Adventure Traveler Essentials

10 Awesome Aussie Slang Words!

Think you know English? Probably not Down Under! The aussie lingo is a world of its own, and we absolutely love it! To help you blend it with the crowd when exploring the antipodes, we’ve gathered some of our all time favourite Awesome Aussie Slang Words. Ace, mate! BONZA = AWESOME, EXCELLENT, TERRIFIC! 🌟👌 😇 …

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Surfing at Rainbow Beach

You cannot go to Australia and not learn how to surf, right!? In Hervey Bay we don’t have much waves, but just an hour and a half away is the lovely Rainbow Beach. It’s definitely worth a day trip for anyone with a car (or a bus ticket)! The town of Rainbow Beach is t-i-n-y …

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New Year’s Eve – Hervey Bay

2022 is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate than on the beach! The main NYE Event in Hervey Bay will be held at walking distance from the Woolshed, at Torquay Foreshore (Bill Fraser Park and Ernie Organ Park). You’ll find it by walking down to the Esplanade, turn right and keep walking. …

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Santa made it to the Woolshed!

Just a few days before Christmas Day, we were surprised to find a booking from Mr. Santa Claus himself (and his 8 kangaroo ’reindeers’ who we finally decided to host in the garden and had a terrible time keeping out of the waterlily pond) Funny enough, Santa decided to visit on the 24th of December. …

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Backpacking Budget Tips

As a backpacker, money is always high on priorities when you head off on your journey. Often plans are out the window as you start to experience areas and meet new people, or were never there in the first place. We have a number of budget friendly tips that will keep your bank and wallet …

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