3 Must Do Trips in Cairns

Why we chose Cairns

View from the Kuranda Scenic Railway

There is a myriad of activities you can choose from in Cairns and along that stretch of the Queensland coast.   We chose this destination because we wanted to see the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest in particular.  More research revealed Kuranda and its Scenic Railway and Skyrail so these three became our “must-see” activities.

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A Week In Cairns

Choosing a Destination

The infamous cassowary road sign

We had been living in Australia for 6 months when a good friend visited from the UK around Christmas 2013. Now this provided me with an excellent excuse to take a holiday to another part of Australia but it took some deciding where to go. Suzi was visiting Australia for 7 weeks and apart from a trip to Sydney and the Blue Mountains was spending the majority of her time in Victoria.

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