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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 […]

   
  
2
May
2017

The Cultural Significance of Brown Lake

On picturesque North Stradbroke Island, just outside of Brisbane, Brown Lake promises visitors a unique experience. Considered a perched lake (just like many of the other lakes on the selection of sandy islands around Queensland), it maintains its water levels via a thick layer of leaves lining the lake floor. This is what gives Brown Lake its name – the tannin from the leaves of the surrounding Paperbarks and Tea-trees turns the water a rich brown colour that has been likened to tea. The lake itself is a prominent part of the landscape for the people of Quandamooka, particularly the […]

   
  
13
April
2017

The Top 5 Things to Do on North Stradbroke Island

Set off the coast of Brisbane, North Stradbroke Island is a place full of adventures, whether you’re looking to explore the underwater world of Australia or simply take a stroll around the spectacular coastline that edges the island. Here are some of the best things to do. 1. Explore the Wildlife The wildlife on Stradbroke Island is second to none. Throughout the island you can spot kangaroos on the North Gorge walk, koalas resting up the high trees, and even dolphins that come right up close to Amity Point’s popular jetty. 2. Whale Watching Continuing on the wildlife vibe, you […]

   
  
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