Cairns and Near Cairns

Port Douglas to Mossman Gorge (& Mossman Gorge Info)

Mossman Australia is a small town in Far North Queensland. It is north of both Cairns and Port Douglas, south ...
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Port Douglas Restaurants With a View

Dining in Port Douglas is made all the better if you can find a restaurant with a good view. A ...
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Are The Atherton Tablelands Worth Visiting?

The Atherton Tablelands, known locally as “The Tablelands” covers a huge area in Far North Queensland, close to top holiday ...
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Is It Safe To Swim in The Daintree River?

No, it is not safe to swim in the Daintree River. The Daintree River in Far North Queensland is in ...
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Great Barrier Reef Tours From Port Douglas for Families

There are many options for Great Barrier Reef tours from Port Douglas Australia. Some trips are full day and a ...
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Best Time To Visit Cairns

The best time to visit Cairns is broadly considered to be Australia’s cooler months, thus avoiding the wet season, tropical ...
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Cairns With Kids

Cairns with kids. Our guide to fun things to do in Cairns with kids. In this post, we cover family-friendly ...
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A Liveaboard on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns – What’s it Like?

What’s it live to live, sleep, eat, scuba and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef? We’ve taken 2 liveaboard scuba ...
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Learn to Scuba Dive in Cairns

What’s it like to learn to scuba dive? Our post covers the basics of scuba certification in Cairns Australia and ...
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Things to do in Cairns, Australia

Cairns has numerous great attractions within easy reach of the city and CBD but there are also loads of things ...
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Cairns to Port Douglas 2024

The only way to get from Cairns to Port Douglas is by road (unless you take a helicopter or charter ...
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Port Douglas to Daintree 2024

To the north of Cairns and Port Douglas, you will find the oldest rainforest in the world, the Daintree Rainforest. ...
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The Stinging Tree, Gympie Gympie, and Other Dangers of Queensland.

Yes, you read that right we have a stinging tree in Queensland. It’s not just a bit “ouch” it’s more ...
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Fresh Water Swimming Spots Around Cairns and Port Douglas

If you’re visiting the Cairns and Port Douglas region in summer, you absolutely must check out some of our freshwater ...
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Is There a Beach in Cairns? Where to Swim or Cool Off.

Cairns, Australia, is one of the stepping off points for snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, but is there a beach ...
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Rusty’s Market Cairns

Looking for a foodie treat in Cairns or this area of Far North Queensland? I’ve posted about London’s Borough Market ...
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Stinger Season in Cairns and Port Douglas (2024)

Stinger season Cairns, Port Douglas, the Great Barrier Reef area and the whole of Far North Queensland is something you ...
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See Wild Platypus Near Cairns

We saw an Australian animal that less than 10% of all Australians have ever seen near Cairns, the fantastic, and ...
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