Things to see in Newman

There is plenty of gorgeous spots to drive to around Newman; we compiled our team's favourite ones for you to enjoy.   Karijini National Park   Credit: Ian Beattie Photography   Not quite situated in the heart of Newman but is most accessible from Newman following a 3 hour drive 280kms North West is the world-renowned and spectacular Karijini National Park. Surviving the test of time, the park has been shaped and carved over millions of years to create breath taking gorges, hiking trails, hidden lakes, and watercourses. There is an abundance of wildlife and wildflowers in the area so... Read More

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Things To See And Do In Kalgoorlie

If you are planning a trip in Kalgoorlie, don't miss on these spots and activities our Kalgoorlie team recommends!   Looking for gold!   Famously known for the gold rush in the 1900’s, Kalgoorlie offers a number of prospecting and fossicking services allowing you to hunt for gold and more. Activities can include prospecting for minerals, fossicking rocks and gemstones, mineral testing, camping and sampling. To participate in prospecting or fossicking there are a few golden rules to follow you will also require a mining permit, a 40E permit and written permission from tenement holder. There are plenty of things... Read More

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Family Day Trips Around Perth

As a local resident of the ‘sleepy city’, Perth, it’s hard to digest that our relaxed and isolated city was once a part of the top 10 most livable cities in the world ranking 7th place. Our epic beaches and relaxed lifestyle has attracted visitors from all across the world but as a local I still find myself asking the question ‘what is there to do in Perth?’ every weekend. With the arrival of spring it’s time to hit the outdoors and see what Perth has to offer, here is a list of locations for family day trips around Perth:   Araluen... Read More

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Camp Your Way Through WA

It’s that time of year again where we can finally come out of hibernation and say goodbye to those cold and rainy days of winter, and welcome the lovely sunshine of spring. What better way to enjoy the good weather of spring than to visit some of Western Australia’s bests caravan parks which offer some family bonding time, an escape from the 9 to 5 and all within a stone’s throw away. Here are our top picks for caravan parks to visit in WA:   Fonty’s Pool Caravan Park     Fonty's Pool Caravan Park is located in the heart... Read More

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Ready, Check and Go

Is your car up to scratch?   Finally the cold season is coming to an end and spring is about to bloom, bringing along a colourful array of wildflowers and the dreaded hay fever. With school holidays just around the corner and perfect weather conditions it’s time to hit the road…Jack! If you are planning on going on a family road trip these holidays then it is a good idea to check your car to ensure it is in best condition and running smoothly before embarking to avoid any breakdowns or mechanical issues. Here is a quick checklist of things... Read More

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How Rain Sensing Wipers Work

  Every year that passes technology seems to be getting better. We now have smart phones with facial recognition, smart TVs with motion sensors, smart homes you can communicate with, and even smart cars with rain sensing wipers. Now you are probably wondering how my windscreen knows when it’s raining, and you have probably been told that it’s just the sensors. But let’s get down to the science of it and find out how it works and how it will benefit you.   The science behind the magic As you have probably already guessed it, yes the answer is sensors!... Read More

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