{Nellie’s Glen Picnic Area}

There is something very bohemian about this hidden little gem tucked away between Jamberoo and Robertson. A country road, the unassuming signage – blink and you miss it, taking you to a magical place. Wandering in the area you are transported to a time of picnics, drawing cascades in pastels and secret rendezvous and skinny dips in the afternoon sunlight in azure pools from a time gone by. … More {Nellie’s Glen Picnic Area}

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{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}

Stolen reptiles, illegal drug crops and assaults; these are but a few issues for private landowners on the Illawarra escarpment.

It is a common misconception that the bush belongs to everyone and as locals we all have fair right to enter and play as we please. In the Illawarra, this mentality is well entrenched, but it is simply not the case. … More Stolen reptiles, illegal drug crops and assaults; these are but a few issues for private landowners on the Illawarra escarpment.

{Comfort Merino Wool top review}

Part of the adventure Bushwalk the ‘Gong allows me to discover some awesome businesses and help spread the word about their products! I was delighted to hear that my fellow hiker John Feeney of The Hiking Society and his brother Jim Feeney have taken on a new venture Globewalker, distributing high quality active wear, down sleeping bags and mountaineering … More {Comfort Merino Wool top review}

Doggy Bushwalkers

As a nature loving bushwalker, we have all dreamed of taking our little four-legged friends for a wonderful nature adventure. In the Illawarra region, most people are accustomed to which beaches you can walk your dog on, but what about those days when you want your little mates to join you in the wild? Here … More Doggy Bushwalkers