Tropical North Queensland proves itself as a thrill-seeker’s hotspot with this list of adrenaline-pumping activities. The adventure activities near Cairns include skydiving and jungle surfing among many others, and the best part is that these are all accessible from the city of Cairns as a day trip if necessary.
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April 16, 2013
Because Australian wildlife is adorable, unique and fun for all ages, one should not miss an opportunity to get immersed in sanctuaries and wildlife parks while traveling in Australia. The Cairns Wildlife Dome, located above the Reef Hotel Casino in central Cairns, offers visitors the chance to learn more about the Aussie environment, in any weather condition – and you don’t have to take a day trip to do it. Explore an enclosed rainforest ecosystem, chock full of lorikeets, parrots and cockatoos that roam freely next to you. Or, learn about the large reptile population that includes pythons, lizards and a giant crocodile known as Goliath.
April 2, 2013
A visit to Cairns will more than likely be filled with activities involving nature and wildlife, which also means that the list of things to do in Cairns with children tends to be pretty much the same as the things to do with people of all ages. Whether it’s snorkeling the reef or cuddling a koala, these activities appeal to travelers young and old. In any case, here’s our list of things to do in and around Cairns targeted to families with kids.
April 1, 2013
Cairns Blues Festival: The 3rd annual Cairns Blues Festival will take place on Saturday May 11, 2013. If you’re in central Cairns on this day follow the sounds of the blues to Fogarty Park on the Cairns Esplanade. Check out http://cairnsbluesfestival.com.au/ for more details.
March 28, 2013
Being located in the tropical north of Queensland, encapsulated with Australian rainforest, the fact that you can encounter a number of interesting creatures in the wild near Cairns is literally no surprise.
March 21, 2013
Outside of Cairns lies some of the most fertile farmland in all of Australia, growing numerous types of tropical fruits, vegetables, nuts and coffee beans. Plus, the dairy farming market is popular meaning fresh milk, cream and cheeses are plentiful. Most of these types of products can be bought from the regular farmers markets in Cairns, those of which we explore further in this article.