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What's New in the Big Volcano?

2024

May 15, 2024 Updated  Uki and Mount Warning Road locality information.  Accommodation, and Thing to See and Do,  affiliate accommodation links, local tours and other attractions information updated, including some new photos, and new details of nearby mountain bike park, national parks, and other attractions.

May 5, 2024 Updated National Parks:  Mount Jerusalem National Park  and Wollumbin (Mount Warning) National Park descriptions, including description of Unicorn Falls walk in Mount Jerusalem NP, and removal of summit climb in Wolllumbin NP.

April 22, 2024 Updated Australian Whaling History, External links checked and updated where needed. Some outdated links removed and replaced with new links.  "Whaling was Australia's first primary industry. Hunting was initially carried out from small boats and the whales were towed back to a shore station for processing."

April 22, 2024 Updated Whale Facts  External links checked and updated where needed. Some outdated links removed and replaced with new links.  "Whales and dolphins belong to a group of mammals called Cetacea. Like other mammals they are warm blooded, give birth to living young and feed them on mother's milk"

April 19, 2024 Updated  Various Big Volcano Accommodation Directory categories including Campgrounds, Farmstays, Family Friendly and Small Group Accommodation, and Pet Friendly Accomodation.

April 15, 2024 Updated   Amusements, Cinemas, indoor entertainment, sports centres, skating rinks, ten pin bowling, aquatic centres etc. 

April 8, 2024 Updated  Casino locality information updated with Northern Rivers Rail Trail - Richmond Valley, and Old Casino Station information.  Several other attractions and things to see and do updated, and Casino accommodation available via Booking.com checked and updated.

April 2, 2024 Updated  Farmers Markets and Weekend Markets Updated contact details for Uki Farmers Market.

March 25, 2024Updated Kunghur and Midginbil, NSW, 2484, checked and updated some details.  Updated panorama image.

March 23, 2024Updated Calendar of Events, Festivals and Shows Agricultural show dates, and other annual events, festivals and shows dates checked and updated where needed.  Outdated listings and past events removed.

February 27, 2024Updated  Farmers Markets and Weekend Markets Updated Salt Markets at Kingscliff, Brunswick Heads Markets, and Currumbin Community Market now Cooly Community Market at Coolanagatta.

January 16, 2024Updated  Accommodation categories including Couples Only, Family and Small Group Accommodation, and  Farmstays, Host Farms and Ranches, Farm Holidays categories.  Booking.com affilate links also checked.

2023

October 25, 2023 Updated  Transportation Services: Scheduled and Charter. Added Byron Solat Train to public transport options.

October 16, 2023 Updated  Backpacker and Youth Hostels accommodation directory.  Affiliate links checked, with descriptions and photos updated, directory listings also checked.  Please note, since the global pandemic in 2020, and two flood events in 2021 and 2022, many backpacker hostels and budget accommodations in the region have closed,.

October 13, 2023 Updated  Accommodation categories including Couples Only, Boutique and Heritage Accomodaiton, Eco Lodges, Rainforest Retreats and Nature Retreats, School Camps and Outdoor Education Centres, Camping Grounds, Caravan and Holiday Parks, and Conference Venues and Corporate Retreats categories.

October 10, 2023 Updated  Transportation Services: Scheduled and CharterNorthern Rivers NSW and Gold Coast QLD transportation services, including scheduled coach, train and airlines, and public transport services.  Listings for airlines updated with Bonza domestic servie added, and other airlines details checked.

September 18, 2023  Updated Couples Only accommodation, Farmstay accommodation and Family and Group accommodation with new listing for Mariefields Homestead.  "Mariefields offers secluded accommodation in a fully self contained 6 bedroom modern Australiana decorated farmhouse, with a large separate Banquet Barn which can accommodate up to 20 persons by arrangment.  4x King brms, 2x single brms, full kitchen, cosy lounge, and expansive verandahs offer all the room you'll want to enjoy the serenity with family and friends."

August 30, 2023  Updated  Couples Only accommodation with new listing for Limpinwood Lodge.  "Escape, and immerse yourself in the serenity of a Limpinwood Lodge chalet. With couples in mind, the fully equipped and secluded chalets allow you to relax, unwind and recharge, surrounded by rainforest."  Chillingham locality also updated.

July 26, 2023  Updated  National Parks of the Tweed Volcano Region  Advisories for Wollumbin National Park and Mt Warning Climb.

For prior updates, see What's Old in the Big Volcano? - 2022



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