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  • 10 Adventure-packed things to do in Cairns

    Bill Bryson, one of America’s best-loved travel authors, once described the people of northern Queensland “as mad as cut snakes”. Perhaps it’s because of the tropical heat. Or maybe it’s the interminable distance to the nearest capital (Brisbane is almost 1600 km south). Or it could be the dangerous wildlife that cohabits the region.Whatever it is, Cairns has given birth to adrenaline-filled, seat-of-your-pants activities bound to test anyone’s levels of adventure. So, where to start in Australia’s adventure capital? Here are our top 10 things to do in Cairns:

  • How to hit the Sweet Spot in Cairns

    Caution: visiting establishments below may result in a tighter-than-usual waistband and newfound love handles – eat at your own risk! #eatyourheartout #sorrynotsorry

  • Where to eat in Cairns

    When you’re in Cairns there are a million other things to think about before your stomach. But, the good great news is, if you consider yourself a bit of a foodie, you won’t have to hunt too far, with some of the best Cairns restaurants and cafes taking pride of place in the CBD. Here are 10 of the best to check out next time you’re in Tropical North Queensland.

  • ‘Tis the Season in Tropical North Queensland

    When it starts to heat up in Tropical North Queensland you know that time of year is just around the corner. The decorations have been dusted off, the kids are counting down to the big day, the drinks are flowing and the parties seem never-ending. With the daily goodies in the advent calendar quickly diminishing, it’s time to get your Christmas cheer on and start seriously planning for New Year’s Eve. From Cairns to Palm Cove and beyond to Port Douglas, here is a rundown of what’s on.

  • Daintree Walkabout Tour

    Daintree Walkabout tour provides a unique experience you can’t find anywhere else. Join the Dreamtime Gorge Walk at Mossman Gorge, where [more…]

  • Kuranda Day Tours

    Down under tours specialises in a variety Kuranda day tours that are designed to leave you amazed by the historic and [more…]

  • Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge Tour

    Experience the beauty of Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge in air-conditioned comfort with Down under tours Australia. During this [more…]

  • 8 Island Campsites on the Great Barrier Reef

    Unleash your inner Robinson Crusoe by camping on the Great Barrier Reef! Have you ever dreamed of escaping from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives? Where life is simple, revolving around the rising sun and falling tide? Yep, so have we! Here’s Eight island campsites where you can unleash your inner Robinson Crusoe.

  • 15 ways to connect with Indigenous culture

    Tropical North Queensland is the only region in Australia with two distinct Indigenous cultures, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. Connect with these ancient cultures 50,000 years in the making.

  • 9 Ways to Bring in the New Year around Cairns

    Still deciding what you want to do for New Year’s Eve? From epic island parties to family-friendly activities along the Esplanade, send off the year with these celebrations near Cairns.