Hamilton Island Tourism Grows After Oprah Visit
A visit by Oprah Winfrey in 2011 put Hamilton Island, Australia, on the map for Americans. When Winfrey visits a destination, the country follows and, therefore, during my recent visit to Australia, I had to find out what drew one of our country’s top media moguls to the tiny island at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef—and it didn’t take long to find out what the hype was about.
Hamilton Island is located off the Queensland coast and is one of the 74 Whitsunday islands. It is the…
Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world!
Its rainwater is so pure 5.5 tonnes of it was shipped to Seoul to quench the thirsts of Australia’s Olympic athletes
The World’s longest mail run in a single day is the flying postman’s route!
From Cairns to Cape York the postie covers 900 miles over nine hours with ten stops!
Discover New Zealand by Motorhome
There us no better way to discover New Zealand than by Motorhome. A home on the road gives you the freedom to take each day as it comes. Roam the country, finding beautiful and remote places to park and picnic.
Overnight you’ll find it convenient to book a powered site in a holiday park or camping ground. The kitchen, laundry and bathroom facilities are handy and many sites have great positions at the edge of a lake or by the beach. Free camping may be possible, but it’s wise…
Besst Trip Ever
Thank you and Down Under Answers for such a wonderful experience on our fam trip to Australia and New Zealand. It was so fantastic it’s hard to pick just one highlight. I think my two favorite experiences were croc hunting on the Daintree River and the private yacht experience with the gourmet lunch on Sydney Harbor. We ate like kings and queens and got to experience all of the fine cuisine the destinations have to offer. I had never been to the South Island of New Zealand…
Trip of All Trips
In May of 2011, I was lucky enough to go on a famil with Down Under Answers to Australia and New Zealand. This has always been a dream of mine to go to both places and i was not let down.
Cairns, Australia was the first stop on what lovingly called” the Amazing Race” it was non stop from day 1. For someone who had never been to this part pf the world, Cairns would make a great home-base. Here you are located to some of Australia’s greatest sites. An Hour north and you are in…