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Things to See and Do in Cairns

things to see and do in cairns

It’s taken me ages to write this blog on Things to See and Do in Cairns and I’ve now come back to re-write it.

I worked out what the problem has been. I was trying to pretend it was something it wasn’t, for us.

Our First Cairns Visit

Cairns is supposed to be warm, sunny, beach weather with blue skies and high temperatures but that’s just not how it was for us.

We had very few clear days, temps were warm but not hot and with the overcast conditions and winds it was not really ideal for ocean exploring.

Thins to See and Do in Cairns - The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

I desperately wanted to portray the perfect image of Cairns because it really is an idyllic location, it just didn’t turn out that way for us.

By trying to make it out to be something we didn’t experience I was struggling to write about it, so I’ve come back and started again.

We love Cairns and will definitely be back and hopefully next time the weather will be amazing and I can blog a slightly different story. Until then, this is our experience of Cairns.

Cairns in Winter

When winter comes calling there’s nowhere else in Queensland you’d rather be than Cairns.

It’s easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and several islands plus close proximity to so many features of far North Queensland makes it a very popular winter destination for so many Aussies.

Cairns is a major tourism town and also often a final destination for International travelers.

Many will hire a camper van, or “whizz bang”, as they are commonly known, in Sydney and drive the East Coast to Cairns before flying home or on to other adventures.

Cairns in winter

Cairns in Winter

Cairns Weather

We had 3 weeks in Cairns over 2 separate occasions in June 2016. The weather wasn’t overly kind to us unfortunately. Our first visit for a week was mostly overcast and drizzling rain.

Our return just 10 days later was much the same as the first few days. So when we got our first good clear day, we decided to take flight, literally, up and over the Barrier Reef, Green Island and Michaelmas Cay.

With cool weather, rain and then run off from the rain, when the sun did come out we chose not to visit any islands off the coast.

Trips to Green Island and Fitzroy Island are very popular from Cairns but instead, we chose to take flight and view them from the sky.

castnet

Catching prawns off the pontoon

Cairns Fishing

The fishing was challenging. We considered taking a charter however  they told us the fishing hadn’t been great lately. Matt put in plenty of hours at the nearby boat ramp with no real success.

We did however meet a gentleman who showed us how he casts a perfect cast net. We were able to implement what we learnt and caught some prawns which made our plates for dinner. Winning!!

An hours drive North, South and West can bring you to many more amazing places with lots to do and see.

We certainly enjoyed Cairns and North Queensland and intend to spend many more winters in the region in the future.

Here’s our best tips of Things to See and Do during your stay in Cairns


Kuranda Scenic Railway

Kuranda Scenic Railway is one of the most popular things to see and do and an experience you simply have to do when you visit Cairns for the first time.

It is a scenic tour by Rail and Skyrail of the mountain with Rainforest, Rivers, Gorges and so much more.

We chose to take the Kuranda Rail train up the mountain and come back down by the Skyrail, however you can choose to do it the opposite way to how we did.

Kuranda Scenic Raiilway - One of the must see and do things in Cairns

Kuranda Scenic Railway train on the famous Stoney Creek Bridge

The train takes you on a scenic tour up or down the mountain range through tunnels, over bridges, past waterfalls and all with amazing views over gorges, valleys and back to the coastline.

It’s a trip back in time as you learn the history of Kuranda rail and the incredible challenges faced in building the rail network still in use today.

Where do you board the Kuranda Scenic Railway?

It starts at Freshwater Railway Station which is just 11kms from the heart of Cairns city. The Station itself is really interesting as it has its own Theatrette and Cafe.

Before you board the train you can have a bite to eat and read the history of the Kuranda Rail and why and how it was built. It began on 10th May 1886 and opened June 1891.

During the Gold rush years it was decided to build a rail link from Cairns to Herberton.

With the many tunnels and bridges built plus the use of explosives, 32 lives were lost during the process of building the railway. Much of the work was dangerous and it was built almost entirely by hand.

