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19
July
2018

Things to do at the Eumundi Markets

Set close to Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast marks a popular holiday hotspot for both locals and tourists in Australia. Here, the sparkling shallows make the perfect swimming pool, while the charming towns are great for shopping and tucking into delicious food. Combining a selection of both adrenalin-pumping adventures and more laidback activities, there is plenty to do in the region. One of the most popular attractions is the Eumundi Markets. This craft and fresh produce market is a firm favourite for buying everything from jewellery and handmade gifts to local meats and cheeses. Set up in 1979 by an artist, […]

   
  
25
May
2018

The Facilities at Tangalooma Island Resort

Set just off the coast of Brisbane, Moreton Island is a haven of wildlife and paradise island scenes. Here, the beauty is in the natural attractions, from the sparkling waters of the beaches to the picturesque scenery inland. Tangalooma Island Resort is one of the most popular hotspots on Moreton Island thanks to its world-famous dolphin feeding extravaganza that takes place every morning. Here, the unspoiled splendor of the beach combined with the incredible array of facilities and nearby attractions makes the resort the ideal place to stay on the island. The Facilities of Tangalooma Resort Shops and Services Like […]

   
  
9
April
2018

Things to Do at New Farm Park

New Farm is one of Brisbane’s most exclusive inner city suburbs thanks to its lush riverside location and its eclectic collection of open spaces. The streets here are lined with trees and boast an extensive collection of unique Queenslander houses (look out for the ornate wraparound verandas). Elsewhere, there are plenty of quaint cafes to sip a cup of coffee in and a number of delis that are located in what is known as Brisbane’s Little Italy. There’s a big arts scene, too, with galleries peppered around and artisan shops to duck into. Perhaps one of the biggest draws to […]

   
  
12
October
2017

The Sea Life of North Stradbroke Island

The waters surrounding Brisbane are scattered with picturesque islands that are alive with wildlife and incredible scenery. North Stradbroke Island is one of the more popular islands, sitting snug in Moreton Bay just 30 kilometres from the coast of Brisbane. Here, sprawling lakes meet lush mangrove forests, while native flora and fauna thrive on the expansive beaches and in the surrounding ocean. Animal lovers will enjoy the incredible array of species, while the landscape provides a beautiful backdrop to explore against. There are five main beaches on Stradbroke, each of which boast a great selection of activities, from fishing and […]

   
  
14
September
2017

The Wildlife of Moreton Island

Set just off the coast of Brisbane, Moreton Island is a haven of wildlife that’s renowned for its pristine sprawling beaches and impressive sand dunes. Throughout the island, there are plenty of wildlife watching opportunities, from spotting the unique marine life in designated dive sites, to dolphin feeding spots, and birdwatching opportunities in the lush forests that sit further inland. Moreton Island is home to over 180 bird species, making it a popular hotspot for keen birdwatchers. As well as plenty of seabirds, there are forest birds and birds of prey. Between September and April, wading birds take to the […]

   
  
14
August
2017

The Top 3 Things to Do at Cylinder Beach

Sitting between Cylinder and Home Beach Headlands near the bustle of Brisbane, Cylinder Beach offers a slice of Australian paradise renowned for its excellent swimming conditions and its surfing prowess. The beach is wide and long, offering the perfect backdrop for a family day out. There’s also a carpark located just a few metres from the beach, making it easily accessible to all travellers. When it comes to the waves, expect small waves and calm waters that are ideal for sunbathing and swimming in during good weather conditions. The Top 3 Things to Do at Cylinder Beach There are plenty […]

   
  
19
July
2017

The Different Personalities of Brisbane’s Southbank

Set on the pretty banks of the Brisbane River, Brisbane’s Southbank boasts 17 hectares of sprawling parkland filled with top-notch restaurants and incredible river views. It’s a prime location for festivals and cultural events throughout the year, making it the ideal place to chill out and soak up the laidback atmosphere of the city. The Different Parts of Brisbane’s Southbank The Parklands The parklands area is best-known for its sprawling expanse of green lawns that are characterised by tall ficus trees and colourful plant life. Here, you can indulge in a range of activities that are fun for all the […]

   
  
5
July
2017

Dolphins and Sand Dunes at Tangalooma Resort

The stunning resort of Tangalooma is set 75-minutes from Brisbane by catamaran. If you’re looking for a unique adventure that lets you soak up the amazing wildlife and scenery of Australia, it might just be the place for you. Here, natural encounters are part of the package on this protected and treasured part of Moreton Island. There is so much to see and do, too, from watching wild dolphins come to the shore for feeding time, relaxing on the pristine sandy beaches, and getting stuck into adrenalin-pumping adventures like quad bike tours and desert safaris. Accommodation at Tangalooma Resort There […]

   
  
19
June
2017

How to Explore Moreton Island

Moreton Island can be found 25km off the coast of Brisbane, and is the world’s third largest sand island. Here, you can marvel at pebble-smooth lakes and lagoons that are nestled amongst sand dunes, wildflower fields, and sprawling white-sand beaches. There is plenty to do on the island, from spotting native wildlife to exploring the rich history. Here are some of the best things to do. Things to Do on Moreton Island Sand Tobogganing The entirety of Moreton Island is made up of sand, so there is plenty of opportunity to whizz down the numerous dunes on a wooden board. […]

   
  
15
May
2017

7 Things to Do On Brisbane’s South Bank

Set on the pretty southern banks of the Brisbane River, the South Bank is one of the city’s premier cultural hotspots, boasting tonnes of great restaurants, bars, shops, and events. Here, the Parklands provide the perfect place to relax, promising visitors an eclectic mix of rainforest, grassland, and plazas, as well as a number of great attractions to explore while in the area. South Bank and its parklands regularly play host to large city festivals, with around 11 million people visiting the region every single year. What to See and Do in South Bank 1. The Arbour Formed of 433 […]

   
  
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