Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Superb Boating, Fishing, And Camping On The Tranquil Rottnest Island

Set just off the Perth coast, the small group of islands that include Rottnest support a huge range of Australian wildlife, both in and out of the ocean. The ideal spot for a day trip, or a longer stay, Rottnest Island has a number of local ferry services, but visitors can also choose to anchor their boat in one of the specially set up mooring bays.

Affectionately named Rotto by its regulars, Perth locals have known about this secluded spot for years, using it as a break from the strain of city life and relishing the opportunity to get up close to native fauna.

With an environment that includes sheltered sandy coves, miles of pristine beach and sparkling lagoons, this thriving nature reserve offers utter serenity. Read more on this article:

Monday, November 28, 2016

Some of the Best Local Fishing Spots Around Perth

Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced fisherman, the capital of Western Australia has an abundance of magnificent fishing spots close by, with a variety of fish, mussels, crabs and crayfish to make for the perfect day spent in the great outdoors.

Check out some of the most recommended hot spots to cast a line, and then head to the best camping stores to find quality tents for sale and get your fishing gear. Your most awesome outdoor adventure is just about to start!

Blackwall Reach

Blackwall Reach may just be one of the hottest fishing spots around Perth. Thanks to the deep water here and the spot's location near the mouth of the Swan River, you will encounter not only all the usual river fish, but also a few big saltwater species. Fishing here yields good results basically any time of the day, but it's always best to be an early bird and get here before sunrise. Read more on this article:

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Four Biggest Fishing Mistakes to Avoid

Whenever you’re dealing with nature, there’s just so many things that can go wrong. As is the case with fishing, you could be the best angler in Perth, but still, there will be times that you won’t be able to catch fish. Since so many factors are outside an angler’s ability to control, the ability to minimise mistakes that lead to fishing failure becomes all the more important. Below is a list of common fishing errors and how you can avoid them.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Four Tent Types to Get Familiar With

If you are preparing for a camping trip, either by yourself or with family and friends, buying the right type of camping tent for your needs is going to be your first order of business. You have a few important considerations to think about when choosing a tent, so to make the selection process easier for you we identify the different styles so you can make the best purchase decision.

A-frame tents A-frame tents are arguably what people picture in their minds when they hear the word ‘tent.’ This type of tent takes the form of a triangular prism that sits flat on one side. Though you may envision A-frame tents to be pretty basic, there have actually been a lot of improvements to the design over the years. A-frame tents tend to be small, they work well in many environments, especially if you’re a lone camper.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

4 Top Beach Fishing Tips for Beginners

Australia has many great beach locations for fishing. If you want to learn how to fish on the beach, but don’t know where to begin, here are some effective beginner’s tips.

Look for gutters Beach fishing can be challenging because a lot of areas do not hold or attract fish. What you need to look for is darker, deep-looking water, more commonly known as gutters. These are the parts of the beach where the waves break. You may need to find a high vantage point to locate them though. From there, they will stand out clearly.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Biggest Camping Mistakes to Avoid For A Better Experience

The Australian landscape offers plenty of beautiful natural places and spaces to savour, and for many nature lovers who want to explore the great outdoors, these locations are a great reason to pack up their sleeping bags and tents to experience what it’s like to live away from civilisation and sleep under the stars.

While communing with nature can be a great experience, camping in the wilderness comes with many things that could go wrong. Committing one of these mistakes can easily turn your dream trip into a nightmare. Professional Perth camping shops such as Getaway Outdoors share four of the biggest mistakes to avoid for a better experience with nature.

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

Five Need-to-Know Kayaking Safety Tips

Getting ready for your first kayaking trip? Get ready for an enjoyable time. That said, it doesn’t matter where you plan to paddle—regardless if it’s a quiet lake, a swift river or a raging ocean, you need to keep in mind a few safety tips to keep the risk of injury at bay. Here are some of the most important ones to keep in mind.

Purchase a quality kayak A quality product means that it meets or exceeds customer’s expectations in terms of performance and durability. It can also ensure your safety while using it. To ensure you’re buying a high quality kayak, purchase from a reputable Perth camping store, such as Getaway Outdoors.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Bait and Tackle Tip Factors to Consider When Choosing a Tackle Box

Western Australia has a lot to offer fans of fishing sports with its scenic shores and rich rivers. From the iconic dhufish to the highly sought-after barramundi, you’re guaranteed to reel in a memorable catch in any of Western Australia’s top fishing spots. Before you go ahead and discover the bounties of the state’s waters, however, you need to make sure that your fishing gear is all set and organised, mostly with the use of a quality tackle box from established camping stores in Perth like Getaway Outdoors.

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