If you’re after a lark of a time, try a LARC tour of Queensland’s Eurimbula National Park.In the year 1770, James Cook chose Eurimbula National Park in central Queensland as one of his first landings spots in the state. Today, the park is still as pristine as it was...
What is it, exactly, that captures the essence of exemplary Queensland? Is it the 200-plus days of sunshine every year, the smorgasbord of tourism attractions, the laid-back lifestyle or friendly faces? We decided to put together a big list of places in Queensland.The answers will vary — depending on individual...
Queensland’s Capricorn Coast is an agreeable location – a convenient midway point between the Gold Coast and the Whitsundays. Positioned on the Tropic of Capricorn, it is pleasantly sunny, without the tropical stickiness of northern Queensland, and tourist-friendly, without the crowds of the Gold Coast.Rockhampton to Yeppoon From the legendary...
With friendly whales, and intriguing coves and bays, self-skippering a catamaran on the Great Sandy Straits is a lot of fun, even if you have no experience on the water. Even though I have had some water-borne experiences on catamarans, yachts and even a sleek Sydney-to-Hobart racing vessel, I don’t know...
Some places are more well-known in faraway lands than they are at home. Maryborough in Queensland might have had a fleeting touch with fame when it featured briefly in the movie Saving Mr Banks (Maryborough was where the author of Mary Poppins grew up) but most Australians, actually I'd...
Since its World Heritage listing in 1992, Fraser Island has attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists and nature lovers. The waters between Fraser Island and Hervey Bay provides some of the best whale watching in the world. If you're not visiting during the humpback whale migration, here are some...
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