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Category Archives: Sunshine Coast
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
27 July 2017 Mooloolaba is a coastal town in the Sunshine Coast. Today we took an opportunity to walk out to the tip of the peninsula.
22 July 2017 In the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of southeast Queensland, just north of Montville among the Blackall Mountain Range, is Kondalilla National Park. Kondalilla is an Aboriginal word for ‘rushing waters’. Today we enjoyed hiking the Kondalilla Falls trail. The … Continue reading