Tag Archives: Australia

5 Must-Haves When Planning an Adventure in Australia

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For anyone going to the land down under for the first time, the experience can be both exciting and overwhelming. Going to a new country like Australia which has conditions that are different than most countries can leave travellers confused. For example, did you know that summer in Australia is actually in December, which means […]

The whales are back in Hervey Bay!

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Every year the calm, sheltered waters of Hervey Bay become home to one of the planet’s most awe inspiring marine mammals. From late July through to October, hundreds of humpback whales use the bay as a marine pit stop as they take a break from their 5,000km journey from the cold waters of the Antarctic […]

5 Hacks for Keeping Fit and Healthy on your Travels

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Being on the road shouldn’t mean compromising on your physical and mental health. Follow these simple, easy to achieve rules and keep both mind and body in tiptop condition while you travel. Move at every opportunity Exercising while not thinking you’re exercising is the best kind. Skip the lift and take the stairs whenever you […]

Why a Digital Detox to K’gari is good for your Health and Wellbeing

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We could all use a break. A recent study in the US found that teenagers and young adults expressed feelings of anxiety and stress found to be directly attributed to their use of social media and too much screen time. And it isn’t just the younger generation. Everyone is starting to feel the strain of […]

A Serene Adventure – Kayaking the Noosa Everglades

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Nothing beats the serenity of captaining your very own kayak and floating through pristine wilderness, and the Noosa Everglades are the place to do both. This watery paradise is one of only two everglades environments on earth and its rarity makes it even more special. The everglades have been given the nickname of “the river […]

Animal Friends on Fraser Island (K’gari)

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As with many island habitats, the native animals that call K’gari home are diverse, hugely important to the ecosystem of the island and above all, pretty darn loveable. Everyone has heard of the resident Dingo population and the sight of one of these majestic dogs trotting along the beach is a real treat and a […]

Locals supporting locals

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Shopping local has always been very important to us so when we started our baby business we wanted to carry this through. So we set about to research where our food came from here in Queensland and how we could strike an effective balance in our business between our morals and our budget. Sadly like […]

Reusing valuable resource

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We’re big on reusing items wherever possible! This comes naturally from the simple life of living on an island. We reuse items such as cans and jam jars for containers or craft, we compost our cardboard or use to start the campfire and we use large plastic bottles to make ice. Poppa Bear is also […]

Reducing waste

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Reducing waste is an ever more increasing challenge for anyone, especially when it comes to food waste. Food waste is one of our most challenging projects and is a continuous struggle behind the scenes at Drop Bear Adventures. Each item on our tour menu has been carefully selected to reduce waste as well as being […]

5 Must Do Eco Tours in Queensland Australia

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5 Must Do Eco Tours in Queensland Australia In this day and age, the only thing as appealing as cost effective tours is consumer-conscious tours. Though it’s easy to invest in the idea of making ‘green’ choices, how do we know that the services we’re investing in are actually making efforts to reduce their impact […]