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  • Cairns or Port Douglas?

    A getaway is looming and you’re longing for a tropical escape – Cairns and Port Douglas are both popular holiday havens, but which should you choose?

  • Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel

    Step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer [more…]

  • A weekend to unwind in Cairns

    Desperate for an escape from stressful, busy city life? Take a well-deserved break and feel grounded the moment you touch down in Cairns; the gateway to Tropical North Queensland.

  • Long weekend escape from the city

    Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and reconnect with yourself in Tropical North Queensland. Jump on a plane to Cairns for a mini-escape, you don’t need a passport to visit this tropical destination.

  • A short break to reground in the tropics

    This five-day adventure through Cairns, Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands will give you a holiday glow and leave you feeling grounded and recharged.

  • Ocean Free – Green Island & Great Barrier Reef

    Sail to Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef Ocean Free is for those guests wanting to experience a highly [more…]

  • Great places to go camping near Cairns

    Are your campsites better described as camp palaces, or do you just roll with the bare essentials? Whether you’re at one end of the spectrum or the other, lace up your hiking shoes, load up your 4WD (or hatchback) and string your fairy lights around these camping sites near Cairns.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 10 Instagram locations near Cairns

    With endless picturesque places on the doorstep, you’re spoilt for choice as soon as you touch down in the tropics. Send your holiday posts to the top of the feed with these Instagram locations near Cairns.