A Guide to North Stradbroke Island

Just 20 minutes off the Queensland coast sits North Stradbroke Island, the second largest sand island in the world. Offering a welcoming balance between the hustle and bustle of the Queensland capital, and the remoteness of its more northerly older cousin, Fraser Island, North Straddie is an easily-accessible tropical oasis which appeals to all the […]

Non-touristy things to do on the Gold Coast

With 13 million national and international tourists https://www.gccec.com.au/quick-facts.html visiting our golden shores each year, the Gold Coast is one of the most popular holiday hotspots in the world. With an endless stream of sunshine, popular tourist activities for the whole family include the Q1 observation deck, interactive island adventure bus tours and a day experiencing […]

Best small boat Whale Watching Tours between Sydney and the Gold Coast

East Coast Whale Watching Tours Many tourists travel along Australia’s east coast. If you are lucky enough to travel in between the months of June and October, you will be able to watch the majestic humpback whales as they migrate along the coastline each year. Between Sydney and the Gold Coast, there are several boutique […]

The Gold Coast by water: Gold Coast Ferry Services and River Cruises

Get around the Gold Coast by boat For resident Gold Coasters and all who visit, the meandering waterways are a way of life. As one of the most attractive destinations in the world, the Gold Coast has no shortage of water-based travelling options. Every day, thousands of visitors and locals alike take in the million-dollar […]

Orcas: Where can you spot killer whales in Australia?

Orcas – informally referred to as killer whales because of their fearsome reputation – are majestic mammals found in Australian waters between the months of June and October on the east coast, and January to April on the west. Weighing up to six tonnes, the orca is, in fact, the largest species of dolphin rather […]