Archive for September, 2013

Bungles vs mini-bungles

Where:  1. Purnululu National Park (The Bungle Bungles), Western Australia 2. Keep River National Park (The mini bungles), Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: National Park Fees apply Difficulty: Easy-Moderate (the road into Purnululu had recently been graded and when we drove through it was a very easy to drive. I have however heard horror stories from earlier in […]


Gregory National Park

Where:  Gregory National Park (off the Victoria Highway near Timber Creek), Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: $6.60 per adult per night for camping (standard NT National Parks fees) Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult (planning is important when you come here. Some of the tracks take up to 8hrs to complete and are remote. You need water, food and fuel […]


Flight of the kite

Black kites are a common sight in outback Australia. Recently I came across a flock (for want of a better collective noun) of black kites around the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory. Here’s a sequence of shots I took of them in flight…beautiful birds to watch.


Crocs Crocs Crocs

‘Never smile at a crocodile, Never tip your hat and stop to talk a while, Don’t be taken in by his welcome grin, He’s imagining how good you’d look inside his skin’ We went for a boat ride today on the Adelaide River, Northern Territory to see the crocodiles jumping. This isn’t a circus act, […]


Critter Cam 2

Well we are continuing to set up “Critter Cam” our infrared camera most nights when we’re out bush. Here’s what we’ve discovered in the past couple of weeks that has been creeping around in the dead of night: 1. A dingo. Taken in Litchfield National Park. The shot was taken right next to our van […]


4WDing in Litchfield

Where: Reynolds Track in Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: $6.60 per adult per night for camping (standard NT National Parks fees) Difficulty: Moderate (Reynolds River is a deep river crossing which requires extra care. Vans longer/wider than our Conqueror UEV490 will struggle to cross). Days required to do it justice: 1-2days Litchfield National Park is home to […]


Barra-less in Daly River

Where: Daly River, Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: We stayed at ‘Perry’s on the Daly’ – $34 per night. Awesome spot. Difficulty: Moderate – long gravel road into Perry’s. Days required to do it justice: Anywhere from 2 days to 3weeks. Depends on the fish, the view, the weather… They said it was “THE” place to catch a barramundi. And […]