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My WeekendNotes - 184
Polly's Country Kitchen in the Gold Coast Hinterland provides a welcome stop for hungry travellers on their way to or fr... [more]
Not only is Bribie Island the only one of Moreton Bay's sand islands to have a bridge over from the mainland, but it als... [more]
Bradbury Park in Kedron has recently received a number of upgrades that make it perfect for the whole family to enjoy. ... [more]
Ninja Warrior course and obstacles, made popular by reality TV shows, are increasingly attracting people who love fitnes... [more]
Bribie Island is the only one of Moreton Bay's sand islands that has a bridge connecting it to the mainland, making its ... [more]
Myora Springs is an area of beautiful wetlands formed by Capembah Creek on Minjerribah / North Stradbroke Island. Althou... [more]
Wellington Point Recreation Reserve on Redlands Coast, with its natural beauty and great facilities, is a firm favourite... [more]
Bluey Piva Park provides a gateway for visitors to beautiful Bribie Island's surf beach, Woorim. Bluey Piva Park... [more]
The Covid19 pandemic continues to be a situation of rapid change. Although it is human nature to come together in suppor... [more]
Kayaking and canoeing are great family activities whose benefits can include increased time together, improved cardiovas... [more]
The Maheno Wreck on K'Gari / Fraser Island, is arguably one of Australia's most famous shipwrecks. Beautiful K'Gari, hom... [more]
Red Rock Cafe on Coochiemudlo Island is located in an idyllic spot behind Pioneer Park, and beautiful Main Beach. ... [more]
Point Halloran Conservation Area is one of Redlands Coast's best kept secrets. Skirting along Moreton Bay at Victoria Po... [more]
Orana Street Park is a small area of parklands that sits adjacent to Point Halloran Conservation Area in Victoria Point ... [more]
Bella Balena Gelateria is the newest gelato shop at beautiful Point Lookout on Minjerribah / North Stradbroke Island. ... [more]
Roadtrips across Australia's Outback are often characterised by long distances of stark, beautiful scenery that is punct... [more]
Although the Southern Moreton Bay Islands on Redlands Coast, including Russell Island, Macleay Island, Lamb Island, and ... [more]
The Cicada Film Festival, launched in 2011, is a short film competition that is open to youth, up to and including 24 ye... [more]
08/06/2020 - 07/09/2020
Prior to the Covid19 pandemic, face masks were primarily worn by health care workers and people who lived in places that... [more]
The Kinaba Visitor Information Centre provides a tourist information hub for visitors to the Noosa Everglades on Gubbi G... [more]
Covid19 has greatly disrupted everyone's lives during 2020, both here in Australia and internationally. With the situati... [more]
24/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
Wellington Point Recreation Reserve on Redlands Coast features a low tide walk out to King Island, BBQ and picnic facili... [more]
Coochiemudlo Island, south of Brisbane on Redlands Coast, is a small, easy to access island that sits just an 8 minute p... [more]
Internationally, and within Australia, people are increasingly being encouraged to wear face masks when out in public. T... [more]
Habitat Noosa is a new ecocamp set on 65 acres just 25km from Noosa at Lake Cootharaba on Gubbi Gubbi Country. Lake Coot... [more]
Beachcamp Eco Retreat on World Heritage-listed K'Gari / Fraser Island is run by Drop Bear Adventures and offers beachfro... [more]
Oz Buggy tours run at Landcruiser Mountain Park near Kilcoy, just 2 hours from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, have lau... [more]
2020 has been a tumultuous year, and many of us have put travel plans on hold. But did you know that incredible land-bas... [more]
Raby Bay Esplanade Park with its great facilities and little sandy beach has long been a favourite destination for Redla... [more]
An awesomely fun, nature-themed playground opened at Apex Park in Ormiston on 1 July 2020, just in time for Queensland k... [more]
Ironbark Gully is a popular location in Samford Conservation Park, providing a number of facilities for visitors, and pr... [more]
Although Coochiemudlo Island on Redlands Coast, just south of Brisbane is only 5 square kilometres in area, it is fringe... [more]
Lake Annand in Toowoomba is surrounded by beautiful parklands with bridges, gorgeous trees, and ducks. It is also an id... [more]
Pioneer Park greets visitors to Coochiemudlo Island, right as they step out from the passenger ferry terminal. Situated... [more]
GJ Walter Park in Cleveland was one of the first official parks in Queensland, first gazetted in 1889. Sitting right on... [more]
Fantastic Thornlands Community Park has received its latest upgrade - a fantastic, huge playground that includes sensory... [more]
Over the last few months, Australia's National Cabinet has provided regular updates to COVID19 restrictions, and more re... [more]
26/06/2020 - 31/07/2020
Ever popular theme parks across the Gold Coast were forced to close in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, man... [more]
26/06/2020 - 30/09/2020
Bob Cassimaty Park at Ferny Grove is an incredible parkland that includes a huge children's playground, an outdoor gym w... [more]
Many things have changed since Covid-19 forced Australians into self isolation in March 2020, and as we emerge from it m... [more]
COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that emerged towards the end of 2019, and th... [more]
Apex Park, overlooking Snapper Rocks and Rainbow Bay, is a small recreational park that provides an ideal base for famil... [more]
McCarthy's Lookout at Maleny on Jinibara Country wasn't somewhere we were looking for specifically - rather, as we were ... [more]
Snapper Rocks is a rocky outcrop with a small, sandy beach that sits between Point Danger Lookout and Rainbow Bay. It i... [more]
Since early May, Australians have been following the Federal Government's roadmap for the easing of Covid19 restrictions... [more]
19/06/2020 - 31/07/2020
The beautiful Redlands Indigiscapes Centre in Redland City reopened in February 2020 after months of renovations, only t... [more]
15/06/2020 - 31/07/2020
One of the ways our family entertained ourselves during isolation was increased bird watching in our backyard. And whil... [more]
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Discovery Centre is a popular national park that overlooks the Glasshouse Mountains i... [more]
Rainbow Bay is one of the Gold Coast's iconic surf beaches, just north of Point Danger and the Queensland / New South Wa... [more]
Cafe D'Bar at Point Danger is one of my favourite places for coffee and breakfast on the Gold Coast following a morning ... [more]
The whale track on Minjerribah / North Stradbroke Island on Quandamooka Country has been designed to provide people with... [more]
K'Gari / Fraser Island on Butchulla Country is a World Heritage listed, subtropical paradise famed for being the largest... [more]
Gallagher Point Camping Area in Bribie Island National Park is a small campground on the edge of the Pumicestone Passage... [more]
Mulumba Park and Lookout on Minjerribah / North Stradbroke Island has recently received an upgrade with a placemarker an... [more]
Tesch Park in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is an ideal location for families who are on a day trip to the area to base ... [more]
Australians love the snow season! It gives many of us the chance to get into the great outdoors to play or compete. An... [more]
22/06/2020 - 31/07/2020
Stunning Minjerribah / North Stradbroke Island on the Quandamooka Coast near Brisbane is a favourite amongst locals and ... [more]
Venman Bushland National Park at Mount Cotton is a rustic national park despite its close proximity to the city, and the... [more]
Point Danger Lookout near the Queensland/New South Wales border is home to diverse parklands, a unique lighthouse, and s... [more]
The much-loved Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is reopening in time for the Queensland winter school holidays! The plan... [more]
27/06/2020 - 12/07/2020
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