Australia – From east to west

Top 5 sights and must do

  1. Great Apostles Marine Park

  2. Grampians NP

  3. Taking the Indian Pacific train

  4. Spending some time in Perth and Fremantle

  5. A visit to Newcastle

New records

  1. 38 hour train ride to Perth

  2. 2691 km single train journey

  3. Being in the most isolated ghost towns: Cook

  4. Driving 1553 km from Melbourne to Adelaide

  5. The longest road trip by car which took 7 days

Tips for traveling

  1. Buy a 7-day ticket which allows you on the whole network (including Hunter Valley and Newcastle).

  2. Take the Manly Ferry to see Port Jackson and famous North Head, where Captain James Cook entered the bay for the first time with the Endavour.

  3. Visit the free museums, such as the art galleries and state museums.

  4. Visit the Botanic Garden of Adelaide and the nearby Warrawong NP to see plataypus in the wild. And support this free park by eating in their canteen or buying books etc.

  5. Go to Perth, enjoy the biodiversity hot spot the best weather of Down Under

  6. Travel cheap on Transperth in weekends unlimited with two persons for only AU$9.

  7. Visit many national parks in SW Asutralia, such as: Stirling, Walpole, and Porongurup.

  8. Learn some aboriginal language and culture, so you understand more of the environment you are standing.

  9. Climb in the 75 m tall Bicentennial tree and enjoy endless karri tree forests

  10. Care for the environment: Be careful with fire, don’t feed animals, pet them, touch them, and remember to take pictures and leave only foot prints 😉

Travel plan

First starting with my new job in albany… And then some little trips I have in mind are: Yanchep NP, The Pinnacles, and small road trip from Albany – Wave Rock – Fitzgerald NP – Esperance.