Nature

Bondi Beach, Sydney | Sydney

Bondi Beach faces south and whilst in the Winter months the sunrise is obscured by the north headland, the beach itself remains protected from the Summer north-easterly winds that bring considerable chop to the surf and to Sydney's famous stinging bluebottles. The beach is safe, protected by lifeguards 365 days a year and is famous for its wonderful white fine-grained sand.

Burleigh Heads | Burleigh Heads

At Burleigh Heads the beach extends between Big Burleigh and Little Burleigh Headlands. This resort is especially favoured by those who seek (in addition to surfing) boating and fishing which are available in near-by Tallebudgera Creek. There are interesting walks to the summit of Big Burleigh from which can be seen a splendid panorama of ocean, beaches, and headlands. Currumbin, Palm Beach, Tugu...

Cooloola - Great Sandy National Park | Rainbow Beach

200 kms north of Brisbane lies Cooloola - Great Sandy National Park. This park also includes the Northern half of Fraser Island. The principal feature of the 56,000 hectare park are beautiful rainforests that grow entirely in sand. Poona Lake is one of the main areas of interest.

Coolum Beach Town | Coolum Beach

Coolum is the largest beach side resort on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. The area is fast growing with a population of 18 000. Although visitors will always be welcome to this beautiful place, the population may be capped to preserve the resources and standard of the living in the area. Coolum is approximately 90 minutes (135 km) north of Brisbane and about 15 km south of Noosa. The resort town ...

Elephant Rocks | Denmark

Elephant Rocks are located in William Bay National Park in Western Australia, some 30 kilometers west of Denmark, lying on a sheltered beach , a few hundred metres east of Greens Pool. As it name suggests, Elephant Rocks looks exactly like a herd of elephants, paddling in shallow waters.

Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas | Four Mile Beach

One of the many attractions of Port Douglas is Four Mile Beach. The beach is known for the fine hard sand. From the main Port Douglas district, you can walk to the beach in under 5 minutes and then continue to walk along the sandy shore for hours under the tropical sun. After a while the beach unfolds toa gentle curve that continues as far as the eye can see, without a hint of development.

Great Ocean Road Region | Warrnambool

The Great Ocean Road is a 243 km stretch of road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Warrnambool. The road was constructed to provide work for returning soldiers and dedicated as a Memorial to those killed in the First World War. It is one of Australia's great scenic coastline drives. The Road traces the coastline through the Surf Coast and Shipw...

Mimosa Rocks, Mimosa Rocks National Park | Mimosa

Covering an area of approximately 5,000 hectares Mimosa Rocks National Park is one of New South Wales' most beautiful coastal parks most noted for its scuba diving and scenery. Surface rocks found in Mimosa Rocks National Park are the weathered remains of an ancient lava flow three hundred and fifty million years ago. A rise in sea level at the end of the last Ice Age isolated the rocks which now...

Moreton Bay, Moreton Is. & Stradbroke Island | Brisbane

Moreton Bay is the gateway to Queensland. Ocean going liners pass regularly through the northern Passage between Moreton Island, providing a wide stretch of calm water. Excellent bay cruises are available to the visitor. Moreton Island, about 20 kms east of the mouth of the Brisbane River, is 24 kms long and boasts the world's highest permanent sand dunes-Mount Tempest (278 metres elevation) and ...

Ninety Mile Beach | Port Albert

East of Wilson's Promontory is an unbroken stretch of beach extending north-east, in an almost straight line, for nearly 90 miles. Named for its length, Ninety Mile Beach is relatively undeveloped; this pristine stretch is superb for surfing, surf fishing, and undisturbed beach walks. Fisherman try for salmon trout snappers, greybacks, tiger flatheads, and flounder. Inland are some of Victoria's r...

Noosa Beach | Noosa

The waves at Noosa are the warmest in Australia with easy takeoffs and rides of up to 500m. The climate is sub-tropical - the word Winter is not in the local vocabulary. Getting to the surf is via a wonderful scenic walk through Noosa National Park allowing options to several surfing beaches and to the famous classic point breaks.

South Durras & Depot Beach

South Durras & Depot Beach. South Durras & Depot Beach are just to the north of Murramarang National Park. Both beaches, although not patrolled, are arguably the most peaceful and beautiful beaches of the south coast.

Southport Town | Southport

Southport, bordered by the open seas and Nerang River, is 77 kms south of Brisbane, and Surfers' Paradise, 3 kms further down the coast, forms a favourite winter playground for Southern visitors. There is a splendid surf. A string of fine beach resorts stretches from Southport right down to the N.S.W. border Southport is the largest of the south coast towns. It is at the southernmost end of More...

Airlie Beach Town | Airlie Beach

Airley Beach, a town in Queensland, is the gateway to the 74 Whitsunday Islands that lie inside the Great Barrier Reef. The Town is a perfect holiday destination with palm-fringed beaches, waterfront parks and alfresco dining restaurants. Airlie Beach is easily accessible. A number of buses serve the airport terminal, and drive to Airlie beach or other locations. All but one must be pre-booked. ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island National Park | Fraser Island

Fraser Island, the largest on the Queensland coast, with an area of 394,800 acres, of which 393,000 are State forest. The beautiful lakes and interesting bird like make it an ideal spot for the visitor. Access is by launch from Maryborough. Fraser Island contains many rainforest areas with huge kauri trees, rough bark satinay, brushbox and hundreds of airy piccabeen palms.