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Top 11 Things That You Must Do in the Sunshine Coast Region of Australia!

The burgers was great…but we especially LOVED the Seasoned “chips”, we ended up eating her a couple of times and CRAVING those “chips” every day we weren’t there.

Glass House Mountains & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

At the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve you have a beautiful view of the Glass House Mountains. The legend of the Glass House Mountains can be found here. The Glass House Mountains are a group of thirteen hills that rise abruptly from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.. The highest hill is Mount Beerwah

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

We enjoyed our visit to the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary…they have over 130 Koalas along with some other animals. We each had the opportunity to cuddle the super sweet koala named Major. He was so laid back and cuddly…perfect little guy. They said Major weighed around 8 kilos. Cuddling a Koala at the Lone Pine

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What a fun city. Brisbane is such a clean and pretty city. We were so amazed at how we didn’t see a single piece of garbage on the sidewalk, the peopel were so friendly and the atmosphere is very laid back. We did a little shopping, ate dinner and enjoyed seeing it transform from day

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Australia Zoo

We had the best time at the Australia zoo. We loved it so much that we actually went 2 different days. The cool think about the Australia zoo is that it is a very interactive zoo. Steve Irwin was a big believer that the way you help animal preservation was to cause people to fall

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Edmundi Markets

On one of our down days we went to the Edmundi Markets. All the locals kept telling us we had to go to a market. It was what we would call a flea market in the USA…lots of booths with local food, goods and produce. It was a fun experience and we found a few

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Big Cart Track

One day my oldest son and my husband slipped off to the Big Cart Track to go drive some go carts. They had the best time Go karting on the largest commercial go karting track in Australia. Big Kart Track’s has streamlined karts that come with fast Subaru motors and the best part (for a

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Zarraffa’s Coffee

We LOVE coffee, so one of our first priorities upon getting to Caloundra, was to find a good coffee house. Our favorite by far was Zarraffa’s Coffee. The coffee was amazing and after a week the barista’s knew us and knew what we were going to order…I told you we LOVE coffee. Zarraffa’s Coffee is

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TimTam Cookies and Caramello Koala

A couple of friends gave us a list of a few Australian treats that they thought we should make sure to try…including TimTam Cookies, Caramello Koalas, Vanilla Slice and Vegemite. We LOVED the TimTams and Caramello Koalas, and made several trips to the store to get more while we were there. However, we did not

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Nitrogenie- Ice Cream from Magic!

We stumbled upon the Nitrogenie Ice Cream while we were exploring Noosa Heads. We stopped to watch them make it and after a sample we decided we had to have some. The ice cream is made by mixing all the ingredients and then freezing it quickly with liquid Nitrogen. Since it freezes too fast for

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