Queensland’s Insta-famous resort

It’s one of the most Instagrammed destinations in Australia yet Thala Beach Nature Reserve, in Tropical North Queensland, remains largely concealed from travellers zipping along Great Barrier Reef Drive. Camouflaged by a plantation of soaring coconut palms (the Instagrammer calling card), blink as you…

Australia’s surfing Mecca: Point Plomer

With a reputation for world-class surfing conditions, as well as a stretching golden beach, it’s no wonder Point Plomer has long been a favourite of Australian holidaymakers. Shaggy-haired, sun-kissed surfers make their annual pilgrimage to this coastal hideaway, determined to get their fill of…

Campsite review: Banksia Green

Hidden behind dunes, in the sprawling 450 sq km Myall Lakes National Park, Banksia Green campground is a cosy little site worth stumbling upon. The more well-known Mungo Brush campground is literally a skip up Mungo Brush Road and is popular with kayakers and…