Top 12 things to do in Quilpie QLD

Top 12 things to do in Quilpie QLD

Quilpie is located right in the middle of Queensland outback, 950 km from Brisbane and 211 km east of Charleville. This small town is not on the main tourist route but those who are going to Birdsville and the Simpson Desert, can stop here and enjoy more than a few interesting attractions. Dinosaur enthusiasts can…

9 Best places to visit on Fraser Island (K’Gari – the dingo island)

9 Best places to visit on Fraser Island (K’Gari – the dingo island)

Welcome to the Queensland coast and explore one of the more popular Islands in Australia. Today, we will seek some of the best places to visit on Fraser Island (K’Gari) and help plan your holiday.  Expect to see beautiful endless beaches, the best swimming spots, and Australian wildlife and learn some of their histories.   Did…

Gold Coast Great Walk – O’Reilly’s to Binna Burra

Gold Coast Great Walk – O’Reilly’s to Binna Burra

O’Reilly’s to Binna Burra walk is the first part of the three-day Gold Coast Great Walk. This walk is officially called a border track on all hiking maps as it separates Queensland and New South Wales. The track has many side smaller tracks where you can deviate and do additional lookouts or waterfalls if time…

The Bend – Coen free camping

The Bend – Coen free camping

Free camping on Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) is something that we always look for. It seems the best two places to free camp are Coen free camping – The Bend and Archer River camping. Coen free camping location The Bend Campground is located 3.5 km north of Coen. The campground is called The Bend as…

Cobbold Gorge – bespoken beauty in the remote Queensland

Cobbold Gorge – bespoken beauty in the remote Queensland

Cobbold Gorge is located so far from civilization that we consider it the most remote gorge in Queensland. The gorge is not as big as some gorges in Australia (for example Karijini National Park or the huge Kings Canyon), but definitely one of the most charming and picturesque natural wonders you can ever see. This…

Diamantina National Park – discover endless river channels

Diamantina National Park – discover endless river channels

Description Diamantina National Park is located in Queensland between Boulia, Bedourie, and Opalton. The park in the past was a pastoral holding and became a national park only in 1992. It is the traditional homelands of the Maiawali and Karuwali people, that have a long-lasting connection with the land for thousands of years. Due to…

Cape Hillsborough  – meet kangaroos on the beach

Cape Hillsborough – meet kangaroos on the beach

Description Cape Hillsborough National Park is one of the few places in Australia where you can meet kangaroos on the beach every morning. The park offers rainforest, eucalypt forest, beaches, headlands with hoop pines, and volcanic rock formations. On top of it, the sunrises are just amazing. Imagine yourself feeding a kangaroo at dusk while…

Eungella National Park – the best place to see platypus

Eungella National Park – the best place to see platypus

Description Eungella National Park is located at the end of Pioneer Valley, 86 km west of Mackay. It is a popular park for a weekend escape or a few days vacation. The park is located high above the surrounding plains where you have to take a windy road to climb to the top. Don’t worry,…

Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge is a great spot if you want to escape crowds in Kakadu National Park. To get there you have to obtain a camping/hiking permit and take a 4WD drive track. We returned to Kakadu after a few years after our trip around Australia, to explore Koolping Gorge as we missed it before. This time…