Behana Gorge: One of FNQ’s Best Swim Holes

picture of behana gorge

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

Port Douglas Swimming Holes

port douglas swim holes

One of the best things to do in North Queensland in the summer months is to go swimming in a freshwater creek or swim hole. There are literally dozens scattered throughout the region, and most of them are… Read More

Camping in Paradise: Top 10 Creekside Camping Spots in NQ

picture of pool at babinda boulders

Campers are spoilt for choice in North Queensland where an abundance of creekside camping spots means you can pitch your tent in your own private slice of paradise right next to a picturesque swimming hole, lake or river.     Swimming,… Read More

Wicked Whitsunday Waterholes

swimming waterholes in mackay and whitsundays

Most visitors to the Whitsunday region are firmly focused on islands and beaches but during the wet season (December to April) the locals like to head inland to swim in natural waterholes. One of the best things to… Read More

Guide to Townsville’s Best Freshwater Swimming Holes

picture of one of townsville's freshwater swimming holes

The summer months in North Queensland (November-April) can really sort the men out from the boys. Even the locals can find the high levels of humidity difficult to cope with. However, the sweaty weather also makes this the… 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

Beauty of Babinda: 3 Reasons Why Babinda is Worth a Visit

swimming hole at babinda boulders

This little country town nestled beneath Queensland’s two highest mountains, Mt Bartle Frere (1622m) and Mt Bellenden Ker (1593m), is approximately 60 kilometres south of Cairns. Admittedly it doesn’t look like much from the main road so many passing… Read More