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Kate Webster

Kate Webster is a world traveller, ocean lover and conservation warrior who is determined to make every moment count for not only herself, but the world around her. This has inspired Kate to translate those moments and share them through her storytelling. An adventurer at heart with a curious spirit to explore, her work as a travel journalist has taken her to the edges of the Earth, which she captures in her words and photography. A dedicated David Attenborough and Jane Goodall fan, Kate has delved into the world of wildlife and conservation travel to bring awareness.

Tangalooma Island Resort: where wild dolphins play

Feeding a dolphin in the wild is an amazing experience that is not easy to find, yet off the coast of Queensland, there is an island where the dolphins come in for a tasty fish treat and you get to feed it to them. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand island and is located a short 75-minute ferry ride from Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane. You...

Overview: Vanuatu

Composed of 83 spectacular islands, the archipelago of Vanuatu features an authentic and unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich culture and friendly locals. After just a short plane ride from Australia, travellers can explore everything the destination has to offer – from untouched nature and exciting adventure to barefoot luxury and tropical beaches. Vanuatu...

A must visit spot on the Overlanders Way

The town of Mckinlay, population currently 14 people. Photo: Kate Webster In the Shire of Mckinlay you will find the quaint town of Julia Creek. If you are driving the Overlanders Way, you will pass through this tiny town and most travellers will use it as a rest stop on their journey. What it is lacking in size, it makes up for in the atmosphere. Before settling...

48 hours in Mount Isa

A short two hour 40-minute flight from Brisbane and I touched down in Mount Isa, some 1880kms from my home on the Gold Coast. It couldn’t be more different than what I am used to. I swapped surfboard carrying, beachgoers in their boardshorts and flip flops for boot wearing, buckle toting cowboys. Sandy beaches were replaced with red dusty roads and someone had sucked...

6 things to do in Cloncurry

Known as ‘The Curry’, Cloncurry is just under 1.5 hours drive from Mount Isa. It is affectionately called the Friendly Heart of the Great North West, and in 2017, celebrated its 150th anniversary. Few places can claim to be as influential in shaping Australia, as Cloncurry. It is the birthplace of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the destination of the first...

Overview: Rotorua

From crystal-clear streams and magical forests to epic biking trails and explosive geysers, Rotorua has it all. Experience Māori culture, hospitality and food here – try a hangi feast cooked in the steaming ground or take a tour of an authentic pre-European village. Sitting within the Pacific Rim of Fire, Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland with...

Pullman Rotorua

Centrally located in Rotorua city within a short walk to the lakefront, Pullman Rotorua is the perfect base to explore the geothermal and cultural hub of Rotorua. It is the only 5-star property in Rotorua but welcomes all guests into the 130 luxurious rooms and suites, a gym, and vibrant dining and a funky bar. The Pullman is surrounded by surreal scenery and iconic...

Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is just a step away from the famous sandy beaches, entertainment precinct on the Esplanade, and overlooks the picturesque Nerang River and Gold Coast Hinterland. The Vibe Gold Coast makes a great base to explore the sundrenched playground of the Gold Coast, take a relaxing weekend away or just chill on...

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Just steps away from the famous Gold Coast Beaches, a short drive to the theme parks, shopping and dining precincts on the doorstep and a short drive to the Gold Coast Hinterland, the JW Marriot Gold Coast Resort & Spa is in a prime location to explore the best that the Gold Coast has to offer. The recently rebranded hotel underwent a $35 million conversion to...

Wyndham Surfers Paradise

Wyndham Surfers Paradise brings a touch of home to your holiday while offering a sense of escape you want in a hotel stay. This contemporary hotel is centrally located in the heart of the Gold Coast’s tourist hub of Surfers Paradise and a short stroll from world-class shopping, sensational food and wine precincts, and picturesque beaches. Views from the rooms...