We went to check out a wildlife sighting on the outskirts of Adelaide. A southern right whale and her calf were in the sheltered waters of Christies Beach.
You don’t need to pay for an expensive cruise on the Brisbane River – just buy a Go Card and travel like the common people. Or if you’re really budgeting, Kitty Cat and Hopper trips across the river are free. Destination suggestions: New Farm for the park and the Powerhouse; Bulimba for a visit toContinue reading “Brisbane River”
Some lovely coastline at Buddina – we bought takeaway fish and chips at Norma’s and enjoyed the fabulous view for free. Took a lovely walk from Moffat Beach to Kings Beach, via Shelly Beach which has some fab rock pools to explore.
Morning views of Moffat Beach and nearby Dicky Beach.
On the way to the Sunshine Coast via the Bruce Highway keep your eye out for a turnoff to Wild Horse Mountain Lookout. Take a steep 20 minute walk to the top for fantastic views of the Glasshouse Mountains , pine plantations and the coast.
Here today, maybe gone tomorrow.
One thing that has changed in Brisbane city since our last visit is the further development of Fish Lane as a foodie and street art destination. There’s a street art map for most of the official wall murals. And plenty of unofficial art to discover for yourself.
If you live down south like we do in Outer Barossa, it’s very exciting to head to Queensland in the middle of winter. Particularly so if you’re getting on a plane and you haven’t flown for at least 16 months due to you-know-what.
A month or so ago we took a walk at Warren Reservoir (part of the North Warren Reservoir Reserve Loop) as it was too chilly for kayaking. We saw a lot of mushrooms and a few mushroom pickers – hope they knew what they were doing…
We’ve had a few outings to Kaisterstuhl Conservation Park, which is a glorious place for a walk. On our last visit (in May) we took the longer trail, Wallowa, which heads up the hill to the Kaiserstuhl Native Forest Reserve.