02-31/07/2010 - photos

Participants: Tom Brennan, Rachel Brennan

Sunday 18 July: Barradale Rest Area - Exmouth (364km)

Rachel in Shothole Canyon


Badjirrajirra Walk, Cape Range NP

Rachel above Charles Knife Gorge

Rock formation on the Badjirrajirra Walk

Rachel on the Badjirrajirra Walk

View into Shothole Canyon from Charles Knife Road

Rachel at Charles Knife Gorge

The Harold E. Holt Naval Communication Station

Sunset at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

Vlamingh Head sunset

Monday 19 July: Exmouth - Yardie Homestead (86km)



Sunset from Jurabi Sanctuary Zone, Ningaloo Marine Park

Tuesday 20 July: Yardie Homestead (127km)

Mandu Mandu Gorge, Cape Range NP

We found the progression of the people on these walk symbols quite amusing

Rock wallabies in Mandu Mandu Gorge

Rachel in Mandu Mandu Gorge

Rachel above Mandu Mandu Gorge

Rachel looking over Mandu Mandu Gorge


Yardie Gorge, Cape Range NP

Rachel on the Yardie Gorge trail

Yardie Gorge - Cape Range NP

Yardie Gorge

Yardie Gorge


Perhaps these sort of signs would be better than all the "risk area" signs?

Turquoise Bay, Ningaloo Marine Park. We went for a snorkel here, but the weather was not the greatest.

This is the view looking away from the beach. It's a fairly barren area, Cape Range National Park

Wednesday 21 July: Yardie Homestead - Coral Bay (197km)

Coral Bay, we had wondered what was causing the excitement on the beach - it was the daily fish feeding

Seagulls on the cafe roof in Coral Bay

Thursday 22 July: Coral Bay (1km)

Rachel on our snorkelling trip

What long shadows!

Sunset at Coral Bay

Finding the best place to take photos of sunset at Coral Bay

Moon and coastal cliffs, Coral Bay


Thursday 23 July: Coral Bay - Quobba Blowholes (274km)

The Blowholes, near Quobba

Rachel and the Blowhole

Rachel on the coastal cliffs near Quobba

The sucking part of the blowhole

Clam shell

Sea cucumber and sea urchin

A frightening monster (ok, a crab)

Rachel using her bouldering skills as the tide comes in

Blowholes scenery

As you came over the hill south of the Blowholes, there were many buildings and shacks which seemed to appear from nowhere.

Friday 24 July: Quobba Blowholes - Monkey Mia (452km)

Another seriously oversize load!

Hamelin Pool Walk

The shell brick quarry at Hamelin Pool

Shell bricks

Rachel at Hamelin Pool, home of the world's most famous stromatolites

Wagon tracks across the pool, from the days of the sailing ships

Rachel paddling at Monkey Mia

Rachel getting close to the dolphins (those pointy little things sticking out of the water)

Moonrise at Monkey Mia

Rachel double-fisting

Wineglass sunset

Saturday 25 July: Monkey Mia - Nerrin Nerrin Rest Area (262km)

Sunrise at Monkey Mia

Sunrise at Monkey Mia


Dolphin feeding

One of the resident dolphins


Rachel feeding Surprise

Wulyibidi Yaninyina Trail


Wattle blossoms

Rachel on the Wulyibidi Yaninyina Trail

Yellow sand meets red dust

Rachel at Little Lagoon, near Denham