Elim Beach Coloured Sands – awesome camping near Cooktown

Elim Beach Coloured Sands – awesome camping near Cooktown

When you prepare for your trip to Cape York, make sure to add Elim Beach to your list. Even if you decide to go no further north than Cooktown, a daily trip to see the famous Elim Beach Coloured Sands is a good idea. The main activities in Elim beach are camping, fishing, 4WD driving,…

15 best camping spots in Australia with stunning views

15 best camping spots in Australia with stunning views

Australia is a vast and beautiful country with many outstanding places to set your camp. Read about our best camping spots in Australia that take your breath away. From the red outback deserts, through the rainforest wilderness to wonderful white sand beaches and azure waters of mainland Australia. We have seen many of them and…

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

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,…

Bribie Island National Park – the perfect escape from Brisbane

Bribie Island National Park – the perfect escape from Brisbane

Description Bribie Island National Park is located on the east coast of Queensland, 38 km from Caboolture, 68 km from Caloundra, and 65 km from  Brisbane. The park is known mostly for 4WD driving and fishing.  You can explore open woodlands, fragrant paperbark wetlands, scrubby coastal heaths, and see the blooming wildflowers in spring and…

Burrum Coast National Park – beautiful beaches and 4WD driving

Burrum Coast National Park – beautiful beaches and 4WD driving

Description Burrum Coast National Park is located in Wide Bay Burnett Region,  38 km from Childers 55 km from Bundaberg, and 93km from Hervey Bay. There are four sections: Kinkuna, Woodgate, Burrum River, and Buxton. Only Kinkuna and Woodgate have recreation facilities. In Burrum Coast National Park you can expect to find wide beaches with…

Impressive Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Impressive Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Before driving to Sunshine Coast we heard a lot about it. People say that Sunshine Coast is very beautiful and not as busy as some places on Gold Coast. So, we were looking forward to seeing all the attractions around it. Once we got to Tewantin which is located in the north of the Sunshine…

Breathtaking Sunsets at Hervey Bay and Woodgate Beach

Breathtaking Sunsets at Hervey Bay and Woodgate Beach

Once we reached the east coast of Australia, our destinations were located in close proximity. This time we had to drive only 120 km from Bargara to Hervey Bay. Hervey Bay Hervey Bay is located next to the world heritage listed Fraser Island. It is famous for its long, 14 km sandy beach and humpback whales watching….

Fragile Mon Repos Turtle Centre and Bundaberg Rum Distillery

Fragile Mon Repos Turtle Centre and Bundaberg Rum Distillery

Our next destination was Mon Repos Turtle Centre, a famous place for its turtles. You can either watch tiny turtles hatching and entering the ocean or a female turtle laying eggs in the sand.  We decided to drive through Kalpowar State Forest and Borilla State Forest to make a nice shortcut saving 50 km in…