Kata Tjuta

Travel photography Kata Tjuta

Our family did the Valley of the winds walk through Kata Tjuta while it was raining lightly, we were very lucky to be able to see the area with rain but even luckier to see small waterfalls and the creek bed with over half a metre of water in it. The creek bed is the normal walking [...]

Uluru (Ayers rock) base walk

Travel photography Uluru base walk

We took the kids for a 9.5km walk around the base of Ayers rock in Sept 2010. The walk seemed a lot longer than 9.5 km’s, but it was worth every step. We loved being able to walk around and see Uluru from up close as we had only ever seen photos of it from [...]

Arid lands

Arid lands

Arid lands is a desert botanical garden that is located in Port Augusta South Australia. It is not your usual botanical garden with green grass and tall trees and beautiful flowers, the gardens show what trees, shrubs and flowers grow in outback Australia where there is not much water but lots of hot days. And [...]

Uluru (Ayers rock) in clouds

Travel photography Ayers rock

This photo was taken by one of my children of Uluru while we were driving to it and it was surrounded by clouds.  

Cooper creek floodplains

Dead burnt tree in floodplains

These photos show you how harsh or rewarding the dry Australian outback can be for plant life. The first photo shows a tree that had burnt down long before but is now in floodplains This second photo shows a big gum tree that has not been affected by the harsh Australian conditions like many others.

Flinders Ranges

Flinders Ranges 2

This photo was taken near the Yourambulla caves where we camped for a couple of nights to explore the area and see the Aboriginal art work in the caves. This photo was taken after we left Wilpena Pound and decided to take a dirt track and explore the area before heading back towards Hawker.

Kata Tjuta in clouds

Olgas in clouds

We were lucky enough to see Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) which are in central Australia on a rainy day and surrounded by clouds. It was a wonderful day walking through there and seeing so much water in an area that is usually so dry and baron.

Sunset over the Murray

This was the view we had to put up with most nights while we were on a houseboat on the Murray river. It wasn’t difficult to enjoy our time on the houseboat.

Up the Murray

Murray sunset

Looking up the Murray River from the deck of the houseboat we rented for the week.

Murray floodplains

Murray River floodplains

Looking over the Murray River floodplains while we were on a houseboat.