Category: destination reports

Yellowpatch: Curtis Island’s best kept secret

When people think of Curtis Island these days, its often in association with the new coal seam gas plants that have been erected there.  And whilst the trio of plants certainly dominate the view of the island from Gladstone Harbour, it is by no… Continue Reading “Yellowpatch: Curtis Island’s best kept secret”

Clarence River Adventure

Anyone who is an enthusiast, no matter what the pursuit, has a bucket list.  A list of absolute ‘must-do’ activities that have to be experienced before you die.  High on my personal bucket list was the mighty Clarence River.  I have now in part… Continue Reading “Clarence River Adventure”

Canoe Go Camping

Yes, I’ll admit it I love canoe puns, they never seem to get old for me.  Something else that doesn’t get old for me is camping out of a canoe.  The attraction very much lies in the simplicity of it.  Loading a bunch of… Continue Reading “Canoe Go Camping”

Brisbane River Canoe Trail

There has been quite a lot of hype in recent times of the newly constructed Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, and with good reason.  This trail provides hikers, cyclists and horse riders the opportunity to explore the countryside of the Brisbane Valley on a purpose-built… Continue Reading “Brisbane River Canoe Trail”

There’s Something About Mary…

In the late 1800’s the Mary River, then called the Wide Bay River, was an important northern port and point of entry into the then colony of New South Wales. It’s fertile banks and consistent water supply grew a thriving dairy and cropping industry… Continue Reading “There’s Something About Mary…”