Fiona Harper
Author | Travel writer | Editor | Photographer
Travel Boating Lifestyle | MiTribe Media |

* Author of Boating Guide to NSW & Boating Guide to QLD - short stays & long weekends
* Managing editor & Co-creator at - women's platform for travel, wellness, adventure, families & relationships
* Managing editor at Travel Boating Lifestyle (digital)
* Creative director at MiTribe Media &
* Contributing travel writer to print & digital publications globally
* Tourism & marine industry social media, copywriter & digital content specialist
* Member - Australian Society of Authors & Australian Society of Travel Writers

Based in Queensland Australia, Fiona Harper is an author, travel writer & photographer, content creator, social media manager & travel editor.

Fiona is the Co-creator & Managing editor of (launching mid 2022) showcasing travel, wellness, adventure, families & relationships for a female-specific audience.

She manages clients & creative projects under her company MiTribe Media & & writes about travel, soft adventure (sail, hike, bike, run, camp & glamp), small ship cruising & outdoor lifestyles.

She manages Travel Boating Lifestyle & represents Out & About with Kids as digital editor.

She is the author of three guide books: 'Boating Guide to NSW, QLD & VIC - short stays & long weekends', published by New Holland & is researching for her next book 'Classic run events around the world'.

Widely travelled, highly acclaimed & much published, Fiona's articles & images appear in print & digital publications globally.

When not chasing a story or travelling the globe she's probably running a marathon, hiking a mountain or sailing into a tropical sunset blissfully disconnected from deadlines. She's rather partial to mountains & mojitos, islands & highlands.

Fiona learnt to sail in Australia's remote Kimberley & has captained 5 of her own yachts
She has worked as a charter yacht skipper & has delivered yachts all over the South Pacific/SE Asia
She is most at home when far from home & likes to get offroad, offshore & offgrid
She runs a lot (!), has completed 12 marathons & will run VA's Conquer the Cove & New York Marathons in 2022
Her photographs are printed onto fitness apparel & merch & sold in her online store
Fiona is working on a sassy memoir inspired by an online dating journey into the South Pacific

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    Cassowary at Etty Bay | Queensland Australia

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    Etty Bay in north Queensland is one of the few places where the Southern Cassowary exists in the wild. Listed as endangered, their main threats are vehicle strike, dog attacks and loss of habitat.

    Travel Boating Lifestyle is published by Fiona Harper …

    Motorhome dump point debut (emptying the toilet cassette)

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    Motorhoming is not all beaches & cocktails at sunset. Fiona goes behind the scenes to make her dump point debut on a road trip with Let's Go Motorhomes in Tropical North Queensland.

    Sailing to Vanua Baluvu (Bay of Islands) | Fiji

    uploaded 14 Jul 2019 5:51am

    Fiji's stunning Bay of Islands at Vanua Balavu in the Lau Group is one of the world's best cruising destinations. Ship's Sound is an intimate anchorage surrounded by pinnacle-like islands and has space for a couple of yachts.

    Travel Boating Lifestyle is …

    Coconut Plantation | Port Douglas

    uploaded 23 May 2019 8:45pm

    On the Great Barrier Reef coastal drive between Cairns & Port Douglas, the 700-odd tree coconut plantation at Thala Beach Nature Reserve confirms you've reached Paradise!

    Atherton Tablelands runner

    uploaded 16 Apr 2019 8:51am

    Early morning trail run on the Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Queensland Australia.
    Filmed on DJI Mavic 2 Pro

    Barron Falls, Kuranda | Queensland Australia

    uploaded 16 Apr 2019 8:49am

    Barron Falls are a dramatic waterfall near Cairns, north Queensland - the best viewpoint is from the train station platform at Kuranda.
    Shot on DJI Mavic 2 Pro
    11 Jun 2022

    Indulge in Fijian island picnics, private beachside dinner parties or floating upon a lagoon with fine cuisine prepared from organic farms and caught sustainably. Learn the culinary secrets of the...
    11 Jun 2022

    Inspired by ancient South Pacific traditions that combine holistic healing and nourishment with native botanicals, Fiji's spa treatments are an essential element of any Fijian island holiday. Here is...
    30 May 2022

