St Lawrence Wetlands – best camping between Sarina and Rocky

St Lawrence Wetlands – best camping between Sarina and Rocky

When driving between Rockhampton and Mackay, it can be tough to find good camping spots for an overnight stay. That’s why we always make a point to stop at St Lawrence Wetlands campground, located 190 km north of Rocky and just 6 km off Bruce Highway. This campground is a great option whether you’re staying…

Diamantina National Park – discover endless river channels

Diamantina National Park – discover endless river channels

Description Diamantina National Park is a national park located in Queensland between Boulia, Bedourie, and Opalton. The park was previously a pastoral holding and was only established as a national park in 1992. The park is the traditional homelands of the Maiawali and Karuwali people, who have had a strong connection to the land for…

Boulia – 5 unique outback attractions to visit

Boulia – 5 unique outback attractions to visit

Boulia is a small town in Queensland located 300 km south of Mount Isa. It is also a perfect stop on the way to Mount Isa or when coming back from Darwin. Considering its small population of 440, it offers a few attractions that you don’t find anywhere else in Australia. The most famous ones…

Driving to Cape York – What You Should Know Before Going

Driving to Cape York – What You Should Know Before Going

Cape York is a holy grail for many 4WD and off-road enthusiasts. We all want to get to the furthermost tip of Australia at least once in our lifetime. Driving to Cape York is a challenging experience considering corrugated roads, dust, remoteness, and other hazards. Being prepared for the trip is very important as it…

Queensland Travel Guide

Queensland Travel Guide

Basic information about Queensland Welcome to the Queensland Travel Guide, your ultimate resource for exploring the diverse regions of Queensland, Australia. From the tropical north to the sunny south, Queensland is a state filled with natural wonders, exciting attractions, and unique experiences. In this guide, you’ll find detailed information on each of Queensland’s regions, including…

Laura Dance Festival – Quinkan Celebration of the World’s Oldest Living Culture

Laura Dance Festival – Quinkan Celebration of the World’s Oldest Living Culture

Laura Dance Festival is a Quinkan celebration of Aboriginal culture in Queensland, Australia. This spectacular festival that runs every second year offers locals and visitors the opportunity to engage with First Nation communities and learn about Australia’s rich and diverse history. With sacred dust swirling triumphantly from the sacred grounds at Ang-Gnarra, the Quinkan Laura…

Cape Hillsborough  – meet kangaroos on the beach

Cape Hillsborough – meet kangaroos on the beach

What to expect at Cape Hillsborough 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…

Eungella National Park – the best place to see platypus

Eungella National Park – the best place to see platypus

Eungella National Park is situated at the end of Pioneer Valley, approximately 86 km west of Mackay, making it a popular destination for a weekend getaway or a short vacation. To reach the park, you must travel on a winding road that ascends to the top of the surrounding plains. Fortunately, the road is now…

5 Best Dinosaur Attractions – follow Queensland Dinosaur Trail

5 Best Dinosaur Attractions – follow Queensland Dinosaur Trail

How much do you know about dinosaur history in Australia? In this post, we will take you on an ancient journey to follow the footsteps of the prehistoric creatures that once walked on this ancient land. Queensland has one of the best dinosaur attractions in the world where you can see to see a wide…

Tree of Knowledge, Capricorn Caves and the Town of 1770

Tree of Knowledge, Capricorn Caves and the Town of 1770

We left Mount Isa to complete the final part of our big loop.  If you missed our previous posts you can find them below: Barkly Homestead, Lake Moondarra, and Mount Isa Underground Hospital Lorella Springs Wilderness Park On the way back to Brisbane, we were planning to visit our friends in Rockhampton plus finally go…