The Drive Your Own Adventure podcast series is shining a spotlight on Queensland’s regional tourism hot spots along popular road trip routes across Tropical North Queensland, the Fraser Coast and Sunshine Coast. Planning your next holiday has never been easier!

The 30-episode series features icons like Sealife Mooloolaba, Cairns Skyrail and Gympie’s Mary Valley Rattler and covers a range of topics.

Hosted by Benjamin Starr you will hear from many of our region’s favourite tourism operators as well as some of the ‘hidden gems’ to be discovered on your next adventure.


Recent Episodes

Undara Experience

Host Benjamin Starr continues driving his own adventure through the beautiful city of Cairns in northern Queensland. Talking to Bram Collins from Undara Experience. Bram shares his fascinating family history of early pioneers and how they came across the Lava tube system that are now acclaimed as one of the longest lava tube systems in the world.

Season 1, Episode 1    |    26min

Blazing Saddles

Benjamin Starr speaks with Michael, owner of the outdoor adventure company ‘Blazing Saddles’ located in the beautiful Tropical North Queensland city of Cairns. You’ll definitely want to add this on your ‘go to’ list of destinations after listening to and learning about the history of Blazing Saddles. From thundering waterfalls in the mountains, to the magical beach coves, there is more to Cairns than meets the eye.

Episode 3 | Paronella Park

Season 1, Episode 3 Paronella ParkHost Benjamin Starr continues driving his own adventure and today is visiting Paronella Park, located hour and a half South of Cairns. Created by Jose Paronella, who also built his own hydroelectric system to supply power to the park...

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Episode 5 |Experience Co

Benjamin Starr chats to Brett and Sandy from Experience Co. Experience Co offer 16 experiences anywhere between mild to wild in Queensland including the exclusive Scuba Dive aboard Reef Magic Cruises.

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