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Enzos on the Beach, Scarness Queensland
Beaches & Coasts

Eat, swim and walk at Hervey Bay

Enzos on the Beach, Scarness Queensland As well as perfect swimming and walking locations, caravan parks galore and two RV parks, now there’s lots more eateries to choose from in beautiful Hervey Bay! Hervey Bay has a Boat Club and an RSL but here are three options in walking distance to Scarness Beachfront Tourist Park. Enzos on the Beach, Scarness Queensland Enzos on the Beach, Scarness Picture Perfect! A stunning location, we enjoyed a delightful breakfast and watched people walking and swimming. The venue is licensed and can’t you just imagine yourself relaxing waterside? It is also next door to a playground –

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Tin Can Bay Esplanade
Beaches & Coasts

10 things to do and see in Tin Can Bay, Queensland

The small fishing and tourist town of Tin Can Bay is on the Cooloola Coast of the Gympie Region, between the Sunshine Coast and Fraser Coast in Queensland. Here’s what we recommend you do and see whilst you are there: Feed wild dolphins The absolute drawcard for Tin Can Bay is its wild dolphins. They come in and feed most mornings and for a few dollars per person you can watch them, and a few more you can feed them a fish yourself! Unlike Monkey Mia where a few people in a huge group are selected to feed their dolphins, everyone

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Coconut Grove Caravan Park Hervey Bay QLD
Beaches & Coasts

Caravan Park has a new name

Coconut Grove Caravan Park, Hervey Bay, QLD Site 382 in Parks 5, is now called The Bay Caravan Park. The new owners, Ellen and Mick, are excited for the new chapter in the park’s story, and have plans for renovations in the coming future.

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Pier Caravan Park
Beaches & Coasts

Pier Caravan Park opens

Experience whale watching, based at what is likely to be the newest Caravan Park in Australia. Fraser Coast’s Pier Caravan Park opened for business last Friday, and adjoins Hervey Bay’s historic Urangan Pier – at almost one kilometre, its …

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Drawing by Sarah from @allthegear.illustrated

Take a 900 km doggo friendly island road trip

Sarah from @allthegear.illustrated took a 900km van trip with her pup for “solitude and sunshine; connection and clarity…wide open spaces and ocean air to breathe and adventure amongst”…and said it was perfect! She even saw a cane train for the first time, and took her dog, Nessie, on a boat.  Starting in Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, here where Sarah and her van Brian’s eight days were spent: MV Sarawak, Inskip Point, Rainbow Beach MV Sarawak, Inskip Point, Rainbow Beach – image Sarah from @allthegear.illustrated At Inskip Peninsula Recreation Reserve, you are right near K’gari Fraser Island, and north of

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Michelle and Heatley relaxing at Lake Lenthall near Maryborough, Queensland
Budget Campsite

Ahh the serenity at Lake Lenthall, near Maryborough, Queensland

Michelle and Heatley relaxing at Lake Lenthall near Maryborough, Queensland We had a fab night here! Lake Lenthall is a budget priced camp near Maryborough, Queensland. You’ll meet Ranger Rob – who was so helpful and full of knowledge. He and his wife were out today whipper snipping. They live onsite and really do take pride in the campground – it shows! The lawn was well tended, and the gardens looked lovely. Ranger Rob Every day, he opens the gate around 6am and closes it about 8pm. It is only 4 km from the grounds, but it is a rough,

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Buxton Bush Retreat, Queensland
Budget Campsite

New budget camp: Buxton Bush Retreat, near Childers, Queensland

Kerrie and Brian have opened up their 17 acre property at Buxton, near Childers for camping. It is half way between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay, Queensland with 8 dedicated camping areas set amongst natural bushland.  Brian said, “The camp sites are all flat, fully grassed and well maintained. Each campsite has its own fire pit and an initial supply of firewood (plenty more available in the ‘bush’ areas).  The campsites are only suitable for fully self contained motorhomes, RVs and Caravans as there is no power, water or shower toilet facilities on site (as yet).” The couple live on site

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Nullarbor trip

Crossing the Nullarbor – our adventure from Western Australia into South Australia

On the end of our Big Lap, on limited time, we traversed The Nullarbor in two days. Kids were due back at school, we had businesses to run but were so keen to experience this famed road trip. We left Esperance and the beauty of Cape Le Grand National Park, through Grass Patch and the heart of Mallee Country. The Nullarbor Plain begins in Norseman, Western Australia – we saw camels here, which was pretty cool. “The Nullarbor” is an 1100km route. Here’s where we stopped: Balladonia was a lunch stop with a pretty multicoloured picket fenced playground. Oh, we were so

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Heatley at the Fraser Coast Outdoor Show 2022

Warm up with these 5 northern camps and a GIVEAWAY

It was a day out for us at the Fraser Coast Outdoor Show – great to see our books sold at the Mickey Blu Stand. (That’s a CAMPS shirt Heatley is sporting – perfect for Father’s Day!) It was an excellent opportunity to check on some Maryborough camps and visit mates in Hervey Bay.  One of those camps is featured below – don’t you just love a budget site that helps community groups? These other sites are all across the top of Australia. We take you to an outback town we really enjoyed, also in Queensland, and share what to

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