That’s a Wrap

That’s a Wrap

Well that’s the end of this trip. We have done a lot of outback travel so this trip it was good to do some of the coast. Been some great highlights like Cobbold Gorge, Paronella Park, Mission Beach, Babinda Boulders, ...
Yeppoon

Yeppoon

Yeppoon has also been another one of those places we have been meaning to pop into but never had. There are just so many amazing places in Australia to “Pop Into”. We stayed at the Blue Dolphin Caravan Park, no ...
Mackay

Mackay

Again it’s been over 30 yrs since we had been to Mackay. The town seems to have everything you could want or need with several big stores like Harvey Norman, Good Guys, Anaconda, Spotlight etc which are further out from ...
Bowen

Bowen

Bowen can be one of those places people just drive by when heading to the Whitsunday’s. Bowen is most famous for being the birthplace of the Kensington Pride Mango, aka the Bowen Mango. The big Mango sits a few kms ...
Townsville

Townsville

We woke to a lot of smoke around the place which was still around in Townsville as well as some dust haze. It was hard to see anything much in the distance. We are staying at Secura Lifestyle The Lakes ...
Heading South

Heading South

7/9/19 Alas our time in paradise had to come to an end. With only 2 weeks left we had to keep moving south. We called into Tully to look at the Giant Golden Gumboot a monument to the record breaking ...
Mission Beach

Mission Beach

Last time we stayed in this neck of the woods our eldest son was 14 months old, 30 years ago. It left a lasting impression and wonderful memories we often look back on. With so many other places to explore ...
Paronella Park

Paronella Park

Paronella Park is again one of those places that has been on our to do list for years. And wow was it worth the wait. This really is a must do if you are in the area. Jose Paronella’s dream was ...
Babinda Boulders

Babinda Boulders

Father’s Day. After a leisurely morning we drove the 7km out to Babinda Boulders. There is a small camping area there but dogs are not allowed nor are they allowed at the day area so Jess was left to play ...
Babinda

Babinda

Once we left Archer Creek we popped into Milla Milla falls as it’s only a short detour off the main hwy, before continuing on to Innisfail to do some much needed grocery shopping. Wind Turbines on Windy Hill Wind Farm ...
Archer Creek Rest Area

Archer Creek Rest Area

We left Cobbold Gorge about 8.30am, the trip back into Forsayth taking the best part of an hour. We stopped at Georgetown for morning tea before continuing along the Savannah Way stopping at any place of interest along the way. ...
Cobbold Gorge Tours

Cobbold Gorge Tours

The Cobbold Gorge area has been on our bucket list for a long time. We knew we would not be back in this area for a very long time so wanted to make the most of it. The boat tour ...