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Horizontal Waterfalls
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Horizontal Waterfalls

Where: Talbot Bay, WA In Talbot Bay you will witness the incredible power of the only horizontal waterfalls in the world. Whether viewing them from a plane or a boat, the beautiful turquoise waters of Talbot Bay are an amazing sight to see and the gushing waterfalls make it that much more impressive. David Attenborough has described the Horizontal Waterfalls as “one of the greatest natural wonders in the world”. The horizontal waterfalls are a result of massive tidal movements that cause water to push up against one side of the narrow cliff passage. As the water pushes through the

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Homeschooling on the road

Taking your children travelling on the road can be a very rewarding experience for both parents and children. If you are travelling around Australia with children it is important to know homeschooling requirements and also have some fun education road trip games up your sleeve. On the Road Homeschooling Tips Homeschooling can be an incredibly rewarding experience for both parents and children. Children will have access to one-on-one teacher support and will also learn how to be self motivated and independent (a skill they will need if they choose to go to enrol in tertiary education). Homeschooling tips for families

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Coober Pedy

Where: 846 kilometres north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway If you enjoy fossicking and looking for gems Coober Pedy is right down your alley. As the opal capital of the world, Coober Pedy has become a popular tourist attraction. From opal mining to underground tours, there is plenty to keep you busy. Opals are a beautiful, multi-coloured stone that can express every colour in the visual spectrum. The internal structure of opals gives them the ability to diffract light in a way that makes the more precious types appear to have a light or fire inside them. If you

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Destinations

Birdsville Country Races

Where: 1590 kilometres west of Brisbane Each September visitors from all over Australia gather in the tiny outback town of Birdsville for the Annual Birdsville Racing Carnival. The Carnival continues over two days so if you don’t want to miss it, timing is everything! The Birdsville Races has a long history, beginning in 1882 as a small event with a few local spectators and expanding to an event known on a national and worldwide level. These days the Birdsville Races has a 13-race program with over $140, 000 of prize money and a highly sought after trophy.  Birdsville becomes abuzz

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Destinations

Waterfall Way

Where: Coffs Harbour to Armidale Waterfall way is a scenic drive that winds through 191 km of spectacular landscape.  This route takes you from Coffs Harbour through the breathtaking tablelands of the New England region and features national parks, lush rainforests, beautiful countryside and vast, open landscape. This drive offers plenty of great opportunities to stretch your legs with natural attractions such as Dorrigo National Park, look-out points where waterfalls flow over cliff tops (Dorrigo, Ebor and Wollomombi), cafes and markets. Waterfall Way takes you from Coffs Harbour along the Pacific Highway, to Bellingen and through Dorrigo all the way

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Beaches & Coasts

Fraser Island Adventure Tours

Where: Southern Coast of Queensland Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island and has a range of beautiful places to explore. From crystal clear water, to rainforests, to rolling sand dunes, this island gives you the chance to explore Australia’s precious ecosystem and stunning beauty. You can choose to do this on your own or with a Fraser Island Adventure Tour. Fraser Island Adventure Tours take you to exclusive and must see areas of Fraser Island. The beauty of these tours is that you can sit back and enjoy the tour while the sightseeing is taken care of by

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New South Wales

Long Paddock

Where: Cobb Highway, NSW Looking for a real outback adventure? Long Paddock takes you through the wide open spaces of country NSW and leads you to iconic outback towns such as Broken Hill, Bourke and White Cliffs. At more than 600km long this route spans along the Cobb Highway from Echuca Moama to Wilcannia. Long Paddock is a historic web of tracks that connected the inland NSW and Queensland stock-breeding areas with Victoria’s emerging markets. As well as being rich with history, this touring route will take you through some of Australia’s most unique landscapes such as the Hay Plains

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Heraldsun – Melbourne Victoria

It bills itself as “the traveller’s bible” with good reason. The comprehensive 408-page fifth edition of Camps Australia Wide guidebook includes more than 3550 campsites, making it mandatory reading for budget-conscious roadtrippers. Authors Philip and Cathryn Fennell have traversed more than 90,000km reviewing sites for this long-awaited new edition, fondly known in the RV-Caravanning world as simply Camps 5. 

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Channel 7 Local News – Queensland

A Sunshine Coast couple living the Australian Dream and travelling around the nation are now earning a living from their many adventures.  The self-published book on campsites and caravan parks, Camps Australia Wide, has become a bible for the budget conscious traveller. A must have for the budget traveller, it includes rest areas, free camps, national and state forest parks, GPS references and low-cost caravan parks. There are over 3,300 listings…. If there’s one key piece of advice that the author’s have to offer, it’s to start travelling sooner rather than later. They say having good health is essential if

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