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I must share with my travel companions about our trip through the Central West of NSW. We travelled from Melbourne to Brisbane on the in land route which proved to be very scenic dispite what people say about travelling in land as boring. Tha mountains were beautiful and the little towns on the way were so clean and well set out. It was a pleasure to travel without the burden of heavy traffic experienced on the coastal routes. The little town of Gilgandra sticks in my mind as an overnights stay at the Three Ways Motel. We stayed in room 2 a luxury queen room and only payed $95. Tina on receiption was so lovely and helped us with the tourist attractions in the town. She rang the Services Club who pick us up for a beautiful meal and return u . . .
If you are in Oz in March or June these are two must visit events which will not break the bank. The 2014 Avon Valley Vintage Festival will feature antiques & collectibles, free antique valuations, vintage clothing & jewellery, a silent auction, a vintage poker den, door prize, best dressed comps, vintage car displays, vintage bicycle displays, Royal Historical display, market stalls, retro everything, food & wine and much more. The 2014 Avon Valley Gourmet Food & Wine Festival will tempt the taste buds with around 80 gourmet food & wine stalls from all over the Avon Valley, WA and abroad. There will be cooking demos with Slow Food & Sophie Budd, door prize, a long table lunch with Oz Iron Chef Winner Herb Faust, ma . . .
Here is a complete list of skateparks in Gold Coast: Complete List of Gold Coastâ€™s Skateparks: Coomera Skatepark * Old concrete mini with banks and an added street course. 42 Beattie Road, Viney Park next to Dreamworld, Coomera. Mount Tamborine Skatepark * Small obstacles sloping down into the larger end bowl. Bring broom. Main Street, North Tamborine Helensvale Skatepark * Varying sized quarters, pyramid and roll-ins. Small bowl. 84 Discovery Drive, Discovery Park, Helensvale. Helensvale Ditch * Old school rounded lip ramp with no flat. Corner Discovery Drive & Wolvi Place, Helensvale. Runaway Bay Skatepark * Small bowls with spine. Good lines. Nice hips with rail and banks. New street elements. Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay. . . .
Our friends at Kilcowera have had about 138 mnls of rain over the festive season and are very happy after battling through 9 years of drought. They tell me all the swamps, waterholes and lagoons are full and grass and herbage growing well. Lake Wyara has a lot of water in . . .
Im planning a Road Trip from Brisbane to Melbourne at the end of January, and im looking for iconic place to stop along the way. We will be taking the inland route for a bit more cultural flavour and mainly to avoid Sydney and traffic. What are some cool places to stop betwe . . .
I will be traveling in Australia from November- early January. My friends and I want to do some camping in the Queensland area and on Kangaroo Island. From what I understand we have to get permits to camp in the national parks, but they are 12 month permits...is there anyway . . .
A few of us were traveling north from southern NSW recently and decided to give the newly named Dowling Track a go. It goes from Bourke NSW to Quilpie in Qld with a total distance of 567 km or so the brochure says. We were in no hurry so had plenty of stops to check out the . . .
i am looking for a nice hotel in kangaroo island. a friend suggested southern ocean lodge to me, is it any good there? . . .
Hi, I reckon Tasmania has to be the most beautiful island in the world. So to celebrate this I have put together a pictorial of my top ten things to do! Here are some: 1) Tour the tulips of table cape in October 2) Travel the western explorer 3) Walk with penguins in stan . . .
I'm spending a month travelling around Queensland in 2007. Can someone recommend some 4WD destinations I should visit? . . .
Im going 4W Driving in Northern Territory in late 2007. Does anyone know of some good spots? . . .
I'm going to be 4WDing through QLD in a few months. Where should I go for some great 4WDing? . . .
I am going on a 4WD holiday in South Australia. Can anyone recommend some 4WD spots in the State? . . .
Does anyone know of some good 4WD spots in Tassie? . . .
Im going on a 4WD holiday in Victoria. Can anyone suggest some good places to visit? . . .
