Channel Country: The Outback of Queensland

Channel Country is an expanse of outback mostly situation in Queensland, but it overlaps into New South Wales, Northern Territory, and South Australia. This region of land features arid landscaping and three geological basins which cover 150,000 kilometres and flood plains from 3 rivers: the Georgina River, Cooper Creek, and the Diamantina River. The geology […]

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May 30th, 2014

Strangest Places to Visit in Australia and Tasmania

Australia and Tasmania have such unique geography and locations; they are home to some of the strangest places to visit on Earth. Most of the places we are featuring in this two part blog series do not even look like they are of our Earth. There are extraordinary colourings and strange features that make these […]

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May 20th, 2014

Take a Cool Drive through the Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills are just to the west of the city of Adelaide in the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia. Driving through the beautiful hills is a popular pastime for residents. Some of the oldest settlements in South Australia are in the Adelaide Hills and much of this area still reflects this old world […]

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May 7th, 2014
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Esperance and the Southern Coast of Western Australia

Esperance is located on the southern coast of Western Australia that is well known as a tourism destination. The Esperance coastline has been voted Australia’s best beaches, so much of the tourism centres around beach activities, swimming, surfing, snorkelling, and SCUBA diving. The unique beauty of this coast boasts scenery that includes not only the sparkling white sand beaches, but magnificent bays, bright blue water, alongside towering granite peaks. To add to the diversity, there are five national parks near Esperance to visit and several other tourist attractions to choose from as well.

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April 30th, 2014

Things to do in Broome, Western Australia

Broome is a bustling town in the remote northern section of Western Australia known as the Kimberley region. Broome is diverse in modern cultures as well as being the traditional land of the Yawuru people. It is a pearling port where pearls are still cultured but tourism is one of the major industries of the […]

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April 29th, 2014

Alice Springs, the City in the Outback

Located in the centre of the continent, Alice Springs is the city in the Outback. The area is known as the “Red Centre” of Australia and is surrounded by the MacDonnell Ranges and the red sand deserts stretch outward for hundreds of kilometres in every direction. Alice Springs has a rich Aboriginal history and culture […]

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April 2nd, 2014

Visiting the Great Barrier Reef with Kids

The Great Barrier Reef might not be the first family destination that comes to mind when vacationing with kids, but it definitely can be fun for the whole family. When visiting The Great Barrier Reef and surrounds, there are plenty of things to do for the whole family that do not have to involve swimming in the open ocean. Besides taking family friendly boating adventures and island excursions, there are plenty of holiday spots for families in Cairns, Port Douglas, and Townsville.

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March 27th, 2014

12 Apostles: One with Nature

The drive along the Great Ocean Road to see the 12 Apostles is one of those once in a life time trips. It will fill you with memories that will linger and post card perfect views. Witnessing the beauty of Mother Nature first hand is awe inspiring. The 12 Apostles are a stack of limestone […]

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December 23rd, 2013
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Whitsunday Islands: Escape to Tropical Paradise

Photo Credit: f you are looking for an escape from reality to tropical paradise, look no further than the Whitsunday Islands. The Whitsundays are a group of 74 islands and is the world’s largest Archipelago off the coast of Queensland and located in the heart of The Great Barrier Reef. The 74 islands are classified into 4 groups based on locale: The Whitsunday Group, Lindeman Group, The Molle Group, and Northern Group. An amazing getaway awaits, with something for every type of holiday seeker, whether you are looking for a quiet and relaxing escape or a tropical island sporting adventure; The Whitsunday Islands are diverse enough to have it all.

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December 19th, 2013

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could do at the Australia Zoo

The Australia Zoo was made famous by The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. During the filming of his popular show world-wide attention was brought to his family’s zoo in Queensland. The zoo has grown to 100 acres in the last 40 years. Originally a small reptile park started by Steve Irwin’s parents, the money made from […]

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December 17th, 2013