Travel Blogs from Cairns District, Australia

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Days 2 & 3 at Cairns, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Days 2 & 3 at Cairns

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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... % live within 200 miles of the coast.  And Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne contain a large share of that 97%.  Australia tries very hard to emulate the United States while New Zealand maintains closer social ties with England. Day 3:  Where ...

Time for the GBR!, Great Barirer Reef, Australia travel blog

Time for the GBR!

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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... and not seeing the wall or going to Canada and seeing the... Oh well , bad example. Ha ha , Just kidding :) It's a must in other words. Besides that Cairns is tourists central and not much to do but sit at the lagoon and buy necklaces and ...

Day 1 of Tour, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Day 1 of Tour

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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Sunday  Morning 3/24  Cairns Day 1:  Actually two days of travel and somewhere we lost a whole day due to crossing the Int. dateline.  Got to Pgh. airport and found out our 4:30 flight had been changed to 5:50 so we had another hour ...

d, Cairnes, Australia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by jeffs

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I arrived in Cairnes absolutely exhausted due to the combination of alcohol abuse, lack of sleep and minor jet lag. Sarah let me know where she was staying and so i headed for there when i arrived. 2 lads who i met in Laos, Rob and Guy, also ...

Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by romero

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Andrea: Today we scheduled an all-day tour of the Blue Mountains. The bus picked us up bright and early at 7:40am after a little confusion about the pick up point. The gentleman who works at the hostel desk and helped us has now given us the exact wrong ...

Cairns Qld, Woree, Australia travel blog

Cairns Qld

A travel blog entry by disantofamily

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... to say everyone's been pretty bummed (not to mention a lot of pain for Nanny too obviously). We stayed at the Big 4 in Cairns so this was quite a change from the basic campgrounds that we've been at so far. It was literally a resort! Swimming pools, ...

shop 'till you drop, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

shop 'till you drop

A travel blog entry by lillipad

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Sunday 5th July– Superman, the rental car, a farmers market, adventures in shopping and ice cream Upon waking up this morning I found that time had finally caught up with me and my jet lag was gone. Although I still found it difficult as I had a ...

I am on the last leg of my Queensland tour, on the, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

I am on the last leg of my Queensland tour, on the

A travel blog entry by joannefuchs

... to witness some of the beautiful coral reefs. When I started this note I was on the train but I am happily ensconced now in Cairns. What a vibrant and surprisingly large tourist town. The lagoon and the esplanade are hard to beat. Tomorrow I head to the ...

The G.B.R., Cairns District, Australia travel blog

The G.B.R.

A travel blog entry by jameshyde

The Great Barrier Reef How I wish I had bought that under water camera…How I wish I had known the cornucopia of colorful marine life that awaited me in The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park on that fateful day. Oh do I lament my thrifty aversion to ...

Cairns, North Queensland - loved it, Yorkeys Knob, Australia travel blog

Cairns, North Queensland - loved it

A travel blog entry by 2gs_worldtour

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... that was going to take us by Skyrail through and over the nearby rainforest, a World Heritage Site high up above Cairns, with the trip taking approximately 75 minutes over some 8 kilometres of the Barron river and dense rainforest -fantastic landscape ...

Wild times on the Reef, Carins, Australia travel blog

Wild times on the Reef

A travel blog entry by jessandmel

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Our next stop is something i have been looking forward to for my entire life. Carins (pronounced Cans) home of the Great Barrier Reef!! World heritage listed, the only living thing you can see from space, the Great Barrier Reef! Before the reef, ...

Cultural Contrasts, Crystal Cascades & Chucking up, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Cultural Contrasts, Crystal Cascades & Chucking up

A travel blog entry by frannypea

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... .  We had planned our trip to coincide with some old school pals (Loz, Caz and Cheese) who were stopping at Australia halfway through a world trip. They were at the hostel when we arrived and after a raucous reunion we headed into the city. Cairns ...

Green Island, Green Island, Australia travel blog

Green Island

A travel blog entry by staceytravel

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Today we went to Green Island. I got woken up really early and we left the van without even having breakfast. We drove to the place where our boat was, and walked into the check in place. It was really cold because it was early. Then we had breakfast at ...

