20 Jun
Planning Your Visit to the Great Barrier Reef - Your Questions Answered
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Planning Your Visit to the Great Barrier Reef – Your Questions Answered

Are you in the middle of planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia? If so, you are likely curious about the Great Barrier Reef and have some questions in mind about this spectacular natural wonder of the world. Whether you are an Aussie holidaying in Queensland or visiting from overseas, in this article we shall address some of the most frequently asked questions by visitors to the Great Barrier Reef! Where is the Great Barrier Reef located? The Great Barrier Reef is an astonishing 2,600 kilometres (or 1600+ miles) long, and therefore stretches its

23 May
Six Incredible Beaches You Can't Miss on Australia's East Coast
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Six Incredible Beaches You Can’t Miss on Australia’s East Coast

Did you know that Australia’s 50,000km-long coastline is home to a whopping 10,000+ beaches? Amazing, huh! With the majority of people living in Australia residing near to the country’s coastline (approximately 85%), Australia is famous the world over for its laidback lifestyle, by the beach. Many an Aussie will tell you some of their fondest and most joyful memories are those of spending summers on the beach swimming, building sandcastles and playing cricket, as well as body boarding and surfing. Australia’s beautiful beaches come in a large array of landscapes, shapes and sizes, depending on whether they are bay beaches

08 May
Four Incredible Rainforest Walks Near Cairns
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Four Incredible Rainforest Walks Near Cairns

Cairns (and the Tropical Far North Queensland region) is one of Australia’s ultimate tropical destinations, thanks not only to its proximity to the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, but also due to its breathtaking tropical rainforest vegetation. Did you know that the oldest living rainforests on planet Earth are those in the area surrounding Cairns? Pretty incredible, huh! The infamous Daintree Rainforest and surrounds are home to the largest range of unique and rare animal and plant species found anywhere on Earth. In fact, some of these species have existed for several million years. A trip to Cairns and

08 May
Fitzroy Island - The Ultimate Tropical Island Destination Wedding Location
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Fitzroy Island – The Ultimate Tropical Island Destination Wedding Location

Destination weddings have grown in popularity over recent years, and with good reason. Destination weddings enable you to whisk away your partner and loved ones on holiday to an incredible location, all the while celebrating one of the best days of your life – your wedding! Queensland, Australia is a very popular location for a destination wedding, thanks to its amazing warm weather and abundance of stunning landscapes. Without a doubt, Fitzroy Island, located in Tropical Far North Queensland off the coast of Cairns, is one of the most spectacular, romantic locations in Australia (and the world!) to get married

02 May
Best Places to Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding Near Cairns
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Best Places to Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding Near Cairns

It’s no wonder that the relatively new sport of stand-up paddle (SUP) boarding has grown significantly in recent times, all around Australia – it is tons of fun, a brilliant way to explore a new location and a fabulous means of incidental exercise. Did you know that SUP boarding was born in Hawaii, created as an alternative to the more traditional sport of surfing? Once you get the hang of it, SUP boarding is a great sport for developing both upper body and especially core strength, as it requires a solid mix of coordination, strength and endurance. SUP boarding is