Queensland

The Big Fish, Tarzali Lakes

Big Things : The Big Fish, Tarzali Lakes QLD

May 4th 2015

  Between Malanda and Millaa Millaa, you’ll spot a fish out of water.  The Big Fish is located just outside the Tarzali Lakes Aquaculture Centre and is around 6 metres tall.   The Tarzali Lakes Aquaculture Centre is a tourism …

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Eating Out : Our Epic Cairns Pizza Quest

April 29th 2015

  While we were in Cairns, we decided to go and try to find the best pizza in town.  We sampled 11 pizzas from places in the city centre and surrounding suburbs, and were surprised by the amount of variation …

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The Tablelands

The Tablelands – Part 3 : Yungaburra to Millaa Millaa

April 21st 2015

  The southern end of the Tablelands is lush and green, with rolling hills and waterfalls, and the climate is perfect for dairy farming.  To get there, head south from Cairns and turn right at Gordonvale.  Follow the winding road …

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Cairns

Big Things : The Big Captain Cook & Big Marlin, Cairns QLD

April 17th 2015

The Big Captain Cook Located on the Cook Highway as you enter Cairns from the north, the Big Captain Cook is a huge 14m high structure that has even been voted as Australia’s No. 1 Big Thing in one online …

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Cairns

$100 Day : Cairns by Kate Richards (aka AdventureMumma)

April 13th 2015

  We’d like to introduce a local blogger in Cairns – Kate Richards.  She is a mum to 2 very active kids, prefers the great outdoors to crafting or cooking any day. She is also an adventure and social media …

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Cairns Zoom and Wildlife Dome

Attraction : Cairns Zoom & Wildlife Dome

April 6th 2015

  Imagine a place where you can walk amongst the animals, climb above the treetops and feel on top of the world before floating back to earth.  You can experience all of these things at one place – Cairns Zoom …

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Kuranda

The Tablelands – Part 2 : Kuranda

April 1st 2015

  Nestled in rainforest just 25km from Cairns, Kuranda is an adorable “Village in the Rainforest” with plenty of bohemian character.  Check out the colourful craft markets, indulge in some delicious coffee at one of the many cafes, or get …

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Port Douglas

Town Profile : Port Douglas

March 27th 2015

  We’ve visited Port Douglas three times and found all occasions to be quite pleasant.   The first time was for our birthdays in 2013, when we flew over from Darwin and met up with our friends and family, who …

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Port Douglas

Eating Out : The Little Larder, Port Douglas QLD

March 21st 2015

  We drove up to Port Douglas to spend the day and stopped in at the Little Larder for lunch.  What drew us in was their sign that read, “serious sandwiches made by chefs”.  Sandwiches have a lot of potential.  …

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The Tablelands

Big Things : The Big Peanut, Tolga QLD

March 16th 2015

  On the drive between Atherton and Mareeba in the Tablelands, you’ll see an enormous knob holding his enormous balls, but don’t be alarmed!  It’s just the Big Peanut!   The Big Peanut is the landmark that welcomes visitors to …

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Great Barrier Reef

Natural Wonder : The Great Barrier Reef

March 10th 2015

  Hi everyone!  Juz here…   My mum came to visit us in Cairns during the Christmas period, and while she was here, she wanted to visit the Great Barrier Reef.  I was also keen to see the natural wonder …

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Animal Attraction : Kuranda Wildlife Experience

February 27th 2015

Despite the rain, we drove the Troopy over the Macalister Range and arrived in Kuranda village for a very special day with the local wildlife.  The Kuranda Wildlife Experience is the ultimate ticket for animal lovers and is a fantastic …

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Brew Review : XXXX

February 24th 2015

  Yo – Dave here.  We’ve been in Queensland for a few months now so here comes another brew review.   I knew that once we got to the Sunshine State I would have to try XXXX – “The Pride …

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