Queensland

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Explore : The Sunshine Coast

August 19th 2015

  Located about 100km north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is the third most populated area in Queensland and stretches from Trewantin in the north to Pelican Waters in the south.  It includes the towns and beaches along the coast, …

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The Big Pelican, Noosaville QLD

August 17th 2015

  Located at Noosaville Lions Park along the Noosa River, the Big Pelican was built around 1977 as a float for the Festival of Waters Parade.  As the emblem of Noosa Council at the time, it’s called Percy the Pelican, …

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Big Things : The Big Cow, Yandina QLD

August 15th 2015

  The Big Cow is located just north of Nambour and was built by Hugh Anderson in 1976 – he’s the guy who is responsible the Big Bulls of Rockhampton.  The Big Cow is made of cement, stands 15 metres …

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4WDing : Landcruiser Mountain Park

August 13th 2015

  Landcruiser Mountain Park is a 10,000 acre haven for off road and bush camping enthusiasts.  It’s been in business for more than 20 years and offers over 200km of tracks of varying difficultly as a 4×4 playground.  While there …

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Big Things : The Big Pineapple, Nambour QLD

August 11th 2015

  The Big Pineapple is a heritage listed tourist attraction located just south of Nambour on the Sunshine Coast.  It stands 16 metres high and has an informative display inside, with a spiral staircase that takes you to a look …

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Explore : Fraser Coast

August 9th 2015

  The Fraser Coast is an area within the Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland, and includes the twin cities of Hervey Bay and Maryborough, as well as Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island.   Hervey Bay We were expecting …

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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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City Profile : Bundaberg

August 3rd 2015

  Our first thought when we entered Bundaberg was, “for the love of pizza and ice cream, where can we get a shower around here?”  After a quick visit to the Information Centre, we had two options – hot showers …

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Big Things : The Bundaberg Barrel

July 29th 2015

  The Bundaberg Barrel represents many things.  Apart from being considered as one of Australia’s Big Things, the Bundy Barrel is a family owned, Australian brewery that specialises in non-alcoholic soft drink.  We’re all familiar with Bundaberg Ginger Beer, but …

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Rum : The Bundaberg Distillery

July 23rd 2015

  Huzzah!  We arrived in Bundaberg on an absolutely stunning May morning and it would have been absolute poppycock if we didn’t go and visit the home of a great Aussie legend, Bundaberg Rum.  After spending the day seeing the …

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City Profile : Rockhampton

July 21st 2015

  We had the pleasure of having nearly two days to spend in Rockhampton.  Located along the Fitzroy River in the Capricorn Coast region, Rockhampton has a laid back atmosphere, friendly hospitality and gorgeous buildings.  It has a moderate population …

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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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Explore : The Central Highlands

July 15th 2015

  Just below the Isaac Region is the Central Highlands of Queensland.  It’s a new region that was created in 2008 and encompasses Capella in the north, Duaringa in the east, Rolleston in the south and the Gemfields to the …

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