Cairns Sunset Cruise: Drinks & Nibbles on the Harbour

cairns sunset cruise

It’s a beautiful balmy tropical evening and you’re wondering where to go in Cairns. One option is to take the Cairns Harbour Sunset Cruise, a great way to explore the waterways behind the city with a glass of… Read More

Tropical Writers Festival: Is FNQ a haven for writers?

The up and coming Tropical Writers Festival is held in Cairns every two years. It attracts book lovers and writers from all around Australia as well as the many well-established local authors who live in the region. This… Read More

Opera in the Outback at Undara

opera in the outback

Spectacular bush setting for a night at the opera

Cairns to Cooktown Road Trip: Bloomfield Track or Inland Road?

black mountain cooktown

The big question for most travellers planning to drive from Cairns to Cooktown is, which road is better? There are two options: a sealed inland road or the coastal road, which includes the Bloomfield Track. The answer all… Read More

Our 6 Favourite Things To Do In Cooktown Australia

Cooktown Australia

Named after Captain Cook, the small coastal township of Cooktown Australia, is popular both as a fishing paradise and also as a destination for history buffs wanting to learn more about Captain Cook beaching his ship here. Cooktown… Read More

Best Cairns Tablelands Waterfalls

Ellinjaa Falls, Cairns Tablelands waterfalls circuit

One of the biggest drawcards of the Cairns Tablelands in Far North Queensland is the abundance of beautiful waterfalls. In fact there are so many that there is even an official ‘Waterfalls Circuit’. The best time of year… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to FNQ’s Best Swimming Holes

mossman gorge queensland

During the hot and humid summer months in North Queensland, the local residents usually retreat to the backyard pool or the chilly waters of natural swimming holes and creeks. Being able to sit in a cool refreshing rock… Read More

10 Free Things to Do in Cairns With Children

picture of cairns lagoon

Wondering where to take the kids in Cairns that won’t cost a fortune? As one of Australia’s most family friendly cities and a tourist mecca, there are many fantastic things for families to do in this tropical NQ… Read More

Cairns Golf Courses: Teeing off in the Tropics

cairns golf courses

Port Douglas and Cairns golf courses are some of the most beautiful in Australia so if a golfing holiday is your idea of a perfect getaway, you won’t be disappointed with a trip to the Far North. There… Read More

Snorkeling the Reef at Green Island Queensland

Green Island Queensland

The emerald cay and reef of Green Island Queensland is just a short 45-minute boat trip from Cairns. It is the perfect place to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef for people who prefer the comfort of being close… Read More