A pineapple plantation in the shadow of the uniquely shaped Glasshouse Mountains on the Sunshine Coast; Two young girls walk over the dunes to the beach at Coolum as the surf lifesaving tower glows in the late afternoon light.
Norfolk pines and high rise modern apartment buildings make up the beachfront along the Sunshine Coast; A father plays on the beach with his daughters at sunset, amongst stunning pink clouds reflected in the water at Coolum.
Sand and beach at Coolum in the pink light of a fading sunset heading towards dusk; Surf lifesaving tower stands in the sand dunes in the cool of twilight at Coolum.
The casual lifestyle of Noosa, tourists in their bathers stroll barefoot down the main street late in the day; The cane toad, a pest and common road kill in Northern Queensland.
Children playing on the beach at Seventeen Seventy, running towards mangroves, in the golden light at the end of the day.
A fibro beach shack at Seventeen Seventy with open doors and louver windows, an esky and towels hanging out to dry; A cool sunset reflection on the wet sand at Coolum, fading into dusk.
A couple stroll along in the warm water at the shoreline, beside a eucalyptus and a palm tree at Seventeen Seventy.
A small tin boat waits in the clear waters of Seventeen Seventy; An old fibro holiday shack with freshly mown grass and a hills hoist at Mission Beach.
Pawpaw for sale in the back of an old truck, on the side of the road in the cane fields at Seaforth; A storm rolls in over the tropical turquoise waters of Airlie Beach.
Rockhampton is home to Australia’s longest National Trust listed street, large ornate buildings like the white Heritage Hotel with it’s palm tree out the front; Morning sun shines through grasses and on the top of a cliff looking over the vast blue sea at Bowen.
The palm tree covered beach foreshore of Mission Beach.
Bar stools and tables outside in the thick tropical heat of Port Douglas; Camping in a small tent among the palm tree scrub of the beach foreshore at Mission Beach.
A palm tree on the grassy beachfront at Ball Bay; An old blue weatherboard mission building at Mission Beach.
A small creek runs through the lush bright green tropical rainforest, just a short walk from the beach in the stunning Daintree National Park and World Heritage Area; A small creek runs through foreshore scrub to the beach at Mission Beach in the late afternoon.
A nicely curved palm tree on the beach at Mission Beach; Sun sets over the famous Cape Tribulation beach in the Daintree, rippled sand and clouds reflecting in the water.
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