Epic views on the the Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Railway

The journey to the rainforest village of Kuranda is even more stunning than the destination. Just 25km out of Cairns in the Atherton Tablelands, Kuranda has attracted visitors for over a century for its beautiful location in the rainforest and it’s proximity to the majestic Barron Gorge. Today, Kuranda is a destination famous not only for it’s stunning natural surroundings, but the artisan markets, the … Continue reading Epic views on the the Kuranda Skyrail & Scenic Railway

Cape Tribulation Queensland

Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

Yesterday I posted my complete itinerary for my week travelling through Queensland‘s tropics. I get lots of questions about trip budgets, so I’ve shared my budget for this trip below. This wasn’t the cheapest trip I’ve ever done, but travelling in Australia is expensive – especially when you’re travelling around each region to see different things. For flight, buses, accommodation and day tours, I spent $1334 on … Continue reading Travel Budget: 1 Week in Queensland

Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns

I can’t believe it took me so long to explore the natural beauty right on my doorstep in Queensland. I travelled with my best friend Chloe, from Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays to Cairns, with excursions to the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Port Douglas, just to name a few. The Great Barrier Reef may be this region’s major … Continue reading Itinerary: One week in Queensland from the Whitsundays to Cairns

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary Kuranda

Visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda

Tropical North Queensland is no stranger to extremes. It’s home to the Daintree Rainforest, which is the oldest living rainforest in the world and  80 million years senior to the Amazon. The region’s capital, Cairns, is the most popular base for visiting the Great Barrier Reef, which is the world’s biggest living structure.  Cape Tribulation is the only place in the world where two UNESCO … Continue reading Visiting the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda