Sunday, 24 March 2019

The Canyon & Phantom Falls (Great Otways National Park)

A short walk in Great Otways National Park, the Canyon and Phantom Falls walk explores a series of waterfalls near Lorne. Starting at Allenvale Rd, the trail passes through a rural property before following the St George River through the dense eucalypt forest the area is famous for. Visiting Phantom Falls via a short side trip, the trail then enters the stunning Canyon before returning via Allenvale Rd to the car park

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Werribee Gorge Circuit Walk (Werribee Gorge State Park)

A great day hike in Werribee Gorge State Park, this circuit walk explores the rugged terrain of the park's eponymous gorge. Initially heading up to the high point of the trail through Eucalypt forest, the trail descending into the deep gorge as it follows the Werribee River. Featuring a mix of easy walking and fun scrambling, this a highly enjoyable and adventurous trail on a short distance from Melbourne

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Our Top 10 Day Walks in Western Australia (Second Edition)

With The Long Way's Better celebrating its Third Anniversary on March 10th, I thought it would be fitting to create an updated list of our Top 10 Day Walks in Western Australia!

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Giants Cave (Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park)

An excellent cave walk, Giants Cave is the larger of the self-guided caves in Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. Descending 87 metres beneath the surface, the cave features large cavernous chambers and tighter squeezes through ladder climbs and scrambles. Exiting on the other side of Caves Rd, the finish is a short walk back across to the ticket office. One of the more exciting and adventurous cave walks in Margaret River

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Calgardup Cave (Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park)

A short but enjoyable cave walk, Calgardup Cave is one of the few self-guided caves in Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. Descending to a middle junction point, the trail explore the two caverns of Calgardup Cave. Almost completely boardwalked, the trail explores undergrounds streams, low ceiling caverns and impressive cave formations throughout. While small, this is an excellent short walk option in the Margaret River region