Category Archives: Sunshine Coast

Bribie Island

10 July 2018 Bribie Island is one of three islands in Moreton Bay, the gateway to Brisbane. Just below the southern end of Sunshine Coast, it is roughly the midway point between Brisbane and Maroochydore. Despite its location Bribie still … Continue reading

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Glass House Mountains National Park

24 September 2017 The Glass House Mountains are located between Beerwah and Beerburrum in southern Queensland. They are visible from the Bruce Highway, the main north-south artery between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.  We previously posted pictures of these mountains … Continue reading

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Coolum Beach, QLD

27 August 2017 Choosing Coolum Beach as our first home-away-from-home has turned out to be a fantastic choice. We still have 3 1/2 months here and we are already sad we must eventually leave. This afternoon we took another walk … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo – Part 2

26 August 2017 As part of my daughter’s birthday weekend, we returned to the Australia Zoo. What’s cuter than koalas? Little koalas –the females recently gave birth to a new group of joeys. Here are just a few pictures of … Continue reading

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Blackall Range

20 August 2017 Today we completed the Blackall Range scenic drive between Landsborough and Nambour on Route 23. We did the northern half a few weeks ago, highlighted by Kondalilla National Park. We made several stops along the way including … Continue reading

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Mt. Ninderry, QLD

19 August 2017 Mt. Ninderry is located near Valdora, a small rural community about 16 km west of Coolum Beach.  From the car park, it is a moderate 30-minute hike to the top where there are two overlooks with views … Continue reading

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Emu Mountain, QLD

28 July 2017 Emu Mountain is less of a mountain and more of a large hill but it provides nice views of Peregian Beach and Coolum Beach with a modest hike.

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