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Escape Partner #3: Light2Light Coastal Walks

Escape Partner #3: Light2Light Coastal Walks

Take a Walk with Cam & Tess We're thrilled that Cam & Tess from Light2Light Coastal Walks will be offering guided walking tours as part of our Optional Extras. We met Cam & Tess when we all worked in Ben Boyd National Park and wouldn't hesitate to take one...

Top 100 in Australian Traveller

Top 100 in Australian Traveller

Featured in 'Australian Traveller' magazine We are thrilled to be listed amongst the best South Coast tourism businesses featured in a special Tourism Australia sponsored edition of Australian Traveller magazine. We are part of a wide network of fantastic experiences...

Escape Partner #2: A Pinch of Yum

Escape Partner #2: A Pinch of Yum

 GREAT FOOD, UNIQUE LOCATION 2020 with all its challenges gave us a chance to learn a bunch of new things, sort stuff that's been in the 'too hard basket', explore our local area a bit more....and to eat. And when you're in isolation and too spooked by Covid-19 to go...

Escape Partner #1: Alignment Within

Escape Partner #1: Alignment Within

Wellness in the wilderness The popularity of all things 'wellness' is a reflection of the type of society we have evolved into. Our lives have become a daily juggle amongst too many commitments. Getting away from your routine (which may or may not include your...

Silver linings

Silver linings

COVID-proofing the business It has taken a while to get our heads around what the COVID-19 situation means to our business in terms of operations and personal safety. We did a lot of research to ensure we had the right information with a complete overhaul of our...

Even Pollyanna would struggle

Even Pollyanna would struggle

Staying positive is hard in a pandemic When I was little, my mum nicknamed me Pollyanna after the character in a well known book, originally published in 1913. Pollyanna was a young girl who played "The Glad Game" - where you find something to be glad about - no...

Once upon a time….

Once upon a time….

Let me tell you all about the years before 2020 Once upon a time, life was busy but rewarding. Our economy supported most Australians, our climate supported agriculture, seasonal fluctuations gave us occasional droughts, floods and a rare natural disaster like a...

Our new partners

Our new partners

Our new camping experience will not be just us..... We've given you all a quick 'heads up' about the new camping option we're putting together - but it would be only camping if we didn't involve a whole bunch of other amazing local businesses to enhance the...

Sneak peak at our “pivot”

Sneak peak at our “pivot”

We're bouncing back We've had a pretty ordinary year so far. So things can only get better - right? Life has dealt us a few challenges but we feel like we've turned the corner. We're now "pivoting" and a whole new world is opening up. "Mum didn't call me Pollyanna for...

Our kayaks are good

Our kayaks are good

We use only Hobie Kayaks Our first taste of kayaking was at Noosa in Qld years ago. We hired a big old double sit-on-top. Sluggish, heavy, hard to steer - but lots of fun. We played with a few more kayaks in different places and always thought we'd like to get some....

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