Coolum Beach Holiday Park – Paradise at its Best

Coolum Beach Holiday Park - almost on the Pacific Ocean! www.gypsyat60.com

Coolum Beach Holiday Park – almost on the Pacific Ocean!

Nope, this isn’t an advert, just the chance to share information on the fantastic Coolum Beach Holiday Park, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.

We stay at the Park in our caravan for three weeks every Christmas/New Year and it’s now like a home away from home – with more benefits. (There’s cabins to rent as well).

Being in the Boomer age bracket, we really enjoy the Holiday Park more in the cooler months (April through to September. You know what it’s like, all the benefits are still there but the environment is quieter.

Let’s face it, there’s no substitute for being amongst happy families and children, but peace and quiet is a close second best!

So, whether you are heading up the Queensland Coast or coming back down – in a caravan or driving – the Coolum Beach Holiday Park has a bucket list of reasons to stay.

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YAMBA, NSW for Pelicans, Prawns and Peace

Pelicans patiently waiting for fish scraps after fishermen clean their fish. Yamba, New South Wales, Australia. www.gypsy@60.com

Pelicans patiently waiting!

YAMBA is a must do stopover for anyone driving along the northern new south wales coastline of Australia.  Apart from having a couple of the best pubs on the east coast of Australia, it’s only an hour or so drive from Coffs Harbour, Byron Bay and a bit more to Brisbane.

So, if being surrounded by pelicans while wetting a line or gorging yourself on fresh prawns is your thing read on.  Oh, and the surrounding countryside and beaches are stunning. Continue Reading

The Magic Tree at Scarborough Beach, Queensland

Calling all parents and grandparents who have little people interested in magic…

In my own backyard of Scarborough Beach, Moreton Bay Region– there’s a magic tree.  This comes in the shape of an ancient Norfolk Pine that is well  is worth a visit with your little people.

Reliable chatter has it Gollum and his team of Hobbits have taken up residence behind a medieval door in the base of the ancient tree!

Magic Tree (Home to Lord Gollum and his Hobbits) Scarborough Beach, Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.www.gypsyat60.comThis is a Magic Tree! 

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