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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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Coffee shop cards from Hervey Bay

Calling All Coffee-Lovers!

Australia’s known for its coffee culture, and Hervey Bay does not disappoint when it comes to places to indulge in copious amounts of coffee. We’ve done the leg work and found plenty of coffee havens to suit all of your caffeine (smoothie, milkshake, cakes or otherwise!) needs. Here are just a few of our favourites: …

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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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Become a Roo Whisperer at the Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary

After a visit to the lovely Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary just a 30 minute car ride from Woolshed Backpackers we can tell you this much : kangaroo whispering is not hard. At all. Pull out a bag of ”kangaroo food” and they come jumping straight at you. They’re not that soft and “whispery” though – …

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