR is one of his big dreams ever since. No wonder, the historic stock route is one of these Off-road adventures many 4×4 enthusiasts are dreaming about. Tomorrow we’re starting the 1’850 km through lonely deserts. Do you want to know how we prepare for our biggest and loneliest adventure of our lives? Continue reading

Road Trip from Perth to Alice Springs – The longest shortcut in Australia

On the Road Trip from Perth to Alice Springs

The road trip from Perth to Alice Springs is 3’607 km long if you want to drive on well-developed, sealed roads. Since we can also handle difficult 4WD tracks with our Troopy, well-developed roads are not a must for us. On the contrary. We love to drive 4WD tracks and take the roads less traveled to discover the lesser known attractions and places in the outback of Australia. Continue reading

Red Center Road Trip – 2 week itinerary from Alice Springs

Red Center Road Trip in Australia

There is so much to see on a Red Center Road Trip. All about the highlights in this post.

Australia’s nature in the Red Center is breathtaking. The wide open space, the starry sky and the nature is why we and many others visit the Red Center in Australia. Lately, we were often asked by other travelers what we would do if we had 2 weeks to explore Central Australia. So we thought it is time to put together a 2 week itinerary from Alice Springs. If we only had two weeks for a Red Center road trip starting from Alice Springs, that’s what we would do. Continue reading

Why you should put Kings Canyon on your Australia bucket list

Kings Canyon in the Watarrka National Park is a highlight in the Red Center of Australia

Kings Canyon in the Watarrka National Park is a highlight in the Red Center of Australia

The Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park is one of the top tourist attractions in the Red Center of Australia. The hike along the deep Kings Canyon is one of the most beautiful and varied walks in this part of Australia and for many people, this is one of the most impressive experiences during their trip to Australia. So if you are visiting the Red Center of Australia, the Kings Canyon definitely needs to be on your travel plans. Continue reading if you want to know more about the spectacular canyon and what you can do at Kings Canyon. Continue reading

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a must-see in Australia

The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a highlight for every traveler in Australia

The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a highlight for every traveler in Australia

Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) are the ultimate highlight for every traveler in Australia. Not only tourists from all over the world but also Australians love to visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Red Center of Australia. It’s already our third visit to this national park and we are again speechless by the sight of these two amazing rock formations. What is it that makes these rocks so spectacular? Read on if you like to know what we love about the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and how you can explore the beauty of Australia’s iconic rock. Continue reading

Abandoned ghost town of Gwalia in the Goldfields of Western Australia

The amazing Ghost Town of Gwalia in Western Australia

The amazing Ghost Town of Gwalia in Western Australia

Do you like to visit abandoned places? We love the eerie and spooky atmosphere while walking around abandoned places. In Australia there are quite a lot of abandoned ghost towns, homesteads, mines and other buildings. Gwalia is a beautiful example of a ghost town from the gold rush in the Goldfields of Western Australia. Step back in time and discover the amazing ghost town Gwalia. Continue reading

The sculptures of Lake Ballard – Australia’s largest outdoor gallery

The sulptures on Lake Ballard in the Western Australian Goldfields

The sulptures on Lake Ballard in the Western Australian Goldfields

Lake Ballard is Australia’s largest outdoor gallery. 51 sculptures have been installed on the bed of Lake Ballard over an area of 10 square kilometers. It’s called “Inside Australia”, is the creation of Antony Gormley and it has been installed in 2003 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Perth International Arts Festival. Continue reading

Road trip from Perth to Kalgoorlie – The Highlights

Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie

What a surprise. The road trip from Perth to Kalgoorlie was great, especially the free camps

Have you ever started a road trip without a plan? You did not know where to stay and what to do? That’s exactly how our first week of our long road trip started. Having no fixed plan turned out great. We found awesome free camp spots and nice little towns from the gold rush times. Continue reading