Archive For: Do & See

BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE

BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE

When you’re looking for something to do, there’s no need to spend a fortune. Southeast Queensland has so many beautiful places to go and things to see, that a fabulous day out need not cost a bean. Save your pennies for that rainy day and get out and about for free on a sunny one. ... Read More
 
Top farm stays in the southeast

Top farm stays in the southeast

South East Queensland not only boasts beautiful weather and stunning beaches, but just out side Brisbane is also its rugged countryside is also something to behold. So what better way to discover Queensland’s country heritage than through a farm stay? Here you can experience country life to the fullest by immersing yourself in a pretty ... Read More
 
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
 
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
 

Springbrook National Park

Springbrook National Park is located about 100 km south of Brisbane in Queensland and is spectacular! Any and every backpacker should not miss out spending at least one day exploring this wonder that took millions of years to create. View Larger Map  Look up any one of these approved Tour operators and take a trip of ... Read More
 
Brisbane – Gold Coast Hinterland Backpacker trips

Brisbane – Gold Coast Hinterland Backpacker trips

Backpackers and Nature at its best Within 30 minutes beyond the bustling coastal strip lies the Brisbane – Gold Coast hinterland where the city gives way to farmland, vineyards, quaint villages, sprawling National Parks and rainforest reserves. The Hinterland is a change of pace where the variety of attractions allows visitors to be as active – hiking, ... Read More