Blessed with tropical jungle, rushing rivers, and the largest reef system in the world, Queensland is the outdoor capital of Australia. Whether you’re drawn to water, rainforest or towering heights, there’s an adrenaline rush within a short drive from Cairns. Here are the top eight extreme adventures in North Queensland. Whitewater Rafting on the Tully […]
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November 26, 2014
Places that seem calm and quaint can take on a whole different character after dark. Sometimes the contrast is quite literally day and night. Wilderness areas and rainforests expose new residents and unfamiliar sounds once the moon and stars take the night shift. A night tour is the only way a traveler can see […]
October 28, 2014
For ocean lovers, there’s no greater bucket-list achievement than visiting the Great Barrier Reef. The UNESCO World Heritage site, the largest and most biodiverse reef system in the world, is home to 400 types of corals, 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 breeds of clams, 500 types of seaweed, 200 species of birds, 1,500 different sponges […]
October 14, 2014
Between the World Heritage–listed Wet Tropical Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef lies the Daintree, one of the oldest rainforests in the world. The lesser-known Cooper Creek Wilderness is the oldest and most biologically diverse section of the Daintree Rainforest. It has been continuously evolving for more than 170 million years.
September 16, 2014
Cairns is famed for its luscious outdoor landscapes. Rainforests and reefs are two of the major drawcards to the region, and for good reason! There are ways to see the natural beauty of Cairns without even leaving the city centre however: by visiting the gardens and parks of Cairns.
September 2, 2014
Cairns is one of Australia’s quintessential tourist destinations. Yet, with so much on offer in the country’s tropical capital, how can you be certain you’re getting the most out of your experience? Simple: take a 4-day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef tour.