23 April 2020 · About Us

Ideas to keep you busy during isolation

Normally we would only use the word ‘isolation’ when we are trying to suss out the best isolated camping spots to take your trusty Toyota. As times are a little different, we are giving you some ideas on what you can do during isolation. See below our top picks:

Get some fresh air

We are spoilt in Perth for walking trails, whether you want to walk in the hills or along the coast there will be a walking trail that suits you. Even during isolation, we are able to get out and about so make the most of it. See below our recommendations:

Bells Rapid Walk Trail

Jarrahdale Railway Heritage Trail

Lesmurdie Falls 

Ellis Brook Reserve

Mosman Park Heritage Trail 

Explore WA….from your couch

Off The Beaten Track WA have filmed their solo hikes so we can stay at home and watch from the comfort of our couch!  Check out their facebook to explore some of the hiking tracks & maybe add to your list for when we are out of isolation! Click here.

Virtual Travel

As a Toyota owner we know you love travel. The Urban List have put together a list of dreamy virtual Travel Experiences Around Australia you can view at home. Start dreaming about your next adventure here. 

Iso Wine Tour this weekend

Hidden detours (the guys behind the Perth walking tours) have moved to the virtual world. Each week they will live stream tours every Saturday afternoon featuring craft producers in Perth ranging from wine, gin, beer, cider and more! This Saturday they are starting off with wine in Bickley Valley.

Check out their facebook event here. 

Put Your Cooking Skills To The Test

We are all about comfort food in isolation so why not go all out and make a masterpiece .The Broadsheet have put a list together from quick 15-minute dishes with three ingredients to slow-cooked extravaganzas that take all day. Check out the recipes here. 

Not a cook? Support small businesses and get something delicious delivered right to your door.

We have done a list of restaurants /cafes who are doing takeaway in our local area:

Gracies Cafe

The Tap House

Red Roosters - Donate a dinner

Embers woodfired pizza

Get active

Everyone is sharing their at home workouts all over social media so we wanted to put together a list of the top workouts you can do, for free!

Flow Space have recorded some online yoga practices on their facebook that you can watch here.

Chris Hemsworth's app Centr is offering six weeks of free membership. 

Aussie brand Keep It Cleaner is offering a free virtual gym with workout classes at 7am on Wednesdays and Fridays. 

Personal trainer Sam Wood is offering free live at-home workouts every morning at 9am on Facebook. They're saved on his page you can rewatch later if the timing isn't convenient for you. Tuesday's and Thursday's workouts are kid-friendly.

Do-it-yourself car maintenance

To ensure that your car serves you well and retains its value you do have to maintain it and look after it. In between getting your vehicle serviced we recommend checking your vehicle yourself. We have put together a list of basic maintenance suggestions that you can learn to do yourself. Click here to read more. 

Now is the time to start planning

We’re in uncharted territory at the moment. And not the kind that a trusty Toyota 4WD and a couple of old, rustic maps will get us through.

With the world heading to a standstill, and all of us being forced to stay inside, it's dawning on most of us now that the freedom of the outdoors has never looked so good. Now is the time to start planning for that camping trip you have been saying for years you will make time for. Click here for some simple tips to get you started on your planning and start thinking about enjoying everything this incredible state has to offer! 

Free activities for the kids

We know this is a stressful time for everyone, especially when trying to entertain kids all day. You can simply click the download links here and use when ever you wish