5 Best Whitsunday Beaches

If you are visiting the Whitsundays Australia, why not enjoy a multi-beach break by getting to know the best Whitsunday beaches to make time for.

The Whitsundays, QLD, Australia

There is no doubt that the Whitsundays have some of the most stunning beaches in the world. If you have seen photographs of the purest white silica sand and brilliant turquoise waters, a visit to this region will not disappoint. The sand really is that colour and the water really is that clear. But there isn’t just one great beach to enjoy in this part of Australia’s east coast. Discover the 5 best Whitsunday beaches to make time for in your visit. Continue reading “5 Best Whitsunday Beaches”

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Epic East Coast of Australia Road Trip

There is no better way to enjoy the east coast of Australia than to sleep under the stars and swim from as many beaches as possible.

“Roads were made for journeys not destinations” – Confucius

Where To Swim And Sleep From Sydney To Cairns

Are you looking for a guide to the best beaches and campsites for the ultimate east coast of Australia road trip? We’ll help you discover the best spots to lay your head and the best places to dip your toes, with a splash of history, heaps of wildlife and no crowds in sight. Continue reading “Epic East Coast of Australia Road Trip”

A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip

From Cairns in QLD, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Daintree National Park. Plan your visit today.

“I’ve never found time spent amongst nature to be a waste of time” – Unknown

The Daintree National Park, QLD, Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Cairns visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this east coast city; the world heritage listed Daintree National Park.

This diverse rainforest used to cover all of Australia and despite now covering a small percentage of land, it is home to species of wildlife not found anywhere else on earth. Don’t miss seeing where the rainforest meets the reef and marvelling at the residents of this strange place. Continue reading “A Daintree Rainforest Road Trip”

Blue Mountains National Park

From Sydney in NSW, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Blue Mountains National Park. Plan your visit today.

“Those who lose dreaming are lost” – Aboriginal Proverb

 

Blue Mountains Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Sydney visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this bustling harbour city; the Blue Mountains National Park. Continue reading “Blue Mountains National Park”

Vegan Cairns

Seek out these Cairns restaurants if you are travelling vegan in Australia.

“Eat well. Travel often.” – Unknown

Top 5 Plant-Based Foods and Drinks

Travelling vegan is not always easy but Australia is definitely one country that is fully embracing plant-based food.

Cairns in Tropical North Queensland is a city surrounded by not only natural beauty, but also an abundance of natural produce. You might be visiting for the waterfalls to the south, the rainforest to the north or the famous Great Barrier Reef that hugs the coast but it would be a complete waste to leave without sampling the region’s exotic fruits and vegetables. Excellent plant-based food compliments a trip to an area of such natural beauty, perfectly. These vegan Cairns restaurants literally give you a taste of the local area whilst helping to support local growers, preserve marine life and sustain natural resources. Read on for our top 5 plant-based food and drink options in Cairns, including menu recommendations too.

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Beach Camping

From the silica sand of Freycinet National Park to the wild surf of Byron Bay, discover the top 7 locations for campervan beach camping in Australia.

“Take me to the ocean” – Unknown

Top 7 Beach Campsites for Campers in Australia

One of the main motivators for doing a roadtrip around Australia is the huge selection of sites that offer beach camping. We travelled coastal roads all around the country, from Sydney to Cairns, hugging the edges of Tasmania, and from Adelaide back to Sydney. We hunted out the best beach campgrounds wherever possible, especially if they were free to enjoy. Continue reading “Beach Camping”

Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Townsville that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland.

Our first pick was North Stradbroke Island which you can read about in Part 1 of Island Inspiration. Now, it’s time for Part 2:

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