Australia

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5 weeks in camper van

My home in 30 days

 

The camper worked without problems and it is just right for two people. The cost is around SEK 25-30,000 for 30 days and then insurance is included. Fully equipped with everything needed

Capricorn caves

 

It wasn't planned but one afternoon when I was driving I stumbled across a sign "Caves"

A little crooked dirt road for a while and there were the caves. The story is quite interesting (Google)

t was first discovered in 1881 by a Norwegian migrant John Olsen. He went on to claim the land under a lease hold title and open the attraction publicly in 1884. The property was later reclassified to free hold land and is today one of the largest privately owned cave systems in Australia. The attraction is open to the public and is one of the longest-running tourist attractions in Queensland.

Fraser Island Tours

 

During my trip on Fraser Island I took the opportunity to visit

 

Basin Lake

Lake McKenzie

Eli Creek

Maheno Shipwreck

75 Mile Beach

Champagne Pools

 

What a beautiful island

 

Info

https://www.fraserisland.net/

Whale Watching

 

As these amazing creatures migrate north to the warmer waters, to give birth or mate, and return South with their newborn calves, they enchant passengers with a journey of a life time.This awesome journey is a captivating experience as these 40 Ton Humpback whales breach, wave their pectoral fins and slap their tails before your eyes.

 

I will post my movies photos later

 

Wildlife australia at Walkabout Park

 

My interest in animals and nature made me visit the Australian Wildlife at Walkabout Park. To see crocodiles, Wombats, Birds, spider in reality is an experience not to be missed. Read more on their page

      http://www.walkaboutpark.com.au/

 

Skydive Hervey Bay

 

What a great company to do a sky dive with, weather you're a seasoned jumper or this is your first time the guys here are very professional and easy going. Pete who runs the place is really extremely knowledgable. I jumped with Steve who was brilliant. I cannot recommend these guys enough. It was heaps of fun and I'd certainly go again and recommend to others. Top job boys, one of the best days I've had.

Sea life mooloolaba shark dive

 

Yes, the shark dive sounds a bit hokey but I wanted to do it. I'm a regular scuba diver and I found it amazing.


  The visibility in a huge tank is vastly superior to anything I'll experienced anywhere in the ocean. As promised, there are 20 different species of sharks and rays; mostly sharks.


  For many of the species, there were three of four examples. There were a lot of sharks. None of the sharks in the tank are "man eaters" like Great Whites or Tigers. There were Leopard, Gray Reef, White Tip, Black Tip, Wobbegongs and others that I couldn't name. Many of them were very good size - A number of them over 2 meters.


One of the rays was 2 meters by 4 meters. The think is, when you are diving, you may see one or the other of these animals for a few seconds, at a distance. In this massive tank you are within inches of these creatures during the entire time. (And no, the animals are not cramped, the tank is massive.)


Also, when you're diving, you usually keep moving. In the tank, you are simply standing around on the bottom of the tank looking; it makes observation a whole lot easier. ..Suddenly, they have stopped diving with sharks without explanation

BALOONING

 

Superb, what a fantastic morning.....

After getting up at daft o’clock, we jumped in the car to meet the balloon crew and experience something very special.

After a quick set up it was into the air... and what a perfect setting. Clear sky’s and a light breeze to boot. 

 

Thomas our pilot was a legend with timing his burners and basket rotations perfectly turning the experience into a well choreographed set of moves. 

Bungee Jumping Tower Cairns

 

The AJ Hackett Cairns Bungy jump site is a 50-metre tower which takes you over the beaches, tropical rainforest and beyond - but not for long as you take the plunge! The fall will have your heart pumping and the adrenalin rushing all the way down!

 

It was with a smile I threw myself out. A great sense of weightlessness. My first jump was in Nepal 3ggr higher but this was quite ok

 

 

 


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