Queensland

St George to Cunnamulla

Step back to a simpler time with a road trip between St George and Cunnamulla, where the journey is full of historical surprises and unspoilt scenery. Bollon Part of the famous Adventure Way and just over an hour out of St George, Bollon is a fascinating stopover for history buffs. Here, local history is kept … Continued

Thargomindah to Innamincka

If you’re looking for a road trip to start the year off with a bang, the road between Thargomindah and Innamincka is filled with memorable surprises. Start your adventure in Eulo, famous for its lizard-racing world championships. The recently developed Lizard Lounge is a fantastic place for a picnic while you take in the sights, … Continued

The Big Red Bash is here

The world’s most remote music festival, the Birdsville Big Red Bash, will return to the Simpson Desert in July 2017 for a three-day festival experience unlike any other. The journey from the east culminates at Nappanerica, or Big Red, 35 kilometres from Birdsville, Queensland. Big Red, an incredible outback attraction in itself, stands tall at … Continued

Explore North Stradbroke Island

At North Stradbroke Island, it’s all about nature. You’re surrounded by rich and unspoilt natural beauty, which not only makes for a picturesque holiday location, but also makes the island home to a variety of native animals. A must-do on your list is to visit the dolphins at Amity Point. These playful locals come right … Continued

Why stay at home when you can be an adventurer?

It’s easy to spend the summer lying by the pool, visiting the nearest beach, or hiding indoors as far away from the sun and as close to the air conditioner as possible. But this summer, move away from the familiar routine and experience something adventurous! Queensland’s iconic Adventure Way traces the original route used by … Continued

Explore the Gold Coast

As the home of the iconic Surfers Paradise, and with lush hinterland, world-renowned beaches and, of course, that all-important sunshine, the Gold Coast can’t be excluded from any summer itinerary. Besides the well-known attractions in the region, which all deserve your attention, there are a number of hidden gems that should also be top of … Continued

The road from Rockhampton

The route from Queensland to the Northern Territory is a popular path that has been well-worn by many travellers – and for good reason! This route takes you right through the heart of Outback Queensland, where Australia’s story comes to life. Rockhampton to Emerald – 271 kilometres Travel from Rockhampton to Emerald, where you can discover … Continued

Discover history along the Adventure Way

Stretching all the way from Brisbane in Queensland to Innamincka in South Australia, the Adventure Way is an iconic Australian trade route famously used by Cobb & Co during the 19h century to transport mail, cargo and thousands of emigrants eager for success on the goldfields. Roads were bumpy and unsealed, making any journey by … Continued

The treasures of the Fraser Coast

The Fraser Coast’s big attraction is the World Heritage–listed Fraser Island – the largest sand island in the world. The 166,000-hectare island is perfect for a self-drive or guided driving holiday, and offers a range of landscapes to explore. Walk through ancient rainforests (growing out of only sand!), practice a spot of beach fishing on the eastern side … Continued

Fishing across the top

When the dryness of winter slowly gives way to the wet of summer, the subtle change does not go unnoticed by the fish! Spring rains signal a time of change and great fishing opportunities! I can recall one indicator of this, which I noticed while camped on the Gregory River in the lower Gulf country. Early spring storms had formed in the limestone country … Continued

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