From the category archives:


Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tips

December 7, 2010

How to keep snorkeling goggles from fogging Snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is a heck of a lot of fun. It’s amazing to see the awesome amount of coral and marine life. But the downside to snorkeling is your glasses, or goggles, fogging up and constantly having to clean them. The best tips for [...]

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Crocodiles of North Queensland

December 6, 2010

People living in North Queensland understand the threat of saltwater crocodiles lurking around estuaries and mangrove lined creeks. Crocodiles are a real threat from about Rockhampton north, with the further north that you go the more danger that exists. Luckily most of us are sensible enough to be wary of areas that may be good [...]

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Cairns Kuranda Scenic Rail

December 4, 2010

The Cairns to Kuranda Scenic Rail is probably just as popular on the tourist scene as a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Once you have taken the trip it is easy to see why. With some of the most amazing views, a day trip up to Kuranda via the winding railway track also gives [...]

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Hairy Nosed Wombats

December 3, 2010

There are times when visiting a zoo will be your only feasible opportunity to see some of the worlds rarest animals. When we recently visited Cairns Tropical Zoo, we were fortunate enough to see a Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat awake and moving about his enclosure. I say we were fortunate for several reasons. Firstly wombats are nocturnal [...]

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Cairns Green Island

December 1, 2010

First day home after 5 glorious nights in Cairns and will have to be hard at it to show you the very best Cairns tours we managed in our short time. Just to whet your appetites for all our Cairns reviews, the cruise to Green Island with Big Cat Cruises was perhaps the stand out, [...]

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Cairns Hotel Deals

November 22, 2010

We are travelling to Cairns later this week for some photography work and tour reviews. On booking Cairns accommodation we have seen that if you are after cheap accommodation, websites such as can come up with some fairly good deals, but before booking also take a look at the hotel’s official website, as they [...]

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