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 One common problem, if you are using a map on a long trip, is keeping it in good condition. Constant opening, folding, stowing and reopening all inevitably damage the map. Then there is the rain, wind and other conditions that can destroy it in minutes. After a couple of days, the map ends up […]
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 […]
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Tweet Lightweight hiking is a goal for all, but when it comes to a summer camping trip all rational thought goes out the window. We head off early tomorrow on our annual camping holiday to Blanket Bay, in the Otway National Park. Blanket Bay is a small National Park camping ground near Cape Otway Lighthouse […]
Tweet We have just returned from a short break, camping at Blanket Bay in the Otway National Park. Blanket Bay is one of the hikers camping areas for the Great Ocean Walk ,as well as a nice quiet National Park camping area (shhh , don’t tell anyone!!). We only met one party doing the walk […]
Tweet Hiking the Great Ocean Walk? How long will it take? What are the highlights and best bits to walk? What annoyed our guest poster Ivor? Have been chatting by email with Ivor who has recently completed the Great Ocean Walk in southern Victoria, Australia. He has made some excellent comments that we thought were […]
Tweet We decided that because of the position of the car that we would not complete the whole walk to Princetown rather backtrack along Wreck Beach. Frank had brought Deb’s CRV in along the 4WD track to near the Devils Kitchen campsite the evening before so we were able to load up all the packs, […]