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What to do, what to do

What to do, what to do

Space Junk Space junkies can get their fix for cheap in the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium at Brisbane’s Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens. Astronomy shows run throughout the day including Cosmic Collisions, Black Holes, Secret of the Cardboard Rocket and their latest feature: Dawn of the Space Age. When: Tuesday to Friday (10am-4pm), Saturday (11am-8.15pm), or Sunday ... Read More
 
Go Jump off a cliff !

Go Jump off a cliff !

  DO SOMETHING ADVENTUROUS You don’t have to skydive naked but you can skydive at night over the Sunshine Coast. The leap into the dark from 14,000 feet is one of many adventures available if you dare to challenge yourself. If you prefer to keep your feet closer to the ground then try abseiling or ... Read More
 

OK, so your in Brisbane staying @ SWTS ! so what do you do for NYE, that wont cost a fortune……………… SOUTH BANK FIREWORKS……. There is no better place to welcome the new year, so Join the crowds at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands in a fenced alcohol-free location for all to enjoy. The 8.30pm display ... Read More
 
Great getaways just out of Brisbane

Great getaways just out of Brisbane

MT BARNEY LODGE 1093 Upper Logan Rd, Mt Barney Ph: 5544 3233; mtbarneylodge.com.au Mt Barney Lodge, an eco-accredited retreat with the closest accommodation to World Heritage-listed Mt Barney National Park, specialises in “glamping” in deluxe camper trailers. For extra large groups, they also offer Queenslander homesteads, with their biggest homestead sleeping up to 15 people. ... Read More
 
Backpackers get ready 4 NYE 2011

Backpackers get ready 4 NYE 2011

SOUTH BANK FIREWORKS Join the crowds at Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands in a fenced alcohol-free location for all to enjoy. The 8.30pm display is set to big band and jazz music; at midnight it’s to classical music. Best vantage points are the Cultural Forecourt, outside QPAC, and along the Clem Jones Promenade. If you don’t ... Read More
 
Cool

Cool

SEGWAY XPERIENCES Think and move. For some people, that’s a challenge on its own made even more difficult on a space-age Segway at Segway Xperience’s Gold Coast. Challenge your mates to Segway croquet or seglympics. Or just do five laps of the all-terrain track and get five laps for free! If you’ve got a group ... Read More
 
Pumping

Pumping

STUNT SCHOOL Step aside Jackie Chan, Stunt Academy at the Gold Coast will have you balancing, tumbling, sliding and fighting your way into the spotlight, doing professional tricks at tourist paces! And, if you’ve ever fantasized about setting a mate on fire, here’s your chance. The half-day Stunt Academy Adventures are held under professional supervision ... Read More
 
Stuff to Do

Stuff to Do

IT’S A BLOKES THING Looking to get away from it all with ‘the boys’? Want an adrenalin-packed adventure but don’t want to travel too far? Look no further than our own Gold Coast, which is packed with high-octane adventures to get your blood pumping on the ultimate ‘mancation’. So get off the couch and get ... Read More
 

British band Gorillaz. Source: AP ELTON John is in town on Wednesday, Stevie Nicks on Saturday and the Gorillaz have also launched their new album. It’s a big week for music with Screamfeeder and Stereosonic adding to the bill. Music writer Noel Mengel gives us the rundown of the top five music events this week. 1. ELTON ... Read More
 
Life’s a beach at Noosa volleyball festival

Life’s a beach at Noosa volleyball festival

SLAM IT: Rachael Jones and Dave Thompson practice some moves for the SLAM Volleyball Festival in Noosa. Pic: Chris PavlichSource: The Courier-Mail THE biggest beach volleyball festival in the Southern Hemisphere kicks off in Noosa on Saturday, December 3. The SLAM Summer Beach Volleyball Festival is a travelling elite and amateur competition and festival that drops ... Read More