Enzo at Zillie Falls

Atherton Tablelands – waterfalls and historic villages

July 29, 2020

The Atherton Tablelands is a beautiful part of Queensland where rich farmlands are interspersed with national parks, tropical rainforest, lakes and waterfalls.

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Enzo with giant tree with buttress roots

Mission Beach: ships that pass in the night

July 19, 2020

In Mission Beach the Enzotraveldog team explore dog friendly walking tracks and cafes, and a not so dog friendly National Park. Nearby they visit historic Paronella Park, a place with a beautiful waterfall and a fascinating history.

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Townsville, street art and great dog walks

July 10, 2020

In Townsville we discovered a tropical regional city with street art and great dog walks. We had a couple of good lunches at dog friendly cafes and found a van park we’ll probably use again next time. We didn’t go to Magnetic Island on this occasion: there are restrictions on dogs on the ferry and […]

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Yacht sailing into the sunset

Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays

July 5, 2020

Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays is a bit like the Greek Islands in Queensland with beautiful beaches and lots of sailing!  In short, it is an Enzo Top Spot. We stayed at the Seabreeze Tourist Park at Cannonvale Beach; a nice dog friendly park! This is our first blog since the Coronavirus Pandemic began. The […]

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Rutherglen Sign

Corowa and Rutherglen: History and wineries

February 16, 2020

The travel dog team stay at Corowa, one of their last stops on the Murray River and visit nearby Rutherglen.

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Driving the River Murray: Mannum to Echuca

February 8, 2020

Driving East along the River Murray from Mannum, the Enzotraveldog team travel from South Australia to Victoria, to New South Wales and back to Victoria. This is where three states, and the three major rivers of the Murray Darling Basin meet. Brief stopovers in Morgan, Renmark, Wentworth, Robinvale, Swan Hill and Echuca each revealed dog […]

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Mannum, on the River Murray

January 23, 2020

Mannum has been a River Murray Port since the paddle steamer era These days, the river traffic is mostly houseboats, water skiers and car ferries. The Travel Dog team found a dog friendly caravan park, dog friendly ferries, a dog friendly information office and even a dog friendly paddle boat cruise, but it proved impossible […]

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Victor Harbour and Strathalbyn, trains, trams and automobiles

January 20, 2020

The Enzotraveldog team explore the two historic towns, of Victor Harbour and Strathalbyn on the Fleurieu Peninsula, eat at dog friendly pubs and cafes, discover two Victorian era transport methods still operating and even go to a dog friendly art exhibition; all on their way to the Murraylands. Victor Harbour The folks had been to […]

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Wineries and Eateries of the Clare Valley

January 18, 2020

The Clare Valley is at the North end of South Australia’s Epicurean Way. It includes the towns of Clare, Sevenhill, Mintaro, Penwortham, Leasingham and Auburn and produces some of Australia’s best wine.  It is particularly known for its Riesling. The local tourist office produces an extensive list of dog-friendly establishments. As a dog, I find […]

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Enzo at North Beach Kitchen, Wallaroo

Wallaroo, a town with a rich mining history

January 15, 2020

At the top end of the Yorke Peninsula is Wallaroo, a town with a rich mining history on the Copper Coast. The travel dog team spent a night in a dog friendly caravan park, next to a great dog beach and a cafe that is listed on TripAdvisor as the town’s number one eatery. How’s […]

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Port Wakefield – a place with sporting history

January 14, 2020

At a lunch-stop at Port Wakefield on the Yorke Peninsula the travel-dog team discover a beautiful historic village with ties to two of the nation’s sporting legends. This was another ‘lets stop for lunch discovery’. Port Wakefield was one of the first government towns established in SA, originally as a port to support nearby copper […]

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Catching crabs off Port Germein Jetty, Yorke Peninsula

January 12, 2020

Port Germein is a nice stop over with a dog friendly caravan park, blue swimmer crabs and a very long jetty. Port Germein Caravan Park The folks have had the Port Germein Caravan Park down as a stopover for a while. The reports on Wikicamps were excellent. The park is owned by the local Progress […]

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map of the Tumby Bay steet art

The Street Art of Tumby Bay

January 10, 2020

On a lunch stop, while driving the Eyre Peninsula, the Enzotraveldog team finds Tumby Bay, a town filled with street art. We just stopped there for lunch really. We’d been driving through endless wheat fields interspersed with occasional bits of no man’s land. Everyone was getting hungry as we pulled over to look at some […]

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Driving the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula, SA

January 7, 2020

Driving down the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula, we discover wheat fields, historic towns and jetties. Seafood is big. Dog friendly caravan parks abound but dog friendly restaurants less so. Ceduna We checked into the Ceduna Foreshore Caravan Park, right in the middle of town. New Years Eve fireworks were scheduled to be from […]

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Eucla sign post with distances to major Australian centres

Driving across the Nullarbor – Eucla to Coorabie

December 31, 2019

We were driving across the Nullarbor from WA to SA between Xmas and New Year. Between Eucla and Coorabie, we learnt that sometimes it’s better to stay longer than rush on to the next dog friendly spot. Serial heatwaves were scorching the country.  The folks had been studying the weather charts and were trying to […]

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