Cairns Blog posts

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10th September 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel

8 best things to do in Cairns, Australia

Cairns is one of the cities that is considered as a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. It is located in Far North Queensland. With several places to explore and visit, everyone will have a memorable stay in this city. Some people even recommend going here during Australia’s winter season (June-August) as it is warmer in Cairns compared to other cities in the country....

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29th May 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Best day trips from Cairns: 10 activities not to miss

Cairns is the first destination I visited whilst living in Australia and is one place I have returned to time and time again. I simply can’t get enough of this beautiful coastal city, which is widely considered Australia’s adventure capital. There’s certainly no shortage of day trips from Cairns. Located in Tropical North Queensland, Cairns is blessed with some magical ecosystems. These include the world’s oldest rainforest – the Daintree, and of course, the Great Barrier Reef, the...

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16th June 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Cairns to Cape Tribulation & The Daintree Rainforest: A road trip itinerary

Driving from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, home to The Daintree, the world’s oldest rainforest, was one of the first adventures I had in Australia. I was living in Melbourne, and having spent 6 weeks in the city during the Australian winter months of July and August, I was keen for some sun and warmth. So my friends and I headed to Cairns in Tropical Northern Queensland, with no set plans but an overwhelming need for heat and adventure at the end of August. Only when I got to Cairns did I find...

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10th May 2020 by Stoked to Travel

Australia East Coast road trip itinerary

Australia’s East Coast is one of the most popular places in the world to travel. It spans the length of Queensland and into New South Wales, and features the larger cities of Cairns and Brisbane. With its world class beaches, ancient rainforests, endless adrenaline activities and charming towns, it’s truly a destination like no other. So the main aim of this guide is to equip you with everything you need to know to plan your own Australia East Coast road trip itinerary....

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22nd January 2021 by PommieTravels

From Port Douglas to Mission Beach: Exploring Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding area

Queensland is hugely popular for native Australians and visitors alike thanks to its warm tropical climate and the lure of the famous Great Barrier Reef. If you’re planning a trip to the Great Barrier Reef you’ll likely be heading for Cairns, the gateway to the reef; if you fly there booking yourself a hire car in advance means you can easily visit some of the surrounding areas and attractions....