Beaumaris

Beaumaris and the wider Sandringham district – including Half Moon Bay – are home to spectacular outcrops of highly weathered Iron-rich Cenozoic (young) sandstone. This part of the coast is littered with beautiful beaches and seascapes for walkers and swimmers alike. The area first became interesting to Palaeontologists, however, in the early 1970s when a young researcher…

Wilson’s Promontory National Park

The southern-most tip of the Australia mainland is fantastic for a weekend away- camping, hiking and enjoying unspoilt, white sand beaches. The Prom is a granitic batholith from the lower Devonian. As with the You Yangs, this granitic pluton rose to the crust due to its higher temperature, and lower density. It is thought that it…