Cairns News

New Exhibition "recent Acquisitions" - Now Open

Posted: 12 Oct 2018

Why is a 2000-year-old coin from ancient Egypt relevant to Cairns?  Who cares about an old hat?  What on earth is MUIOOF?  Come and find out what the Cairns Museum collects and why, in our new exhibition 'Recent Acquisitions'.  Free with Museum entry



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Travstar Now Accepts Crypto As A Payment Option

Posted: 09 Oct 2018

We now accept major crypto tokens as payment for all our holiday packages, accommodation and tours.

Travstar has partnered with TravelbyBit so we can securely add major crypto tokens as payment.



TravelbyBit is a blockchain payment platform founded right

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Not For Profits Welcome: Reef Restoration Foundation!

Posted: 04 Oct 2018

Currently lots of free & authentic experiences organised by community organisations are hard to be found by visitors. We would like to change that!



We offer Not For Profit organisations like the Reef Restoration Foundation an opportunity to be sponsored

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Late Night, After Hours, Early Early ( 2am? ) Checkins Are Easy With Us

Posted: 03 Oct 2018

Late night, after hours, early early ( 2am? ) checkins are easy with us - our after hours Night Manager will have you checked into your room sometimes faster than if you had to check in at reception during the day!



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Trinity Beach Is A Gorgeous 29 Degrees Today.

Posted: 02 Oct 2018

One of my favourite things to do at Trinity is a swim at the beach, and then a Mojito and a bowl of sweet potato fries at L'Unico.



Why not give it a try next time you are here.


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October To December Skies 2018

Posted: 26 Sep 2018

With the closing months of 2018 almost upon us, we take a look at what the spring and summer skies have to offer.



As we watch Mars recede in size and brightness, we see it reveal the last of its surface detail before becoming too small for practical obse

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Are You Up For The Challenge!

Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Just over 4 weeks until the 6wk Challenge Seminar. BOOK NOW!!!!


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Victoria’s Riflebirds

Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) is one of 3 species of birds of paradise (family Paradisaeidae) in Australia.



They are common in our part of the world, and relatively easy to observe on our property. They often investigate rough-barked tree tru

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Coral Successfully Planted On Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Australia’s first corals to be grown in an ocean-based nursery have been successfully planted on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to help high-value coral reefs within the World Heritage area recover from recent bleaching events.



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Reef Restoration

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

The Reef Restoration Foundation’s Coral Crusaders have been growing corals on coral tree frames in Australia’s first ocean-based nursery. This restoration method has been proven to help regenerate degraded reefs overseas and is being piloted for the Great

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Top 15 Tnq September School Holiday Deals!

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

September school holidays are upon us! We’ve rounded up the top 15 one day family experiences around the region to help you make the most of these school holidays! There’s no need to break the bank though, as we have asked them to provide the best local d

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The Last Hurrah! Final Sunday Sunset Cruise 30th September

Posted: 20 Sep 2018

Join us onboard Spirit of Cairns for our final Sunday Sunset Cruise.  As we will be increasing our Dinner Cruises to a 7 day operation, this will sadly be our last scheduled Sunset Cruise.... Don't miss it!



Departing Cairns’ Marlin Marina on Sunday 30th

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Not For Profits Welcome!

Posted: 17 Sep 2018

Currently lots of free & authentic experiences organised by community organisations are hard to be found by visitors.



We would like to change that!



We offer Not For Profit organisations like the Cairn Museum an opportunity to be sponsored on Tourism Tow

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Meet The Artist

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

Meet local artist Hayley Gillespie at Terra Nova Gallery on Sunday, September 16 from 11am-2pm. She is looking forward to chatting about her colourful paintings and having some fun colouring in with her youngest admirers. Hayley is well known for the enga

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Mobile Magic

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The colourful chakra mobiles created by Debbie Loy at Get Funked in the Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets have been selling out as fast as the Kuranda artist can make them. Debbie is sourcing local wood for her next batch which she will hand paint and d

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Visit Kuranda This School Holiday

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The school holidays are just around the corner so plan to spend some time in Kuranda exploring our beautiful rainforest and enjoying our many attractions as well as browsing the markets and shops. Whether it's art, a meal or jewellery that you are looking

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Local Business Night Fire Special!

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

Local businesses and comunity groups pay only $99 p/p for Night Fire by Tjapukai. If you're loooking for somewhere for your business or group to have a night out, why not come along? The evening starts with canapes and drinks, has over an hour of entertai

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We Are Excited To Announce That We Are Launching Our New Best Of Tablelands Tour!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

One year since purchasing the original Daintree touring company, Billy Tea Safaris, parent company Down Under Cruise and Dive continues to invest in the small group touring specialist with this week’s announcement of the launch of a day tour to the Athert

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Vote For Us!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

We would love you to vote for us in the People’s Choice Award for this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards. Your vote would mean a great deal to us and you may even win a $5,000 travel voucher. 



Go to racq.com/kurandariverboattourspca to vote. Thanks.



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Locals Deal! 1 Hour Thai Deep Tissue Massage Now Only $60!

Posted: 12 Sep 2018

LOCALS! Take advantage of our LOCAL DEAL & treat yourself to a truly invigorating massage at Original Thai Massage!1 hour massage for locals now only $60 (save $15)



"Thai massage" is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic princ

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