Drive a 4×4 on Fraser Island

The best way to explore the world's largest sand island is to drive across it and in Hervey Bay, you can pay to do just this. Tours include the jeep rental, the ferry to and from the island and camping equipment including cool-boxes for food and drink. So stock up on supplies and have a... Continue Reading →

Sail around the Whistsunday Islands

74 mostly uninhabited islands make up the Whitsundays. Pristine white beaches and dense jungle are ready to be explored, you can charter your own boat for your island hopping experience or pay to go on one of the overnight tours available. A huge group of us sailed aboard the SV Whitehaven for three days and... Continue Reading →

Drive around Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is only 8km and a short ferry ride away from Townsville and it's a great place to spend a few days. You can cuddle a koala or drive a 4x4 to hidden beaches, climb trees and hike to great lookouts. There are sailing and jet-ski tours, kayaking and fishing tours. The island itself... Continue Reading →

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

The main reason people visit Cairns is for the daily or overnight trips to the Great Barrier Reef. If diving isn't your thing you can wander around the city and the seafront, avoiding salt-water crocodiles by swimming in the free ocean-front swimming pool. If you're flying into Cairns most hostels offer a free pick up... Continue Reading →

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