Category: Adventure

Hiking Section 1 of the Larapinta Trail

Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre

Scenic flight over the Red Centre, Australia showing the constrast of reds and greens.

I could feel my nervousness start to build as I stood on the tarmac listening to the safety briefing delivered by Sarah, our pilot for the day. My tummy felt like it had half a million three-winged butterflies in it vying for flying space.… Continue Reading “Taking a Helicopter Over the Red Centre”

Koalas, Waterfalls and Getting Lost

Where we’re at: I’m finally getting around to posting about an Adenaide adventure from September 2020. We contemplated our options as we faced the fork in the road. It was not the first fork we’d come across, but by this time we were sure… Continue Reading “Koalas, Waterfalls and Getting Lost”

Wandering at Wiggles Waterhole

As mentioned in some of my previous posts, the Red Centre has recently received a lot of much needed rain, and as a result many of the surrounding waterholes that are usually dirt dry are full. One of the little known waterholes in Alice… Continue Reading “Wandering at Wiggles Waterhole”

SUP Boarding at Ellery Creek Big Hole

If you’re anything like me, you have probably seen all of those amazing photos of people magestically gliding across the water on stand-up paddle boards. Seeing these photos ignited a dream for me and SUP boarding became a hot item on my bucket list.

Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes

I’m gazing up at the striking blue sky of Central Australia. My vision is guided by the looming red walls of Simpsons Gap. White, fluffy clouds drift overhead. The breeze picks up and I huddle even more under my thin blanket. The sounds of… Continue Reading “Outdoor Orchestras and Saying Yes”

Bucket List: Visit Uluru and Kata Tjuta

Red Uluru at sunrise

I put my belongings into the back seat of my friend’s ranger and hopped up into the passenger seat. I was terribly excited because in 4 short hours I was going to be in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and would be ticking one of my biggest bucket list items off.

Trephina Gorge Ridge Top Walk and Chain of Ponds

Chasing Emma at the Trephina Gorge Ridgetop Walk Lookout

Trephina Gorge, home of stark red gorges, hidden rockholes and picturesque scenery. Completing the Ridgetop Walk was an amazing experience that is deserving of a place on your Red Centre bucket list.

Bucket List: Experience the Magic of Rainbow Valley

Rainbow Valley as the sunsets

Have you ever witnessed the magic of Rainbow Valley? I recently did and think you should absolutely add it to your Northern Territory to do list.

Hiking Bridle Path Lookout in New Boots

Who thought hiking the Bridle Path Lookout at Standley Chasm in new boots would be so painful and so amazing. This was definitely a bucket list check for me.