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Queensland Day Tours

PO Box 151, Springwood QLD 4127

Queensland Day Tours specialises in guided four wheel drive tour to Fraser and Moreton Islands. The crew are carefully selected and trained to interact with you and provide a fun filled and exciting island adventure.

Queensland Day Tours has been operated by the owners since 1998. They place great emphasis on safety, crew selection and training, and the maintenance of quality products, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. Get wrecked on one of their wild Moreton Island sand boarding safaris. Or experience the beautiful Fraser Island.

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Peter Faust Dam

Crystal Brook Road, Proserpine QLD 4800
Tucked away just 30 minutes inland from Proserpine is Peter Faust Dam. It's an ideal spot for water sports and an even better location for freshwater fishing with the prospect of landing a prized barramundi - the prince of freshwater catches.
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Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Mt Coot-Tha Rd, Toowong QLD 4066
In 1978, the Brisbane City Council opened Queensland's first planetarium. The Planetarium is named after Sir Thomas Brisbane, a Governor of New South Wales in the 1820s. The Planetarium is located within the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.
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Cooloola Nature

23667 - Gympie QLD 4570

The Cooloola Coast is part of the Great Sandy Strait, which is an internationally important wetland. It is an area of tidal swamps and intertidal sand and mud flats. The vegetation includes beds of seagrass, mangrove forests and saltmarsh wetlands. The Great Sandy Strait supports 38 species of shorebirds including 18 migratory species. The area is also used by other threatened species such as turtles and dugongs. The Cooloola Coast is a perfect place for shorebirds. At low tide there are extensive sand banks where the birds can search for food and at high tide there are secluded places where they can roost and rest without disturbance.

Come stroll along the “Tin Can Bay Foreshore Birdwalk”, a Feature Site “Along the Bird Trails of Cooloola

Tin Can Bay is known throughout Australia as one of the most charming villages on the SE Queensland coast; our Foreshore continuing to gather praise for it's wealth of natural beauty.
 
Located within Queensland’s Great Sandy Straits, it is also part of a Ramsar Wetland of international importance.
 
Whether bicycle riding, jogging, or just casually strolling, follow the signage along the 4 km stretch of the easily accessible “Tin Can Bay Foreshore Bird Walk”, you will soon discover that Tin Can Bay is home to a truly wonderful variety of birds.
 
With a list 143 species already sighted, our Foreshore is gaining a “reputation” as a great place to bird watch, providing a range of habitats for an excellent birding experience.
 
Visit our Website www.birdingcooloola.org.au for more information on the Diverse range of Habitats & Bird Species to be found in Cooloola.

Images:

Masked Lapwing (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Red-backed Fairy-wren (Male) (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Scarlet Honeyeater (Male) (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Striated Heron (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
White-cheeked Honeyeater (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Buff-banded Rail (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Dollarbird (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Eastern Curlew (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Eastern Yellow Robin (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)
Great Knot (Acknowledgement to Amelia Nielsen - COOLOOLA NATURE)

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BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort

Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale QLD 4802
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is truly 'Paradise found' in the Whitsundays. The region's most awarded resort holiday park, it's proudly famous for top quality accommodation from budget to spare no expense, for amazing facilities, including the new multi purpose function room The Palm House, activities and for their incredibly helpful, infectiously happy and caring staff. Amidst 26 gorgeous acres of botanic-like gardens you'll find a smorgasbord of accommodation options including camping and caravanning, then from hotel-style studio cabins right through to the most luxurious, magnificently appointed three bedroom apartment-style condos - with pool view. The resort is heaven on earth for kids of all ages because boredom is simply not an option. Guests love Airlie Beach's largest lagoon style pool, as well as the amazing menu of (mostly free) activities that truly sets BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort apart and sets you up for the most amazing holiday ever. And of course, no visit to the Whitsundays is complete without a visit to the Great Barrier Reef or Islands. The fully licensed tour booking office can help you with advice and bookings for the myriad of day cruise options available. Come and join them soon for the holiday of a lifetime!...

