Western Rim Wanderings

Fitzroy Falls is really a showcase of waterfalls – from above, from on top, from the side and from afar. In fact it’s every way of experiencing waterfalls while staying dry. A great Winter waterfall way. The Western Rim Walk is like a virtual tour guide of spectacular views and different perspectives of the waterfalls. […]

Searching for Glenn the Glow Worm

Glow Worms are like Fireflys that failed to launch. I’m sure there is a more apt technical description like ‘Glow Worms are the larvae of fungus gnats’. In local colonies they present an astronomical Milky Way-like phenomenon in the right setting (like at Newnes). So it was we were searching for that starlight on the ceiling […]

Fitzroy Falls – where the Lyrebird calls

On a Winter long weekend hundreds of visitors have their breathe taken away on the cliff-hanging platform at Fitzroy Falls. But a fraction take the Wildflower Walk. With its pre-Wattle Winter-promise of not-a-lot I didn’t have high hopes either… However – a minute off the main boardwalk and a prominent ray-gun call from deep childhood […]