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Fraser Island: Lake McKenzie

Eight things not to miss on Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the kind of travel destination that nature lovers dream about. As the largest sand island in the world, this relatively untouched paradise offers everything from near-endless white sandy beaches, stunning freshwater lakes, idyllic rock pools, the…

Butterflies in the butterfly house at Butterfly Hill

Hidden butterfly house in heart of Sunshine Coast

Dozens of butterflies fluttered around us like a colourful cloud, with a handful quickly drawn to our son’s brightly coloured yellow shirt. Within moments several had settled on his shoulder, back and hair.…

Build a Bots by Colorific

Building fun and skills with Build a Bots

Have you ever had one of those moments where you’ve scoured the shops for hours to find the ideal gift for the kids, only for them to dismiss your “perfect” present almost immediately? Most parents have probably experienced a…

Whale watching in Hervey Bay

Get up close whale watching in Hervey Bay!

If you’ve ever wanted to go whale watching, Hervey Bay is the perfect place for you! Just 1.5 to 2 hours drive north of the Sunshine Coast or about 3.5 hours from Brisbane, Hervey Bay is honestly the most…

Feeding a kangaroo at Wildlife HQ Zoo

Why Wildlife HQ should be on your ‘Must Visit’ list!

Contrary to popular belief, there are actually two zoos on the Sunshine Coast. For those who want a magical animal experience that’s a little slower paced and epitomizes what we like to call “Sunshine Coast mode” (think ‘chilled out,…

Hiking Mt Ngungun with kids

Hiking Mount Ngungun with kids

Don't let the fact Mt Ngungun is a 'mountain' deter you from hiking to the top with your kids. It's a surprisingly easy hike and one that most kids should be able to tackle.…

Meeting the 'locals' at Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World.

VIDEO: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

VIDEO: Join us as we explore Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World for the Families of Australia program for Family Travel and Virgin Australia’s in-fight entertainment! …