Mungo National Park is a special place for me, and not just because it is overwhelmingly beautiful, but also due to the fact that it was the first NSW Outback place I’ve travelled to – this was the beginning, beginning of my long never ending plan to see every corner of Australia.
The Pinnacles is one of the most prominent features of the Ben Boyd National Park on NSW South Coast. It is located in the northern part of the park and can be found by turning onto Haycock Road from Pacific Highway about 8 kilometres north of Eden.
I think that it is very rare when a name of the national park actually describes what you are going to see in that location. This park is one of those literally named places: here, you will see … arches, and lots of them – there are more than 2000 registered natural sandstone arches. Just think about it – not one, not ten, not even hundred – more than two thousands!
This place is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, it is so famous and legendary that you have probably seen it already many times on postcards, calendars, posters and etc.
Mesa Arch spans about 25 meters and stands at the edge of the plateau, 1862m above the sea level in the Islands in the Sky region of the Canyonlands National Park.
Ebenezer Bryce, Mormon pioneer and one of the first settlers in the region, in 1850’s described this canyon as “a hell of a place to loose a cow”. And you know, after vising this place it is hard to disagree with him … Read more…
Zabriski Point – a very well-known and most popular lookout in the Death Valley National Park, located in the eastern part of the park 5 kilometers south-east of Furnace Creek. Lookout is famous for its’ maze of convoluted rock formations and great views over Death Valley badlands.
Due to the volcanic history of the Gawler Ranages some 1500 million years ago, the Gawler Ranges National Park exhibits one of the largest in the world exposures of the volcanic rhyolite also known as organic pipes.