Discover Cairns Half Day Tour

Cairns Discovery Tour – with Markus What a delightful way to spend an afternoon in Cairns After living 3 months in Cairns, I decided to finally fully discover my new hometown. There is no other way to find out more about Cairns then by going on the half-day Cairns Discovery Tour. The very informative, entertaining …

Tropical Kayaking at Babinda

Posted By: GetawayAdmin on Apr 22, 2014 in Uncategorised

A wonderful day in the tropics – Babinda Kayak Thank you to Minh-Dinh and Kate from North Cove Waterfront Suites “Coolest way to enjoy the river” This weekend we had a nice visit from one of our friends from home (Perth). What better way to enjoy what best end part of an afternoon than rowing …

Sunbird – Olive-backed

Olive-backed Sunbird Nectarinia jugularis Nectariniidae One of the delights of a lush garden in tropical Queensland, apart from the colourful butterflies, is the sight of an Olive-backed Sunbirds flitting about among the flowers, probing them with its gracefully curved bill, often while hovering. Equally enchanting is stumbling across its strange, suspended nest, hanging from a …

AJ Hackett – Bungy and Minjin

AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping and Minjin Swing AJ Hackett is one of the worlds most famous lines of bungy jumping; and there is definitely a reason why.  Bungy jumping is certainly not for the faint hearted. Although AJ Hackett Cairns does not boast the highest bungy in the world, it provides options which are unique …

Interesting Facts About Clown fish – aka Nemo

Clown fish (aka NEMO) Clownfish are native to warmer waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans, and that includes our Great Barrier Reef. There are 30 recognized species. Are born male, but when a female dies, the most dominant clownfish changes itself into a female! (smart choice) Clownfish live in small groups among sea anemones. …

Dining overlooking the Pier Marina

Posted By: GetawayAdmin on Feb 25, 2013 in Uncategorised

  Along with offering the best 1 and 2 bedroom holiday apartments in Cairns, Getaway on Grafton guests can also enjoy the many amazing restaurants overlooking the Pier Marina. One of the most popular seafood restaurants is Pesci’s, a popular choice among locals and tourists alike. Pesci’s Seafood Restaurant Cairns Pesci’s Seafood Restaurant is just …

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tour

Posted By: GetawayAdmin on Feb 19, 2013 in Uncategorised

Getaway on Grafton offers a refreshing Cairns accommodation experience with their Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation package. Daintree Rainforest Named after Richard Daintree, the Daintree Rainforest is the area situated between the Mossman Gorge and the Bloomfield River. Many people believe that the name was a result of conservationists who proposed the name “Greater Daintree …

Cycling to Cairns Harbour

Posted By: GetawayAdmin on Jan 21, 2013 in Uncategorised

Cairn is incredibly rich in culture with beautiful destinations for sightseeing. To provide a better service to guests, Getaway on Grafton offers a biking opportunity for visitors to take in the sights as they ride down a lovely bike path. Here are some of the places you will see along the bike path: Cairns Esplanade …

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