From the category archives:

Queensland Holidays

Rubyvale Gemfields

July 7, 2013

Some people like playing lotto, others like taking a punt on a racehorse and others like to dream of finding a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. If you spend some time fossicking in the gem fields of Central Queensland, you just might find that pot of gold. Who knows? At the [...]

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Warm Wonderful Whitsundays

May 12, 2011

Freezing down south? Why not jump on a airplane and fly up to the Whitsundays where it’s warm and wonderful right now. Forget those freezing mornings. leave those heavy coats and jumpers behind. Swap your winter clothes for board shorts and bikinis and come play in the Whitsundays where winter just never happens. Just take [...]

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Fraser Island Joy Flight

April 18, 2011

Noticed a Brisbane based Whale Watching boat tied up at Shute Harbour in the Whitsundays at the weekend, and thoughts logically floated to the awesome whale watching region of Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. It won’t be long before the whales start their migration from the Antarctic waters to warmer climates, to have their calves [...]

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Great Barrier Reef

March 25, 2011

Knuckle Reef to Heart Reef Helicopter Flight Everybody should see the Great Barrier Reef from the air. Why? Because it’s absolutely awesome! Our last post told you about the fabulous cruise to Knuckle Reef, which is located on the Outer Barrier Reef, some 95 kilometers east of Airlie Beach. Cruise Whitsundays offers a great day [...]

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Knuckle Reef Cruise Whitsundays

March 24, 2011

There are many good companies that take cruises to the Great Barrier Reef, so it is hard to sit on the fence when talking about how good one particular cruise is over another. Perhaps it will be easier to talk about what you will see once you get there. In this regard, it is easy [...]

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Whitsundays Underwater Snorkelling Videos

March 19, 2011

We here at Funtours create many good photography projects, and where we live, the beautiful Whitsundays, provide us with limitless opportunities to try out new technology and equipment. Underwater video is fast becoming a favorite as the Great Barrier Reef is part of our backyard. We often post 10 best photos from somewhere we have [...]

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Queensland Shines

March 18, 2011

Went and used a shopping coupon for lunch today at Mangrove Jacks, Airlie Beach. You know the coupons that are on the back of shopping dockets. They can and do save you a lot of money. Mangrove Jacks, situated in the main street of Airlie Beach, advertise a $20 meal deal coupon, which is available [...]

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Fantasea Reefworld Hardy Reef

March 13, 2011

A trip to the Great Barrier Reef is a fascinating day and there is no better cruise than a day trip with Fantasea Cruises to their Reefworld platform, situated on Hardy Reef. There has been some damage to the coral at Hardy Reef. I am not qualified to say whether it is from human activity [...]

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Cairns Skyrail Adventure

March 11, 2011

Cairns Skyrail Rainforest Cableway One of the worlds greatest attractions must be the awesome Skyrail journey over the roof of dense rainforest just north of Cairns, Queensland. You can take a return journey across the top of the world or combine it with either a train ride or road trip to the beautiful village of [...]

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Come To Whitsundays

March 8, 2011

The Whitsundays looks great and the weather is beautiful. What are you waiting for? Come and enjoy the holiday of your life now! Today was just another of those perfect days in Airlie Beach. There was a large cruise boat anchored off shore, the sun was shining brightly and people were enjoying the fabulous Airlie [...]

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