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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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Ten Reasons to drive north from Townsville to Lucinda

The City of Townsville North Queensland sits snugly inside Cape Cleveland, in the lee of Magnetic Island Australia. We were both born in Townsville and until a year ago it was our home base. Townsville gets 320 days of sunshine a year and has an enviable outdoor lifestyle. We loved that we could go fishing, snorkelling and boating locally, but we …

Whitsundays on a Budget – How to Get to Whitehaven Beach

The stunning Whitsunday Islands off-shore from Airlie Beach in Queensland, are more numerous than just the four world famous resort islands of Hayman, Hamilton, Daydream and Long Islands. The largest island after which the group is named, is uninhabited Whitsunday Island (275 sq km). Captain Cook named it in 1770 thinking the day was Whit Sunday …

Mudjimba Beach with Surf Lifesaving Flags and Buggy

Caloundra to Noosa Sunshine Coast Beaches

Sunshine Coast beaches spread along 59km of coast hugging roads from Caloundra to Noosa in Queensland Australia. This article gives an idea of individual beaches so you can plan your Sunshine Coast holiday. We love the waterfalls, markets, national parks and food to table dining experiences of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, but this post …

The Red brick convict built wall at Hobart Botanic Garden

What to see at Hobart Botanical Garden

A visit to the Hobart Botanical Garden in Tasmania, is as colourful as a flower, as other-worldly as a Subantarctic Island and as simple as a picnic on the grass. The Gardens are one of the many fun things to do in Hobart. We arrived on the heels of a return road trip from Hobart to Bruny Island and a relaxed walk around the garden was just what …

Golden beer battered flathead with chips and salad at Grape Hobart

Fun things to do in Hobart plus bonus Eating Out Tips

We were excited to find lots of fun things to do in Hobart Tasmania, when we escaped there for a week recently. As disparate as lively Salamanca bars and cute rose covered houses in historic Battery Point, Hobart attractions include some great casual restaurants, funky Mona, peaceful Royal Gardens, Hobart Markets, budget accommodation and walks. …

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