Australia & Oceania
Agnes Water / Town of 1770
Gold Coast - Coolangatta
Great Keppel Island
Noosa North Shore
Tin Can Bay
Rainbox Beach was just too lovely to describe with any justice. Anybody who wants a little paradise should definitely go to
I stayed in
for two and a half months as work was plentiful. If you want work you don't have to go through a hostel, just get up bright and early, say 5:30 am, and stand at the post office junction. Ask the farmers if they need help as no qualifications are ever asked. Tully and its environs have a lot to offer and I must say I had the best two and a half months ever.
is a great little beach town. Its away from the hussle and bussle of other tourist areas so one can actually enjoy the place they are at.
is a good place for a stop over and to earn some cash on the fruit picking but hard ass work...
was a great party town, small but good. Grew up there.
is a safe town to walk and explore. Non-touristy and friendly locals.
is the most beautiful place I may have ever been on Earth! The main street has mountians on one side and a simple, untouched beach on the other! It is in "croc country", so no swimming, but the view is enough to fall in love with Cardwell!! There are cute cafes and wonderful locals. The local Catholic Church is still one of my favorites! Hitchinbrook Island is also another natural beauty in Cardwell. You can take a boat over on Sundays for half price. All in all, Cardwell is a must visit!
I've stayed in
twice, and really like the area.
I have fantastic memories of
and would go back. I loved the hillbilly feel of the town. Beats the cities any day. Work is hard but well worth the experience.
For the three days I was in
I realized it's truly beautiful. I suggest that that everyone go snorkeling and/or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef.
is a great place to do fruit picking as it is so close to the beach, has lovely weather, plenty of charity shops, and great drinking holes!
Great Keppel Island
, wonderfull atmosphere, beautyful sea and white beaches, good to relax your mind with yoga and your body with some trackers or snorkeling or kayaking. The best in Australia in my opinion.
is a fantastic city! We loved our stay here. Brisbane was fabulous - South Bank (wow!) the river (wow) and great feel for a city. We saw some great AFl with the Brisbane Lions too!
in March 2008 with the Cool Dingo Tours. They are a brilliant company to go with. I was traveling on my own but was made comfortable and made lots of friends. Fraser Island is beautiful and is well worth a visit.
is a wonderful place to relax and it has the most beautiful scenery.
I had a brilliant time in
. It's a place where you can go to get a real feel of Ozy life as there isn't a huge backpacker appeal. It's just a really nice town and I look forward to going back. Another bonus is that it is a base for the Oz army so there were plenty of fit young men around. This was way back in 2000 so hope not too much has changed!
is one of my favourite spots in Oz. My tip is to mingle with the locals and they will show you the best time ever coz they are the friendliest bunch of Ozzies I ever met.
… Cooberie Park is a must see.
… This is a beautiful place -- you can get it by bus, train, fight, or taxi. Many amazing things are here to see such as zoo, garden, Capricorn caves, Capricorn spirec. And the Dreamtime Cultural Centre presents the Aboriginal culture, heritage, and the arts. Local Aboriginal guides provide regular trips to town, and to describe the history of the tribal region, myths, and Dreamtime process involved in the production of Aboriginal art. It also displays didgeridoo playing, boomerang throwing, and bush.
… I worked in surfers for 6 months, from May 2001 - November 2001. I have never been anywhere so amazing! There is nowhere else on the planet like it! With so much to do, such friendly people and amazing weather, who wouldn't want to visit. If you don't do anything else when you're there, you have to hire a boat for the day on the river and fish. It's excellent fun! I'm going back during New year this year 2004-2005. I Can't wait! I've got the surfers' bug!!
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