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Cairns on a Fork | 25 November 2017 | Family Activity

  • Posted on November 20, 2017
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Cairns on a Fork | Family Activity | Eating Out in Cairns Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal | November 25, 2017 Cairns on a fork is a not-for-profit organisation that showcases the best of the street food culture around Cairns in a family friendly environment. Different locations are regularly selected for pop-up food markets where many types of vendors bring culinary delight to the residents and visitors of the city. On November 25, 2017, you’ll be able to get your foodie fix at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal from 12noon to 10pm.  This year is set to be the biggest and…

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Down Under Cruise & Dive | Tours in Cairns

  • Posted on November 3, 2017
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Down Under Cruise & Dive | Tour Review Great Barrier Reef Tours Cairns Did you know more than 400 (or one-third) of the world’s coral species can be found in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area? On the weekend that just passed, I was lucky enough to travel out onto the Great Barrier Reef with Down Under Cruise and Dive in some of the best conditions of the year. There was not a cloud in the sky, and the knots measured at 0, making it such a pleasant day to be out on the reef to explore. Down Under…

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THE CAIRNS AQUARIUM | FAMILY ACTIVITY

  • Posted on September 13, 2017
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The Cairns Aquarium | A Fabulous Family Activity! You can find the Cairns Aquarium at : 5 Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Yes, the Cairns Aquarium has been long in the making.  Yes, it’s opening date has been delayed, but as of the 19th September, 2017, you and your family can expect to be awed by the vast array of critters that now call the Cairns Aquarium, home. A number of displays will be showcasing fish, sharks, reptiles, amphibians and even giant insects.  I’m sure that the insects don’t rock everyone’s boat, but I’m sure the kids will love it….

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Cairns With Kids

  • Posted on August 31, 2017
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Cairns in tropical Far North Queensland is brimming with fun-filled activities for kids of all ages. From water activities, animal encounters to thrilling tours and adventures, there is guaranteed to be something that appeals to each and every family member. Cairns with kids is an exciting journey of discovery and enlightenment! Here’s just a few suggestions for what to do with kids in Cairns: Cairns CBD Cairns Esplanade and Swimming Lagoon Muddy’s Playground on Cairns Esplanade Cairns Esplanade Boardwalk Cairns Skatepark Fun Ship Playground on Cairns Esplanade Cairns Wildlife Dome at 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns Cairns Botanic Gardens Great Barrier Reef…

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UberEATS comes to Cairns

  • Posted on August 24, 2017
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Uber EATS comes to Cairns Uber has revolutionised the world and created a convenient answer to increased cost of transportation, heavy traffic, and inflated taxi fares.  Since taking a strong hold on the ride-sharing community, Uber has branched out and decided it would be a great idea if we could have someone pick up our food and drop it to our doorstep … and what a great idea! They call it, UberEATS Welcome to Cairns, Uber Eats! For those of you who are not familiar with UberEATS, here’s how it works: Download the UberEATS app on your smartphone or tablet…

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Cairns Festival 2017 | The Family Event of the Year

  • Posted on August 23, 2017
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Cairns Festival 2017 | The Family Event of the Year 25 August 2017 – 3 September 2017 The Cairns Festival has always been among the most popular family events for locals and tourists alike, with so many events to keep people from all walks of life. If you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, make sure you don’t miss out – we only have a few spots left. Click here to book.   While in the past I’ve enjoyed the weird and wonderful things that come with the Cairns Festival, this is the first year Minh and I will be doing it as…

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Carnival on Collins on Father’s Day

  • Posted on August 18, 2017
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When: Sunday 3 September, 2017 Where: Tanks Arts Centre, Collins Street, Edge Hill A giant day of family fun on Dad’s special day! Carnival on Collins on Father’s Day features loads of free entertainment for people of all ages – even Dad! For the gardening Dad check out what’s flowering in the botanic gardens and make your plant purchases at the plant store open while you enjoy the event. Then head on over to Gondwanan Lawn to view the fabulous cars at the exhibition of classic cars from the Cairns and District Historical Vehicle Club. Meanwhile brush up on your…

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Kuranda Day Trip

  • Posted on August 15, 2017
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Escape to the greenery of rainforests and cascading waterfalls on a Kuranda day trip. Spend time in the quirky little village of Kuranda browsing markets and shops and visit some of its great attractions. Getting to Kuranda is an experience in itself. You can either travel by train or cable car, but the best method of getting there is by doing both. The historic railway journey takes you through the lush rainforest on a old train from a bygone era, and the spectacular Skyrail Rainforest Cableway gives you a bird’s eye view over the canopy of the World Heritage rainforest…

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Midnight Oil @ Kuranda Amphitheatre

  • Posted on August 9, 2017
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When: 7 October, 2017 Where: Kuranda Amphitheatre It’s shaping up to be a huge event for Cairns and the Kuranda Amphitheatre, with Midnight Oil performing at the revamped amphitheatre on 7 October 2017. More than two decades after the Beds are Burning outfit last rocked the rainforest venue, Midnight Oil will make their long-awaited return to the iconic Far North stage. The show is part of their “The Great Circle” 2017 world tour. Midnight Oil will perform hits from their classic 80’s and early 90’s albums like “10-1”, “Diesel & Dust” and “Blue Sky Mining”. The support act will be Urthboy. Midnight Oil is more…

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Cairns Esplanade Fun Ship Playground

  • Posted on August 4, 2017
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Ahoy there kids! How would you like to climb aboard the Fun Ship on Cairns Esplanade for hours of nautical fun? Locally referred to as the “pirate ship”, this playground has ample space and lots to do for kids of all ages. The Fun Ship is a unique playground that fits well with the marine theme of the Esplanade and has many fun features for climbing and imaginative play. The playground has sun shades but it is still advisable to wear sunscreen. Plus the trees and paths surrounding the Fun Ship give a great base for all sorts of fun games…

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