Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay Butchulla people Whales, meandering jetties, cafes, go-carts and a hop skip and a jump to Fraser Island: these are just few of the many wonderful things about Hervey Bay. Considered one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations and offering the world’s closest whale watching encounters with beautiful humpback whales, it is a must … Read more


Murwillumbah Bundjalung Murwillumbah is the best place to make camp to explore nearby Mount Warning and Nightcap National Park. Set on the Tweed River, there are shady parks for picnics, fishing and boating and an excellent golf course. Be sure to explore the World Heritage Rainforest Centre, which documents the wildlife and botanical splendours of … Read more

Petrie, 16 Nov 2017

Petrie, on the North Pine River, is 25 km north of Brisbane. The origin of the township can be traced to the late 1860s when a coach service between Brisbane and Gympie stopped at Tom Petrie’s Murrumba homestead (built 1864). Petrie opened a hostelry in 1870 and official recognition of the locality came in 1872 … Read more

Austinville, 22 Nov 2017

  Somewhere between a dreamy ocean and an endless green valley lies Austinville, the village where every visitor blinks twice. One of the Gold Coast’s oldest suburbs, Austinville was established following the worst years of the Great Depression. Originally a banana farming area intended to relieve unemployment, the area now contains a section of the … Read more

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