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Sailing, Koalas and Finally Finding Nemo

I can’t actually believe I only have a week left in Australia – eight weeks has absolutely flown by. Its terrifying, really, and I’m struggling to see how its possible that I only have seven weeks left out of a five month trip. 1,689 more words


Australia - Magnetic Island

This was an early start for me. The kind of bone creaking, heavy eyes, fuzzy head, can’t stop yawning start. I somehow managed to get myself together and wander into warm, albeit dark, morning…the birds weren’t even up. 663 more words


Magnetic Island

Next on the agenda was Magnetic Island, a small island located 8km off the coast of Townsville and known affectionately by locals as ‘Maggie’. Magnetic Island is quiet, relaxed and secluded, offering a tropical lifestyle with secluded bays, an abundance of Australian wildlife and unspoilt nature. 740 more words


Postcard of the week - Magnetic Island

How gorgeous is this sunset, taken at from Nobby Point on Magnetic Island a few years ago? I just love the golden colour of the sky and the viscous texture its reflection gives to the water. 124 more words


Townsville / Magnetic Island 

We got to Townsville on Tuesday, and again we spent a couple of days there either side of our trip out to Magnetic Island.

Townsville, it was a bigger place than we had imagined with the name – it’s actually a city. 455 more words


Postcards from Magnetic Island, QLD

A short ferry ride from Townsville, our quick visit to Magnetic Island was relaxing, easy and affordable. During my one-week trip through the Whitsundays and Tropical North Queensland, we had an overnight stop in Townsville. 163 more words