Taste of Tibetan Buddhism Fridays

33 Johnsons Road, Eudlo QLD 4554
Join them on a Friday afternoon for a relaxed exploration of the world of Tibetan Buddhism. They watch a short video from the Discovering Buddhism programme, then there's a chance to discuss the topic and ask questions. The session ends with a guided meditation. A new topic will be explored each week in a six to eight week cycle, but you are also welcome to attend on a casual basis; no prior knowledge is required. Topics include mind and its potential, how to meditate, establishing a daily practice, karma and transforming problems. Classes are open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation or current knowledge of Buddhism. Your donations help them to keep this program running. Established 1974, Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The Institute is home to a Tibetan Geshe (Lama), a large community of ordained Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreatants and guests. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in the formal garden, sip espresso in the cafe, have a vegetarian meal....
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Cape Trib Beach House Resort

152 Rykers Road, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873
Disconnect from the world and reconnect with your family, friends and your soul at Cape Trib Beach House. Located on seven acres, where the Daintree Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef – the only place on earth where two world heritage sites meet – this rustic yet funky retreat is the ideal place to escape and enjoy some downtime. Experience the peace and quiet of the picturesque private beach frontage, discover the plant and wildlife of the 110 million year old rainforest, have a drink at the bar, take a dip in the pool, or unwind with relaxing massage. Most nights conclude with a bonfire on the beach under the stars, where stories are shared, marshmallows are toasted and guests become friends....

Grendon Park

Hay Point Road, Hay Point QLD 4740
Nestled between Half Tide and Salonika Beaches is Grendon Park, named after the original owners of the land prior to its development. Facilities include toilets, picnic tables, shelter, barbecue and a playground. It offers sweeping views of nearby Salonika Beach, two kilometres of sandy beach which is popular with local residents for swimming. Fishing for Barramundi is popular, while bush turkeys and sea eagles are often spotted in the area. During turtle nesting season, these nearby beaches are also a popular nesting location. ...

Forty Mile Scrub National Park

Kennedy Highway, Mount Garnet QLD 4872
This park features ancient and recent volcanic flows, open grassy woodland, the headwaters of several creeks, and an island of dry rainforest remnant in a sea of eucalypt woodland. Large bottle trees, along with fig, Burdekin plum and white cedar trees drop their leaves in the dry season but spring to life with summer rain. Break your journey along the Kennedy Highway and have a picnic at the sheltered tables at Forty Mile Scrub. Learn about the plants and animals found in this park on the short, self-guided walk through this unique forest. Listen for the ringing calls of pied currawongs and look for lemon-bellied flycatchers, rufous fantails and other birds in the trees....
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Gin Gin Day Trip

271 Bourbong Street , Bundaberg QLD 4670
This historical town, about 50 kilometres from Bundaberg, is peppered with trees, flowers and picnic beaches and is renowned as an international fishing destination with nearby Lake Monduran. This delightful drive route takes in the Mystery Craters near South Kolan and explores Lake Monduran before heading on to Gin Gin, Goodnight Scrub National Park, and Wallaville. ...

Langlo - Adavale Road

Blackall Adavale Road, Blackall QLD 4472
Rather than taking the Matilda Highway, this track is a great alternative to see more of Queensland's Outback as you travel between Tambo and Blackall the Langlo - Adavale Road. The drive presents great views of beautiful outback landscapes. You will see native wildlife and livestock as you pass through a number of stations. Take care as the track is not fenced and the livestock roam freely. The Langlo - Adavale Road is approximately 200 kilometres and will take approximately one day to complete. You will need a four wheel drive to complete this track and it can become impassable in the wet....

Ingham

Ingham, Ingham QLD 4850
Where can you discover a taste of Italian life in Townsville North Queensland? With more than half Ingham's population being of Italian descent it isn't surprising that the township is often referred to as "Little Italy". Settled in 1864, Ingham is the heart of the local sugar cane industry, where many Italian migrants came to work, and has one of the largest sugar mills in Australia. The annual Australian-Italian Festival in August brings thousands of visitors to the town to enjoy Italian wine, cuisine, music and culture. Today, the town is just over an hour's drive from Townsville and offers a unique collection of culture, fresh produce and vast green landscapes. Upon arrival in Ingham be sure to visit the TYTO Wetlands and Information Centre. This location is a bird lover's paradise with the wetlands walk providing easy viewing of more than 230 different bird species including the Eastern Grass Owl. Enjoy an early morning or late afternoon walk when hundreds of agile wallabies come out to graze. Just a short drive southwest of Ingham provides an opportunity to discover the awe-inspiring Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall. Forming part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage area, Wallaman Falls sits amongst the beauty of the lush green rainforest. Take in the views from above at the look out, or venture a little closer by taking the walking track to the base. Either way, Wallaman Falls is a great location to enjoy a picnic lunch and to discover the local wildlife. A little further north of the town is the pristine Hinchinbrook Island, a nature lover's paradise. The region includes many recreational National Parks and State Forests with some of the oldest rainforests on earth and many endangered plants and animals. Keep an eye out for the brilliant blue Ulysses butterfly and the rare and ancient cassowary bird. Enjoy exploring in the cooler months from April to September. ...
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Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa

