Eulo is on the banks of the Paroo River in south-west Queensland and was once a centre for opal mining. The town was originally much closer to the river but, after severe flooding, moved to where it currently stands. Eulo’s population is variable as beekeepers travel from the south every winter so their bees can […]
Australia’s best beach lies in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, the unspoiled and picture-perfect Whitehaven Beach. Stretching along the Whitsunday Island for 7kms, this slice of heaven should be on everyone’s bucket list. The iconic Whitehaven Beach is also host to various sporting events, including the annual Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim. This is […]
Standing at 40 metres in height, and situated just 35km from Birdsville, this famous sand dune provides a challenge for any four wheel drive enthusiast. The first of 1,140 parallel dunes in the Simpson Desert, I can tell you the sunsets are spectacular from the top of Big Red and are an experience not to […]
With over 4,000 acres of rugged mountain vistas and lush landscapes, it’s no wonder Gordon Country has earned a reputation as an excellent place for all kinds of 4WD. Whether you’re an experienced driver or you’re just discovering this thrilling past-time, like our friend Glenda, there’s something here to satisfy all types of drivers.
“The Pyramid” is the crown jewel of Girraween National Park is a 3km climb up a granite monolith. The walk is an adventurous climb and we would suggest wearing appropriate footwear and take plenty of water. The balancing rock halfway up is a must see. Waiting for you at the summit is a panoramic view […]
Gordon Country is set on more than 4,000 acres with endless activities and a variety of camping areas. This popular place is private, tucked away in a beautiful rugged valley. Gordon Country is family friendly campground, you can even bring your four-legged friend along for the adventure. There are also 4WD tracks throughout the property […]
Heinemanns Bakery has fresh in-house roasted coffee beans, pastries and tasty treats for sweet tooths. The pies and sausage rolls are award winning. Sweet treats include everything from eclairs to doughnuts. If you’re not craving any bakery treats, the cafe has an extensive range of food to satisfy the fussiest taste buds. The bacon and […]