Australia

Bribie Island

Favourite spots on Bribie Island

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This summer was incredibly hot and sticky in Brisbane so the choice was either to shut ourselves indoors with the air conditioning or make a bee line for the beach.  We of course prefer the beach.  In this post we showcase a few of our favourite…

Bilby

Fleays Wildlife Park

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Last weekend we wanted to get out for some fresh air and to try out the new camera gear.  We’d been meaning to get back to Fleays Wildlife Park for ages but were a bit shocked when we worked out it was probably 10 years…

Tallebudgera Conservation Park Walk | 2 Aussie Travellers

Tallebudgera Conservation Park Walk

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We were down in Burleigh Heads last week to visit the Fleays Wildlife Park and afterwards decided to take the Tallebudgera Conservation Park Walk.  It had been years since we’d spent much time in the area and the boardwalk has been substantially upgraded from what…

Natural Bridge | 2 Aussie Travellers

The Natural Bridge, Springbrook NP

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This weekend we headed down to the Gold Coast Hinterland to the Natural Bridge, an unusual waterfall structure formed millions of years ago in this protected World Heritage area of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. If you’ve heard locals referring to an area called the…

Arkarra Lagoons

Fraser Coast: Arkarra Lagoons

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Arkarra Lagoons are a lagoon and wetland area in Dundowran Beach, a northern suburb of Hervey Bay on the Fraser Coast. Whether you’re a keen birder or just out for a walk with the family and looking for a bit of shelter from the heat…

Fingal Head

Exploring the Northern Coast of NSW

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It’s been a long hot summer already so a few days exploring the northern coast of NSW with some cooling sea breeze sounded particularly appealing.  This area has a lot going for it.  Sparking waters and soft golden sand beaches.  Rugged headlands and strong surf. …

Sand Safari on the Gold Coast

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I love the beach, cartoons and unique art mediums so it’s no surprise that I made a beeline this week to the Sand Safari on the Gold Coast.  This is a sand sculpture competition in Surfers Paradise held in February each year.  This years theme…

Hervey Bay Whales

Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

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Have you been whale watching in Hervey Bay?  We’ve taken a number of whale and dolphin trips over the years out of different places and while they have all been good in their own way the Hervey Bay experiences really stand out.  Hervey Bay is…

goanna at Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens

Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens

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Wondering what to do in Hervey Bay after you’ve been whale watching, soaked up sun on the beaches and visited Fraser Island?  If you have an interest in plants, garden design, birds or local wildlife then the Hervey Bay botanical gardens are well worth a…

Christmas light spectacular

5 Top Christmas events in Brisbane City

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As your calendar gets busier in the lead up to Christmas it’s worth blocking out an evening or two to spend in Brisbane city.  Hot on the heels of the fabulous G20 light-up the Christmas events season starts in less than a week with activities…

colour me brisbane

Colour me Brisbane Light-up

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Colour Me Brisbane is part of the G20 Cultural Event Programme that kicked off on Friday 24th October and runs through until the 9th November.  Each evening the Brisbane CBD is visually transformed into an amazing after dark sensation.  All your favourite city spots will be…