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Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
Danger, adventure, and raw beauty abound in the great Down Under and
naturally, no visit is complete without experiencing first hand one of
the greatest wonders of the world – the Great Barrier ...
Sprawling across approximately 15 acres, the Cairns Tropical Zoo is the largest such facility in North Queensland . Home to a wide array of exotic wildlife, the zoo also features a tight schedule ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Cairns – often considered the jumping off point for the Great Barrier Reef –
is a sensational destination in and of itself. The area is most famous
for its beaches, locally known as the ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, November 2012
The warm weather during Christmas in Australia intensifies in the northern cities like Cairns and Darwin .
Christmas in Cairns, for example, gets weather reaching the upper 80s
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
This is a bit of a no-brainer when out in stunning Cairns , but you must, must, must, take at least a day-trip to the reef where you can engage in snorkeling, or just lay out on the white sandy ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
Snorkelling or diving on the Great Barrier Reef at its best!!! Leaving from Townsville for a full day tour including lunch and around 4 hours actually in the water and if you want a complimentary ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
When to visit:
popular over summer, which in the southern hemisphere starts in December
and ends in late February. This is the best time to enjoy the famous
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Cairns benefits from being a quaint beach town that works as a hub for dozens of top Queensland attractions. From Cairns, one can easily take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Mossman Gorge, Cape ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
If you’re planning a trip to Queensland’s Hamilton Island in July, you’ll be able to take part in one of Queensland ’s premier gourmet events. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
What better way to view the beautiful Great Barrier reef from far above and deep below the water surface! Though snorkeling is as good as diving at the Great Barrier Reef. Staff are well organized, ...
Written by cissi, United Kingdom, November 2011
We had a fabulous time picked up at dawn from Thala Beach Resort just outside Port Douglas on November 26th 2010. Champagne breakfast - couldn't have been better.
Its well worth getting up VERY early in the morning to start the day with an eerie sunrise! The area has ideal weather and climate and flights get hardly canceled. Views are spectacular! Apparently ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, October 2012
A well-rounded visit to the tropical Cairns
region is not complete without experiencing it at morning, day and
night. Beach excursions and visits to local animal parks cover daytime
As most experienced travelers will tell you, running around Australia
is expensive. With the ever-growing value of the Australian dollar and
an expanding economy, moderate fiscal spending here ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, March 2013
As a backpacking hub to all the northern Queensland attractions, Cairns houses numerous hostels and backpacker focused restaurants, bars and clubs. What that means is the nightlife is fairly big in ...
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