Tag Archives: Sunshine Coast

Fraser Island

22 July 2018 Fraser Island is a popular tourist destination, one that is commonly found on top Aussie tourism lists. Located between the Great Barrier Reef and Sunshine Coast, Fraser is the largest natural sand island in the world and … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Mtn, Glass House Mountains

29 October 2017 Wild Horse Mountain is the smallest of the Glass House Mountains. It is located just east of Bruce Highway. There is a short, but quite steep, paved trail up the mountain’s fire watch tower.

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Mount Ngungun, Glass House Mountains

29 October 2017 One of the Glass House Mountains, Mount Ngungun might have the best views of the surrounding peaks. The hike is challenging but the summit provides 360-degree views. Mount Coonowrin (front) eclipsing Mount Beerwah (behind) Mount Tibrogargan Mount Ngungun … Continue reading

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Eumundi Markets

25 October 2017 Eumundi is a small town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland region. The Eumundi Markets are open Wednesdays and Saturdays. We had heard about the markets but did not realize how big they were. They claim to have … Continue reading

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Point Glorious Lookout in Mapleton NP

25 October 2017 Point Glorious, included in Mapleton National Park, is located in Samford Valley west of Yandina and Eumundi. The road is marked for 4WD vehicles but it is passable for most vehicles when the path is dry. The … 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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