Category Archives: Bush Walking

The Spit

The Spit

I know without doing a survey that many Gold Coasters haven’t driven down Sea World Drive to the Spit in a while, this is especially true if you live on the Southern Gold Coast.    Many are familiar with Sea World and the wonderful day out they can have, however beyond ‘Sea World‘ is another… Continue Reading

The Koala Track at Coombabah Lakelands

The Koala Track at Coombabah Lakelands

Our first visit to Coombabah lakelands was a washout; we managed to get to Boundary Track and then the rain came down, neither of us were prepared so with a mixture of disappointment and excitement of seeing so much wildlife we headed for the car. Second attempt We were hoping our encounter with the mob… Continue Reading

Coombabah lakelands Conservation Area

Coombabah lakelands Conservation Area

While walking the Coombabah Boardwalk, I wondered how I could access the opposite bank, the bird-life seemed to be prolific on the southern bank of Coombabah Creek, their melodious songs almost hypnotic, and that’s how I saw it on the day. Unfortunately life gets in the way and it was 12 months before I investigated… Continue Reading

Summers Gone and No Christmas Bells to be Found

Summers Gone and No Christmas Bells to be Found

It started out as the ‘Christmas Bell mission’ but quickly turned into; ‘I will look from the trail.’ Snakes did scare me off, for some reason over the past six months I’ve encounter quite a few, some when I have wandered off… but others I’ve nearly stepped on. However on a serious note I would… Continue Reading

Plans for David Fleay Wildlife Park

The news of refurbishments to David Fleay Wildlife Park is welcome. This park was handed over to the government, for the people. It’s been rumoured that over the last few years the park has been restricted in its activities and funding.  News of providing support and regenerating this Wildlife Park to its former status is… Continue Reading