Southport is a suburb and the central business district near the midpoint of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and has one of the city’s largest communities. At the 2011 Census, Southport had a population of 28,315. Originally known as Nerang Creek Heads, it was named Southport because it was the southernmost port of the colonyContinue reading “Southport”
It was Sunday, and I was waiting on a train to the city to change to a train for the Gold Coast. I decided to have breakfast at Hog’s Breath Cafe, right on the waterfront at Cleveland Marina. It was a perfect day The Marina was very quiet. One yacht had moored on the publicContinue reading “Cleveland Queensland”
Sunset Cruise with the City Hopper..a free ferry that travels the Brisbane River from North Quay to Sydney Street and back again. The best part is that it is free to use, and you can sit on the top deck as long as you wish and tour the River. We have just left Eagle PierContinue reading “Sunset on the Brisbane River”
I am staying at the Meriton Adelaide Street Apartments which offers a partial view of the Story bridge from one window and a view down to Riverside Wharf and Eagle Pier. From here I have also walked the Riverview Boardwalk as far as New Farm and the Sugar Refinary Apartments. The Story Bridge is aContinue reading “Story Bridge Brisbane”
http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/information/articles/destinations/greater-brisbane-region-tourist-drives?sc_lang=en-au The Scenic Rim region is located about an hour’s drive south of the Brisbane city centre. It’s a vast area so be sure to set aside at least a day to explore all this region has to offer. For travelling times and distances between Scenic Rim destinations, click here. This map of the area willContinue reading “Drives from Brisbane..”
One of the most popular beaches on the island, Cylinder is patrolled 365 days a year and has a gentle wave that’s great for those wanting to learn to surf, body surfers or body boarders. North Stradbroke Island Learn to Surf School will assist those wanting to learn.
Sandy Beach Russell Island…
Redcliffe is a municipal location north-northeast of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. Known also as “the Redcliffe peninsula”, the area covers the suburbs of Clontarf, Kippa-Ring, Margate, Newport, Redcliffe, Rothwell, Scarborough and Woody Point. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redcliffe_City,_Queensland Redcliffe is home to over 55,000 residents over its total area of 38.1 km2 (14.7 sq mi). The peninsula is relativelyContinue reading “Margate to Redcliffe along the Beachwalk”
Just arrived today…and absolutely delighted. This has to be one of the best Hotels I have ever stayed at…..my room is simply awesome..well fitted with everything, including a beautiful dressing gown…and an amazing view of the entire shoreline….
Staff and friendly and courteous, the restaurant staff are delightful and the lunch excellent…I am looking forward to my stay here…
Thank you for being so wonderful…