About an hour outside of Melbourne is a place called Wombat state forest, Blackwood. We had the privilege of being guided around by a good family friend, Anne. Anne picked us up from Fitzroy early am and we drove to her family farm house out in the bush. We were hoping for an early viewing […]

We spent four days here and packed a lot in but would advise longer if you can, there’s so much to do here its a great place. On day 1 We had pre – booked a day trip to the blue mountains. Our tour was with ‘Loka’; we really liked this tour as it fitted […]

We arrived off the coach at 0410 and scrambled into the mojosurf shuttle bus to get the hostel. We were then chucked into the tv room where we would be until breakfast was served. Managing to find a couch we crashed for a couple hours until the light and noise flooded in as everyone started […]

The premier bus picked us up at 0410 and got us into byron about 0900. There was a shuttle bus from the hostel ‘Backpackers inn’ waiting to collect everyone to drive to the hostel.  The lady driver was really nice and pointed things out to us along the way. Byron is pretty small so everything […]

This is where we were reunited with Abbie aka shabba/normy/abu. Abbie was at the Australia zoo (see her blog for details) when we arrived so we had a little walk around and then the torential rain drove us inside where we seeked refuge at the state library. This was a bit of a blessing as […]

We arrived off the premier bus into Noosa Junction at about 1620; after just over a two hour journey. We had to then wait until 1700 to get the Halse Lodge shuttle bus to the hostel. *Why they don’t match up with the bus times I don’t know, on the way back they also drop […]

After 14 hrs on the coach, we arrived into airlie beach at 0900 feeling pretty fresh. We didn’t fancy the 25min walk to nomads hostel so shared a taxi with a few others; it was only a couple dollars each with the local taxi company*. We stayed at Nomads which was a pretty nice hostel; […]