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Spread the Love! Valentine’s Day 2018 SALE

  • Posted on January 16, 2018
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VALENTINE’S DAY SALE 2018 Here at North Cove, we believe in spreading the love! This Valentine’s day, save 10% off any booking stayed in February 2018! All you need to do is use the promo code ‘love18‘ when booking through our website to automatically receive your 10% discount off your apartment accommodation! Treat yourself and your loved one to a getaway to Tropical North Queensland! There’s even room for the family if you want to bring them along.  Discount applies to all room types, but is subject to availability so get in fast! To secure your room – click here…

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Raging Thunder Canyoning Tour

  • Posted on January 13, 2018
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Raging Thunder Canyoning Tour Crystal Cascades Despite living in Cairns for the last 19 years, little did I know that the renowned swimming hole, Crystal Cascades, would transfer into its own natural playground – the cool kids on the playground are Raging Thunder. Raging Thunder lead us to a highly restricted area that does not allowed public access. Kate, Aislinn and I could see why this area of the river are restricted as trying to get through almost any part of the rocky stream would be extremely dangerous without a guided professional. We started our day early to beat the…

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The Float Studio

  • Posted on January 1, 2018
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The Float Studio | Cairns 149 Anderson Street, Manoora The Float Studio is only a 6-minute drive from North Cove Apartments! 6 minutes to the ultimate relaxation! Float tanks are somewhat of a new concept, and often a bit foreign to people, but these futuristic capsules are designed to help you de-stress and loosen up. The Float Studio pods may look more like strange cars than bath tubs, but these babies have 600kg of salt (Magnesium Sulfate | Epsom Salts) dissolved into temperate water for you to bathe in… that’s a lot of salt.  These salts have proven benefits. Aching…

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Christmas Events in Cairns 2017

  • Posted on December 9, 2017
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Christmas in Cairns 2017 | What’s On A tropical Christmas is almost upon us and school holidays are rearing to go! If you’re looking for something ‘Christmasy’ to do with the family this festive season, Cairns has plenty to offer. Cairns Esplanade Christmas Tree On 1 December, the spectacular Cairns Esplanade Christmas Tree was turned on, and is sure to get anyone in the Christmas spirit. 9 December 2017 – Redlynch Christmas Festival  Xavier Herbert Park in Redlynch Valley will become a Christmas hotspot, with face painting, carols, activities, a parade and, of course, Santa. Festivities will run from 4pm-9pm…

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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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