The oranges and pinks combined with the soft greens of this country gets us. And the clear skies and the warmth. We love it.
You could base yourselves at Kalbarri for a week exploring the surrounding gorges and beaches. There's so much to see but you must be prepared for the flies. Swarms of them. Herds of them. This was the view from the Z Bend Lookout. We would have walked down with the kids for a swim but it was late in the afternoon and the walk up would have been impossible.
We have the rule in our family that you can play with sticks as long as it's responsibly and away from others. B took us both on in a show-down.
The backpack weighed a few extra kilos.