Did you know that there are more than 10 direct international flight paths from Cairns? You could visit Japan in just one flight or even Hong Kong! You may be someone from outside of Australia read... Read More
Two years ago, the Cairns Botanic precinct celebrated the unique Sister Cities relationship between Cairns and the Chinese city of Zhanjiang. By doing so, a contemporary style garden was built that... Read More
Koalas, which originally used to live in the rainforest but due to evolution now live in Eucalypt Woodlands, are recognised worldwide as the symbol of Australia. Take the opportunity to cuddl... Read More
Port Douglas is once again hosting the ‘Longest Lunch’ at the Rex Smeal Park under the palms. Following the success of the event last autumn. The long table style lunch lets you indulge... Read More
This year’s Commonwealth Games was the fifth time Australia has hosted. Our country welcomed more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations. Not only was it th... Read More
Do you want to see all the marine life of the Great Barrier Reef up close and personal, without getting wet? Check out Cairns’ latest attraction – the Cairns Aqu... Read More
Having grown up in the northern beaches of Sydney, the Stone siblings are well adjusted to the summer heat. We recognise them of their dreamy indie pop sounds and romantic wistful lyrics. It w... Read More
We all know it can be a little frustrating to pay for street parking for a mere few hours in town. It’s even more frustrating to constantly pay for it when staying for an extended period at a... Read More
If you’re going to visit Cairns, it’s a necessity to meet a crocodile at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures! Only 40 minutes drive from Cairns and 30 minutes from Port Douglas, t... Read More
With my sister-in-law in Cairns to celebrate her recent High School Graduation, we thought a great graduation present would be to take her horse riding with Mount 'N' Ride.
Lo... Read More
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 play... Read More
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, b... Read More
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 pl... Read More
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 sele... Read More
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 y... Read More
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 amp... Read More
Stroll into the lushness of a tropical garden paradise during your stay in Cairns at the Cairns Botanic Gardens located in Collins Avenue, Edge Hill.
The gardens are divided into five sec... Read More
On a lazy Saturday afternoon, my parents, Minh and I decided we’d take a little road trip up the Kuranda Range to Coffee Works. Located just 1 hour from Cairns, Coffee Works is located ... Read More
Blazing Saddles Adventures is the longest recognised horse riding and quad bike tour company in Far North Queensland. The great part is the company is locally owned and operated. This tour is locat... Read More
Discovery Tours Australia’s Half Day Rain Forest & Waterfall Tour is a great option for those who have a limited time in Cairns to see all the beautiful rain forests and waterfalls.  ... Read More
My family and I enjoyed a night out on the Spirit of Cairns Dinner Cruise. Extended family who we hadn’t seen in many years were up for a visit and it was the perfect opportunity to showcase ... Read More
The Figtree Playground is a beautiful gem. This wooden playground is built around and hides amongst a large fig tree on the Cairns Esplanade near the Cruise Liner Terminal in the centre of Ca... Read More
Down Under Cruise and Dive departures leave from Cairns every day! Evolution is one of the fastest boats with comfortable seats and is offered at an affordable price. The crew will give you t... Read More
Up until recently, access to the Outer Reef could not be achieved in a half day unless you make use of a helicopter for a one way transit to/from a pontoon. Although the views over the reef f... Read More
Having set my alarm for 4am, I knew that on most days I would struggle to operate on just 6 hours sleep (Kate would simply not operate at all). However on most days, I don’t have the opportun... Read More
Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is the best place to learn about the evolution of Australians wildlife, where you can explore Hartley’s at your own pace. Some of these awesome attraction... Read More
The Cairns City Council is on the forefront of community health and fitness by running a large variety of activities called ‘Active Living’ on the Esplanade for every age group to enjoy... Read More