Developing A Dream… NaturallyWednesday, 14 July 2010 04:00
It sounds like a developer's greatest challenge or a nature lover's nightmare - take a pristine but well-loved spot in one of the world's last remaining wild areas and build a smart resort that brings in the discerning tourist but doesn't harm a hair on Mother Nature's sweet head.
Hooked On FraserFriday, 14 May 2010 04:00
As the black and white leviathan circled the boat, bobbing up occasionally to stare at me with soulful eyes, I found it hard to believe that, when it came to biology, this giant sea-creature had more in common with me than with the barramundi I'd scoffed during last night's dinner.
Islands In The Sun... Rediscovering Lady Elliot and Fraser IslandsWednesday, 14 April 2010 14:00
All too often we are so preoccupied with the destination, that we forget the journey. On the trip to Lady Elliot, the 40-minute, 8am scenic flight from Hervey Bay is every bit as fascinating as the final destination...
An Australian Wilderness ExperienceSunday, 14 June 2009 04:00
We stroll along a Queensland beach with no one on it as a huge sea eagle soars overhead and rainbow bee-eaters dine on insects in flight. We climb dunes in soaring heat expecting, in a sort of mirage, to see camels and Bedouins crossing our horizon only to arrive at clear green lakes where the sand hills run down into the water like fun-fair slides.
Where The Wild Things AreTuesday, 13 May 2008 18:00
Whales aren't the only wildlife smart enough to hang out around on Queensland's Fraser Coast – there are many others that call this year-round sanctuary home.