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Make the most of spring this year with a visit to Gladstone, a tranquil alternative to the busier tourist cities that line Queensland’s southern coast. Spend an afternoon snorkelling or diving in the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef, where a captivating world of colour and wonder awaits, or warm up with a stroll … Continued

Discover nature’s secrets in the Riverina

The first image that might spring to mind when you hear that New South Wales’s Riverina region is nicknamed the ‘food bowl of Australia’ might be that of an immense green valley, packed with glistening fruit and vegetables. A trip around the region will prove how close to the truth this really is, with key … Continued

Hobart to Bruny Island

The road from Hobart to Bruny Island is an exciting trek, with no shortage of intriguing destinations to interest the whole family – from mysterious underground caves to spectacular ocean sunsets. In Hobart, retreat into holiday mode with a venture up Mount Wellington. The 21-kilometre drive to the summit will take you past some of … Continued

Wining and dining in Bright and surrounds

Bright is a popular destination no matter the season. It’s a delightfully friendly part of the Great Alpine Road that welcomes visitors with open arms, and in the winter months, open fires, too! When you arrive, treat yourself and your companions to lunch at the Ringer Reef Winery in Porepunkah or the Bright Brewery. The … Continued

Walgett to Bourke

The name Walgett translates to the ‘meeting of two rivers’ – the Barwon and Namoi, to be specific. This friendly and lovable country town will have you feeling settled in no time, and is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding opal fields. For those looking to catch their dinner, drop a line … Continued

The Overlander’s Way

Beginning on ocean shores and ending in the outback, the Overlander’s Way presents some of Queensland’s many different faces in a matter of days. With fully sealed roads throughout the entire route, you’ll be skipping from beachfront Townsville to outback Queensland in a flash. The Overlander’s Way journey is broken up into seven sections, and … Continued

Hughenden to Richmond

Hughenden to Richmond Hughenden is in dinosaur country; the town and the whole Flinders Shire are situated on the edge of what used to be a vast prehistoric inland sea. Once home to many terrestrial dinosaurs and marine reptiles, Hughenden now houses the Flinders Discovery Centre, where you can meet Hughie, a seven-metre-tall muttaburrasaurus, along … Continued

Bunbury to Margaret River

The road between Bunbury and Margaret River is one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, where stunning wines, perfect beaches and giant forests can all be enjoyed in a single day. In spring you’ll be treated to blankets of wildflowers, and until December, this part of the coastline becomes prime whale-watching territory. Bunbury Heading … Continued

The highs and lows of the Grampians

The Grampians region takes in a vast swathe of Victoria, from Golden Plains to the South Australian border. The area is practically covered with outcrops and cascades, and Ararat is the perfect base from which to explore the natural splendour of the region. The regional centre is the Grampians National Park, Mount Langi Ghiran, Mount … Continued

Striking cultural gold in the Outback

When you think of cultural institutions, you usually think of the grand ones around the world, like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or the Sydney Opera House. But Western Australia’s Golden Outback is home to many equally important cultural institutions, built to display items of cultural significance to a range of local … Continued

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