A Swim Without Crocs

Cairns might not have a beach, but the mudflats and mangroves have been replaced with parks, and a stunning saltwater lagoon overlooking the water.  And the very best thing is actually being free of salt water crocodiles, sharks, stingrays and all the other creatures that might scare the hell out of you!     With temperatures […]

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Far North – A journey to Tropical Paradise

 There’s one thing I like doing in airplanes -sleep!   Get in, bulk up the seat belt and usually before safety instructions finish, I would be fast asleep… Just like that! But not this time… I knew that the view would be something. From lush rainforest, vulcanic crater lakes to the winding coastline of coves, […]

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The Soul Surfer’s Paradise

The rainforest is a superb camp ground that sits behind broken head beach and the perfect mix for the relaxed easygoing feeling after walking around the headland or taking time out from surfing. It is the perfect getaway.  Byron bay is a divine spot. Everyone knows it, and that can be the problem! 7 km […]

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Exploring Sunshine Coast

Now, if the Gold Coast is mecca to travelling surfers, then the Sunshine Coast is its underrated and under appreciated cousin.  Wrapped in wool and wearing beanie-flattened hair, Paul takes me from spot to spot hidden away from tourists, knowing all the places after having lived on the sunny coast for many years. Not that […]

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Take Off – Mackay in 24 Hours

Post traveling depression. A very under-estimated condition that I had been suffering after traveling around tasmania for 5 weeks. There is nothing like aquick getaway to freshen up and rejuvenate the travel soul. We booked our ticket to the tropics and took off to Mackay. Famous for floods, mining, and stingrays, Mackay shows to be […]

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Paddling Into The Wild

Being in Australia I know that there’s a certain amount of wildlife to be dealt with and as we paddled into the shallow mangrove I was more worried with spiders than anything else. We saw quite a few of these but with a paddle and water all around I felt pretty safe to deal with […]

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