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The Whales Have Arrived

18/07/2019

There’s a new resident who’s moved into Hervey Bay but instead of booking a cabin or towing their caravan onto site they’re frolicking about in the water! Yes, the whales have arrived! Until early November, these majestic humpbacks will be living it up in the calm Hervey Bay waters, just...

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Discover: 10 ice cream shops we love in Australia

01/03/2019

  Piccolina Gelateria – Melbourne, VIC We’re a little flexible here on “ice cream”. But Melbourne is famous for their gelato (and it’d be a shame to leave them out). The recipes are all-natural and traditional – her recipes are a family secret, passed down from the owner’s father. The options...

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Over the Seas, On the Road – The Swiss Family travelling the Australian coast

13/08/2018

The sunny Australian coastline isn’t just a favourite for Aussie families. It’s also a popular spot for international families who take to the coastline for sun, surf and family fun. WATCH: Meet the Meyer family from across the globe soaking up the Aussie sun.     Swiss couple Catherine and Hans Meyer...

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YARNS FOR YEARS – Grey Nomads travelling Australia

10/08/2018

WATCH: We chat to seasoned motorhomers about love and moonshine. Glen and Kathy Forbes are veterans of the road, more in love with the road than ever (and each other, too). The retirees have spent the last decade on the road travelling Australia, and they’ve got no plans of stopping...

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A Road trip Along Australia’s Eastern Coastline. We See Queensland by Road, Boat and Plane.

02/08/2018

Travel up the pristine Pacific Coast Way from the Fraser Coast to the Whitsundays. Crystal coastline. Rugged reef. Idyllic islands. The Queensland Coastline Has It All. A road trip along Australia’s eastern coastline is a rite of passage for many Aussie families, and international visitors alike. When it comes to...

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What's On: Australian Events August to November 2018

27/07/2018

G’DAY has found 11 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter, spring and beyond. NEW SOUTH WALES Love Seafood Festival WHEN: 1 to 31 August WHERE: Port Stephens portstephens.org.au WHAT: Feast on fresh ocean produce...

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Best 4WDriving Spots in Australia

06/07/2018

Ready to kick up the mud and dirt? Explore some of the best attractions in Australia by 4WD.  Discover our best 4WDing spots in Australia - because we all love a little adventure.  Millstream Chichester National Park Where: Millstream, Western Australia Nearest Parks: Discovery Parks - Pilbara, Karratha and Discovery...

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Same Great Hervey Bay Parks, Two New Names

18/05/2018

HERVEY BAY, QUEENSLAND: Discovery Parks’ Hervey Bay properties are being re-named ahead of the 2018 whale watching season, making it easier for holiday-makers to book a stay at the popular parks.   Discovery Parks - Fraser Coast will now be known as Discovery Parks - Fraser Street Hervey Bay, while Discovery...

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Australia's 10 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

20/02/2018

When you're a mountain biker, a stationary bike at the gym feels like a sad substitute. Being outside is essential when you're riding. You love the mud kicked up around your ankles, the quiet among the tall trees, and being in flight after a wicked jump.  From the dense and...

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5 Queensland Beaches To Daydream About

15/01/2018

Back on the daily grind and already looking forward to your next holiday? When you're at the beach, you know it's time to let go of life's stresses (and lather on 60+ sun-cream).  Imagine laying out your towel on one of these Queensland beaches for your next getaway - and...

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Queensland's Ultimate Fishing Spots

11/10/2017

Is the Sunshine State home or the place you set off to when you're looking for warmer days? From the coast to Central Queensland, there are a variety of places for anglers to get their fix.  Rocky is soon to be the barramundi capital, with barra measuring in at over...

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Australia's Best Cycling Trails

15/09/2017

It's time to have that important conversation with your desk chair or couch. On holiday, you finally have the time to break up routine and stretch those gams. What better way to do this than by bicycle?  Taste the chocolates and wine of the Swan Valley, see the heritage-listed scoreboard...

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18 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

18/07/2017

The kids have so much energy you'll all love to go on long bike rides. No, wait, maybe the week is too hectic and you want to rest outside on the grass among the flowers. Still doesn't sound like your family? How about: festivals, music, live circuses and the like....

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Top 5 Things To Do In Hervey Bay

17/11/2015

This is your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Hervey Bay. These top 5 things are designed for anyone looking to stay at Hervey Bay accommodation for 2-4 days and are interchangeable to apply to a family, couple, or maybe a friends' weekend away. #5 Thing to...

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Nature And Wildlife Tours: Whale Watching Hervey Bay

19/06/2015

The real Australia is right around the corner at the Australiana Top Tourist Park. Find out more about the things to do on the way to Hervey Bay and the magnificent natural wonders it has on offer. The pinnacles are always fascinating to look at and The Esplanade provides a...

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Hervey Bay Accommodation: What To Do On The Way

19/06/2015

It is a 3 hour drive between Brisbane and Hervey Bay. This is ideal as it gives you enough time to enjoy the stops along the way. If you’re the type of person who likes to get off the mapped out path a bit, you will love everything Queensland has...

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