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Welcome to Drive Your Own Adventure presented by Ingenia Holidays. Each episode, host Benjamin Starr will be chating to tourism experts, operators and specials guests whose stories are sure to amaze and inspire.

Welcome to Drive Your Own Adventure presented by Ingenia Holidays. Each episode, host Benjamin Starr will be chating to tourism experts, operators and specials guests whose stories are sure to amaze and inspire.
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Australia

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Welcome to Drive Your Own Adventure presented by Ingenia Holidays. Each episode, host Benjamin Starr will be chating to tourism experts, operators and specials guests whose stories are sure to amaze and inspire.

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English

Contact:

617 3326 5829


Episodes

Episode 30 | Ingenia Holidays Rivershore

10/7/2019
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Join Benjamin Starr as we Drive Your Own Adventure right into the popular, family friendly Rivershore Resort, where Bernie shares the vision behind the newest resort on the Sunshine Coast, while Head Chef, Ian tempts your taste buds with his locally sourced menu.

Duration:00:12:23

Episoide 29 | Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

10/7/2019
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In this episode Benjamin Starr chats with Frank Ship from Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World. Frank a truly passionate gardener, has built his dream garden with the spectacular Glass House Mountains as a back drop and features over 500 birds, exotic plants and cascading waterfalls. You’ll definitely want to add this on your ‘go to’ list of destinations after listening to Frank.

Duration:00:09:23

Episode 27 | Your Mates Brewing Company

10/7/2019
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Benjamin Starr interviews one of the entrepreneurial, founding owners of Your Mates Brewing Company, Christen McGarry. During this interesting and informative interview, Christen shares his story of how Your Mates Brewing started from an idea on the couch to an innovative microbrewery, his brush with TV fame and the learning curve needed to run a successful business.

Duration:00:10:51

Episode 26 | Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium

10/7/2019
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Benjamin Starr interviews Malcolm Westwood, the Assistant Mammal Trainer at Sea Life Mooloolaba. Malcolm shares with Ben some incredible tales about the resident Seals and what a day in the life of a Mammal Trainer looks like.

Duration:00:11:09

Episode 25 | Tourism Noosa

10/7/2019
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Benjamin Starr interviews Jasmine, Louise and Jenny from Visit Noosa. Find out how to make the most out of your stay as these local ladies talk about the must visit places to visit and explore.

Duration:00:11:15

Episode 24 | Mary Valley Rattler Steam Train

10/7/2019
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Join Benjamin Starr as he interviews Julia Avis, the Stationmaster of the Mary Valley Rattler! All aboard for a journey back in time as Julia and our train driver Bill share the old charm of a steam ride through the scenic Mary Valley.

Duration:00:12:16

Episode 23 | Ingenia Holidays Hervey Bay

10/3/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:23

Episode 22 | Hervey Bay Dive Centre

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:12:14

Episode 21 | Tasman Venture

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:10:40

Episode 20 | Fraser Explorer Tours

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:09:55

Episode 19 | Guests Janice and Rex Drane

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:11:13

Episode 17 | Hill of Promise Winery

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:12:13

Episode 16 | Fraser Coast Tourism Events

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 16 - Fraser Coast Tourism Events

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 12 | Mt Uncle Distillery

10/3/2019
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Join Benjamin Starr as he interviews the entrepreneurial scientist, Mark Watkins, who took over the family banana shed in the Atherton Tablelands to become the man behind world award winning gin! Hear Mark talk about the alchemy that is needed to produce an award-winning gin on the Atherton Tablelands in Tropical North Queensland.

Duration:00:15:03

Episode 10 | Tjapukai Cultural Park

10/3/2019
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Join Benjamin Starr as he visits the Tjapukai Cultural Park, where they use the latest technology to bring to life Aboriginal culture through dance and song. Birry, the audio technical guru brings an interesting insight into the Aboriginal history and culture.

Duration:00:08:43

Episode 9 | Skyrail - Part 2

10/3/2019
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Benjamin Starr continues his interesting interview with Craig Pockock, the Managing Director of Skyrail in Cairns. In this episode we find out the ecological engineering behind Skyrail. The spectacular views, and the history behind the Kuranda railway.

Duration:00:07:20

Episode 8 | Skyrail - Part 1

10/3/2019
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Benjamin Starr interviews Craig Pocock, the Managing Director of Skyrail Rainforest Cable way, one of the must do attractions when visiting Cairns and Tropical North Queensland. Craig shares the history and development of Skyrail and what it takes to run one of the world’s leading eco-tourism attractions.

Duration:00:15:41

Episode 7 | David Hudson - Musician, Entertainer & Artist

10/3/2019
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Benjamin Starr interviews the amazing multi-skilled, musical, dancing entertainer David Hudson. David has performed in many theaters all over the world and worked with A-list celebrities Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. David shares with us his love of his indigenous culture, music and dance.

Duration:00:23:59

Episode 4 | Reef Restoration Foundation

10/3/2019
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Host Benjamin Starr continues driving his own adventure through the beautiful city of Cairn. Talking to CEO, Stewart Christie of the Reef Restoration Foundation and the amazing work they're doing at the Great Barrier Reef to help restore the coral population and the challenges that the reef faces.

Duration:00:16:15