Lake Borumba

Borumba Dam on Lake Borumba looking from above the boat ramp towards the dam wall

Lake Borumba is formed by Borumba Dam, located west of Imbil and roughly between Amamoor and Kenilworth. It is an un-gated dam built in 1963 and upgraded in 1997, primarily to provide water to the Mary Valley irrigation scheme. The lake is a stocked impound, which means fish are supplied into the dam to provide … Read more

Old Ashby Ferry Ramp

Boat ramp at a river, taken at the Old Ashby Ferry Ramp on the Clarence River in Maclean

The Old Ashby Ferry Ramp, opposite the Maclean Court House , was the main thoroughfare from Maclean to Ashby for nearly 100 years, built in 1890. The Old Ashby Ferry Ramp started with a hand-winched ferry, replacing a rowboat to bring horses and carriages across the Clarence River. The hand-winched ferry operated for around 30 … Read more

Bundjalung National Park

Rocks at the ocean with pelicans resting, at Woody Head in Bundjalung National Park

Bundjalung National Park is on the north coast of NSW, stretching between Iluka and Evans Head. The name Bundjalung is after the Aboriginal people, the Bundjalung Nation. The Bundjalung Nation, made up of around 15 tribal groups, existed from around Grafton up to Beaudesert and Ipswich. The Bundjalung Nation is the only ones who explains … Read more

Queens Beach North

Sandy beach with grass area above it, taken at Queens Beach North on the Redcliffe Peninsula

Queens Beach North is a beautiful sandy beach and picnic area on Moreton Bay at the Redcliffe Peninsular. It is one of three beaches that share the Queens Beach name and is the better of the three. The other beaches to the south are Queens Beach and Queens Beach South . The sandy beach itself … Read more

Queens Beach South

Beach with the water to the left, sandy at the top of the beach and exposed red rock base at the waterline, taken at Queens Beach South on the Redcliffe Peninsula

Queens Beach South on the Redcliffe Peninsula is a section of beach on Moreton Bay just north of Redcliffe Jetty on Redcliffe Peninsula. One of three beach destinations in Redcliffe using the name Queens Beach, it is separated from Queens Beach to the north by a rock wall jetty that is a popular spot for … Read more

Queens Beach

Looking along a beach with the water on the left and grass above the sand on the right, taken at Queens Beach on the Redcliffe Peninsula

Queens Beach is one of many on the Redcliffe Peninsula with Queens Beach North and Scarborough Beach above it, and Queens Beach South and the Redcliffe Jetty below. A pathway is along the full length of the beach, which goes almost the full shoreline of the Redcliffe Peninsula, from Newport to Pelican Park in Clontarf. … Read more

Baxters Jetty

Jetty with fishermen, path along foreshore, taken at Baxters Jetty in Shorncliffe

If you are visiting Shorncliffe and your fishing gear is handy, you might want to try a spot of fishing at Baxter’s Jetty. Built to replace the original dilapidated Baxter’s Jetty, the jetty today dates back to 1920 and is still a popular spot for both the local and visiting fisherman. The jetty is named … Read more