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Podcasts

Listen to our podcasts while on the road or at your home computer - wherever your heart desires! You can also subscribe to our iTunes channel* to automatically get the latest Queensland Holidays podcasts and vodcasts. You’ll get the inside tip on where to eat, drink, stay and play in Queensland!
*available if iTunes is installed on your computer.


The (final!) Ben Southall Best Job podcast

Ben Southall with mud crab

Duration: 19:44 mins, File size: 27.1mb

We interview Ben as the Best Job in the World winds up. Listen to Ben's highlights and memorable experiences as Island Caretaker of the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.

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More Outback Experiences

Camel racing

Duration: 16:16 mins, File size: 18.6mb

From stargazing under the clearest skies in Australia, to the famous camel races at Boulia - experience the fun and amazing hospitality of Queensland's Outback.

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Animal Parks, Zoos and Aquariums

Cassowary

Duration: 21:58 mins, File size: 20mb

Planning a family day out? Get up close with koalas, lorikeets, as well as crocodiles, sharks and some very strange and wonderful creatures from the Reef.

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Queensland Indigenous Experiences

Indigenous dancer

Duration: 13:20 mins, File size: 7.6mb

Experience the cultural heritage and unique knowledge of a Queensland Indigenous tour.

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Outback Dinosaur Experiences

Dino bones in a museum

Duration: 9:46 mins, File size: 8.9mb

Explore the dinosaur trails in Queensland's outback. The amazing fossil finds are amongst the best in the world.

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The Best Job Podcast - Ben Southall

Island Reefjob

Duration: 21 mins, File size: 12mb

We chat with Ben Southall - the man with the Best Job in the World. From Africa to the Scottish Highlands and now Queensland, find out what makes Ben tick just as he's about to commence his role as Island Caretaker of the Great Barrier Reef.

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The Great Green Way Podcast

Gorge image

Duration: 17:42 mins, File size: 16.2mb

Be amazed at the beautiful coastline from Townsville to Cairns - one of the great Australian driving routes. Lush rainforests, islands and reefs and amazing diving and vibrant cities. It's all here.

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Natural Adventures Podcast

bungee jump

Duration: 10:54 mins, File size: 14.9mb

Get out there, and get active with some of the great natural adventures to be experienced in Queensland.

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Great Barrier Reef Islands Podcast

beach footprints

Duration: 8:51 mins, File size: 12mb

Take a leisurely cruise around the Whitsunday Islands, 74 islands floating like jewels on the Great Barrier Reef. The waters are crystal clear, the sand a near-perfect white...

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Whalewatching Podcast

Hello whale!

Duration: 11:30 mins, File size: 11mb

Listen as we guide you to some of the best spots in Queensland to get close with the whales. From the Gold Coast to Hervey Bay and beyond, watching the whales is a great experience for young and old.

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The Great Barrier Reef Podcast

Diving on the Reef

Duration: 6:54 mins, File size: 6.3mb

Take a detailed trip through some of the amazing travel options of Queensland's Great Barrier Reef. From snorkelling over shallow coral reefs to adventurous diving - even at night! The Reef is truly on the natural wonders of the world.

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The Daintree Rainforest Podcast

Rainforest Tree Roots

Duration: 7:49 mins, File size: 10.7mb

Experience the rich wildlife and ancient wonder of the Daintree Rainforest in Tropical North Queensland. Cruise along the Daintree River and be amazed at the crocodiles... or just wander through the calm botanic grandeur of the rainforest.

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Brisbane Podcast | Live life to the full.

Brisbane, Live Life to the Full

Duration: 10.39 mins, File size: 10mb

From sophisticated urban areas to stunning countryside, from the great bay to unspoilt islands, Brisbane offers you a staggering variety of ways to enjoy yourself. And that's led the locals to a great philosophy - that life should be lived to the full.

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Gold Coast Podcast | Australia's holiday playground.

Gold Coast, Australia's Holiday Playground

Duration: 10.07 mins, File size: 9.4mb

Sun, surf, sand, nightlife and, just a bit inland, beautiful tropical rainforests. With around 300 days of sunshine every year and an average water temperature of 22 degrees, it doesn't take a genius to see why Australians have chosen the Gold Coast as their playground.

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Sunshine Coast Podcast | As much or as little as you please.

Sunshine Coast, As much or as little as you please

Duration: 9.39 mins, File size: 9mb

From the best beaches, daytrips and koala-spotting locations to awesome diving, kite surfing and kayaking spots. If that's all too much, we'll show you where you can relax with a cold drink and sample some of the best food in Australia.

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Tropical North Qld Podcast | A million hectares of wild & diverse land.

Tropical North Queensland, A million hectares of wild and diverse land

Duration: 8.47 mins, File size: 8.2mb

Undoubtedly one of the most incredible and special places on the planet, Tropical North Queensland is the only place in the world where two world heritage sites - the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest - lie right next-door to one another.

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Whitsundays Podcast | 74 Islands and so much more.

Whitsundays, 74 islands and so much more

Duration: 8.40mins, File size: 8.1mb

Pure white silica sand, crystal clear waters and vibrant marine life. Experience the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays. You can choose to island hop or cruise around in total tranquillity. Spend a day fossicking at local markets, or trekking through national parks. Perhaps a spot of golf or a quiet drink as the sun sets. Whatever you choose, don't forget your sunscreen and wide brimmed hat.

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Brisbane Podcast | Official Visitors' Guide by Podcast

Brisbane, Official Visitors Guide

Duration: various, File size: various

Experience Brisbane and it's surrounds with the Official Visitors' Guide audio treats. They cover a range of things to do - from family fun along the Brisbane River to arts and culture within South Bank's cultural precinct. Or perhaps shopping in town takes your fancy with an after dark encounter at one of the local music venues in Fortitude Valley.

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Questions About Podcasting?

What is a Podcast?

A podcast is an audio file (MP3 in most cases) that is made available to a user on a website. It allows the user to receive information by listening to an audio transmission rather than reading the information on the website.

How do I listen to a Podcast?

If your computer has a sound card you can listen to individual podcasts right now. Just click the podcast link and the file will load automatically using software on the computer such as Windows Media Player.

If you want to save the file to your computer, 'right click' and choose 'Save As' to download then listen to the podcast when you're ready.

If you want to make your podcasts portable, you can download them to a media device, such as your iPod or whatever MP3 player you have.

Still confused? Here's some more info on podcasting at Wikipedia.



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