The train the day we traveled had 14 carriages and we were in the 9th carriage from the front of the train. We all waited in excitement as the train made its way to the station and we were allowed to board our selected carriage.

With so much history and so much feedback about the trip we waited in anticipation for the adventure. All our cameras were charged and ready for the train driver to get us started.

adele and I boarding the train

As we left the station we traveled through rail crossings, past homes where people stood in their backyard and waved to us and began to make our way up the mountain.

barron falls

We pass Barron Falls

Barron Falls

As the mountainside cleared and we were able to see beyond the trees, views over the Valley below became apparent. We could see back to the Northern Cairns coastline and the winding rivers out to sea. The train traveled through tunnels, over bridges and past waterfalls.

We stopped at several stations before we arrived at Barron Falls Station.

Here we disembarked and stood on the station platform overlooking the amazing Barron Gorge with a high fast flowing waterfall into the pools below.

bridge photo

Crossing Stoney Creek Bridge

Kuranda Township

Soon we arrived at Kuranda Station. It was here we stepped onto the old style platform and made our way to the small town of Kuranda but not before enjoying the best ever Gourmet Pie for lunch at the Kuranda Hotel.

There are lots of shops to wander around and see in Kuranda township including a spectacular art gallery. An ice cream was also on the agenda.

Kuranda Hotel

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Kuranda Skyrail

The return trip by Skyrail was very exciting for Adele and Matthew, however for me it posed challenges.

I didn’t want to do it but you just have to experience it as it is undoubtedly one of the best things to see and do in Cairns.

Kuranda Skyrail - a must thing to see and do in Cairns

I kept my mind busy taking photos

My fear of heights was at its peak while completing the return trip high above the tree tops.

There were strict instructions that nobody could move and every tower that we had to go over was met with fear and anxiety.

The camera made it easier to deal with but my stomach churned and I felt sick the whole way. With each stop I knew I had to do it all again but I was also another section closer to terra firma.

The trip back by Skyrail included 2 stops. Each time we could hop out and take a walk to experience the area. The first one took us back to Barron Gorge, this time from the opposite side.

The second stop allowed us to walk through tropical rainforest where we saw massive Ferns and ancient trees that are hundreds of years old.

Kuranda Skyrail - Things to see and do in Cairns

Back onto the Skyrail and with each pylon the carriage goes over my heart would race, I would cringe with irrational fear and I would feel blessed at surviving another bump that was one closer to the finish.

As we neared the finish the “Frog” light went on and this was our signal to be ready for a photo.

Kuranda Skyrail Cable Car

Regardless of my fear, this was a truly fantastic experience and great value for money.

The cost for the 3 of us was $356

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Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

The Cairns Esplanade is a beautiful foreshore redevelopment along the Cairns main beachfront.

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon at night - A must thing to see and do in Cairns

There are numerous features to the Esplanade including the Cairns Lagoon which is open until 9pm each night. Lifesavers are on duty at all times the Lagoon is open.

Numerous restaurants and cafes provide an opportunity to eat out for every taste bud and most have spectacular ocean views.

Cairns markets are also at the Esplanade each Saturday or in the mall opposite every day.

You can safely walk the streets day or night and discover lots of amazing shops and things to see.

Amazing shops in Cairns - Night Markets


Cairns Scenic Flight

It was a last minute decision to do the Cairns Scenic flight. We were in the office at the Caravan Park booking another night and outside was blue sky so we were itching to make the most of it.

I saw the brochure for a Cairns flight over the Reef and instantly knew we had to do it.

Boarding the Scenic Flight in Cairns - Things to see and do in Cairns

A quick phone call and yes, there was reservations available within 90 minutes. We were disappointed not to take a flight over the Whitsundays and this seemed perfect timing and the perfect location.

We met our pilot from Cairns Scenics and after a slight delay waiting for the other customers we were on the tarmac boarding the Cessna. The pilot seemed experienced and in control which immediately made me comfortable.

I asked him if the water will be muddy from the recent rain and he told me he’d already been out that day and it looks fantastic.

Now I really was excited!!

