1. TRAVEL SPOTLIGHT The city of Cairns is considered the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. It’s Tiapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Northwest of the city, the Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches. If you have not already been to Cairns, you better put it on your travel list! 2. HOW TO GET THERE Cairns is just over
1. TRAVEL SPOTLIGHT Hamilton Island in Queensland. 2. HOW TO GET THERE Being an Island the only way to get to Hamilton Island is either by plane or boat. The Island has its own commercial airport, and there are direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns with Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas. Flight distance between Brisbane & Hamilton Island is approx. 550 km, and will take you about 1 hour and 30 minutes flight time.
TRAVEL SPOTLIGHT Longreach & Winton in outback Queensland. The Stockman’s Hall of Fame 2. HOW TO GET THERE There are regular flights from Brisbane to Longreach, and it will take you a little over 2 hours flight time. Travelling to Longreach by car is also a popular way to go, and you’re looking at roughly 1,200 Klms one way (about 13 hours of driving). You can also take the Spirit of the Outback and visit
If you have yet to explore the mighty top end, please add it to your list – I guarantee you won’t be disappointed! Whether you visit during the dry season (May – October) or wet season (Nov – April), there is plenty to see & do. Make sure you research your trip before you visit, as opening and closing times do differ depending on the season. Let me start by saying Darwin is more than
On today’s blog we are talking about warm sun, the smell of the ocean, sand between the toes and a lady! We have found the perfect family beach holiday and it happens to be a snorkelling paradise too. Lady Elliot Island is the southernmost coral cay of the Great Barrier reef, and flights depart daily from Harvey Bay and Bundaberg. The Island has its own airstrip, and you land right in the heart of the