As one of Australia’s most invasive species – the cane toad - continues its march across the country towards The Kimberley, El Questro Wilderness Park is taking action to stop the toad by working with The Stop the Toad Foundation (STTF) and Monash University in a move to protect the area’s iconic Emma Gorge and surrounding property.
Heavy rainfall across Central Australia has changed the normally red earth landscape of Kings Canyon into an explosion of vivid colours, turning the arid desert into a carpet of lush greens, pinks, purples and yellows.
In the first ever Lonely Planet Awards to be announced this month, avid worldwide travellers voted swimming in the azure waters off Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as the ‘Greatest Outdoor Experience’.
It’s not every day you stumble across previously undiscovered waterfalls. But this is exactly what happened to Michael Bass, the El Questro Wilderness Park Manager who was carrying out a routine aerial burn programme.
Lizard Island, Australia’s most iconic island resort, has reaffirmed its experiential luxury positioning by joining Luxury Lodges of Australia, a new association launched this week to promote the uniquely Australian breed of luxury experiential lodges, domestically and internationally.
Lizard Island sous-chef Blake Thornley is eagerly awaiting the results of a long culinary journey having been shortlisted as one of just seven Young Chef Finalists in this year’s 2010 Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards.
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