Postcards: Pitstop on Magnetic Island

There is no shortage of beautiful beaches in Australia, especially in the steamy Queensland tropics. A short ferry ride from Townsville, our quick visit to Magnetic Island was relaxing, easy and affordable. During my one-week trip through the Whitsundays and Tropical North Queensland, we had an overnight stop in Townsville. Townsville is the largest city in north Queensland and I was surprised by how beautiful it … Continue reading Postcards: Pitstop on Magnetic Island

Cape Tribulation Queensland

Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

Yesterday I posted my complete itinerary for my week travelling through Queensland‘s tropics. I get lots of questions about trip budgets, so I’ve shared my budget for this trip below. This wasn’t the cheapest trip I’ve ever done, but travelling in Australia is expensive – especially when you’re travelling around each region to see different things. For flight, buses, accommodation and day tours, I spent $1334 on … Continue reading Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns

I can’t believe it took me so long to explore the natural beauty right on my doorstep in Queensland. I travelled with my best friend Chloe, from Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays to Cairns, with excursions to the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Port Douglas, just to name a few. The Great Barrier Reef may be this region’s major … Continue reading Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns