Snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef

5 amazing things to do around Cairns

Cairns might not be the most charming city, but it’s the closest to Cairns Airport and it’s a perfect point for exploring the North Queensland. The proximity to the airport is probably the reason most backpackers stop there, making Cairns the perfect place to meet likeminded people and make new friends. So, let’s see together what are the 5 best things to do around Cairns.

Katoomba Falls

Visit Blue Mountains on budget: one-day trip from Sydney

The Blue Mountains is a natural paradise located about 60km west of Sydney. The close proximity to this city makes this Word and National Heritage site a perfect destination for a one-day trip from Sydney.  There are several tours which depart from Sydney and bring you to the main places to visit in this park. But why would you pay for an expensive tour if the Blue Mountains can be easily reached by train, which is way cheaper?