We join the ARB boys for a bit of rod-bending action in Cairns. Today’s weather conditions are perfect for a reef raid with Cairns Reef Fishing aboard the ‘Blue Whaler’. For more information check out the Cairns Reef Fishing website: https://cairnsreeffishing.com.au
With a panorama of giant red sandhills, Windorah is located in the heart of the Channel Country, beside Cooper’s Creek. It doesn’t get much more ‘Outback’ than here, with its stunning vistas, picturesque ruins and historical sites. Windorah’s history is linked with Isisford for it was the Whitman brothers who established both towns. Originally known […]
Immortalised in Slim Dusty’s song by the same name, Charleville is the largest town in Queensland’s south-west and is a hub for visitors and pastoralists alike. In the heart of ‘mulga country’, Charleville and surrounding pastoral properties are rich in history, flora and fauna. Meander along the Charleville Heritage Trail to see some impressive examples […]
Sandy Cape, the most northern point on Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland. This place was named by James Cook during his 1770 voyage. A popular place for green turtles, this means that nighttime driving along the beach is banned during nesting season. The eastern beach provides vehicle access to Sandy Cape during low […]
Eli Creek is the largest freshwater stream on the eastern coast of Fraser Island with 4 million litres of clear, fresh water flowing into the ocean every hour. This is a popular picnic and swimming spot which has a boardwalk that follows the creek inland. Eli Creek is a great swimming area for children and […]
Heading up to the tip of Fraser Island, Sandy Cape, we come across a 4WD challenge. Ngkala Rocks, about 6km north of Orchid Beach, is one of the island’s largest exposures of coffee rock. Access over North Ngkala Rocks is extremely rough and should only be attempted by experienced four-wheel drivers at low tide.
The beautiful Orchid Beach is just a few minutes away from Waddy Point, Champagne Pools and Indian Heads. Whether you’re looking for some excellent fishing, or just want to relax is private amongst Fraser Island’s scenery, Orchid Beach is a perfect getaway..
Eurong Beach Resort is situated on the eastern beach of Fraser Island that has accommodation to suit all budgets. Although keep in mind that the resort is only accessible by four-wheel-drive. Eurong Beach Resort is also the hub for day tours, 4WDriving adventures and fishing. Find out more information on their website.
Fraser Island, where rainforests and sand dunes merge in one place, it is the perfect place to stimulate your sense of wonder. No visit to the island is complete without a long leisurely float in the beautiful blue waters of Lake McKenzie. Make sure you grab a National Parks and Beaches permit.
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 […]