Cairns Travel Articles
What To Do in Tropical North Queensland – Australia
Tanie Sansey thinks North Queensland has it all - sun, rainforest, reef, sailing - and a taste of local Aussie culture, of course.
Adrenalin Rush in Cairns – Australia
Whitewater rafting, quad biking through hot mud pools are the celebratory choices for an unfit couple's 20th anniversary - one Lynne Turnbull and her husband survived and would do all over again.<
Upside Down, Down Under: Adventure in the Midst of Peace and Tranquility – Cairns, Australia
Jean Lutz is flying through the rainforest upside down and having the time of her life!
Our Trip to New Zealand and Australia: Part 4 – Cairns, Australia
This is Paradise, or as close to it as Tom Fisher has ever seen on planet Earth.
The Kiss of the Jellyfish – Cairns, Queensland, Australia
After snorkeling the reef, Leif Pettersen is convinced of his profound affect on stinging blueys.
Why fly to Alice Springs? – Cairns to Alice Springs, Australia
Rachel Nena Krasno thinks the journey into the Outback is probably one of the most fantastic parts of Australia. Some may say there is nothing for miles, but she says, "why fly?"
Cairns Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Cairns Where is it located?: Cairns is located three-quarters of the way up Queensland’s east coast, and in the top fourth of Australia. Why do people go there?: There’s a backpacker party scene that rivals Darwin’s, but, more importantly, Cairns is the gateway to the luscious tropical rainforests of the north […]
Swagman #15 – The Sugar Drive to Cairns – Cairns, Queensland, Australia
George found that there is really very little to do in Cairns but rest, drink, and risk your life on any of the latest adventure crazes sweeping through.
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #18 – More on the Road More Travelled – Cairns to Sydney, Australia
Beaches whiter than Meg's legs await in the Whitsundays, but a friend's face in Sydney is paler still.
What Do Travellers Do All Day?: #17 – Tourist Impersonator – Darwin to Cairns, Australia
Before she snags another bus, Meg's partying in Cairns, diving the Reef and braving the road more traveled.