Earthquake shock for Coast surfers in Ecuador

TWO of the Sunshine Coast’s best young surfers were at Sydney airport yesterday, waiting for a flight to Ecuador, when they heard South America had been rocked by a violent earthquake.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a popular beach resort and offers an alternative lifestyle. Renowned for its pristine white sand surfing beaches and surrounding beautiful rainforests, Byron Bay enjoys a relaxed and..


The town of Ballina, centred on an island at the mouth of the Richmond River, is surrounded by 32 kilometers of white, sandy beaches and seemingly endless, crystal waterways — it’s a natural..


Bangalow is located 10 minutes south west of Byron Bay and is a delightful nineteenth century streetscape of tall verandah-clad buildings housing a wonderful array of shops selling Oriental carpets..

Tweed Heads

Located at the mouth of the Tweed River, the Twin Towns - Tweed Heads (New South Wales) and Coolangatta (Queensland) share a main street that straddles the state border. They also share some truly..


Yamba is situated at the mouth of the Clarence River in northern New South WAles and is the biggest river on the east coast of Australia. Yamba has a relaxed lifestyle with access to all services and..


New South Wales


Australia's oldest city is the economic powerhouse of the nation, filled with world-renowned icons, dazzling beaches and harbours, dizzying skyscrapers, an exciting nightlife and superb shopping. But..

Blue Mountains

It’s is one of the world’s great heritage listed wilderness areas, yet it’s surprisingly accessible. The Blue Mountains are just west of Sydney, but you know you’ve arrived somewhere very..

Bondi Beach

Bondi, home of Australia's oldest Life Saving Club, is popular with the locals who participate in a wealth of activities that include beach volleyball, surfing, jogging, skateboarding on the ramp..

Sydney Harbour

An essential Sydney experience.. Incorporating the harbour's islands and much of the Foreshore, Sydney Harbour National Park brims with picnic areas, bays, harbour pools and beaches to relax in. It's..

North Coast NSW

North Coast NSW is a beautiful region which stretches from just north of Sydney and the stunning Hawkesbury River regions northwards to just a few hundred kilometres short of the Queensland border. A..


Australia and the World

Australia and the world are full of exciting places just waiting to be discovered, Here are some of the best.


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