    Fiji's world-class island resorts promise complete indulgence no matter your favourite style of luxurious tropical holidays
    30 May 2022

    Slip your toes into the softest sand and savour the elegant surroundings at Fiji's most luxurious barefoot island resorts
    13 May 2022

    Fiona Harper is our Queensland based reporter who has used QLD's hilly terrain to train for the Conquer the Cove trail marathon in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, USA
    10 May 2022

    Walking on wukalina country

    The Rambler Co

    Tasmania, Australia

    Fiona Harper takes a four-day walk through Tasmania's east coast, walking on wukalina country with traditional owners
    02 May 2022

    Spending a Day with the World's Oldest Living Culture

    Coral Expeditions

    Kimberley, WA, Australia

    What to expect when stepping ashore at Bigge Island, on a Coral Expeditions cruise through the Kimberley region of West Australia
    22 Apr 2022

    Hike Queensland's Scenic Rim on a luxurious walking holiday

    Signature Luxury Travel & Style

    Queensland, Australia

    Take an Australian hiking holiday on Queensland's Scenic Rim Trail on a guided walking tour with luxury accommodation & gourmet meals
    31 Mar 2022

    Fiona Harper's new book - Boating Guide to NSW

    Travel Writers Radio

    New South Wales, Australia

    Fiona Harper is a Queensland based reporter for Travel Writer's Radio who has reported from ocean-related destinations like Fiji and the Solomon Islands. She has taken advantage of being 'grounded'...
    29 Mar 2022

    Rolling with the Rhythm

    Spa & Wellness

    Airlie Beach QLD, Australia

    On a wet Sunday in the Whitsundays, the Coral Sea laps softly on the rocks below, creating a rhythmic soundtrack to our yoga rounds of Salute to the Sun, reports Fiona Harper. Spa & Wellness...
    18 Mar 2022

    Meet: Jackie Parry - maritime trainer, sailor & author

    Travel Boating Lifestyle


    MEET Jackie Parry who has sailed around the world 1.5 times, forged the European canals on a charismatic Dutch barge, holds a sailing record, has written 11 books and runs a maritime training...
    03 Mar 2022

    Wild about Yukon

    Travel Play Live

    Yukon, Canada

    Where to go and what to do In Canada's Yukon Territory for wilderness lodges, hiking trails, northern lights, road trips, culture and history on outdoor adventures
    28 Jan 2022

    Boating Guide to NSW

    New Holland

    NSW, Australia

    Published by New Holland, this new book, 'Boating Guide to NSW', features short stays and weekends away inspiration and information for boaties. Includes sections on Gourmet Getaways, Nature...
    02 Jan 2022

    The Wet Season is when Tropical North Queensland comes alive. Fiona Harper reveals the appeal of North Queensland in summer
    02 Jan 2022

    How to take a Wellness Getaway to Palm Cove

    The Reef House

    Palm Cove QLD, Australia

    Fiona Harper pampers her body and soul on a wellness journey to Palm Cove
    02 Jan 2022

    Why You Should Visit North Queensland During the Summer

    The Reef House

    Palm Cove QLD, Australia

    Summer in Queensland is all about rejuvenation. Fiona Harper discovers why North Queensland is a magical place to visit in the summertime
    28 Dec 2021

    Fiona Harper meets a family of four whose home is a yacht that has taken them across the South Pacific Ocean
    02 Dec 2021

    Teri-Lee Isaac developed her tourism business, Tutchone Tours, and tapped into a much-needed service to help visitors experience First Nations' culture and the largest historic site in the Yukon
    01 Dec 2021

    17 Australian islands that are kid-friendly

    Out & About with Kids


    Australia has over 8,000 islands dotted around the coast. Here's 17 of the best Australian islands that are perfect for family holidays
    26 Nov 2021

    Seven nights in Palm Cove

    Aust Luxury Hotels

    Palm Cove

    North Queensland is well known for its tropical wilderness, wildlife and World Heritage listed treasures. While the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest claim the limelight (deservedly so –...