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The bushfire crisis is like nothing we’ve seen before – how you can help

australian wildlife

The extent of the bushfires this year is unprecedented. Record breaking high temperatures along with a long standing drought has resulted in a perfect storm of tinder dry land and enough heat to fuel fires that have burnt out of control for months. And the end is, sadly, not in sight.  The intensity of the […]

Islands around Australia that deserve your time

islands around aistralia

If you’re after a slice of island life, you’ve come to the right place. The islands around Australia number a mind blowing 8,222 and are as diverse as the country itself, from tropical palm tree fringed specks of land to chilly wind swept, rocky outcrops where the only residents are of the feathered and beaked […]

A Fraser Island Snorkelling Guide

snorkelling at champagne pools

While it isn’t advisable to snorkel in the waters around Fraser Island due to strong rip tides and a  large and healthy shark population, among other things, it’s definitely still worth packing your mask and flippers for some fraser island snorkelling. The multitude of freshwater lakes and creeks, plus ocean rock pools such as the […]

Our pick of the Best Accommodation in Hervey Bay

accommodation in hervey bay before fraser island

If you’re planning a trip to Fraser Island – and you really should be – the chances are you’ll be visiting Hervey Bay. This tropical little town is, alongside Noosa, one of the main hubs for tours to Fraser Island. But Hervey Bay isn’t just a transport hub, between July and November it’s also one […]

Where is Fraser Island? & What to See Along the Way

Drop Bear Adventures Fraser Island

Almost every traveller to Australia will have heard of the largest sand island in the world. A wild island full of pristine lakes, unique wildlife and beaches for roads. But you may well be asking, where is Fraser Island? Followed swiftly by, crikey that’s a long way! what is there to see along the way? […]