News and events

All the news and events around Lagoon Pocket and Gympie.

Lagoon Pocket Bed & Breakfast is for sale

Lagoon Pocket Bed & Breakfast is for sale

Lagoon Pocket Bed & Breakfast is for sale. If you are looking for an escape from the rat race, a chance to live in a beautiful place and earn a good income, read on….. After 14 years of running our much loved bed & breakfast we have decided we need a new challenge and have

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Gympie’s Aquatic Recreation Centre (ARC)

Gympie’s Aquatic Recreation Centre (ARC)

It had been a long time in the planning and construction but on Saturday 1st April 2017 the doors to Gympie’s  Aquatic Recreation Centre finally opened to much fanfare. Of course we had to go along and see what all the fuss had been about and I am proud to report the finished product is

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Mud Pups animal sculptures

Mud Pups animal sculptures

As a life long dog lover I have had my pooches immortalised over the years by photography, paintings and drawings, but last week I found another way, Mud Pups. At Gympie Regional Gallery I met a ceramic artist/sculptor who specialises in dogs (she also does cats and other animals, polar bears are a speciality!). Her

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Gympie’s Lake Alford Off Leash Dog Park

Gympie’s Lake Alford Off Leash Dog Park

To review Gympie’s new Lake Alford off leash dog park, we knew that we needed someone special. So for this post we are employing the services of a guest blogger, special reporter Daniel Arkle (or better known to friends and guests of Lagoon Pocket B&B as Danny, the owners tricolour Rough Collie). Mum and Dad have

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goomeri pumpkin festival

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

Just under an hour’s drive from Lagoon Pocket B&B is the normally quiet little country town of Goomeri. But on the last Sunday in May this sleepy hamlet comes alive with its annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. This year it is the 20th birthday of the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival on Sunday 29th May and the line up of

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Gympie Show 2016

Gympie Show 2016

Not at all biased of course but we think the Gympie Show 2016 is the best country show going.  This year, it’s 128th year I might add, it runs 3 days from Thursday 12 May – Saturday 14 May. I hate to use that trusty old chestnut that there is something for everyone, but yup there

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The Blue and White Teapot Cafe

The Blue and White Teapot Cafe

With a name like The Blue and White Teapot Cafe, a lover of blue and white china and tea, such as myself, just had to check out this new little cafe in Amamoor. A pretty 15 minute drive down the Mary Valley from Lagoon Pocket B&B. We are always after places to send our weekend

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Scenic flights over the Mary Valley and Gympie

Scenic flights over the Mary Valley and Gympie

Ever yearned to see the world from a new perspective? well in the capable hands of The Recreational Flying Company you can!  The RFC offer a range of Scenic Flights over the Mary Valley and Gympie – even Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island. With options from 30 minutes to over 2 hours. If you are the adventurous type and want

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Sunshine Coast Experiences Brochure

Sunshine Coast Experiences Brochure

We are always looking for great things for our guests to do while they are staying at Lagoon Pocket. So when Sunshine Coast Destination published their latest Sunshine Coast Experiences Brochure, we just had to share it with you. It covers Art & Culture. Attractions, Coastal Fun and Nature Experiences. And they are all an easy drive

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The Vacation Migration Campaign from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

The Vacation Migration Campaign from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast

Some of you may have seen the new “Vacation Migration” campaign about the Sunshine Coast. It is a fun take on the migrating habits of the Wondering Talttler and how it comes to the Sunshine Coast every year. As they say in the ad ” smart bird that Wondering Tattler”. It is always fun to

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When Living in Style Magazine visited Lagoon Pocket

When Living in Style Magazine visited Lagoon Pocket

We love running Lagoon Pocket Bed & Breakfast and a few weeks ago our local paper The Gympie Times came to find out what it was all about. Here is the article that they were kind enough to write about us in their Living in Style magazine. If you would like to read the full

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