Green Island Cairns - Things to see and do in Cairns

Green Island

In no time we were in the air, the city of Cairns was beneath us and we were then out over the bay.

Green Island and Arlington Reef

We quickly came to Green Island just 27kms from the shore. Any concerns of water clarity were alleviated, the tranquil waters below were simply stunning.

Green island looked sensational, a small island surrounded by so much beauty.

We veered left and soon Arlington Reef came into view. Wow!!!

Arlington Reef has its own Heart Reef just like the Whitsundays. The large Coral mass is so spectacular.

Michaelmas Cay

Michaelmas Cay

Michaelmas Cay

We then flew to Michaelmas Cay where we could see boats moored just off the beautiful small beach located on this reef. They must have felt like they were in heaven.

Hastings Reef was also nearby and we passed several more as we began to make our way back towards the airport.

Cairns really showed off to us with this flight and Cairns Scenics were fabulous to fly with.

It was certainly a great way to see the top end of the Great Barrier Reef and a must thing to see and do in Cairns.

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Fitzroy Island Anniversary Cocktails

Fitzroy Island

On on of our return visits to Cairns, one of the best things to see and do in Cairns was to take a day trip to Fitzroy Island.

It just so happened to be our Wedding Anniversary on this day which certainly has made Fitzroy Island very memorable for us.

It is only a 45 minute ride on the Fitroy Island Ferry and went on the full day tour which meant we were able to enjoy around 6 hours on the island.

This gave us enough time to enjoy an celebratory Anniversary Cocktail, time to relax and snorkel at Nudey Beach, enjoy our picnic lunch and spend more time snorkeling and exploring the beach in front of the resort.

Kev even snorkeled with some amazing green turtles just in the shallow waters directly off beach.

Book your Fitzroy Island Full Day Tour here

Nudey Beach on Fitzroy Island is one of the awesome things to see and do in Cairns
Nudey Beach on Fitzroy Island

Read more: A Day Trip to Fitzroy Island in Cairns

Cairns Northern Beaches

Another one of the great things to see and do in Cairns is to visit the beaches.

Take a drive north and check out the many beaches especially Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob and Trinity Beach which are all under 30kms from the city of Cairns.


Palm Cove

On the northern outskirts of Cairns is the popular Palm Cove, a beautiful beach location that operates a very busy market on Sundays.

There is also a large jetty which is a known fishing location, perfect for Matthew who was desperate to wet a line.

Jetty folk at Palm Cove

Palm Cove Markets

We dropped Matt off at the jetty and Adele and I went to discover what was on at the markets. We had to park the Motorhome a fair walking distance back up the street and walk back.

The markets were busy and offered all the typical crafts and household items you come to expect.

Only thing is, we don’t have a “home”. Motorhome living is pretty simple so we managed to escape with our only spending being a $5 burger each at the located Surf Club BBQ stand.

The markets are on the First Sunday of each month.

Palm Cove Beach

Palm Cove Beach

Meanwhile the winds won the battle with Matt trying to fish and he joined us back at the markets.

There were lots of fabulous resorts and restaurants along the beachfront which would make an idyllic holiday location.

Maybe next time……..

Palm Cove Markets

Beautiful Trinity Beach

Trinity Beach

The distance from Cairns to Trinity Beach is just over 21kms which makes a visit to the beach very handy and popular with the people of Cairns as it is a little less busy than the popular Palm Cove.

During the months of November through to May there is a swimming enclosure to help prevent stingers from harming swimmers. Plus, there is a Surf Life Saver on duty to patrol the beach and ensure the safety of those cooling off in the water.

It is hard to imagine but beautiful Trinity beach was once used as a Military Training Camp in WWII from 1943 – 1945.

Yorkeys Knob

Yorkeys Knob is such an intriguing name for one of the northern beaches. It is the third closest and just a mere 13kms from the city centre.

Why is it called Yorkeys Knob?

This coastal suburb of Cairns got its name from George Lawson, a British immigrant from Yorkshire whose nickname was Yorkey and a topographical feature being the Knob.

