Posts Tagged with "tour"

Discover Fraser Island in 2 Days with Cool Dingo Tours

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

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Discover Fraser Island in 2 Days with Cool Dingo Tours

Fraser Island is considered to be the world’s largest sand island and one of the most beautiful places to visit in Australia. Beyond that, I knew little-to-nothing about the island prior to the 2-day tour Brooke and I enjoyed with Cool Dingo Tours. Cool Dingo shows you as much of the island as possible in […]

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Winter Whale Watching with the Spirit of Hervey Bay

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Winter Whale Watching with the Spirit of Hervey Bay

Watch a show at the Opera House. Feed a kangaroo or hold a koala at a wildlife park. Snorkel or dive at the Great Barrier Reef. Some activities make the “things to do in Australia” list with little thought! Whale watching, however, did not spring to mind when friends and family asked what I hoped […]

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6 ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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6 ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef

When people think of Australia, I assume the Great Barrier Reef makes the list of places to visit for most people! It certainly made mine. In the attempt to be more flexible, I didn’t arrive in Oz with any pre-arranged plans to visit the reef. And fortunate, blessed lil me not only got to visit […]

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Australia road trip: Visit with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours

Thursday, September 2, 2010

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Australia road trip: Visit with Willie Gordon of Guurrbi Tours

Even as a little girl, I was a thinker. I have always pondered, analyzed, and most of all, reflected. When I was 7 I started my first diary in a small, pink, hard cover book — complete with a tiny lock and key! Little me, thinking about something in between acts at the circus Over […]

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The Outback: Adelaide to Alice Springs with Oz Experience

Sunday, July 11, 2010

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The Outback: Adelaide to Alice Springs with Oz Experience

This is the second post about my 6-day tour in the Outback, traveling from Adelaide to Alice Springs. If you haven’t already, read part one. Before jumping into days 4-6, here are the “firsts” I experienced in the first 3 days: – First time being called a “seppo” – First time eating emu (though it […]

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The Outback: 6 days from Adelaide to Alice Springs

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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The Outback: 6 days from Adelaide to Alice Springs

People told me there was more to Australia than Sydney, and I believed them. I just didn’t know what the *more* was having not experienced it first hand. After this 6-day adventure, I’ve seen more of the country than just the streets of capital cities, and I loved it. Reading travel blogs for years gave […]

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Melbourne to Adelaide 3-day tour

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Melbourne to Adelaide 3-day tour

One of the things the PLANNER in me arranged long before I even packed my bags was a 3-day trip from Melbourne to Adelaide with Adventure Tours (through their partner Oz Experience). After one week in Sydney and two in Melbourne, I was up at 5:15am on a Saturday to get ready for the bus […]

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