Travel NQ’s 117 Things to Do in Cairns

117 things to do in cairns

As an important tourism hub for North Queensland, there are many things to do in Cairns. It’s highly unlikely that you’d be able to do all of them in one visit so we’ve listed our top 117 activities… Read More

Canyoning in Cairns: Adventuring Through Behana Gorge

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Canyoning is a relatively new adventure sport to hit Cairns, but if you like the idea of abseiling, sliding and swimming through rivers and waterfalls, this might be just what you’re looking for. I must admit I wasn’t… Read More

Camping at Bramston Beach, Queensland

bramston beach camping

A favourite with locals only an hour south of Cairns

Wetlands Bird Watching in FNQ

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The wetlands in North Queensland form a vital part of the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem by acting as a filter for water flowing off the land and providing a nursery for fish. They are also a stopping off… Read More

Behana Gorge: One of FNQ’s Best Swim Holes

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On a hot summer’s day in North Queensland, there’s nothing better than sitting in a beautiful natural swimming hole amongst the rainforest. Behana Gorge, about 30 minutes drive south of Cairns, is a favourite with locals, especially those… Read More

Daintree Holiday Rental: Wait a While Daintree Retreat

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Wait a While Daintree Retreat in Cow Bay is a fantastic, tropical Daintree holiday rental. Surrounded by rainforest, it’s perfect for large families or groups wanting private and spacious accommodation in a truly stunning location. Once you drive… Read More

Kewarra Beach Resort: Beachfront Resort Close to the City

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The northern beaches are the best area to stay in Cairns if you want relaxing beachside accommodation close to all the action. And Kewarra Beach Resort has a beautiful quiet beach with cosy and secluded beachfront bungalows and… Read More

Crocodile Spotting Cruise on the Daintree River

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Seeing a crocodile in the wild is high on the list for many international travellers visiting the Daintree, but they can be hard to spot amongst the mangroves. So the best way to see crocodiles is with a… Read More

Lady Douglas: River Cruise in Port Douglas

lady douglas river cruise

Slowly cruising down the calm, mangrove-lined inlet with a glass of wine in hand, watching the sun go down and wildlife go about their business, is all part of the experience on Port Douglas’s iconic paddle steamer, the… Read More

Atherton Tablelands Holiday Rentals: Park House, Yungaburra

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While there are plenty of Bed and Breakfast accommodation options in Yungaburra, holiday rentals are generally more popular and a better option for larger groups of friends and families. And, if a private, spacious house with beautiful views… Read More