Blanket Bay campsite is on the Great Ocean walk in Victoria, Australia. It is great fun car camping and exploring the beaches, walking tracks and enjoying the Otway National Park.
Tweet The Great Ocean Walk in Victoria runs from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles. It is a great track to explore for a few days. In this article, Clare Reilly (our daughter) writes about her recent trip from the Cape Otway Lighthouse to the magnificent 12 Apostles with her husband, Jay. Cape Otway – […]
Tweet Things have been busy around the Our Hiking Blog household. We have just returned from Siem Reap, Cambodia and had a great break exploring many areas, in particular some beautiful temples. It is a terrific place to visit, wonderful people, fascinating culture and excellent food. Many things about Cambodia can be very confronting. […]
Tweet It was “W” kind of week. Wild, wet and windy weather but the mission was planned. Lunches cancelled, families organised and spaces made in our calenders. Deb and Frank were on a mission to traverse some of the Great Ocean Walk in Victoria and nothing was going to stop us. We had planned this […]
The Great Ocean Walk in southern Victoria is a spectacular coastal hiking trip over about 85km. In this post we highlight a terrific long weekend bushwalking trip from Johanna Beach to Princetown. Beautiful scenery, fantastic ocean vistas and hidden campsites make this hiking trip a unique experience.
Tweet We were invited to join a project being run by Tripbase.com to share our 3 best kept travel secrets, and being hiking types, we have chosen three special place that you, and the readers at Tripbase may enjoy. They are all in Australia and cover a wide variety of environments across three different States. A […]
Tweet We debated about sharing this competition with you. We debated it a lot, as we really don’t want to reduce our chances of winning such an incredible array of prizes. But, against our better judgment, and all in the cause of promoting the Great Ocean Walk, here are the details: The Great Ocean Walk […]
Tweet We have a “secret” National Park camping ground we escape to each summer for a week or two “bush” camping. As you can see from the pictures below this is NOT lightweight camping and we take everything including the kitchen sink, dish rack and a full cutlery and crockery set. It is camping on […]
Tweet Can you drink the water on the Great Ocean Walk? Is the water safe to drink or do I need to sterilise it just to be safe? Ensuring adequate drinking water supplies when planning a hike is always a high priority. This post attempts to analyse the availability and quality of drinking water on […]