{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}

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{Drawing Room Rocks}

Hidden in the hinterland behind the beautiful country town of nearby Berry, few people realise there is a local treasure hiding exquisite forests, timeless geological features and depending on the mood of Mother Nature, a vista of the coastline that is truly magnificent. … More {Drawing Room Rocks}

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.

{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}

{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}