Best of Queensland

Home to the Great Barrier Reef, tropical rainforests and some of Australia’s best beaches. There are way too many experiences in Queensland to fit on your bucket list. The Sunshine State is so large you could travel around for years and not see it all. Here are some inspiring ideas to get you started.

Cairns Aquarium Colourful lunar wrasse
On a beautiful sunny day in the Cairns Aquarium, I am surrounded by crystal clear water. Rays of light reflect off the body of a large hammerhead shark as it swims above me, while, in close pursuit is a black tip reef shark, followed by a cow tail ray...
Capricorn caves

Capricorn Caves

I am in the Capricorn Caves, some 50 metres under the earth’s surface, sitting in total darkness. It’s a cool but comfortable 24 degrees C. The air is silent and still. But a sense of slight panic stirs in my body as the darkness begins to permeate my soul. Then, music begins. Beautiful...
2014 bledisloe cup brisbane 3

Bledisloe cup 2014 Brisbane

The Bledisloe Cup is an annual International Rugby Union event of trans-Tasman rivalry. Between 25,000 and 65,000 people attend the games which are most often held in Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. What I know about rugby union you could put on a postage stamp. Yes, I had heard...
Paronella Park Tour

Paronella Park

Paronella Park is a unique Cairns tourist attraction.  While on a road trip to Cairns and Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef between Mission Beach and Innisfail, a sign for Paronella Park passes us by. A quick search on Trip Advisor raises our curiosity so we decide on a...
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas airlie cassowary

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

The award-winning Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas is five minutes from Port Douglas on the main highway north of Cairns. It's an interactive sanctuary that offers every opportunity to see, experience and photograph the most amazing and at times rare North Queensland Australian wildlife. As a hobbyist wildlife photographer, I love...