tropical lifestyle culture

  • 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?

  • Karumba Barra & Blues Festival

  • 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.

  • Bramston Beach

    Bramston Beach is approximately 45 minute south of Cairns by car. To reach this quiet and relaxed beach, turn left at Mirriwinni, [more…]

  • 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.

  • Say “I do”: 8 wedding combos in Port Douglas

    The knee has been dropped, or the questions been popped – now you’ve got a wedding to plan. Not to fret, your wedding fairy godmother is here, armed with the ultimate ceremony and reception combos in Port Douglas.

  • Vlasoff Cay: the most incredible place to picnic

    Feel grounded the moment you arrive at a private sand cay on the Great Barrier Reef.

  • A backpacker’s guide to nightlife in Cairns

    Cairns may be known as the gateway to the reef and rainforest, but don’t be fooled… the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down around here. In fact, you’re guaranteed a party every single night of the week in this vibrant small-town city. Find out exactly where to go in this handy nightlife guide.

  • Sleep under the stars on the reef

    Is the Great Barrier Reef at the top of your travel bucket list? How about seeing the uninterrupted Southern night skies? Sunlover by Starlight gives you 48 hours of wanderlust-inducing experiences tied with a bow of exclusive reef tours, scrumptious food and five-star treatment.