Getting Married in Queensland

We have been highlighting quite a lot of places to get married in Australia. This beautiful country has such a big variety of amazing wedding venues and excellent places for destination weddings. We offer up some more suggestions for places to get married in Queensland. On our list today is Boomerang Farm southwest of Gold […]

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April 3rd, 2015

Top 5 Great Barrier Reef Port Cities and Top 5 Things to do on The Great Barrier Reef

Named one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef is definitely one of the top attractions in Australia. The world’s largest living structure is 2,300 kilometres long and covers an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres. Located in the beautiful blue and turquoise waters of the Coral Sea, 900 islands and 2,900 individual reefs make up the Great Barrier Reef. There are quite a few cities along Queensland, Australia’s eastern coast that are the mainland destinations for visitors planning on taking excursions out to the reef and its islands including Cairns, Port Douglas, Townsville, Mackay, and Rockhampton. Each port city also has a host of great things to do, making your stay in each town a unique Great Barrier Reef experience. Experiencing the Great Barrier […]

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May 15th, 2014

Things to do in Cairns, Queensland

The city of Cairns is located on the east coast of Queensland and is one of the main port destinations for visitors planning to explore the Great Barrier Reef. Of course, the Great Barrier Reef is the major attraction for most holiday goers visiting Cairns, but you might be surprised to hear about the other […]

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April 3rd, 2014
Budget Blog - Great Barrier Reef - Featured

Day Trip from Cairns

Cairns makes a fantastic base, on the north coast of Australia, for exploring the diverse range of ecosystems and the adventures to be had within them. Regardless of your age or ability, experience or interests, there are options that will appeal to everyone within a day’s drive of Cairns.

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January 7th, 2014
Budget Blog - Daintree River - Featured

Escape to the Rainforest Road Trip

When most travelers think of Northeast Australia (Queensland), they often imagine Brisbane or the Gold Coast. And, of course, the Great Barrier Reef. But there’s an incredible (and exotic) escape just north of Cairns, just waiting for you to discover. Let’s escape to the rainforest!

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October 7th, 2013