Guide to the Best Waterfalls in Queensland

Guide to the Best Waterfalls in Queensland

When you visit Queensland, waterfalls are one of the best things to see in the state. You can see both the widest and tallest waterfalls in Australia in Queensland and your waterfall watching takes you from the Gondwana forests of southeast Queensland to the...

Best Things to Do in Devonport and Day trips

Best Things to Do in Devonport and Day trips

There is a temptation when you roll off the Spirit of Tasmania ferry in Devonport to keep driving to one of Tasmania’s many attractions. And if you are doing a lap of Tasmania, along the north coast you can be easily distracted by Launceston, Stanley and Wynyard. But...

Best Things to Do in Strahan

Best Things to Do in Strahan

Strahan is on the mid-west coast of Tasmania. Many of the things to do in Strahan are connected to the town being a gateway to the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. A river cruise or train ride into the forest are popular activities here, but Strahan has many...

Best Things to Do in Bicheno

Best Things to Do in Bicheno

These are some of the best things to do Bicheno, a beautiful coastal town along Tasmania’s Great Eastern Drive. Beautiful beaches, delicious seafood, national parks, wildlife and rugged coastline are just a few of Bicheno’s attractions. From the roaring spectacle of...

Best Places to See Wildlife in Tasmania

Best Places to See Wildlife in Tasmania

Where are the best places to see wildlife in Tasmania? From Tassie Devils and Little penguins to scarlet robins and albatross, Tasmania is a fantastic place to see Australian Wildlife. With around 40% of Tasmania made up of national parks and reserves, there is no...

Whyalla Cuttlefish Snorkel | Best Tips | FAQs

Whyalla Cuttlefish Snorkel | Best Tips | FAQs

Swimming with the Whyalla cuttlefish is one of the great wildlife experiences you can have. From May to the end of August, Whyalla, at the top of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, becomes the giant cuttlefish capital of the world. Tens of thousands of cuttlefish...

Best Things to Do in the Adelaide Hills | Day Trips | Tours

Best Things to Do in the Adelaide Hills | Day Trips | Tours

Are you looking for things to do in the Adelaide Hills? There’s a lot to choose from - fabulous wine, gourmet food, bushwalks, wildlife, art and history. The tree-lined main streets of the English style villages glow with autumn colour and the parks and gardens are...

16 Best Day Trips from Hobart

16 Best Day Trips from Hobart

Day trips from Hobart showcase everything from Tasmania’s convict history, wildlife and wilderness to its colonial history and cuisine. Depending on what you feel like doing, your Hobart day trip can involve a short drive with lots to do when you arrive, or the road...

Plan your Adelaide to Perth Road Trip

Plan your Adelaide to Perth Road Trip

An Adelaide to Perth road trip is one of the most iconic drives in Australia. The 2695km journey begins in the Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula before crossing the Nullarbor Plain and Great Australian Bight. The Nullarbor is one of Australia’s most awe inspiring...

Best Spots to Snorkel in Adelaide & South Australia

Best Spots to Snorkel in Adelaide & South Australia

There are some great spots to snorkel in Adelaide and around South Australia. While the water might be a little cool, the variety of snorkelling opportunities makes up for it. There are snorkels for all ability levels. We have also included a few tours that deliver...

Big Duck Tours in Victor Harbor and Wirrina Cove

Big Duck Tours in Victor Harbor and Wirrina Cove

Big Duck Tours are a great way to experience the marine life around Victor Harbor and Wirrina Cove. You might encounter seals, sea lions and dolphins. The coastal landscape is spectacular too. Victor Harbor is a seaside town on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula. It...

Nakie Hammock Review

Nakie Hammock Review

Our Daughter and Son-In-Law were about to head off on an eight month trip around Australia and we were looking for a suitable farewell gift. We decided on a Nakie Hammock. We met them at the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens for a picnic and to try out the hammocks. To say...

Best Things to do on Magnetic Island

Best Things to do on Magnetic Island

When we think of Tropical Queensland we usually think of wet tropics, waterfalls, the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays. But Magnetic Island, known affectionately as ‘Maggie’, is one of the lesser known delights of North Queensland.   Magnetic Island lies just...

Ultimate Kangaroo Island Holiday Guide

Ultimate Kangaroo Island Holiday Guide

Kangaroo Island (or KI to the locals) is 22 kilometres off the coast of South Australia. It is a remote, rugged location best known for its wildlife, great beaches and spectacular coastline. Exploring the unspoilt bush and coastal wilderness is one of the most popular...

Emu Bay Kangaroo Island Visitor Guide

Emu Bay Kangaroo Island Visitor Guide

Emu Bay is on the North Coast of Kangaroo Island. It has one of the best beaches on Kangaroo Island, but there are lots of other things to do in Emu Bay besides hitting the sand. It is also a great spot to sample Kangaroo Island’s wildlife and artisan food scene. Emu...

Kangaroo Island Lighthouses

Kangaroo Island Lighthouses

Kangaroo Island sits off the southern tip of South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula. Well known for its wildlife, natural beauty and artisan food, Kangaroo Island’s rugged coast also has a lot to offer lighthouse devotees. Kangaroo Islands lighthouses are at Cape...

Seal Bay Kangaroo Island Complete Guide

Seal Bay Kangaroo Island Complete Guide

Seal Bay Conservation Park is one of the best attractions on Kangaroo Island. Seal Bay is home to around 800 Australian Sea Lions, they are an endangered species that live along the south and west coasts of Australia. The Sea Lion colony at Seal Bay is one of the...

Kangaroo Island Caravan Parks & Camping

Kangaroo Island Caravan Parks & Camping

When you visit Kangaroo Island, caravan parks are a great base for meeting the local wildlife, exploring the great beaches and trying the local food and wine. The main caravan parks on Kangaroo Island are in Penneshaw, Kingscote and next door to Flinders Chase...

Where to see Kangaroo Island Wildlife

Where to see Kangaroo Island Wildlife

For a lot of people, there is one big reason to visit Kangaroo Island – wildlife. If you are looking for an Australian wildlife experience, this island off the tip of the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia is the place to go. From kangaroos, koalas and echidnas to...

Free Things to Do in Adelaide | Activities + Attractions

Free Things to Do in Adelaide | Activities + Attractions

There are all sorts of free things to do in Adelaide. Take your pick from galleries and museums to adventure playgrounds, National Parks and beaches. Some activities will fill in an hour, others can fill in a whole day. Finding free things to do in Adelaide isn’t just...

Our Best Travel Stories & Destinations from 2021

Our Best Travel Stories & Destinations from 2021

2021 has been another tricky year for travellers. We got lucky, avoiding lockdowns and border closures by a week here and, literally, a day there to spend time in southern New South Wales and the Gold Coast. By a large stroke of luck, we even managed a road trip from...