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  • Australia,  Oceania,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights to See in Cairns

    Along the vast Australian East Coast, there’s one point on the map which has become the stop/start mark for many travellers – 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, let’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 Vanessa’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…