Fitzroy Island day trip

A Cairns Day Trip: Fitzroy Island

One of the biggest draws for us in visiting tropical north Queensland was the ocean.  We wanted to experience the Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands and fabulous marine life of the area. There are lots of great land based attractions around Cairns to keep you busy, but we wanted to spend a few days enjoying the sea.  We did a …

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Rainforestation Review – a Kid’s Perpective

Written by a 9 year old. Today we visited Rainforestation on one of our day trips from Cairns.  Rainforestation is located in the rainforest at Kuranda.  It is a really fun place and they have lots of interactive things for families to do.  In this review I am going to talk about the three main things you can do at …

2017 Moomba Parade

Marvellous Moomba Festival in Melbourne

Don’t you love the word “marvellous”?  We don’t seem to use it enough these days, but it really does describe the Moomba Festival held every Labour Day weekend in Melbourne.  The Festival combines carnival rides, a fantastic parade, a water-skiing tournament, a try-to-fly-like-a-bird competition with lots of other eclectic activities.  As someone from the Northern hemisphere, it is bizarre to have Labour …