WILDERNESS STORIES

23 Sep 2019

Lots of wild flowers blooming at the moment. if you like taking photos here are a few taken on a mobile phone to whet your appetite !

 Easy to understand why Eucalypt means capped flower from this photo.

 Twinning fringe lily i...

5 Sep 2019

Yes, the Retreat is for sale and the wildlife are all saying they want to live here ! The kangaroo in the photos came in to eat the grass just outside my bedroom door:

 Earlier in the week I have been woken by repeated crow ca...

18 Aug 2019

Our recent guests left a nice comment on Trip Advisor about their stay and on the Coastal Wildlife Walking Tour they went on. A Little Penguin was seen in a burrow:

 Not the best photo, but I don't like using flash photography...

22 Jul 2019

It is amazing how quickly wildlife disappears if you rush off to get a camera ! Echidnas, snakes and today the Koala that walked across the track only a few metres ahead of me. I had about 100 metres to go to the Retreat to r...

29 May 2019

Its nice to be home again but the Retreat has not sold yet. So we need to run the business some more and you have a chance again to stay and perhaps get involved in some interesting activities ! The first job home was to coll...

10 Mar 2019

Again today for the third time this week today the unique call of a Glossy Black Cockatoo has been heard as they flew by near the Retreat. On Friday I saw three of them as they went by about 100 metres away with their distinc...

15 Feb 2019

Our 5 Chinese guests staying at CCWR from Hong Kong were part of a lager family group of 15 who 'braved' our Coastal Wildlife Walking Tour recently. They were exemplory guests who enthusiastically enjoyed all that they saw. W...

8 Jan 2019

Recent guests from Maryland in the US kindly supplied the pictures below of Little Penguins taken on a Coastal Wildlife Walking Tour. They were a family of 2 adults and 2 children and particularly enjoyed fossil hunting, snor...

19 Nov 2018

Took guests on  a walk down to Pebble Beach on Saturday 16/11/18 passing a number of Eutaxia Diffusa bushes (Splendid Bush Pea ), an endangered plant on KI, on the way. In the gully we passed large numbers of Pultenae Villife...

5 Nov 2018

The wildflowers have been out for quite a few weeks now. There are fewer of them as it has been a dry year. Usually there are masses of flowers along our drive in track as it descends to the coast through Drooping Sheoak and...

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