Wet n Wild, My First Waterpark Experience

Okay so before you read this, you kinda have to understand that with my copious amounts of body issues, I’ve never been to a...

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, a truly unforgettable experience.

Before we get started on telling more about this incredible place, let's send you on a journey back in time. Established in 1927 by Claude...

The 2016 Shorecliffe Bluewater Festival

Okay so this festival from where we were staying in Brisbane wasn't so close, it was about an hour and a half away by...

Sea World, Gold Coast in Australia

Well we purchased a pass that allowed us to visit some of the attractions on the Gold Coast.  Yes, i know this is not...

Oz Jet Boating, Tinas first experience

Okay, so a bit of a background check first! I've been the biggest scaredy cat most of my life, yep, heights, going fast, anything...

Category: Australia Things To Do

The Unforgettable Brisbane River Fire 2016

It was towards the end of September 2016 and it was the Brisbane river fire fireworks display. The event was a free event which meant every man and his dog was going. Little did I expect how busy it was to be. Indeed every man and his dog turned out for the annual celebrations.

Welcome To The 2016 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

This was the final main event while in Australia before heading back to Blighty. Typically a week-long festival full of various events culminating on...

The Final Return To Eat Street Market in Brisbane

Our final visit to Eat Street Market before we headed home. Sampling some of the very best street food you will find in Brisbane. Have a read of the soft shell taco, loaded friends, and our unique dessert you see here.

Our Few Hours as Inmates at Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison, what an experience. We only had a short visit in Perth and after our Urban Adventures tour. The tour gave us such an intrigue into the life of the prison we had and go inside.

We Have Been Biten By The Jazz Bug At The Morrison, Brisbane

Every Sunday, down in Brisbane at the Morrison, you have a jazz and blues jam. You get musicians to come from across the city, perform for free with other musicians.  Arrive early so you can get yourself a parking space.

The Legacy Lives On At Steve Irwins Australia Zoo

What a whirlwind adventure filled day we had at Australia Zoo; we went with Lees family which meant nine of us descending on the park on a school holiday too. As you could imagine a little manic but a good day was about to descend on us.

Our Convicts and Colonials Walking Tour Around Fremantle

Ryan was our tour guide, and we did the ‘Convicts and Colonials’ tour. Ryan was knowledgeable and I mean really knowledgeable. He knew everything about this subject and so much more. It was so interesting listening to the stories and facts he had about the town he clearly loves.

Is The Outback Spectacular As Spectacular As Its Name Suggests?

We parked up in the there rather large onsite car park and headed on into the main arena. We had basic tickets that were included as part of a package deal, and as it was Lee birthday, we decided to take the upgrade of $30AUD each and have the full experience.

The Very Different Hervey Bar Botanical Garden

These gardens were beautiful; it was a calm, warm autumns day in the Hervey Bay area, and it was a perfect day to walk around a glorious garden such as this.

Surfers Paradises Very Own Infinity

So, it was Tina’s birthday, and we just had to visit this place.  Infinity is located a few minutes from the famous Cavill Avenue....

Will You Survive a Night at Draculas on the Gold Coast

So we headed here for Tina’ birthday back a few weeks ago now. We had heard some great things about Draculas Gold Coast but wanted to experience it for ourselves. We made a proper day of it, heading into Surfers Paradise, and making sure we had plenty of time to get a parking space.

The Stunning, Yet Exhausting Walk to Jourama Falls

So. We were in the small town of Ingham when we decided it was time to explore. Bring on the excellent TripAdvisor app. After searching,...

The Very Unimpressive Cairns Night Market

So what do you think off went the word market is said to you nowadays? Well for me its stalls selling rather cheap merchandise and tacky rubbish and this place certainly had its share of this kind of stalls, but it had some great little boutique shops too, some independent business selling their wares.

The Magnificent Cairns Botanical Gardens

WOW, the Cairns Botanical Gardens are just incredible. The gardens and surrounding walks are huge, absolutely huge. We were dodging the fine rain most...

The Great Barrier Reef HQ in Townsville

So when you think of the barrier reef, what do you think. The beautiful corals? The animated clownfish of Finding Nemo? Either way, here you will see both.

The Cairns Crystal Cascade… Well Worth The Visit!

To go to the Cairns Crystal Cascade, you need a car. We didn't find any buses going up to this location. Showing us that it is one of those local hidden gems.

Osprey House Education Centre

Osprey House Education Centre is a unique educational, environmental centre that showcases not only the raptor bird ‘Osprey’, but they have a fantastic place...

Lee’s First Painting at Cork and Chroma Brisbane

https://youtu.be/PQeAA_bvpws What an experience this was. I had never painted before in my life, so the thought of sitting there with who knows how many other...