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Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic QLD - ADAM AND HAMISH Hamish and Adam embark on the ultimate Aussie roadtrip as they motor around Queenland with Van-Tastic Adventures for six action-packed, free-wheeling weeks of adventure.

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GOING OUT WITH A BANG

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | Views [1711]

It has come to the last blog for the boys on this epicness as road trip. The orange beast has made it to the last destination which is the Brisbane massive. We shacked up at one of the best back packers of the whole trip called BUNK. It really ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, adventures, australia, backpackers, brisbane, hamish, queensland, road trip, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


Video - "ROLLER RIDES AND SLIPPY SLIDES"

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | Views [1269] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish check out Dreamworld and White Water World on the Gold Coast. Check out the video!  Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, campervan, funny, gold coast, queensland, road trip, rollercoasters, travel, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


ROLLER RIDES, SLIPPY SLIDES AND ONE MASSIVE NIGHT OUT

Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | Views [3834]

Gold Coast is a absolute party mecca. As soon as we walked in the door at AQUARIUS BACKPACKERS we knew we were going to have a good time. The bar was cranking and we were instructed to drop our bags and get right involved. Every Wednesday and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, aquarius backpackers, australia, backpackers, dream world, gold coast, party, pub crawl, van-tastic adventures, white water world


Video - "WINGNUT AND GOOSE FLY TIGER MOTHS"

Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | Views [1315] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish fly Tiger Moths on the Gold Coast. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, australia, backpacking, flying, gold coast, queensland, road trip, tiger moths, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


ONE TEASPOON OF ROLLERCOASTER, ONE TABLE SPOON OF SKYDIVING. MIX AND SERVE COOL.

Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | Views [1580]

A big part of traveling is getting to experience new things. When we found out the guys from TIGER MOTH JOY RIDES were willing to take us up over SURFER'S PARADISE and pull some totally radical aerial maneuvers we flipped our cake tin lids. ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, flying, gold coast, pilots, queensland, road trip, surfers paradise, tiger moth joy rides, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


Video - "HANGING WITH THE ZOO ANOOMINALS"

Monday, 7 Sep 2009 | Views [774] | Video

On their roadtrip though Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish stop by the Australia Zoo. Check out the video!  Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, australia, australia zoo, crocodiles, queensland, road trip, steve irwin, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, wildlife


HANGING WTH THE ZOO ANOOMINALS

Sunday, 6 Sep 2009 | Views [1536]

The mystery machine rolled into Noosa. Noosa is a fun surf town with a great backpackers called Halse Lodge. http://www.halselodge.com.au/ Right in the middle of town this place is equipped with quite the games room. Pool tables, table tennis ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ambassador van, australia, australia zoo, backpackers, noosa, steve irwin, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, world nomads


Video - "FUNTIBULOUS 4 WHEELING ON FRASER"

Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | Views [1020] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish go 4-wheeling on Fraser Island. Check out the video!  Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: 4wd, australia, backpacking, campervan, crazy, fraser island, queensland, road trip, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


FUNTIBULOUS FOUR WHEELING, CRYSTAL CLEAR COVES AND DINGO DODGING

Sunday, 30 Aug 2009 | Views [2797] | Comments [1]

It's not just the places that you travel to, it's the people you meet along the way that really shape your experience. There are many ways to meet people.  You can go to a bar and shout into someone's ear.  You can ask someone to rub ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, adventures, campervan, fraser island, hamish cross, hervey bay, palace adventures, road trip, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


Video - "PARACHUTING INTO POSTCARD PARADISE AND FISHING FRENZY"

Friday, 28 Aug 2009 | Views [976] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish skydive Mission Beach and go deep sea fishing. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel ... Read more >

Tags: australia, campervan, deep sea fishing, mission beach, queensland, road trip, skydiving, travel, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


PARACHUTING ONTO POSTCARD PARADISE AND FISHING FIESTA.

Thursday, 27 Aug 2009 | Views [1883] | Comments [1]

We are writing this blog in the van on the way to Fraser Island where we will partake in a 4WD dingo safari.  Yesterday will be remembered in history as one the best days of the tour. Here's how it went down. Firstly the main man of Mission ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, cross, hamish, mission beach, road trip, skydive mission beach, skydiving, travel trails, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


Video - "FULLY CERTIFIED BROFESSIONAL DIVERS"

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | Views [1412] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish go scuba diving in Cairns. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, australia, cairns, diving, great barrier reef, road trip, scuba diving, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, world nomads


FULLY CERTIFIED BROFESSIONAL DIVERS

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [1281] | Comments [2]

After the taste of scuba diving that we got in the Whitsundays we were instantly hooked and craved more. Scuba diving is another one of those things that has to be experienced by everyone. It is like another world down there. If you can have ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, australia, campervan, great barrier reef, hamish cross, prodive, queensland, road trip, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


Video - "COLGATE PEARLY WHITE SAND AND GIGANTASAURUS SEA CREATURES"

Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | Views [862] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish go sailing around the Whitsunday Islands. Check out the video!  Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, airlie beach, australia, queensland, road trip, sailing, scuba diving, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, whitsunday islands


COLGATE PEARLY WHITE SAND AND GINORGAROUS SEA CREATURES

Sunday, 23 Aug 2009 | Views [1501]

We have chatted to quite a few backpackers so far on our adventures. The common consensus was that the Whitsundays is one of their highlights in Queensland. Needless to say our expectations were high but got blown out of the water when we went ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, airlie beach, australia, hamish cross, island dive, scuba diving, snorkeling, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, whitehaven beach


BEST WAY TO WAKE YOURSELF UP IN THE MORNING.

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [2397] | Comments [1]

Mission Beach is a chilled little backpackers town two hours south of Cairns. It boasts one of the best backpackers we have ever stayed at called SCOTTY'S BEACH HOUSE. The staff are super friendly and all the rooms surround a big tropical pool which ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, ambassador van, hamish cross, jump the beach, mission beach, scottys beach house, skydiving, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, world nomads


Video - "HELI FLOPPERS AND TRAIL BLAZING"

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [988] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish check out the Great Barrier Reef in a helicopter and go horseback riding in Cairns. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, australia, backpackers, cairns, great barrier reef, helicopters, helicopters, queensland, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


Video - "SECRET SPOTS AND UNDERWATER SPACEMEN"

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [1070] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish check out Cape Tribulation and join Seawalker on Green Island. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, australia, campervan, diving, queensland, road trip, underwater spacemen, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, world nomads


TRAIL BLAZERS, UNDERWATER SPACEMEN AND HELI FLOPPERS

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | Views [1721]

Our mission continues in Cairns to have a crack at as many adventure activities as possible. We both have had pretty minimal experience riding horses so we figured we better start practicing for our next stunt which is to jump a horse over ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, adventures, blazing saddles, gbr helicopters, great barrier reef, hamish cross, maori wrasse, seawalkers, vantastic, world nomads


Video - "LEAPING LARAKINS AND A LIVING LEGEND"

Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | Views [882] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish bungee jump with AJ Hackett.Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, australia, backpacking, bungee jumping, campervan, extreme sports, queensland, road trip, van-tastic adventures, vantastic


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