The most spectacular short hike on the Gold Coast! It’s a big call with so much stunning scenery and so many well maintained tracks throughout the Lamington, Springbrook and Tamborine Mountain National Parks. Last weekend was our first visit to this track which forms part of the Scenic Rim and the World Heritage protected Gondwana […]
These banded sea snakes, or kraits as they are also called are common in the waters around the Pacific Islands and Indonesia. These photos were taken off Vitu Levu in Fiji but we saw many of them while snorkeling off Fiji’s many smaller islands. It took me a while to get over sharing my aquatic […]
Fleays Wildlife Park is conveniently located in Currumbin on Queenslands Gold Coast. It offers a chance to get up close and learn about many of Australia’s native animals in a casual and relaxed family atmosphere.
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 visit. The gardens include formal style, natural bush, wetland areas […]
The Venman Bushland National Park is around 40km south of Brisbane on West Mt Cotton Road. Drew spotted the entrance last week and we added it straight onto our list for closer investigation. It’s a block of 415 hectares a large chunk of which was originally privately owned. The owner was Jack Venman, a local […]
Over the last few years, we have tried to explore at least one or two new places every month on day trips from the city. We are still finding great new locations right on our doorstep. The Simpson Falls picnic area and hiking tracks are only 30 minutes from home and 15 minutes from the […]