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 ...

Being spontaneous... Daintree Rainforest, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Being spontaneous... Daintree Rainforest

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today brought a quick change in plans. Our rental host came to say bye and we were confused.  Ends up she had someone else booked in our place for that day, but we had it that we were checking out tomorrow... Oooopps! So now we have no place to ...

Kuranda, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Kuranda

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Kuranda is a local village, located in the hills just west of Cairns.  Most visitors get there by way of an old steam train or a beautiful Skyrail through, riding over the rainforest.  Since we are here for a while and have a car, we opted for ...

Lazy day / Cairns Lagoon (reef saltwater pool), Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Lazy day / Cairns Lagoon (reef saltwater pool)

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... of the morning updating this blog      :)   Soooo... we had a late start and a lazy day in Cairns, looking around and enjoying the HUGE pool that the city built that is filled with saltwater from the Great Barrier Reef, right next to ...

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 ...

Josephine Falls, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Josephine Falls

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today is our first real day in Cairns. We didn't plan ahead so we are just going to spend the day exploring and start off going to a less known waterfall, but the one that the "locals" go to, Josephine Falls. It was less of a hike than we had hoped, ...

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 ...

Mellow day at home..., Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Mellow day at home...

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today was a mellow day at home.  Weather was a little dreary, but it has been like that a lot.  Katie insisted on a big workout. Running hills and doing lunges on our beautiful tree-lined street.  Then about 8 ab cycles. For dinner we went ...

Jun 30, 2009, Freshwater, Australia travel blog

Jun 30, 2009

A travel blog entry by linda.pulley

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Local Wildlife & Local sports (Footie), Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Local Wildlife & Local sports (Footie)

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... seats, so we picked what looked like a nice spot in the grass.  Most of the people around us used the "F" word at least 20 times each. WOW.  One lady even used it with a 3 year old who brought her a drink!  Kinda like Kentucky in Australia. ...

Another day of chillin', Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Another day of chillin'

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Grocery store, Workout, Pool time (even though it's not warm)... more like a normal summer day at home in Encinitas.  Although the day was slow, we had a nice family dinner in the backyard. Talking about everything and everything. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Goodbye Sydney... Hello Cans (Cairns)!, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Sydney... Hello Cans (Cairns)!

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today was mellow day of travel.  We flew ,picked up a rental car to use for the next 2 weeks to get us to waterfalls, hikes, reef, rainforest, etc, and got settled into our next housing. Our place is slightly above average, but it works and since we ...

Fitzroy Island - Great Barrier Reef, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Fitzroy Island - Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we took a ferry to an island that was recommended to us by a local.  She says this is the best island for a day visit and a little less touristy... Fitzroy Island.  The island was beautiful.  Water was VERY cold for Suzanne and cold ...

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 ...

My month in Cairns, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

My month in Cairns

A travel blog entry by michael_stacey2

... During my stay in Cairns I also visited the Oldest rainforest in the world where I saw my first ever Huge Spider in Australia... I love my spiders but these were just gigantic! - Il write about this next chapter I also did the Atherton Tablelands ...

Carns, Carns, Australia travel blog

Carns

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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