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Natural Bridge | 2 Aussie Travellers

The Natural Bridge, Springbrook NP

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

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

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. …

Super-Sized Sculptures at Sand Safari Surfers Paradise

The Sand Safari Surfers Paradise will be back on the Gold Coast beach front in February 2018 showcasing more amazing Australian and international creative talent.  This is a great event for the whole family, why not combine it with a day at the beach. I…

Hervey Bay Whales

Whale Watching in Hervey Bay

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 great in their own way the Hervey Bay experiences really stand out.  Hervey Bay is…

goanna at Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens

Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens

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

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.  Catch up with friends, add in dinner or drinks at one of the many fabulous city restaurants and bars or just…

colour me brisbane

Colour me Brisbane Light-up

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…

Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk

The Wynnum mangrove boardwalk extends over half a kilometre through the grey and red mangroves from Elanora park and rejoins the path out to the Lytton bird hide, from the carpark it’s about 2.5km return.  If you keep your eyes open you’re almost certain to…

Riverwalk

New Farm to City Riverwalk Reopened

Brisbane city enjoys a relaxed and casual vibe with its river front location and great climate. Whether you’re visiting the city for the day or looking to get out and about in your home town the city riverwalk provides another great option to get out and about in Queensland.

Swell festival

Have you been to the Swell Sculpture Festival?

As someone who loves the beach and outdoor art displays I look forward to the Swell Sculpture Festival  each year at Currumbin Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast.  Festival dates for 2018 are set for the 14th to 23rd September so mark your diary.  The festival includes a display of…

Bonsai Botanika

Brisbane Cafes – Bonsai Botanika

When your preference is tea over coffee it can be difficult to find a really good cuppa in the Brisbane CBD.  Especially if you factor in a preference for modern or slightly quirky surroundings.  Bonsai Botanika may just be my new favourite cafe. What makes…