Jun 30, 2009, Freshwater, Australia travel blog

Jun 30, 2009

A travel blog entry by linda.pulley

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Tablelands, Gordonvale, Australia travel blog

Tablelands

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... Cairns at a pretty nice beach with a good shelter to cook under, although the weather was much better. We stopped breifly in Cairns for Calum and I to pick up our Passports, finally, and headed off inland towards the Atherton Tablelands. We had read that ...

Cairnes, Cairnes, Australia travel blog

Cairnes

A travel blog entry by jessicanash

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I flew into cairnes on the 9th Oct. Had about four days here, was nice to chill out after the hecticness of being on the move every day in asia. Nell arrived after a couple of days but the weather was raining and we were going to go out to the reef but ...

HOLY TRINITY... beach,that is, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

HOLY TRINITY... beach,that is

A travel blog entry by lillipad

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... the way back to the apartments we stopped of at the bottle-o. There are some things that from a perthling’s perspective cairns has a large supply of. Police, bottle shops, grocers, farmers’ markets, pokies and maccas. Anyway parked outside ...

Crystal cascades-Cairns and the Night zoo, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Crystal cascades-Cairns and the Night zoo

A travel blog entry by kingo

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... we had to head out and home for a quick change as we had booked an Australian night zoo adventure and cook out. At 7 we got to the cairns night zoo and there was a large buffet and open bar. It was great. So much good food and good old ause fun with an ...

The Great Barrier Reef is . . . Really Great!, Upolu Cays, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef is . . . Really Great!

A travel blog entry by melindam

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... a while and suddenly realize they forgot to leave--years later. We spoke with so many people who had migrated to Cairns from somewhere else in Australia after visiting for a holiday. I don't know how they take the tropical summers, but I could see living ...

Carns, Carns, Australia travel blog

Carns

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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An Unexpected Journey, to Melbourne., Yorkeys Knob, Australia travel blog

An Unexpected Journey, to Melbourne.

A travel blog entry by 0wley

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... that Europe could do with having, even if it’s just so us selfish Brits can enjoy it without travelling a zillion miles to Australia. We made our way back to the airport once again and back to Sydney, slightly panicked that our ship was leaving at ...

Great barrier reef, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

Great barrier reef

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... the fact that the babies have decided to waken at 5.30am every day so I'm shattered by evening! Today was our grande finale in Cairns with a full day on the Great Barrier Reef.  We went out to the Agincourt reef to a pontoon where we could then do ...

Idiot abroad, not us, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

Idiot abroad, not us

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... everything it felt the right time to leave. Since the babies had been up since 5.30am without a proper nap, our plane ride to Cairns at 2.30pm was tough.  The flight was only 2 hours or so, but both babies had their moments of being utterly ...

Cairns - full of nature, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

Cairns - full of nature

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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Hi All, Not much to say today other than to let you know we arrived safely in Cairns. The weather is cloudy, but lovely and warm so we headed to the beach! We mostly made sandcastles and I had a wee nap listening to Arnaud bickering with Rowan and Elodie ...

Bringing Paris (& Glasgow) chic to Cairns, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

Bringing Paris (& Glasgow) chic to Cairns

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... yellow ponchos!!! It’s a sight to behold, what can be more romantic than strolling hand in hand through the streets of Cairns in matching yellow bin liners? I bought these gorgeous ponchos on ebay as a last minute panic just in case it rained ...

lazy day, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

lazy day

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... and see a crocodile park but the transport system (or total lack of) totally got the better of us. Generally people coming to Cairns do so to see the reef, but unbelievably there is absolutely no public transport along the coast up to port douglas, where ...

K-day, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

K-day

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... not us, it aint far! They also had these horrid hairy spiders, like little tarantulas that are 'very common’ throughout all of Australia.  It was awful.  Like a house of horrors.   Rowan however quite enjoyed the interactive bit, ...

Escapeds in Kuranda, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Escapeds in Kuranda

A travel blog entry by lillipad

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... over the rainforest and waterfall we had seen on the train journey. We were in the company of a nice couple from South Australia (the lady couldn’t believe I was only fourteen) . Seeing it from that height it was different you could truly ...

Walsh's Pyramid, Aloomba, Australia travel blog

Walsh's Pyramid

A travel blog entry by cathy.rob.hyde

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Just south of Cairns, this mount is 922m high and is a popular walk. It took us 4.5 hours. Great achievement but it is now on the 'never to do again' ...

Cairns, Cairns North, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by cathy.rob.hyde

Back to Cairns to store van and car before we head to Murray Island on ...

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