Wilson Promontory

Australia
5 days around new year 2010/2011

A fantastic trek from beach to beach, passing through jungles and coastal mountans, on the southernmost tip of mainland Australia.


 

 

Sara, Andrew & Vittoria

 
 

Paradise...

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

A break from hiking

 
 
 
 
 

Every beach on the trail was a white paradise beach, except for this one, which was full of dead (and interesting) animals

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A decapitated seal

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"Blades of Glory" on the beach

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

A cool island

 
 

Campsite in the jungle.
Some sounds just outside the tent woke me up in the middle of the night. I lit my headtorch, just to be face-to-face (2 dm or so) with an opossum, with only a net separating us. I got a bit startled :)

 
 

Funny tree with a haircut

 
 
 
 
 

We saw some wallabies near the firehouse

 
 

Skull rocks

 
 

Skull rocks

 
 

A bleeding tree

 
 

Very cool trees in the rainforest

 
 

Enjoying the sun and clean air

 
 

A cloud got stuck on the small island

 
 

The second (small) beach is where we pitched our tent and celebrated new year :)

 
 

A perfect place to spend new year's day :)

 
 

Preparing for a new year swim

 
 

A "Blue Tongue" lizard

 
 

Rosella bird

 
 
 
 
 

Termites

 
 

Resting at a beach. The next day it was 1 meters deep water here.

 
 

Nice bird at the campsite

 
 

High tide forced us to wade through deep water

 
 

We saw wombat tracks on this beach