Category: Queensland

Scuba Diving in Queensland: the SS Yongala Wreck

The SS Yongala, a mighty passenger ship which sank off the coast of Cape Bowling Green in 1911, remained mysteriously elusive until discovered in 1958 and is now considered one of the best wreck dive sites in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Nowadays home to an array of endemic marine life, and easily accessible from Queensland’s…

Gold Coast Day Trip: Explore the Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast, a sublime 70km stretch of pristine coastline north of Brisbane, is a brilliant place to explore on a self-drive day trip from the Gold Coast. As opposed to the latter, the former is a region rather than a bona-fide town, and comprises over 20 incredibly picturesque and enticing towns and villages. Pack…

Gold Coast Day Trip: Byron Bay

Byron Bay is one of the most popular spots along the entire Australian east coast. Renowned for decades as one of the happiest and hippiest nooks of the country, thanks to it also being home to some fantastic surfing spots, it boasts several extremely picturesque beaches and a relaxed yet effervescent vibe. The laidback lifestyle,…

Discover Broadbeach

Broadbeach is one of the most famous, and stylish, suburbs in the Gold Coast. Home to its largest shopping centre, as well as an array of upmarket hotels, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars, it is seen by many as the most exclusive address in the entire stretch of southern Queensland coastline. Reaching Broadbeach from the…

Visit the Gold Coast Hinterland and discover the other side of Queensland

Queensland is renowned for being home to the world famous Great Barrier Reef and a seemingly endless stretch of glistening, pristine coastline. Whilst no one would dare argue that these are, indeed, places worth visiting, there is another side of the superlative Australian region which deserves a much closer look. The Gold Coast Hinterland is…