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.
June 26, 2012
February 28, 2012
No visit to Cairns is complete without some exposure to regional flora and fauna. The following opportunities are some of the best that the city and the region have to offer. No matter the weather, you’ll be eager and able to explore these wild features of Cairns.
October 11, 2011
When to visit:
Australia is popular over summer, which in the southern hemisphere starts in December and ends in late February. This is the best time to enjoy the famous Australian beaches along the south, east and west coasts and experience Aussie culture at its best.