On Friday I visited Maroochydore, an hour or so on the public bus south from Noosa.

A day on the upper East Coast

I had a rare opportunity today to spend some time on the East Coast between Bicheno and Binalong Bay on the Bay of Fires. Usually if I’m up this way, I’m just passing through, but today I had time to take my time, get out the camera and generally take the path less travelled.

Ten more secret beaches near Hobart

These beaches might not actually be secret, but they are little visited and one will often have miles of coast entirely to oneself when visiting, even in summer.

Ten Secret Beaches Near Hobart

Tasmania has incredible beaches and even the most popular ones are rarely crowded. Venture to the lesser-known beaches and you’re often likely to have them to yourself.

Tinderbox – a perfect hidden cove near Hobart

The beach is tiny but perfect and the sandstone ledge on the western edge sits above a marine reserve where I have seen sea dragons and other aquatic creatures while snorkelling just offshore.