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13
December
2018

What to do in Brisbane this weekend

Brisbane is a sunny paradise, known as the gateway for the many natural wonders flooding the area. But regardless of if you have travelled here for the rainforests and waterfalls, the city itself is home to an array of unforgettable attractions. Whether you’re a tourist, a long-time local or just stopping through, this list of Brisbane adventures for this weekend is for you. Friday Boundary Street Markets For a fantastic Friday night head down to the Night Market of Brisbane. These markets are held every Friday and offer a range of different cuisines from around the globe. Simply stroll past […]

   
  
10
December
2018

What to do on North Stradbroke Island?

Imagine yourself immersed in crystal clear waters and lush Australian bushland. Set off for a day, weekend, or week in this wildlife paradise. Only a short way from Brisbane, North Stradbroke Island, also known as ‘Straddie,’ is a place full of unforgettable adventures. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery or a more upbeat adventure, North Stradbroke Island has you covered. Here are some of the best attractions to do during your trip. Wildlife There is no doubt on your trip to North Stradbroke Island you won’t encounter the Australian wildlife. Each type of […]

   
  
26
October
2018

What to do at Moreton Bay

On Brisbane’s doorstep, nestled in between the east coast of Queensland and Moreton Island, lies Moreton Bay. Stretching 125km from Caloundra down to the Gold Coast Seaway. Sparkling in the many shades of blue, the bay is known for biodiversity and ecological significance in Australia. There is a total of 360 different islands in the bay, all ranging in size and populace. The main islands include Moreton Island, North Stradbroke Island, and Bribie Island. Morton’s Bay’s name came from Captain Cook in 1770, when he voyaged passed the area on the 15th of May. The name was to honour Lord […]

   
  
25
October
2018

What you can do at Mount Coot-tha

Brisbane is best known for its sunny sky-scrappers set along the stunning backdrop of lush rainforests and ocean views. But instead of packing a day bag and lugging it out to see the natural wonders surrounding the city, why not see the ones located right in the heart of Brisbane? Mt Coot-tha is an iconic landmark for the city and is the city’s largest natural area. History of Mount Coot-tha Before the European settlers came to Brisbane, Mount Coot-tha was home to the Yugarapul indigenous community. It was a popular spot to gather honey from the native stingless bees in […]

   
  
11
October
2018

Why You Should Visit the Tangalooma Wrecks

Sitting just off the coast of Moreton Island is a cluster of fifteen marooned ships, known as the famous Tangalooma Wrecks. Throughout the history of sea travels, there have been hundreds of ships that have met their doom in the treacherous waters of the ocean, sinking down into the watery graves. However, the Tangalooma Wrecks are different, as they were a deliberate boat wreck. History Back in the 60s, a large group of locals requested a harbour to be built along the coast, for small boats to dwell in. The government instead decided to sink fifteen junk ships along the […]

   
  
11
October
2018

What to do in Brisbane City?

Brisbane is known as the gateway for the marvellous natural attractions within the area. But many don’t realise the city itself is teeming with terrific adventures for the whole family. Park yourself in the city for a day or two and try out some of these epic attractions. Brisbane Wheel For an impeccable 360-degree panoramic view of the city, head to the Brisbane Wheel. Take a seat in one of the Wheel’s gondolas and be glided up the 60-metre heights, giving even the most daring adventurer, a flutter of butterflies in their stomach. The gondolas hold up to 8 people […]

   
  
5
October
2018

What to do in Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast is just that! Lying along Queensland’s bottom coastline, this sunny paradise is brimming with unspoiled natural wonders. Glowing with sand, surf, and sun-kissed people. Things to do in Sunshine Coast Noosa Noosa is the quiet alternative to a busy Brisbane. A relaxing getaway with pristine beaches, incredible wildlife, and boutique shops. Submerge into the natural landscape at Noosa National park, getting you up close and personal with Australia’s flora and fauna. Stroll along Hasting street to shop until you drop at the luxury clothing stores and restaurants. Or perhaps just relax on the beach’s soft sands to get […]

   
  
20
September
2018

Why You Should Visit Moreton Island’s Marine Education Centre?

The Tangalooma Island resort is one of the top beachfront places to visit on Queensland’s famous Moreton island. The stunning island is bursting with incredible attractions, including its most popular, it’s wildlife! With beautiful scenery swarming with both marine and land animals. Tangalooma’s Marine Education and Conservation Centre provides a sustainable way to see these creatures up close and personal. Give it a burl and see these incredible animals in their natural habitats. What You Can Do in Marine Education Centre? Kookaburras Hear the famous manic laughs of the kookaburras on Moreton Island. A daily tour takes you to the feeding […]

   
  
29
August
2018

What to Do on Moreton Island?

Just off the coast of Brisbane, Moreton Island is the third largest sand island in the world. An extraordinary island jam-packed with aquamarine lakes and lagoons, pristine beaches, enormous sand dunes and incredible wildlife. Perfect for any kind of traveller, including families with young children, senior couples wanting to relax, or even backpackers looking for an adventure. Here are the Best Things to Do in Moreton Island: Adrenaline Junkies Feel the need for speed when you climb up the tallest coastal sand dunes in the world. Grab a board and jump on however you like, feet first, tummy on the […]

   
  
24
August
2018

Experience the Brisbane Wheel

The Brisbane Wheel is an iconic landmark that casts a picturesque silhouette against the city’s busy skyline. Set on the popular South Bank part of the city, the wheel is one of the best ways to soak up 360-degree views of the city and its surroundings. Measuring around 60 metres in height, each separate gondola carries up to 8 people, giving you the chance to experience the city from a different perspective with family and friends. The Wheel of Brisbane is open during the day, where you can spot all the major sights in the city, and at night, when […]

   
  
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