January 25 - February 5, 2017
|Katmai's Sailing Route
|Success at crab fishing in Bunbury. These local blue crabs are sweet and tasty
|The sunset at Meelup Bay was breath-taking
We also took at 3 day road trip down to the Margaret River area to enjoy the beaches, forests and even a few wineries. We also took at 3 day road trip down to the Margaret River area to enjoy the beaches, forests and even a few wineries.
|Near Augusta, the Wrenwood Chalets are our favorite place to stay when in the wine country.
Great Kangaroo viewing, lots of bird life and lovely proprietors
|One of the two Chalets at Wrenwood.
Amazing coastal forest of Marri and grass trees is home to diverse wildlife.
|Kangaroos come out to feed in the early evening in at the forest edge.
|Hiking in the Bonarup Forest is one of our favorite things to do in SW Australia.
|A male Fairy Wren in his blue splendor. Seems to be a blue theme going on!
|There are also numerous hikes along the coast through the coastal heath habitat.
|Miles and miles of coastline is preserved in the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park and makes for wonderful hiking and beach walking.
|The Southern Ocean meets the Indian Ocean at Cape Leeuwin
|Cape Leeuwin lighthouse sits on one of the 5 great capes of the world.
|A refreshing swim at "Cozy Corner" beach after a long hot hike.
|We had a nice spinnaker run on the way back to Garden Island from Bunbury
And finally a lovely view of Perth from King's Park overlook