Free Family fun activities in Mackay

We underestimated Mackay and were so surprised how many free family activities were in the area. Situated in the middle of the Queensland Coast it’s really a beautiful place to stop and stay for a little while. A lot of travellers remember Mackay as the booming town it once was when the mining was at…

Foodies Delight – Rainforest Bounty Atherton Tablelands

Rainforest Bounty was such a fresh of breath air for me when I was travelling through the Atherton Tableland, Queensland. We had been travelling for a few weeks through Cape York and quite honestly it felt like we were getting into a travelling rut. As a mum, it can be really easy to choose sight…

Oasis in the Queensland Outback – Lawn Hill

Imagine driving down this dry, dusty, hot outback Queensland road and find a beautiful oasis. Emerald green water running through the beautiful red rocks, borded with the beautiful lush green surrounds makes LAWN HILL the perfect place to visit and Adels Grove campground the perfect place to cool off. Lawn Hill is situated in the…

A wet stay at Airlie Beach

When we visited Airlie beach back in 2014 we arrived on a picture perfect day. The sun was shining, the water was stunning and we couldn’t wait to explore everything this place had to offer. We checked into the Island Getaway Holiday Park and started thinking about booking a boat trip to one of the local…

The rum capital of Queensland: Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a fabulous city to visit. To be honest I hadn’t done a lot of research before going to Bundaberg so I was quite surprised by how beautiful this city was. Bundaberg is in the North Burnett Region and only 360km north of Brisbane. When you think of Bundaberg you think of Rum and…

A hidden gem in the Queensland outback! Carnarvon Gorge

When you think of Central Queensland you would automatically think dry, hot, dusty, barren country. But nestled away in the Carnarvon National Park is the beautiful Carnarvon Gorge and it is absolutely stunning and a unique place to visit in Central Queensland. Carnarvon Gorge is an oasis for birds, wallabies and platypus this beautiful national…

Free camp: Dawsons River Rest Area, Moura QLD

Arriving at the Dawsons River Rest Area in Moura was a welcomed break. Everyone knows the free camp rule, you must arrive at 2 pm or the camp may be full. But we were lucky enough right on dusk to snap up the last position. What’s special about this camp Run by a local group…

Lake Boondooma Caravan Park, Queensland

Lake Boondooma is a caravan park that is well loved by fisherman, campers, and water sports enthusiasts. Situated on right on the bank of Lake Boondooma you can camp in a beautiful bush setting. What makes Lake Boondooma Caravan park? Lake Boondooma Caravan park is a boatie’s delight with Red Claw, Bass and Yellowbelly to…