Australia Zoo

Next stop on our way out of Brisbane was the Steve Irwin Australia Zoo. As the home of the crocodile hunter, there was a ton of crocs and alligators to see which was great fun. They give you a map when you arrive which also details the show times, all of which are well worth


As both our first and fourth stops on the trip, we ended up spending a total of six nights in Brisbane. On our first four nights we stayed in Brisbane City Backpackers, a hostel on Upper Roma Street which is around a 20 minute walk to the centre. The hostel had its own bar with


Dreamworld was a fantastic day out and to date the best thing we’ve done in Australia (we’re only two weeks in, but hey). It’s Australia’s largest theme park, and is situated a 30 minute drive from Surfers Paradise. We managed to get half-price tickets online through RACQ, however they normally cost around $100. You can

Surfers Paradise

Next stop on our trip was Surfers Paradise. I’d heard the review of ‘it’s a bit like Magaluf’ and that it wasn’t worth visiting, however rather than head straight back to Brisbane we decided to stop along the way and have a couple of nights out here first to make our own judgement. We were