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  • Australia,  Oceania,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights to See in Cairns

    Along the vast Australian East Coast, thereโ€™s one point on the map which has become the stop/start mark for many travellers โ€“ Cairns. Why? Well, I’m glad you asked! In this wild wonderland of natural beauty, Cairns is where Mother Nature produced her finest work! In this kaleidoscope of unforgettable experiences, the region offers a high density of national parks, one-of-a-kind wildlife and above all else, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. So, in that case, letโ€™s dive into the 20 best highlights to see in Cairns. This article may contain affiliate links which I may be compensated for at no extra cost to you dear readers! Great Barrier…

  • Australia,  Blog,  Oceania

    Cairns

    Cairns had a big significance on this trip for several reasons. This would be Vanessaโ€™s last stop on her trip. It would also be the last destination where the package deal we had bought would also be ending. From that point on I would have to arrange EVERYTHING myself, from activities to the hostels, no more hand holding.   We caught our very last bus from Airlie beach, bidding a short farewell to our friends, only to meet them all back in Cairns within a few days. We took the journey in good spirits, and were dropped off at the bus station to hunt down our hostel. The hostel in…