Getaway On Grafton

157 - 159 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | 4 star hotel
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Cairns. The good, the bad and the ugly!

A travel blog entry by straycats


Nothing had more of a magnetic force of "must see" than the Great Barrier Reef.
Sandee of course might says Koala's, fuzzy critters and sea creatures are first, followed by our need to see the Sydney Opera House. But the route to Cairns was different than the Australian tourist bureau had presented.

As I'm writing this part of the …

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by cmnegus


We arrived in Cairns, Australia on Friday July 13th to very hot and humid weather (just like Ottawa we hear). After getting settled we went for a walk around this small northern city - which is pronounced cans (just like cans of soup or beans we are told).

On Saturday, we went for a day tour to the Great Barrier Reef on board a …

Leap of Faith

A travel blog entry by elise.travelmem


When I was first learning how to scuba dive, I learned the entry that my instructor at the time called the "leap of faith" because you put one foot into the like Indiana Jones does in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" to get to the Grail. After Cairns, I have 7 dives under my belt, and have to say that my confidence level has increased …

Whitsundays to NZ

A travel blog entry by dawnmherbert


... I got the dates the wrong way round! Thankfully they changed the booking for two days later – and I’m glad they did as it rained very heavily that afternoon. The day I went to the reef was sunny.

I was delighted when the weather changed for the better for a couple of days – one of which I spent on the beach topping up the tan and when I got bored, took myself off in a kayak and for a Hobie Cat training session (it’s been a ...

Welcome to 'Straya! (again)

A travel blog entry by amyclaridge23


... rugby at 1am. I'm genuinely proper bummed out that all my Welsh Soc peeps are in Dublin right now and I'm not there but the hostel shows sports so hopefully if I ask nicely enough tonight I can still feel partly like I'm there (probably to the detriment of any friendships I form this evening ... maybe I should just go out into this hostel/club thing alone ...). Anyway, off to chase off this bloody bag nightmare! Checking out for now! Much love, A ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 157 - 159 Grafton Street, Cairns, is near Reef Encounter, Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Deep Sea Divers Den, and Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens.
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