Nullarbor Traveller – Hassie’s Blog
G’day My name is Hassie and I live in what I call “gods country”, on the wild and beautiful Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.
I also call it my backyard. For the past 12+ years I have been showcasing the destinations of the Eyre Peninsula, Great Australian Bight, Nullarbor, Esperance and the South West of Western Australia to people from all over the world.
Not only living and breathing in this unspoilt part of Australia, my wife and I also own an accommodation facility called Coodlie Park Farm Retreat which is a 3000 acre rural/coastal property on the edge of the Great Australian Bight. Some people might think we live in the middle of nowhere which granted, it may be! But who else can say they have their own private beach and abundant wildlife and a 3km driveway!
Coodlie Park is the base of our businesses and a very unique accommodation facility. It offers bush camping, backpacker dorms, swag huts and self-contained cabins. We are also a WWOOF Host Farm so we welcome travellers from all over the world into our home and family. WWOOFers volunteer planting trees among other things to offset their own carbon footprint.
We are the only company in Australia that offsets its own carbon footprint internally. This means rather than paying an external company to plant trees on their behalf we collect seeds and replant them all on our own property.
The things I love about our business are the destinations that we visit, the people we meet along the way. And to be honest, the lack of people, and remoteness. We visit coastal cliff faces that rival the Great Ocean Road but without the mass crowds and then we sleep under the southern stars and you know you are in the true outback.