Travel Blogs from Cairns District, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Keep on driving, Road Trip!, Australia travel blog

Keep on driving

A travel blog entry by danstravelworld

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... for. Although we saw our first kangaroo bounding along which was cool! Couple of days on, we made some miles heading for Australia Zoo - home of the (in)famous Crocodile Hunter - Steve Irwin. We'd heard he was actually there for Easter weekend as ...

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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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, ...

Cairns - Great Barrier Reef, Cairns - Great Barrier Reef, Australia travel blog

Cairns - Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by nadiav

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... time… we got used to being on the boat. We got used to it so much that we could still feel the waves for next couple of days (even drinking that evening was that much efficient… or not enough bear:o)). One more day in Cairns and of to ...

wardrobe malfunctions, Clifton Beach, Australia travel blog

wardrobe malfunctions

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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Well today was supposed to be nice and relaxing, but this being a momoschmidt adventure we can't ever seem to have a non-eventful day! It’s a lovely sunny day in paradise so we thought we’d head to the shop for our usual beach picnic ...

Diving, Eating, Sleeping, Diving, Eating, Sleeping, GBR: Flynn's Reef, Gordon's, Australia travel blog

Diving, Eating, Sleeping, Diving, Eating, Sleeping

A travel blog entry by sahs

Yay, time to go and find Nemo - along with everyone else on the boat... Oh, wait, I'm not technically qualified yet - finding Nemo will have to wait until I have red-rimmed eyes and tangled hair, so obviously I won't be too terrifying!  Yet more ...

Dawn Diving - and the Big Shiny Thing in the Sky, GBR: Flynn's Reef, Tracy's, Australia travel blog

Dawn Diving - and the Big Shiny Thing in the Sky

A travel blog entry by sahs

... we were under the impression that it permanently lived in clouds and was shy.) Still, Land ho, we were back in real Australia, with good memories, weird photos and a post dive party to go to.  Another cardinal rule of diving; you can't separate ...

Great Barrier Reef CZ, Cairns - Great Barrier Reef, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef CZ

A travel blog entry by nadiav

... ; se vyrazilo směr pevnina. Cesta zpátky proběhla v klidu a větsina z nás to prospala. Zpět do destivého Cairns jsme se vrátili ve 3odpoledne. Dva dny úplně stačí k tomu abysme se houpali jestě týden a tak jsme to ...

Last day in Cairns, Cairns District, Australia travel blog

Last day in Cairns

A travel blog entry by dianneswisher12

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... a bit weary. It had been a full day already. He entertained with lots of tales, songs and stories about the history of Australia. The program lasted a couple of hours and by the end he had us laughing, participating in silly skits, singing silly songs ...

Karunda - train and sky rail, Earlville, Australia travel blog

Karunda - train and sky rail

A travel blog entry by lisajoa

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... ! Back on the next gondola and the mist was really setting in now. So much so that as you descended out of the forest to cairns you couldn't see more than 20m in front just descending into mist. A very long coach journey back and collapsed in the room - ...

A day out on the bus, Yorkeys Knob, Australia travel blog

A day out on the bus

A travel blog entry by lisajoa

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... into actual rainforest on a walkway. It felt much cooler in there compared to the humidity everywhere else! We then took a bus back into cairns and went for a dip in the outdoor pool to cool off. We grabbed some dinner in cairns and got the bus back as ...

Yorkeys Knob, Yorkeys Knob, Australia travel blog

Yorkeys Knob

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan

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... Cairns. Cairns's first survey of 1885, makes Machans Beach one of the oldest beach front communities along the northern beaches of Cairns. It is a popular destination, but again looked very scruffy today. I can visualise that these three areas would look ...

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