Cairns Parks and Gardens: Picnic in the City

cairns botanic gardens

Our favourite parks in Cairns

Blazing Saddles: Horse Riding and Quad Biking in Cairns

blazing saddles horse riding cairns

Couple of hours to spare? Why not try horse riding or quad biking

Travel NQ’s Things to do in Townsville

things to do in townsville

While it is probably the most industrial city in north Queensland, there are still plenty of fun things to do in Townsville with lots of family friendly attractions and outdoor activities. 1. Hang out at the Strand –… Read More

Rocking Out at the Undara Rock and Blues Festival

undara rock and blues festival

If the idea of live bands and camping in the outback sounds like a match made in heaven, then you will love the Undara Rock and Blues Festival. Three days of rock and blues tunes out in the… Read More

Camping at Easter? Here are 5 Ways to Make it Egg-citing for Kids

camping at easter

Camping is always fun at Easter but if you’re camping with kids how do you make sure they don’t feel like they’re missing out on a visit from the Easter Bunny? Like many families we often like to… Read More

Camping at Bramston Beach, Queensland

bramston beach camping

A favourite with locals only an hour south of Cairns

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

Cairns Indoor Activities: 12 Ways to Escape the Heat and Rain

North Queensland’s tropical climate is one of its greatest attractions but if you find yourself needing to escape from the heat, humidity or torrential rain, these Cairns indoor activities might be just what you need. There are actually… Read More

Wallaby Creek Festival: Family Fun in NQ

wallaby creek festival

The Wallaby Creek Festival is definitely one of the best family-friendly music festivals in FNQ with three days of live bands, fun workshops and roving entertainers. While it may be held in fairly remote location (about half an… Read More