From the category archives:


Tourism Booming

January 31, 2013

People in the know are getting excited that tourism in the Cairns – Port Douglas region is on the rise. Some, such as the owner of Reef Magic Cruises that operate from Cairns Marina, have put their money into expanding their fleet, recently buying and upgrading the former Fantasea vessel “Wonder” that worked in the [...]

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Birdworld Kuranda Images

December 21, 2012

Another of the fabulous attractions that await tourists to the charming village of Kuranda is Birdworld. Situated near the Butterfly Sanctuary, at the back of the Heritage Markets, Birdworld features more than 40 different species of birds from all over the world. Possibly the Macaws from South America take the favorite award with visitors from [...]

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Green Island Cruise

December 16, 2012

Green island is a popular day cruise destination and one that you must take when visiting Cairns. The Big Cat cruise from the Cairns marina is probably the best choice, as it gives you many options for a day of fun once your feet are planted on Green Island. Just a word of warning, make [...]

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Paronella Park Mena Creek Queensland

December 2, 2012

What a gem! Full of history, dreams, romance and disasters, Paronella Park captivates each visitor in their own special way. From the majestic Menna Creek Falls, the ruins of the Spanish Castle or the lush tropical gardens, each person will come away with different memories, yet only the most hard to please will never want [...]

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Butterfly World Kuranda

November 30, 2012

One of my passions in life is macro photography. Bugs, bees, dragonflies, and especially butterflies, are favorite subjects when the macro lens is attached to the camera. Imagine how excited a journey to a special place called Butterflyworld is to a macro photographer. It’s exciting for most people, for a photographer it’s heaven. On a [...]

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Great Barrier Reef

March 25, 2011

Knuckle Reef to Heart Reef Helicopter Flight Everybody should see the Great Barrier Reef from the air. Why? Because it’s absolutely awesome! Our last post told you about the fabulous cruise to Knuckle Reef, which is located on the Outer Barrier Reef, some 95 kilometers east of Airlie Beach. Cruise Whitsundays offers a great day [...]

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Cairns Skyrail Adventure

March 11, 2011

Cairns Skyrail Rainforest Cableway One of the worlds greatest attractions must be the awesome Skyrail journey over the roof of dense rainforest just north of Cairns, Queensland. You can take a return journey across the top of the world or combine it with either a train ride or road trip to the beautiful village of [...]

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Underwater Photography Queensland

March 4, 2011

All along the Queensland coast there are exciting opportunities for underwater photography. The real good news is that underwater photography is no longer the domain of the professionals with sophisticated equipment. Amateurs can purchase inexpensive waterproof point and click cameras that can take amazing underwater shots, just like the pros. Because the Great Barrier Reef [...]

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Best Travel Images 2010

December 22, 2010

I wanted to make a blog post showing my favorite travel images taken during 2010. I thought perhaps 10 images would be enough yet didn’t imagine how hard it would be to choose the best 10 travel images from the hundreds and hundreds of photos that was taken during 2010. Sunsets seemed to feature quite [...]

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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling

December 19, 2010

It doesn’t cost a lot of money to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, but it is surely something that everyone should do at least once in their lifetime. From as far south as Lady Musgrave Island, to the deep blue ¬†waters of the Whitsundays and far north area of the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns [...]

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