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K’gari (Fraser) Island revisited

It’s been twenty-eight long years since I sailed the great sandy straight alongside Fraser Island, Queensland. The plan was to cruise past the island, destination Moreton Bay- but the outgoing tide of the sandy straight had other ideas. We were marooned for two days waiting for the tide to turn. It

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Discover the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast's star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast's famous theme parks. Be sure to leave enough time for a trip into the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls. The Gold Coast has

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Tour your way through WA

Travellers to Western Australia are spoilt for choice with what is on offer when exploring the region. Here are some of the top things to do when visiting Western Australia.  Latest updates for Shark Bay The World Heritage-listed Shark Bay region, located in WA’s Coral Coast – is renowned for its natural beauty, biological diversity and abundance of marine

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What’s on in Western Australia

It is Australia’s biggest state and with that comes a region with a diverse offering for any traveller. Seaplane adventures over Australia’s only horizontal waterfalls, Aboriginal cultural tours, Kimberley cruising and foodie walking tours are just some of WA’s award-winning tourism experiences. Here are just some of the new and exciting things to discover in the

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Sunshine Coast a hot spot for travellers

More travellers are visiting Queensland’s Sunshine Coast according to recent data from the National Visitor Survey. A record 3.5 million domestic visitors travelled to the Sunshine Coast in the year ending September 2018, generating a rise of 18.4 percent in expenditure to $2.4 billion. The International Visitor Survey was also released with international arrivals topping

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Glamping comes to Cabarita Beach at The Hideaway

Travellers can enjoy glamping on the Tweed Coast, with the launch of The Hideaway Cabarita Beach, just 20 minutes’ drive south of Coolangatta Airport. The ‘boutique outdoor hotel’ will open on Boxing Day, providing the perfect last-minute holiday opportunity for those who like the great outdoors – but prefer the creature comforts

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Australia ranks in Lonely Planet’s choice of best

Lonely Planet has chosen The Red Centre, Australia as one of the world’s Top 10 Regions for next year in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019. Best in Travel 2019 is Lonely Planet’s 14th annual agenda-setting collection of the world’s hottest destinations, experiences and trends for the year ahead.  The best-selling

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WA’s best wildflower season in a decade

The 2018 wildflower season is shaping up to be the best and biggest blooming display the Coral Coast region has seen in the past decade. Botanical experts from Perth’s Kings Park, in addition to wildflower enthusiasts residing in Western Australia’s Coral Coast region, have forecast the season will commence in early August with

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