Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Storm Clouds and Butterflies


















Saturday, January 1, 2011

Under The Glasshouse Mountains

   
Mt Coonowrin or Crookneck
The Glass House Mountains, a group of 13 volcanic peaks, are a prominent feature of the Sunshine Coast landscape. Gradual weathering by wind and water has produced these spectacular remains of volcanic activity over more than 20 million years .More.....


Mt Tibrogargan is often called “The Gorilla” and if you approach it from the Bruce Highway, Glass House Road or anywhere in the east, you can see its hunched ape-like form gruffly contemplating south-eastern Queensland more...



 Australia Zoo under Mt Beerwah
Australia Zoo  been busy building Steve Irwin's dream  come check out the size of it! A team of passionate conservationists work round-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other. Cuddle a koala, hand-feed our Asian Elephants, walk with a Sumatran Tiger and watch a crocodile launch from the waters edge. Australia Zoo is the ultimate wildlife adventure delivering conservation through exciting education more....

Bindi,Bob andTeri Irwin at the Crocoseum
 Animals at Australia Zoo












Mt Beerwah  
  
This walk takes you through open eucalypt forest past the picnic area and up some steps to a lookout. As you continue up a very steep cliff, you walk through a pocket of closed forest with tall turpentine trees believed to be about 200 years old. On the way, you will see columnar trachyte, a volcanic rock more....


 Glasshouse Mountains at Sunset from Wild Horse Mountain

Glasshouse Mountains from Bribie Island at Sunset


The Australian Explorer photo gallery has been put together over a number of years and features some of our favourite photographs.more.... 



Mt Coonowrin