Im going on a 4WD adventure around Western Australia in 2007. Does anyone know of some great locations to take the 4WD for a spin? . . .
My friend and I are looking at camping when travelling around Australia. Can anyone suggest some good camp spots? Anything we should take with us? . . .
My fiance and I are planning our honeymoon and were considering Australia. Is there any good islands or coastal spots that would be nice for a honeymoon? . . .
I am a young traveller looking at visiting Australia, what are some popular attractions or must-sees? . . .
I love photography and will be visiting Australian shores in 2008. Is there any spots in particular I should go to to get some great landscape shots? . . .
I am a fanatic surfer keen on travelling around Australia. Where are some good surfing spots? What sort of conditions should I expect? . . .
Hi, What about the smallest state of Australia (actually not quite ACT is smaller but it is not really a state but a territory), I am talking about Tasmania! Have you ever visited it?? mpl . . .
Hi everybody, There's a great book on this subject has anyone read it? What are your recommended places to see before you die There's also a great site I found on this subject: seebeforeyoudie.net check it out... cheers, . . .
I was amazed Fitzroy Falls was not recognised in the search engine. It has more visitors per annum than Ayres Rock, it is part of the Morton National Park, 90 mins from both Sydney & Canberra. While exploring the Morton National Park, you will realise the quality of the So . . .
This is a great area that has only just had its road sealed making excess by car now possilble, the 1st time I traveled to the Queensland Discovery Coast Town of 1770 - Agnes Water, was on my way to Cains from Sydney and was told by a friend to check this place out, well it . . .
Hi I go to Darwin next April, and I would like to know if there are some beaches where I can swim, without worrying about seawasps, crocs, sharks or other dangerous animals. Last time I went in Darwin, I didn't see beaches where people bathe in the sea. Thanx for your rep . . .
If there is anywhere in Australia I would recommend it is Lightning Ridge in the Walgett Shire North West NSW. This brilliant and unique destination is a must for everyone it has beautiful 42 degree artesian bore baths, it is the only producer of the precious black opal in A . . .
Hi guys, I just want to let you know that ive just been to Magnetic Island in Queensland. I have my PADI scuba ticket and I went diving up there. The fish were sooooooooooo big. This site recommends Pleasure Divers, well I went and dived with them, they were fab. Great s . . .
If you're planning to visit the Port Stephens area, you might consider this B and B in Nelson Bay. "nelsonbay.com/~paulinep" (It's AAA/Four Star) Best wishes, Craig . . .
The Peninsula is the place to be at Christmas...Rosebud and Dromana for the younger guys and Portsea for the older jetset. Actually anywhere there is nice...just drive down and stop where you wish to stay. My favourite places in Melbourne are the Dandenongs...stunning view . . .
Stromatolites are living rocks that are over 600 billion years of age and were on earth before there was life. In fact, they gave out oxygen and it was this oxygen that made life possible on earth. Hamlyn Pool is on the way to Exmouth, 29kms from Nunutarra Roadhouse. We ar . . .
Fabulous experience. We flew to Broome from Perth and using a Britz Elite Motor Home drove back 3,060 kms with a detour to Coral Bay and Monkey Mia, then straight through Geraldton back along Northern Highway. Coral Bay was my favourite. The caravan park was right across f . . .
Hi, I live in Newcastle about 1 hour from Nelson Bay and I can tell you it is an awesome beach. There are four wheel drive and horse treks over the beach. Stockton Beach is one of the largest and most beautiful beach's in the world, it even has an old ship wreck called th . . .
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I wanna go around Victoria for one week, but I don't have a car. Will it be possible for me to arrange any trip by taking public transport. I would like to go sky diving, learn how to surf during the trip too, can anyone give me some advice? . . .
I'm going to spend some time in Melbourne and then I'm dying to go off somewhere and have some fun, if anyone has any good places in Victoria or WA to recommend can you please post it here. Thanks. Victoria . . .
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