We stayed at Oscar’s, a recommendable boutique hotel by the waterfront.
The Great Ocean Road in Victoria, South Australia, is one of the world’s most scenic drives with a stunning coastline. The road winds along cliff tops offering breathtaking panoramic views.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s top scuba dive sites. Cruising the Reef on a liveaboard such as the Spirit of Freedom is an especially relaxing and comfortable experience.
The Spirit of Freedom live-aboard dive cruise ship offers three day excursions out of Cairns, Queensland, to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The return to Cairns is by small airplane, thus conveniently offering more time at the reef.
Based on a impressions from Google Streetview we were expecting a few small huts in Cairns – instead we were completely blown away when visiting the popular and nicely made esplanade, the Bellavista Marina and stylish restaurants and bars.
‘The Hotel’ in Cairns’ city centre serves as good base for day trips to the rainforest or the Great Barrier Reef.
The Silky Oaks Lodge in Mossman near Cairns offers a luxurious and secluded stay in Queensland’s wet rainforest.
Out of a first-time, one-month trip to Australia we spent two days in vibrant Brisbane. Gaging from the ubiquos condo building activitiy, countless luxury car dealerships and the general price level Brisbane must be a boomtown!
The Limes hotel is a small and fine boutique hotel situated in Brisbane’s upcoming Fortitude Valley quarter.
Byron Bay is located just off the Pacific Highway, 175km south of Brisbane. With its numerous beaches, unspoilt hinterland, and relaxed lifestyle, Byron Bay is a popular tourist destination.
The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa is an exceptionally stylish design accomodation embedded in tropical rainforest. Just a short drive outside of Byron Bay it offers a relaxed atmosphere in very generous suites.
Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island. Although it consists of 95% sand it features a dense rainforest offering a healthy diet to dingos, swamp wallabies, turtles, snakes, birds and the like.