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Port Douglas With Kids

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. It’s a dream destination for families with kids with many safe, beautiful, outdoor things to do. We’ve called it home since our kids were toddlers, babies really. If you’ve not had a chance to …

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Can You Swim in Port Douglas?

Yes, absolutely, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia unless the lifeguards close the beach due to various unusual dangers. Beach closures aren’t common. Should you swim? There are a few things you need to know about safety, crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, nets (swimming enclosures), and lifeguards. This post is all about swimming in Port Douglas …

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Places To Visit in Queensland

Queensland Australia in a vast state to the northeast of Australia. It has mile after mile of beaches, surf, perfect island destinations, coral reefs, heritage rainforests, wildlife and a diverse array of lesser-known attractions. We give you our Queensland Australia bucket list, stuffed full of places to visit in Queensland. These towns and destinations are …

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19 Hidden Gems of Canberra

Visiting Canberra used to be rather humdrum and uninspiring.  But, Australia’s capital city is finally shaking off its boring reputation to become a destination in itself.  Canberra is a bustling cultural wonderland first and foremost.  Also, with a range of world-renowned exhibitions at Australia’s National Gallery, the fascinating and somber Australian War Memorial, and the …

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Swimming (and Diving) With Minke Whales

 Swimming with whales or any large marine creatures is a breathtaking experience as we’d already discovered with the mantas in Bali. I recently had the chance to go swimming with the minke whales off the coast of Australia. There was no way I was saying no to that! We couldn’t make this a family trip …

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Hidden Gems of Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s most famous city.  It contains such exciting and famous landmarks as The Sydney Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge.  But anyone can tell you the regular things to see in this vibrant and spirited capital city.  Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, Manly, Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour, and Circular Quay are …

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Northern Territory Destinations. 10 Special Must-See Places

The Northern Territory is Australia’s spiritual heart. From the green lush spectacle that is the wet Kakadu wilderness right through the red centre of the country and the enduring Uluru, the Northern Territory covers many types of magnificent landscapes. The pulse of Australian Indigenous culture is palpable in the Northern Territory. You can find the …

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Port Douglas Diving – A Day Scuba Diving with Divers Den

We’re local divers, we’ve lived in Port Douglas for many years so we can tell you a lot of what you need to know about Port Douglas diving. Scuba diving from Port Douglas is good, it’s always a fun day out and you can visit some diverse and beautiful dive sites. This post particularly reviews …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Queensland Holidays

Welcome to Queensland!  This is a land full of pristine white sand beaches, perfect rainforest vistas, island resorts and outback splendour.  We have cosmopolitan cities, and quaint coastal towns all begging to be explored.  But all of this beauty can come at quite a cost if you want to holiday here.  However, we have found …

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