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here and there...North journeys.

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By michidoesoz | Views [306]

Australia. Land of stories. And connection. It's been a journey of kearning and understanding ...and having a lot of fun. I spent nearly a month at the wonderful Kerry's beautiful place in mena Creek . It was a chance to really help set up veggie ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, car crash, fruitopia, mena creek, nicks restaurant, viking rentals, yungaburra

Great Barrier Reef

USA | Wed, 24 Dec 2014 | By aamato20 | Views [526]

4 dives in 24 hours is a lot, but I would do it again in a heartbeat. I saw corals, nemos, dories, rays, and a sea turtle. I spent Friday in two areas of the reef diving and hanging out with all the backpackers. The group I hung out with consisted of ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cairns, great barrier reef, scuba diving

Australia - Day 2

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 21 Oct 2014 | By changstein | Views [300]

Meet Wally. He likes to show up and swim alongside you while scuba diving along the Great Barrier Reef.

Tags: australia, cairns

Australia - Day 1

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 20 Oct 2014 | By changstein | Views [276]

Just got to our hostel in Cairns.  Can you guess the gender of the other 6 people staying in this room?

Tags: australia, cairns


INDONESIA | Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [681] | Comments [2]

In the morning, everyone made cairns out of the rocks on the river’s edge.  The Indonesian guys used large heavy rocks so a cairn over 6 feet tall only had 5 or 6 rocks.  We all drank Indonesian premixed cappuccinos to wake us up and ... Read more >

Tags: bats, butterfly, cairn, cairns, cave, headlamp, jungle, river, sonar, trekking

The start - finally!

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 22 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [554]

Thursday 22nd Aug D-Day - The Start & Flight to (Cairns/ Perth, Australia)   1:45am - home from the pub! Jonny Marshall you are a bad influence.  Jeezo my head is pounding this morning!  Up at 6:30, missed saying goodbye to Sez ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, family, flight, holidays, jetstar, perth

Signing Out of Australia

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 15 Jul 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [726]

Comfort zone. That place where we feel most at ease - familiar, understanding our surroundings and our expectations, daring to believe we have a degree of control in our daily lives. Travel to different cultures challenges us to step outside of all ... Read more >

Tags: australia, backpacking, cairns, comfort zone, great barrier reef, mission beach, port douglas, travel buddies, tropical

Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforest

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 13 May 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [602] | Comments [1]

Cairns Tuesday May, 7th woke up fairly early for my tour of the Great Barrier Reef. I chose to do a day tour with 1 scuba dive where you didn't have to get a license- almost like a trial dive- and with a company where the ratio of new diver to pro ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cairns, rainforest, scuba diving, the great barrier reef

Why does everybody think i'm Irish?!

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 | By dancinnadz | Views [418] | Comments [4]

First of all..apologies for not updating this more regularly. I know some people reading it aren't on Facebook so don't see my daily updates on there :) The main reason i haven't updated it is because i haven't had anything particularly exciting to write ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cairns, cape tribulation

Cairns white water rafting experience at the Barron River!

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 2 Jul 2010 | By kurenai | Views [3160]

I’m in Cairns at the moment soaking up the nice weather and being a tourist as this is one of THE places to go touristing in Australia. My dad flew over from LAX to Australia for a mini-two week vacation as congratulatory prize for me graduating ... Read more >

Tags: australia, barron river, cairns, rafting, tour, tourist


AUSTRALIA | Wed, 26 Aug 2009 | By adam_hamish | Views [1622] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish go scuba diving in Cairns. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel

Tags: adventures, australia, cairns, diving, great barrier reef, road trip, scuba diving, van-tastic adventures, vantastic, world nomads


AUSTRALIA | Tue, 18 Aug 2009 | By adam_hamish | Views [1200] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish check out the Great Barrier Reef in a helicopter and go horseback riding in Cairns. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, australia, backpackers, cairns, great barrier reef, helicopters, helicopters, queensland, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Aug 2009 | By adam_hamish | Views [1014] | Video

On their roadtrip through Queensland, Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures, Adam and Hamish go jungle surfing and white water rafting in Cairns. Check out the video! Watch more footage of Adam and Hamish on the Van-Tastic Adventures YouTube Channel ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, adventures, australia, backpacking, cairns, cape tribulation, rafting, road trip, van-tastic adventures, world nomads


AUSTRALIA | Sun, 9 Aug 2009 | By adam_hamish | Views [2400] | Comments [1]

Just how many activities can two kiwi lads do in one week in Cairns? Answer = Heaps bro We think Cairns is like a tropical version of Queenstown in New Zealand. It has an adrenaline fueled smorgasbord of activities to choose from and it is our mission ... Read more >

Tags: adam rikys, backpacking, cairns, fun, goodtime productions, hamish cross, queensland, travel trails, van-tastic adventures, world nomads

Trading Wheels for Water in Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 4 Aug 2009 | By smarkas | Views [1603]

We made it! After ten days of a whirlwind roadtrip up the east coast, Geoff’s Van-Tastic Adventures promotional tour has reached its final destination – Cairns! We dropped Geoff off at the Traveller’s Auto Barn so he could get all shiny and ... Read more >

Tags: australia, cairns, calypso, diving, great barrier reef, road trip, snorkeling, van-tastic adventures

Five star diving off Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 1 Aug 2009 | By skitobe | Views [2741]

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef is an experience you should never to turn down. I have been diving in many places around the world, and the reef still has some of the best combination of hard and soft coral, giant clams, hawkesbill turtles and schools ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, diving, great barrier reef, pro dive, silver swift, snorkeling

Up to Cairns and beyond....

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 15 May 2009 | By smorg | Views [555]

A lot has happened since my last update because the last update was a long time ago! From surfers paradise I made my way 8 hours to a place called Hervey bay which is a small town with not much to do. There is one main street with a parade of shops along ... Read more >

Tags: airlie beach, cairns, fraser island, thailand, whitsundays

Splashdown in Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 25 Sep 2008 | By carlsbad_sven | Views [331]

Cairns Australia is a tropical seaside city that boasts the largest gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. If you’re an aqualung astronaut such as myself, skipping Cairns is not an option. A stroll along the concrete boardwalk on the north side of ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cairns, great barrier reef, mud

neulich am flughafen.....

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 16 Jul 2008 | By tarikmaana | Views [627] | Comments [6]

ein gefühlter 80stunden flug war nun hinter mich gebracht. gelandet, babe in die arme genommen, mit taxi ins bett gefahren, nach vier stunden aufgestanden,wieder zum flughafen,diesmal nach Cairns! das liegt ziemlich nördlich an der ostküste.da herrscht ... Read more >

Tags: cairns, graet barrier reef, regenwald, tier

The Kindness of Others...A True Exchange

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 12 Jun 2008 | By blue_skies | Views [3191] | Comments [2]

Our first week in Australia has been an amazing one, due in no small part to the kindness of others we have received. Cairns Through our Hospitality Club membership (one of the organizations I researched for an article on ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, brisbane, bunk brisbane, cairns, hospitality club, world nomads


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