Fraser COAST

The Drive Your Own Adventure podcast series shines a spotlight on the Fraser Coast’s tourism hot spots along popular road trip routesPlanning your next holiday has never been easier!

Featured Episode

BArGARA Brewing

Host Benjamin Starr chats to Jack Milbank who shares his journey from Zimbabwe to Bundaberg and how; by combining his knowledge of chemistry and microbiology he was able to start the Bargara Brewing Company.

Season 1, Episode 18    |    13 min


Episode 16 – Fraser Coast Tourism Events

Benjamin Starr chats with Tourism Development Manager, Mark Juppenlatz and Visitor Services Manager, Andrew Ellis from Fraser Coast Tourism about the beauty on our doorstep and all that the Fraser Coast has to offer!
From whale watching, outdoor experiences to the “must do” restaurants and places to dine, everything you need to know about the Fraser Coast and Hervey Bay is covered in this episode.

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Episode 17 | Hill of Promise Winery

Join Benjamin Starr as he interviews Mary from Hill of Promise Winery and Cellar Door . Mary shares how she and her husband started growing grapes and producing wine in an area that is located in the heartland of sugarcane farms.

You’ll want to add this area to your ‘explore list’ after listening to and learning from Mary about this diverse region.

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Episode 18 | Bargara Brewing Company

Join Benjamin Starr as he chats with Jack Milbank who shares his journey from Zimbabwe to Bundaberg and how; by combining his knowledge of chemistry and microbiology he was able to start the Bargara Brewing Company.

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Episode 19 | Guests Janice and Rex Drane

Join Benjamin Starr as he interviews Janice and Rex Drane – a couple from Victoria who are very experienced caravanners! They tell of their experiences over the last 30 years and few tips for buying your first caravan.

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Episode 20 | Fraser Explorer Tours

Today we hear from Craig & Lisa at Fraser Explorer Tours about why the remarkable Fraser Island should be on your holiday to do list when visiting the Fraser Coast.

Benjamin Starr gets the low down on the best that Fraser Island has to offer and learns more about the magnificent beaches, lakes and local wildlife.

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Episode 21 | Tasman Venture

Whale watching in Hervey Bay is second to none! Find out more about these fascinating creatures as Benjamin Starr talks to Vicki from Tasman Adventure about whale watching tours and what makes their tours so unique.

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Episode 22 | Hervey Bay Dive Centre

Take a breath as Benjamin Starr talks to Ed from Hervey Bay Dive Centre to find out how you can swim with whales, dive and explore the scuttled HMAS Tobruk to get up close and personal with sea life while you are Driving Your Own Adventure in Hervey Bay.

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Episode 23 | Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay

Only 300 metres to the beach and situated alongside the Torquay Lakes is one of the most popular holiday parks on the Fraser Coast.

It doesn’t matter if you’re travelling as a couple or with your young family this park has several accommodation options and with so many things to see and do on your door step, make sure you check-in to Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay.

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