Natural Wonders

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Hiking : Cradle Mountain

May 9th 2016

  We woke up at the crack of dawn to a misty morning. Because of overcrowding, unavailability and some extremely rude receptionists at the campground on the cusp of the national park, we chose to rough it alongside the Iris …

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Camping : Lake Pedder

May 2nd 2016

  Our time in Hobart was over and it was time to leave the congestion of the city for something a little slower. We made our way to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.   The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage …

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Nature : Tahune Airwalk

April 21st 2016

  After a beautiful, winding drive through the forest, we arrived at Tahune AirWalk in the early afternoon. The weather was a bit drizzly, so we grabbed our trusty jackets and headed for the Visitor Centre.   Positioned at the …

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Explore : Bruny Island

April 18th 2016

  Every journey to Bruny Island (pronounced brew-nee) starts on the ferry. Our ticket to and from the island cost us $33, which includes a lovely 2×15 minute ride across the D’entrecastreaux Channel. Our journey would take us from the ferry …

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Explore : East Coast Tasmania

April 4th 2016

  Our adventure down the east coast of Tasmania started at the Bay of Fires, just 10km north of St Helens and finished at Port Arthur.   The coastline is just incredible when the sun is out. There are plenty …

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EARTH HOUR 2016

March 19th 2016

  Today is Earth Hour – a worldwide movement that symbolises a commitment to protect our planet. It brings awareness to environmental issues and the challenges we face to create a sustainable world.  Our commitment to the Earth extends beyond …

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Flavour Trail : Between Devonport and Launceston

March 13th 2016

  The drive from Devonport to Launceston is a tasty trip – make sure you stop at every location to get a true feel of the local produce of the region. Each place is worth a visit, and there is …

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Wildlife : Taronga Western Plains Zoo

December 17th 2015

  Taronga Western Plains Zoo is located in Dubbo and features a beautiful range of animals, including many native to Africa.  You might wonder whether the climate in Dubbo is the same to that in Africa, and we certainly wondered …

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Camping & 4WDing : Fraser Island

August 6th 2015

  Heritage listed since 1992, Fraser Island is about 120km long and 24km wide.  It’s the largest sand island in the world, and the largest island on the east coast of Australia.  The island was made over the last 750,000 …

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Attraction : Capricorn Caves

July 17th 2015

  The Capricorn Caves are only 30 minutes north of Rockhampton and are Queensland’s longest running tourist attraction.  Set in limestone that formed millions of years ago, the caves have been open for exploration since the 1880s.  Marvel at hanging fig …

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Camping & 4WDing : Blackdown Tableland

July 11th 2015

  We were supposed to go to Carnarvon National Park to camp and explore the gorge but when the time came to book our campsite, we found that the park was booked out… for whole month!  We had to change …

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Camping : Lake Elphinstone

July 7th 2015

  We didn’t know what to expect.  We’d heard about the place, but there was no raving – as far as we knew it was simply a campground by a lake but we were pleasantly surprised to find much more. …

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Things To Do In And Around Ingham

June 19th 2015

Don’t be fooled – this is not the place where all the chicken comes from!  Ingham isn’t really famous for anything other than the Tyto Wetlands and the ‘Pub with No Beer’.   Back in 1943, a pub called the …

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