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Sharing stories of life at Sal Salis ….

  • Lucky Lizard

    15 Jul, 2013
    Yesterday on our Mandu Mandu gorge walk a lucky lizard narrowly escaped the talons of a hungry Brown Falcon. The Brown Falcon is found in the drier regions of Australia. The Cape Range National Park is an arid read more...
  • Winter … What Winter ?

    12 Jul, 2013
    Juliet, Conrad, Jack & Georgina can vouch that Ningaloo is somewhat warmer than their home in Sydney right now ! They have been enjoying a break from the cold this week at Sal Salis, lounging on   read more...
  • Sydney-Siders Wander West

    8 Jul, 2013
    Just like our Sal Salis field guide Emma, who visited Ningaloo when she was a child and vowed to return and work in the area one day, our guests Manon & Tom from Sydney are now read more...
  • Wonderful ‘Wedgie’

    2 Jul, 2013
    A wonderdul Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax) soars above our guests while exploring the Cape Range National Park this week. The ‘Wedgie’ is the largest bird of prey in Australia and has a wingspan of up to   read more...
  • Turtle Love

    14 Dec, 2012
    Ningaloo Reef is home to large populations of green, hawksbill and loggerhead turtles, three of the world’s seven marine turtle species. The mating and nesting season takes place each year between November and April. Many have already read more...
  • Vale Larry!

    11 Dec, 2012
    Larry was the resident sand monitor who lived at the back of the lodge at Sal Salis.  Sand monitors also known as Gould’s monitor, reach up to 1.4 metres in length and can weigh as much as   read more...
  • Spotted Harrier Soaring Around Camp at Sal Salis

    16 Nov, 2012
    The majesty of this magnificent spotted harrier is captured beautifully here. While the coral reef is literally on your doorstep on one side – home to over 500 species of fish, 250 coral species, manta rays and   read more...
  • An opportunistic breakfast in the cape range national park

    3 Jan, 2012
    The Wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey with a wing span of up to 2.5 metres; standing up to and sometimes over a metre tall! This one below was seen in the morning on read more...
  • it’s turtle time!

    20 Dec, 2011
    Whether it is a Green turtle, Loggerhead or Hawksbill cruising around the waters during the day or females emerging from the ocean to nest in the dunes at night, the Ningaloo coast is currently abundant with these read more...
  • Cobia

    1 Dec, 2011
    Cobia are the only member in their family species: the Rachycentridae. Other names they are known by are black kingfish, black salmon, ling, lemonfish, crabeaters and aruan tasek. Cobia have elongated spindle shaped bodies and broad flattened read more...