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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…

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…

A field of Sunflowers near Cambooya

How to find the sunflower fields near Brisbane

Sunflowers are such happy flowers, who wouldn’t want to immerse themselves in fields of their bright, yellow faces. With their heads happily tracking the sun, all staring in the same direction as the sun’s warming rays, they make for…

Surfers Paradise reflections

Broadbeach: an ideal base for exploring the Gold Coast

We recently enjoyed a weekend away at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast. It may only be about 2.5 hours drive from our home on the Sunshine Coast but it really is completely different and makes for an exciting mini-break.…