The best place to see PLATYPUS at the Atherton Tablelands – Finding Australia’s most mysterious animal

Completing our mission to find wild platypus in Australia If you’re new here, there’s one thing you need to know; we love finding local wildlife. In each county, we visit we put together a wildlife bucket list and there was only one animal to tick off of our Australian one; The duckbilled platypus. Widespread across Australia, you’d think they would be fairly easy to find but it seems they’re [...]

2019-03-20T16:42:26+13:00November 30th, 2018|18 Comments

A last minute TOWNSVILLE stay – things to do in Townsville

Have you ever arrived at a town that completely blew your expectations away? When we spent a couple of days in Townsville, Queensland, it did exactly that! We knew you could get to Magnetic Island from here, but we weren’t really sure what else we’d find. As it turns out, it’s is a really pretty place and there’s plenty of things to do in Townsville beyond catching the ferry [...]

2019-11-24T19:21:48+13:00November 25th, 2018|16 Comments

10 UNIQUE places to see between SYDNEY and BRISBANE – Road trip ideas.

Sydney is a popular starting point for the famous East Coast Australia Road trip. After being in Australia for over a year it’s safe to say we racked up quite a ‘to-do list’ before we started ours, so we decided to split our trip into sections and do a slow road trip from Sydney to Brisbane first. This meant we got to explore a lot of little places on [...]

2019-12-04T17:42:45+13:00November 16th, 2018|19 Comments

3 day FRASER ISLAND itinerary – Australia’s worst kept secret

3 Day Fraser Island Self Drive itinerary When we decided to do a self-drive tour of Fraser Island, we were unprepared for its natural beauty. Sure we’d heard about its lush white sands and its beach that stretches for miles and miles, but actually being there seeing it for ourselves, that was a whole different story. We’re glad we chose to do a DIY tour as it gave us [...]

2019-02-23T18:05:57+13:00November 11th, 2018|20 Comments

FRASER ISLAND self drive tour – How to see the Island WITHOUT a group tour.

How to plan a Fraser Island self drive tour Fraser Island is a big bucket list item for many people travelling Australia’s famous East Coast, we were no different, but have you ever wondered if you can do a Fraser Island self-drive tour instead of going with a guide? We couldn’t wait to visit and see its beauty for ourselves but joining a group tour was the last thing [...]

2019-06-11T15:39:32+13:00November 1st, 2018|7 Comments