CARNARVON NATIONAL PARK

No internet, no phone reception, no radio… The Carnarvon National Park. The national park… This is it!! I can’t believe I’m here!!! There’s no doubt this is the best Australian national park that I’ve been so far…. Carnarvon covers about 298 000 hectares and the wildlife abounds here… more than 173 species of birds, a […]

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CUDDLE SOME CROCS WITH FURRY

If reptiles are your thing this is the show for you. You will get to pat an iguana, plus hold a large Burmese Python, and even a croc! Let me introduce “Furry”!  Furry… What can I say?  You can feel the passion flowing through his words… Crocs, goannas, snakes and the very poisonous tiger snake. Furry grabs […]

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HIGH RISE HEAVEN

    The mountain and the wave.. So many times I have dreamed with the perfect places of lush green peaks tasting the first sun… Mt Tamborine was formed by Mt Warning lava flow… The lush rainforest is ideal for hikers who want to discover the hidden beauty of Mt Tamborine.  Going for a bush walk in […]

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THE SAGA OF THE CANE TOADS

Cane toads. The saga of the cane toad is a lengthy comedy of errors. Sugar cane was introduced in Australia as a cash crop in the late 1700s but suffered from biological attack by two species of beetle. Maybe it just wasn’t meant to be there. So, Queensland sugar crafters introduced the cane toad from […]

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AUSTRALIA ZOO IS NOT JUST A ZOO

Crikey! Back in the bad old days, going to a zoo or aquarium offered little more than the opportunity to stare at a series of forlorn-looking creatures in their enclosures. Thankfully, this is no longer the case. Today, zoos, wildlife parks and farms across the country offer a variety of novel experiences.   On Queensland’s […]

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SAVE THE TURTLES

My eyes could not believe it.. A loggerhead turtle dead on the beach… Apparently this turtle was killed by a propeller strike from a passing boat. This kind of occurrences are doubly tragic given the declining number of turtles of reproductive age left in Australian waters. It takes at least 20 years for a turtle […]

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