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Alexandria Bay as seen from Hells Gates Noosa National Park

How to Choose the Best Sunshine Coast Beaches For You

As beach loving locals Marty and I have walked, swum, dined and imbibed coffee at the best beaches Sunshine Coast has to offer. We've visited them in every season, from Caloundra to Noosa and even further north to Rainbow Beach to bring you the best attributes of a glittering array of Sunshine Coast beaches. The best beaches Sunshine Coast has …

Big Pelican Statue in Pelican Beach Park Noosa

Budget Noosa Bike Ride or Noosa River Walk

Bicycle tours or cycling are two of the best ways to explore a destination and we've done exactly that at several spots on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Noosa River is fed through a series of sand lakes as far north as Tin Can Bay and this section of river is wide and blue with views down to the river mouth and ocean. The water is clear and …

The 2.2 km long Strand Townsville with palm trees green grass and wide walkway is one of the best things to do in Townsville

Walk the Strand Townsville 2020

Walking the Strand Townsville is one of the best things to do in Townsville. The Strand beachside promenade with it's joint bike and walkway runs from the Breakwater Marina at the River End of the Strand, to the Rock Pool at the Kissing Point end, a return distance of 4.4 km. Breakwater Marina Townsville with Casino in the background marks the …

Kuranda Walk beside a small stream

Three easy Kuranda Walks on the Atherton Tablelands Queensland

If you have visited or even heard of Kuranda on the Atherton Tablelands, in North Queensland, chances are you know about the famous Kuranda Markets, but do you know about Kuranda walks? The markets were started by some locals in 1978 to try and attract tourists to the area, and have been uber successful.  Following the success of the original …

Split Croatian National Theatre

Split Walking Tour with Gelato and Splitska Torta

Discover how delightful walking in the vibrant port town of Split Croatia can be on this self-guided Split walking tour. Starting on the waterfront at the small boat port of Matejuška, it discovers a great value Split restaurant, historical streets, a massive square, the best gelato in Split before finishing at the ever popular people's square of …

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