Winter Outings – Werribee Open Range Zoo

Even with restrictions, some things are beginning to open up to the public, one such place is Zoos Victoria, only to members and only 1,000 people per day, all tickets must be pre-booked and sell out fast. We booked tickets for Werribee Zoo (my favourite) weeks ahead and then had to cross our fingers the…

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Share your world – 30th June 2020

Tomorrow is the 1st July, a brand new financial year. One wonders what is in store for us in the next twelve months? The last six months have been a roller coaster of an upheaval, you cannot argue that. I spent a good deal of time sulking about it, but now I try to look…

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Mondays Musings…

Gee Monday comes around a LOT doesn’t it? Blink and it’s Monday again. It means I had a great weekend I guess! Here in Victoria we had a mini second wave of Covid19, 49 new case yesterday…I know that doesn’t seem like much but for weeks we have been in the single digits. Some states…

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Winter Outings – Melbourne Zoo

Last week we visited both Healesville and Melbourne Zoos, after not having been to any zoo in a while. Healesville is all about Australian Native animals and such, Melbourne is a little more eclectic, sure there are some Australian species (which we did not get around to), there are elephants, lions and tigers (saw none).…

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wildlife

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week focus on wildlife, I would love to be smarty pants and post wild parties and stuff, but it just isn’t me 🙂 I am the one curled up asleep in the corner. Actually, I am not really much of a party goer, I am quite shy and feel very…

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Our Bali Adventure – Day 6

We again woke to more rain, we had a leisurely breakfast and then grabbed a coffee from across the street, while we waited for today’s driver who would take us to Bali Zoo. Lots of building work going on and many of the exhibits listed could not be seen, as to the animals that were…

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Regular Random – Hippos

I love me some Hippos, apart from Elephants Hippos must be my second favourite of the large animals on this planet. Sure I love a lot of little animals too………but of the really big, can’t keep as pets variety, for me it’s elephants and Hippos all the way. I know both are dangerous, especially Hippos,…

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Summer Outings – Werribee Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo is located 35 kilometres west of Melbourne’s city centre, on the Princes Freeway. It is a short 30-minute drive from the city over the Westgate Bridge or via the Geelong Road. I was in need of a little bit of fun and frivolity, and we both needed to get out of…

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Summer Outings – Melbourne Zoo, Butterfly House

Melbourne has three main Zoos; Healesville Sanctuary we visited earlier in the year (you can read about it here and here), Werribee Open Range Zoo (which we hope to get to over the Summer) and Royal Melbourne Zoo; the eldest. The Melbourne Zoo, has gone through quite a change, as most modern zoos have in…

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Summer Outings – Meerkat Manor at Melbourne Zoo

OK, so I have posted the main Zoo images and the Elephant enclosure at the Royal Melbourne Zoo……here is a crowd pleaser; Meerkats These guys are such fun, so curious and cute and sweet, I love their little family groups and the pups (young)…. I’ll leave you with this and be back with the Butterfly…

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