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Things to do in Coolum Australia – Local Destination Guide

Australia is a massive country to explore and being surrounded by gorgeous blue ocean, it goes without saying that a beach holiday is high on many holidayer's List. Coolum Beach is located centrally between Caloundra and Noosa on Australia's Sunshine State. It is a favourite place for a relaxing beach holiday and a great stepping off point for …

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Larnach Castle History and Garden Views

Larnach Castle History and Gardens

Are there Castles in New Zealand? Yes, Larnach Castle is the only castle in New Zealand and you will find it on New Zealand's Otago Peninsula near Dunedin. Larnarch Castle History is quite intriguing. Despite being located in the South Island of New Zealand, the castle was built and owned by an Australian of Scottish descent. William …

Port Douglas Rex Smeal Park

Best Things to do in Port Douglas Australia

The undeniable success of Port Douglas as a tourist destination is all about Location. Just one hour's spectacular drive north of Cairns Airport in Far North Queensland, with the glittering waters of the Great Barrier Reef lapping the shoreline and the prehistoric rainforest of the Daintree calling, the tiny town of Port as the locals label it, …

Catch at Strand Ephemera

Townsville Festivals – Strand Ephemera Townsville 2019

  We love to travel but when we're not travelling we're having Fun in the Sun at home in Townsville Australia. I wrote this post a couple of days ago when the temperature range was 17 to 26 degrees Celsius - a not unusual Winter's day in North Queensland. Winter is the Season when Townsville really shines. Perfect outdoorsy weather …

Cape Hillsborough Kangaroos

Cape Hillsborough Kangaroos and Adventure at Cape Hillsborough Tourist Park

On a recent road trip from Townsville to the Sunshine Coast we detoured to Cape Hillsborough Tourist Park, approximately 50 km north of Mackay Australia. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Have you seen photos of Cape Hillsborough Kangaroos on the …

Australian Stock Horse Demonstration at Gold Coast Theme Park

What the? A Queensland Theme Park called Paradise Country Farm Stay

Paradise Country Farm Stay is both a Queensland Theme Park, a Wildlife Park and a farm stay on the Gold Coast Australia. It seems odd to stay at a Gold Coast farmstay secluded amongst the Village Roadshow collection of theme parks, but that is exactly what happens at Paradise Country Farm Stay. Even stranger is the feeling that you're camping …

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