Backpacker Stories

A Slice of Paradise on Lady Elliot Island

The long awaited day had arrived – we were off to Lady Elliot Island! Not Your Average Flight! We arrived at the airport at 7:40, ready for our 8am flight. This wasn’t your run of the mill flight though. The airport itself is pretty small, but an official-looking airport nonetheless. It had a cafe, though …

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Looking back at Urangan from its pier.

A Saturday Morning Exploring in Hervey Bay

The Journey Begins… After last week’s dreary rain the renewed sunshine was very welcome. Determined to make the most of it we started the day fairly early and headed towards the beach! No time for swimming and sunbathing just yet though – we had our sights set on exploring first, with the promise of a …

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Our Great Barrier Reef adventure on Lady Elliot Island

Another great blog by Adam & Dara about their recent tour to Lady Elliot Island. What an exciting life they lead! Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef has been on our bucket list for a long time. We remember watching the movie Finding Nemo and thinking, ‘WOW, how cool would it be to find Nemo and his …

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