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6 aquatic creatures that are weirder than mermaids

Jul 12, 2012 No Comments by

The U.S. might have proven that mermaids don’t exist, but there are stranger creatures out there, discovers Celeste Mitchell.

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Hundreds paddle out for whales in Hervey Bay

Jun 24, 2012 No Comments by

Australia’s whale watching capital has once again shown its love for whales with the third annual Paddle out for Whales taking place on Saturday.

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VIDEO: Surprise package arrives at Tangalooma

May 31, 2012 No Comments by

One of Tangalooma’s favourite mums, dolphin Tinkerbell, arrived at shore on Friday night with a brand new calf in tow.

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Having a whale of a time

May 16, 2012 4 Comments by

Last week I headed north to Hervey Bay, home of the best Humpback whale watching experience in Australia.

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Big fish and blue water…

Feb 21, 2012 No Comments by

There’s a major difference between freshwater and bluewater fishing, and that’s the size of the fish you catch!

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Fishing around Queensland…

Feb 17, 2012 3 Comments

Fishing. It’s a funny old game you know. The single most popular hobby, sport, pastime in the world by a long shot.

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Into the Rainforest

Sep 12, 2011 No Comments

The Daintree National Park – The heavens opened and it poured with rain, a timely reminder we were approaching the rainforest!

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Up to the Tablelands

Aug 26, 2011 No Comments

The Atherton Tablelands have a wide variety of places to visit and the countryside is so different to the coastal region, stunning green undulating hills, rainforest, lakes and waterfalls.

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Cannonballs and Coffee!

Aug 24, 2011 No Comments

There are two BIG4 caravan parks in Cairns and we have been spending a few days at Crystal Cascades Holiday Park to the north of Cairns and just down the road from the ‘Crystal Cascades’ on Freshwater Creek, are a series of beautiful waterfalls and pools for swimming. The rainforest is right on the door step [...]

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Kuranda and Tjapukai

Aug 19, 2011 No Comments

Our journey north brought us to Cairns in Tropical North Queensland with the rainforest looking lush and green and the sun much hotter!

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