Queensland

North Stradbroke Island day trip

A North Stradbroke Island day trip by scooter

Living in Brisbane we like to escape on a North Stradbroke Island day trip a couple of times each year, it’s a great way to experience Morton Bay for both locals and visitors to Australia. We have a Straddie guide on the site already that…

Urangan Beach, Hervey Bay

20 fabulous things to do in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is a 3.5-hour drive north of Brisbane. It’s a popular holiday spot for families and an ideal stopover on a road trip up the east coast of Australia. Read on for an extensive list of things to do in Hervey Bay from whale…

Beree Badalla walking trail

Gold Coast boardwalk – Beree Badalla Reserve

We’re regularly out trying new walking tracks and this Southern Gold Coast boardwalk and river trail is something many will enjoy.  We walk it as part of a circuit that combines the boardwalk through the mangrove ecosystem, a touch of history walking across Queenslands oldest…

Broadbeach Gold Coast

25 of the best day trips from Brisbane

Looking for fun and fabulous day trips from Brisbane. We have 25 top picks here from the beach to the rainforest, lakes and rivers, wildlife and adventure. Brisbane is a great city to both live and visit.  It’s casual and laid back but there are…

Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island

15 things to do on North Stradbroke Island

North Stradbroke Island, or Straddie to the locals. is located in Morton Bay and easily accessed from Brisbane.  The first time we went I could believe we were only an hour from the central city yet already a world away.  I can see why people…

Champagne pools

2-days on Fraser Island with Fraser Explorer Tours

It had been over 10 years since we were last on Fraser Island so when Fraser Explorer Tours invited us over to experience their 2-day adventure tour we didn’t hesitate.  We were curious to see how much the worlds largest sand island had changed in…

Brisbane night noodle markets

Head into the Brisbane Noodle Night Markets

The Brisbane Night Noodle Markets are a fun,festive and delicious event held in July each year as part of city’s annual Good Food Month celebrations. Make your way along to the Southbank Cultural Forecourt to join in and make this year bigger and better than…

Poke Poke Mermaid Beach

The Best Cafes in Broadbeach and Mermaid Beach

It seems like new cafes and restaurants open every week on the Gold Coast at the moment and many of them are exceptionally good.  It’s hard to keep up with testing them all out but we do our best.  Over the past few months we’ve…

Peppers Broadbeach Review

Peppers Broadbeach Review | Gold Coast

We took off this week for a short escape to the Gold Coast.  Broadbeach was one of our favourite spots long before we moved to Australia and is somewhere we continue to return to.  It really has everything you need to be as relaxed or busy…

Kayaking at Fitzroy Island

A Fitzroy Island Day Trip and Kayaking

Enjoy a Fitzroy Island day trip, kayak to Little Fitzroy, snorkel the fringing reef and relax on Nudey Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Fitzroy Island is a pristine coral island surrounded by a fringing reef just 29 km from Cairns.  It…

Palm cove

Your guide to Palm Cove and Far North Queensland

Looking for things to do in Palm Cove and surrounds?  This guide introduces 30 of our top things to see and do in the area, plus where to eat, stay & play. Northern Queensland is known as the place where the rainforest meets the reef….