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Palm Beach is one of our favourite places in Sydney

Palm Beach is one of our favourite places in Sydney. Palm Beach is a suburb in the Northern Beaches region of Sydney. It is located 41 kilometres north of the Sydney but it’s such a wonderful ride to get to. It’s the destination on our Beach Beauty Tour. https://trolltours.com.au/product/the-beach-beauty

Summer Bay (Home and Away)

Sometimes, Palm Beach is colloquially referred to as ‘Palmy’; and is used for exterior filming of the soap opera Home and Away, as the fictional town of Summer Bay. It is also the subject of the 2018 film ‘Palm Beach’. Despite the hefty property prices it remains a haven for a variety of artists

It is bounded by Broken Bay to the north, the Tasman Sea (within the South Pacific Ocean) to the east, Whale Beach, Avalon and Clareville to the south, and Pittwater to the west.

The Palm Beach photo above

This photo was taken from the headland at the northernmost point. It rises quite sharply from the beach to over 100 metres (330 ft) above sea level, and features an operational lighthouse. The narrow sandy isthmus or tombolo linking the south side of the headland to the rest of Palm Beach had extensive fencing and shrub planting undertaken during the 1980s to combat sand erosion.

Fishing is good at this time of the year. During winter, the Australian salmon run so bring your beach rod!

Specifications of Palm Beach

The 2.3-kilometre long east-facing beach curves in a gentle arc between the lighthouse and Barrenjoey Head. To the sandstone rocks of Little Head in the south, beach linking Barrenjoey to the mainland. North Palm Beach extends 1.4 kilometres south from Barrenjoey, with the northern 600 metres backed by a 200-metre wide densely vegetated foredune. The southern Palm Beach section includes the southern 600 metres (2,000 ft) of beach, which curves to the southeast in the southern Kiddies Corner. It receives increasing protection from Little Head with waves decreasing in height down the beach. Rips usually extend all the way to the head, though usually smaller in size, with a weak permanent rip against the southern rocks.

So as you can tell by this article, Palm Beach is one of our favourite places in Sydney! We can pick you up somewhere on the Northern Beaches and tour to and around here. Or, we can pick you up anywhere in Sydney or the surrounding areas, however, the ride may take longer than 3 hours. Contact us for a tour to Palm Beach – we know you’ll love it!

Queen’s Birthday: June long weekend – we are open!

The Queen’s Birthday: June long weekend is a holiday and is a moveable feast. In other words, it moves date each year. It celebrates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. She is not only Queen of Great Britain but also Queen of Australia. Also of New Zealand and 13 of the 50 other countries in the commonwealth.

History of the Queen’s Birthday

The Queen’s actual birthday is neither in June nor October but in April. The official birthday is in June to increase the chance of good weather for the celebrations in the UK. It not to help the Australian ski industry. The holiday traditionally marks the start of the Australian ski season. It is not a public holiday in the UK.

Since 1748, the monarch’s official birthday has been marked by an outdoor parade known as Trooping the Colour. This was usually held on the king or queen’s actual birthday. Edward VII, who reigned from 1901 to 1910, was born in November. Instead of making the troops parade on a cold and dark November morning, the tradition began of celebrating his birthday officially in May or June. This meant there was less chance of it being chilly and drizzly during the event. This tradition was then carried on by subsequent monarchs.

History of the Queen

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of the House of Windsor was born on 21 April 1926. In 1952, after the death of her father, King George VI, Elizabeth succeeded to the throne. Thereafter, she was known as Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II continues to reign as Queen of Australia. There was a referendum in 1999 which resulted in the retention of Australia’s constitutional monarchy.

Troll Tours is open all weekend so book a tour with us. The Queen’s Birthday: June long weekend is worth celebrating! Even if it’s more the day off work than remembering the queen. Go on, have some fun and ‘Feel the Freedom’.

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https://www.officeholidays.com/holidays/australia/australia-queens-birthday

Celebrate with 10% off our tours – Mother’s Day 2021

Celebrate with 10% off our tours. Get 10% off our tours of 1 hour or longer. You can book your Mum a Harley or trike tour with Troll Tours. Book and buy now and receive 10% off.

Book now or buy a Gift Voucher

The tour can be experienced after Mother’s Day, so book now. Or, buy a Gift Voucher for your Mum. She will have 3 years to use it and can choose when she wants to go. Offer ends 09 May 2021 so get in quick. You can use the Dine & Discover voucher to get $25 off.

The route

Your Mum can choose where she wants to go. As long as it is possible within the time frame that was bought, we will take her there.

Ideas

Ideas are on our website but all the tours are adaptable. Or, we can design a completely new route which takes into account your interests.

Celebrate with 10% off our tours! So, go on and book a tour before the offer ends for another year.
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History

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. However, it can also be used to honour Aunties and any special female in your life. Celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, it is a great time to let them know how much you love and admire them. Remember, in Australia, it is celebrated in the month of May.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary also does this, and claims the first use of ‘auntie’ was in 1672. However, they don’t reference how they know this or explain more about the story.

Use in reference to Indigenous Australian women

The term aunty or auntie is also used as a term of respect to refer to an older Indigenous Australian woman. They may or may not be related to the speaker. Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians can use ‘aunty’ or ‘auntie’ towards a woman of high esteem and earned respect. However, non-Indigenous Australians should always ask whether this is appropriate. If you’re wondering how to address an aunty or auntie in your local Aboriginal community non-verbally, for example writing a letter, email, or mentioning her online, you should simply ask her how she would like to be referred to.