{5 Best local bushwalks for the holidays}

When holidays finally arrive it’s a wonderful opportunity to get the kids (and adults!) off the screens and take some time to explore nature. Walking in nature allows you to connect with nature, but also with your walking partners. … More {5 Best local bushwalks for the holidays}

{National Falls}

Waterfalls continue to mesmerise the generations. When you can easily reach them and take in all the glory, sometimes it can be even more special for when you need a quick little ‘waterfall hit’. Take a tiny adventure to waterfalls that pack a big punch, don’t let the distance from the carpark deter you from these beauties. … More {National Falls}

{Mount Keira Ring Trail}

For generations the Mount Keira Ring Track has been the ‘stomping ground’ for many Scouts, picnickers and bushwalkers… but it’s the history beyond, that makes this beautiful natural place so significant and special in the hearts of many Wollongong locals. This is a detailed guide, featuring all the local tricks of the in’s and out’s of the trail so you can make your way around the ring and maybe even take a few little side trails… … More {Mount Keira Ring Trail}

{Illawarra Rhododendron Gardens}

{Illawarra Rhododendron Gardens}
Not always does our physical mobility give us the luxury of escaping deep into the bush of the escarpment, thankfully Wollongong shares a beautiful garden that fuses native bushland with a majestic botanically rich garden. The Illawarra Rhododendron Garden enjoys a luscious location where the rainforest from the Northern Mt Keira, gracefully merges with blooms, ponds, nested gazebos and interesting indigenous species. … More {Illawarra Rhododendron Gardens}

{Mt Kembla Summit}

One of Wollongong’s most beautiful and unique walks. Depending on the weather is right, a plethora of fungi, an eerie walk in the clouds or simply a great walk to absorb the iconic Wollongong coastline and Lake Illawarra views. A great walk anytime of year, enjoying plenty of wildlife with a short challenging walk. … More {Mt Kembla Summit}