Corner Beaches Village Circuit and Captain Cook Drive, Agnes Water QLD 4677
Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa is a resort located in the southern Great Barrier Reef destination, Town of Seventeen Seventy. Featuring 112 exquisitely furnished Executive Studio Rooms, One Bedroom Apartments and Two Bedroom dual key apartments, Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa is a complete full service resort experience with a comfortable, quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Plantation Bar and Restaurant at Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa is a French inspired Modern Australian dining experience. The team, led by inspring Chef Mr Bryce Faull, develop menus which are product driven and handcrafted. Only the freshest seasonal produce of the highest quality is used within Plantation Bar and Restaurant. Soak up and rejuvenate at Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa! Relax and unwind with Anjea Day Spa's signature luxurious treatments. Guests can choose from their selection of massage, facial, Vichy and specialty treatments. Using the highest quality products, let their experienced staff pamper you to escape the stresses of daily life and restore your natural energy. Couples packages are also available. Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa's conferencing facilities and function areas are the perfect venue for wedding receptions, business meetings, destination conferences and parties. Enquire about their wedding and conferencing packages directly....

Whitula Gate Museum

7 Maryborough Street, Windorah QLD 4481
The Whitula Gate Museum is based around an original slab hut built by the Rabbit Board in 1906 as a boundary riders' hut. The hut was moved to its present location in 1996 to be used as the centre point of the museum. The museum has been designed to re-create an 1800s homestead. The museum has household and station equipment as well as aboriginal artifacts on display. Combined with the museum is the Windorah Information Centre, it is a great place to stop, revive and collect local information....

Raffles Mooloolaba

65 - 69 First Avenue, Mooloolaba QLD 4557
Raffles Mooloolaba, an intimate resort, is just a short stroll to all that idyllic Mooloolaba has to offer. Raffles Mooloolaba comprises 30 modern and inviting fully self-contained spacious and comfortable one or two bedroom apartments. Choose from a ground floor apartment with its own private and secure courtyard, a deluxe apartment with either garden or partial ocean views, ocean view apartment or an ocean view Penthouse apartment with its own private rooftop with barbecue and outdoor furniture setting. Each apartment's features include modern appliances, granite bench tops, LCD television, split air-conditioning, free Foxtel, complimentary WiFi and a double spa bath ensuite. Relax in private on your own east to north facing balcony or enjoy their resort facilities - heated pool, spa, barbecue entertainment area, lift, free parking and tour desk. Walk across the street to the supermarket, 80 metres to the closest restaurant, 200 metres to the local bus stop, 150 metres to the nearest beach, 500 metres to the Surf Club and Underwater World, or take a five minute drive to the coast's largest shopping and movie complex or a 30 minute drive to Australia Zoo. Raffles Mooloolaba is the ideal base for your Sunshine Coast adventure....

Lake Bindegolly National Park

Bulloo Development Road, Thargomindah QLD 4492
Lake Bindegolly National Park is a remote but accessible park on the edge of Queensland's channel country. This park is a bird and sunset-watcher's paradise, distinguished by desert landscapes, a string of salt and freshwater lakes, thousands of waterbirds and a rare tree. Acacia ammophila, a large gidgee-like tree with golden flowers clustered in balls, grows along sand dunes fringing the eastern side of the lakes. Camping is permitted on a reserve just outside the park, but not on the park itself. From the park entrance, walk four and a half kilometres to the lakeside bird-viewing site. See swans, pelicans, and (possibly) rare freckled ducks. Continue along the 9.2 kilometre circuit track as it skirts the lake's edge and returns via scrub-covered sandhills. Look for wedge-tailed eagles and Major Mitchell cockatoos. Tiny marsupials seek shelter in the samphire plants at the lake edge. At home in the park are tiny box-patterned geckos, skinks, painted dragons and sand goannas....
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Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat

2614 Shute Harbour Road, Jubilee Pocket QLD 4802
Kipara Tropical Rainforest Retreat is located on an immense property and surrounded by lush tropical rainforest. They offer a wide range of facilities that caters superbly to both the overnight traveller and the short term resident. Kipara is two kilometres away from Airlie Beach, conveniently located less than one kilometre from the Whitsunday PCYC and Sports Park, 500 metres from the local bowls club, 400 metres from Tavern for drinks and meals, 300 metres from grocery store, gym and only steps away from public transport. The park comprises more than 75 private rooms, dispersed in separate accommodation buildings. They also have 13 Self Contained Cabins/Villas, some with private verandas, located close to the pool and barbecue areas. Located on site for guests convenience are three fully equipped camp kitchens, a cosy pool and sundeck, a large function room that groups of all numbers can utilise, guest laundry facilities, internet cafe, wireless internet access and free Tour Bookings available to plan and organise any and all excursions to the magnificent Whitsunday Islands!...