Australia


Getting ready for the next big adventure: Lizard Island Queensland

It has been a while since this website has seen any action but with some big changes in my life about to occur, it was only fitting that I invested some time and money into reviving it to document my unique new adventure. loneXplorer will the home of all my adventures with one major one about to begin. On Tuesday 31 August, 2010 I will...

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Kuranda Scenic Railway, Cairns, Queensland Queensland

Cairns is well known for being at the centre of Tropical North Queensland, and while tourist numbers have dropped dramatically in the area it is the perfect place to spend some time with an array of activities and locations to explore. A must do on any visit to Cairns is to experience the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail which gives 360 degree views of untouched...

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Exploring Sydney in a breeze New South Wales

With the current global financial crisis and the downturn in the airline/travel industry, now is the prime time to be booking for any holiday even if you plan to travel in a year’s time. Airlines are one of the sectors to be impacted by this global downturn and this has resulted in airfares being slashed, especially with the introduction of more and more discount carriers....

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Paddle steaming along the mighty Murray River New South Wales / Victoria

The famous border river between New South Wales and Victoria the River Murray is best known as the home of the paddle steamer and the best place along the river to experience how river travel was conducted over a century ago is in the town of Echuca. Echuca is located on the Victorian side of the border with the river officially apart of New South...

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Bendigo talking tram tour Victoria

Bendigo is located 149 kilometres North West of Melbourne following the Calder Freeway, this historical goldmining town offers visitors many attractions with one of the most loved being the Bendigo Talking Tram tour. The tramway has been in operation around Bendigo in many forms since 1890 starting off with a fleet of battery powered trams. These were removed due to their unreliability and were replaced...

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The beauty of Victoria’s Wilsons Promontory National Park Victoria

Located at the southern most tip of the Australian mainland, Wilsons Promontory National Park is located 200 kilometres south east of Melbourne with an approximate driving time of three hours. The national park boasts an impressive 130 kilometres of coastline giving visitors numerous impressive locations to swim and surf in the warmer months with the main town Tidal River boasting a surf lifesaver patrolled beach....

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Auditioning for Who Want’s To Be A Millionaire TV Show Audience / Victoria

This blog post first appeared on my old TV Blog THE TUBE. Today I went along to the second stage of the Who Want’s To Be A Millionaire auditions, which were held at The University of Melbourne’s Hawthorn campus. It started out with everyone lining up to get their name marked off, then everyone was presented with a unique contestant number to be stuck on as...

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A night with Bert Newton in the audience of Bert’s Family Feud TV Show Audience / Victoria

This blog post first appeared on my old TV Blog THE TUBE. Last night (Friday 19th January 2007) I went along with a friend to the recording of three episodes of Bert’s Family Feud, filmed at Channel Nine’s GTV9 studio’s in Richmond, Melbourne. Before we entered the studio, all members of the audience were required to watch a Health and Safety DVD narrated by Pete Smith....

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