aerial photo of north queensland beach

shopping markets

  • Locals of TNQ – Tanya

  • Locals of TNQ – Gareth

  • 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

  • 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…]

  • The Bloomfield Track

    Drive the beautiful and wild Bloomfield Track from Cape Tribulation to Cooktown – a bucket-list drive for all 4WD enthusiasts.

  • The Great Tropical Drive

    Get ready to discover the very best of Tropical North Queensland on the Great Tropical Drive. Some 26 different routes make up the drive, taking you from coast to Savannah, islands to the outback, rainforest to reef.

  • The Great Barrier Reef Drive

    Welcome to the loveliest little drive in Queensland. Short but oh-so-sweet, the Great Barrier Reef Drive covers just 140km in a straight line north from Cairns to Cape Tribulation.

  • 10 cafes in Cairns for great coffee

    With such a vibrant foodie culture, finding the best cafes in Cairns can be overwhelming. Fuel your caffeine addiction with these local favourites for a guaranteed quality cup of coffee.

  • Why you should visit the tropics in the Green Season

    From cosy rainforest retreats to once-in-a-lifetime Great Barrier Reef reef events, epic waterfalls to spectacular outback scenery, this is why you should put the green light on your Green Season holiday.

  • Old town young heart: your guide to Yungaburra

    It’s no coincidence the Atherton Tablelands village of Yungaburra attracts visitors from far and wide. This village, 1200m above sea level, translates to Meeting Place in local indigenous dialect – and the trail of headlights coming from Cairns each weekend proves it.