Yepoon

Yeppoon

Yeppoon Darumbal people: from ‘Yeppen-Yeppen’ (thunder)   With a stunning backdrop of offshore islands, the sparkling azure of the Pacific and towering Norfolk pines, Yeppoon has built a reputation as both a visually striking tourist town and a saviour for summer tastebuds (plenty of mangos come from Yeppoon). If island hopping is your thing, you…

Tour Mt Mee Hall

Mt Mee

Mt Mee Jinibara people, place orig ‘Dahmongah’ – flying squirrel   A drive up to Mount Mee is likely to be slow, your vehicle crawling along the roads as you crane your neck to try to safely check out the breath-taking views of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Take in the spectacular panorama of all of…

Chinchilla

Chinchilla/Boonarga Barangun people, name der. from local word for Cypress Pine, Jinchilla This is easily one of the best ‘hall-stories’ on the tour – the only hall in the world known to be dedicated to a moth. Still the best example of bio-control ever, a South American moth rid the Aussie outback of evil cacti…

Degilbo

Degilbo Wakka Wakka, Darielbelum & Dundubara people, name from: dackeel bo ‘sharp/upright stones’ Degilbo’s 110 year old hall sits in a tiny community where the folks are so polite that they’ll beep the horn to warn a stray magpie off the road. Originally formed around the gold-rushes in nearby Paradise and Shamrock, Degilbo has amazing…