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12
April
2019

Where is Green Island?

The Great Barrier Reef is not only famous for its underwater reef system but its endless amounts of islands attached to the reef itself. Blending together the submerged world to the surface land, abling land animals and plant life to live in harmony with the ocean ecosystem. The islands, 900 to be exact, scatter along the 348,000 square kilometres of the area that makes up the Great Barrier Reef. With some of the biggest and best going down as a top location in Queensland, most predominantly the Green Island. Undoubtedly, the best coral cay within the entire reef, Green Island […]

14
March
2019

What can I do in Cairns today?

Teeming with sun, sand, and sea, the city of Cairns is one of the best tropical wonderlands Australia has on offer. The vibrant city centre offers superb restaurants, fabulous bars, and an easy-going atmosphere. Surrounding the city is the lush greenery and warm sea waters the tropics are famous for. With iconic attractions like the Great Barrier reef and Mossman Gorge neighbours to Cairns, the city works as both an attraction and a base point for others. But where do you start? here is our list of the very best things to do right now in Cairns. The Lagoon Want […]

26
February
2019

How to deal with the tropics

The north-east coast of Australia is made up entirely of tropical areas, with large rainforests, sunny beaches, and thick humidity. For locals, this is the usual, but for us tourists this may come as a shock. With travellers becoming dependent on the air conditioner and deodorant. However, there are tips and tricks to help you along the way, letting you enjoy the attractions without slowly melting away from the scorching sun. Get up early Avoid getting roasted by the sweltering heat by evading the worst times. The sun is hottest when it reaches its highest point, usually occurring at around […]

13
February
2019

What wildlife can you find on Green Island?

Nestled within Australia’s turquoise waters is the mesmerizing Green Island. A world heritage site, home to colourful coral gardens, an exceptional expanse of rainforest, and unspoilt shimmering beaches. But what makes the green island a tourist’s paradise is the number of unique wildlife swarming the area. Inside the Reef Green Island is one of the best coral cays along the Great Barrier Reef. A coral cay is essentially a sandy island that sits upon an already existing coral reef. Therefore, when visiting Green Island, visiting the underwater reef is mandatory. Its ancient age (around about 60 thousand years old) makes […]

23
January
2019

The Best walks in Cairns tropics

Cairns humid climate and coastal landscape make it an ideal region for brilliant rainforests, unique wildlife, and spectacular natural wonders. Whether you are an expert bushwalker, a simple Sunday stroller, or a first-time adventurer, there is an array of walks to suit every desire and ability. Lace up those walking shoes and head out to the very best walks you should squeeze in during your holiday to the sub-tropical Cairns. Atherton Tablelands Take a day trip out to the Atherton Tablelands and witness the natural beauty of Australia firsthand. It is home to some of the highest peaks in Queensland, […]

1
October
2018

What to see along the Gillies Range?

Even your drive to Atherton Tablelands can be an adventure. With an array of natural attractions sprinkling along the route. Twist through the windy roads, and stop off to step into the lush forestland, dive into the crater lakes, or marvel at the stunning mountain views. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery or a more upbeat adventure, the route along Gillies range has you covered. Cathedral Fig Tree Within a pocket of rainforests lies a century old tree. This 500-year-old is a Cathedral Fig Tree. It is a type of strangler tree species; […]

30
August
2018

What to Do Around Cairns?

Australia’s tropical wonderland, Cairns is famous for its spectacular sun, sand, and sea. One of the top tourist destinations in Australia, the city itself has a bucket load of activities and attractions on offer. But what do you do once you’ve seen everything the city has to offer? Have no fear because Cairns is surrounded by a diverse range of sights within arm’s reach. Take a day trip out to one of these amazing places and see for yourself! Great Barrier Reef A trip to Cairns is not complete without a day out on the reef. One of the top […]

26
July
2018

Activities to Do on Green Island

Green Island is a gem of a landmark in the sprawling expanse of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Set 27km from the shores of Cairns, the island is surrounded by a centuries-old coral cay that’s perfect for exploring. Here are some of the best ways to explore Green Island: 1. Take a Helicopter Tour Green Island is breath-taking from ground level, but it’s even more magical from the skies. On a helicopter tour, visitors can experience the island and its surroundings from a unique perspective, picking out other islands in the reef and witnessing the sheer beauty of the […]

8
June
2018

Why Millaa Millaa Falls is So Famous

Set outside of Cairns, the Tablelands region sprawls out in a show of ancient scenery and picturesque landmarks. At the heart of it all Millaa Millaa Falls boasts a heritage-listed plunge waterfall that has been on the Heritage Register since 2005. The falls can be found close to the charming town of Millaa Millaa, the name of which is taken from the Aboriginal phrase MaMu that refers to a rainforest vine that is common in the area. The waterfall itself soars around 18 metres skywards and there is a pool at the base that’s the perfect spot for an afternoon […]

26
April
2018

Things to Do at Millaa Millaa Falls

In the sprawling Tablelands of Queensland just outside Cairns, there are a number of pretty waterfalls just waiting to be explored. With several walking trails that weave around these magical landmarks there is plenty to discover, from deep plunge pools to ancient plant life. As one of the most popular waterfalls in the area, Millaa Millaa Falls promises a backdrop of lush greenery set against a mesmerising show of cascading water. Located on Theresa Creek Road, it is now a heritage-listed site and provides the perfect place to dig into the unique history and natural scenery of this region. Named […]

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