Yorkeys Knob is the most central beach between Cairns and Palm Cove and is popular with kite surfers.

Yorkeys Knob


Cairns Fishing Museum

Just before Palm Cove we saw a sign saying Fishing Museum. It is part of the Bransford’s Tackle Shop and it looked so intriguing we had to have a look.

It’s a huge tackle shop with lots of interesting information, great fishing gear and articles, stories and Big Fish from fishing in Cairns.

Was fun to stop in to look around and just one of the interesting things to see and do in Cairns.

http://www.bransfords.com.au/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BransfordsTackleShop/

Fishing Museum


Cairns to Port Douglas – Great Ocean Drive

Port Douglas is within an hour drive of Cairns along an incredibly amazing coastal road with spectacular scenery and stunning ocean views.

It is often considered in the Top 2 most picturesque road trips in Australia along with Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

Port Douglas Scenic Drive - Things to See and Do in Cairns

The narrow winding road takes you alongside beautiful beaches, amazing rock formations and over hilltops with outlooks as far as the eye can see.

We came across a beach section where travelers have stacked rocks on top of each other. We had to stop and check out what it was all about.

Eventually we built our own little rock stack, I wonder if it has continued to survive.

Cairns on the Scenic Drive out of Cairns

Rex Lookout

We came to Rex Lookout, a hilltop where we discovered Hang Gliding happening overhead. We stopped and watched as they soared high over the treetops, the views must have been stunning.

Hang gliding at Rex Lookout

The Cairns to Port Douglas drive is mesmerizing. I recommend taking your time and stop often, there’s so many beautiful beaches and small coves to explore.

My other tip for this part of your trip is don’t be the driver, I found it very difficult to concentrate on the road.

Port Douglas

We had enjoyed a week at Port Douglas in 2005 when we stayed at the luxurious 6 star resort, Sheraton Mirage.

Adele and the boys had enjoyed a great time at the beach and resort while I worked and attended a seminar.

This time we discovered the other side of Port Douglas and Matt didn’t miss the opportunity to go fishing off the jetty.

Adele and I went for a walk to the shops and enjoyed an ice cream while Matt tried to catch some fish.

It was here in Port Douglas we experienced our first reactions to our newly signed Motorhome. Just days before in Cairns we had photos and signage placed on the RV.

As we sat inside we could hear people as they passed by commenting about our great photos.

It was great to hear the reaction so soon after having the work done.

Port Douglas is one of the great things to see and do when visiting Cairns that shouldn’t be missed.

Port Douglas - Things to See and do in Cairns

Port Douglas


Mossman

We based ourselves at Mossman, just a short trip to the town of Port Douglas and so close to the Mossman River and Mossman Gorge.

Being peak season our options to stay at Port Douglas with our dog MACKS were very limited and they were completely booked out.

Therefore Mossman became our base and it proved a perfect place to enjoy the region.

Mossman Gorge

The amazing Mossman Gorge

Mossman Gorge

Mossman Gorge was just a short drive away and there was no way we were missing the opportunity to explore by foot this amazing rainforest in our home state.

It is one of the things you must see and do in Cairns.

Mossman Gorge

We walked our way through an amazing landscape of amazing trees that were so old, so big, so beautiful.

We saw amazing rainforest, beautiful river streams and crossed the Rex Creek Suspension Bridge.

The Rex Creek Suspension Bridge was originally built in 1986. When design and construction costs got too high, the Australian Army was called in to assist.

To preserve the environment all the equipment had to be carried by hand to the site. In 2009 the bridge was closed and the following year a new bridge was built, this time pre-fabricated off site and flown in by helicopter.

Crossing the Rex Creek Suspension Bridge

Crossing the Rex Creek Suspension Bridge

Mossman River

A drive to the mouth of the Mossman River gave us another great insight to Salt Water crocodiles in the wild. As we watched from the pontoon we could see wild crocs sunning themselves on the river bank close by.

As a small boat came down the river the big Salties quickly made their way into the river. They moved so fast and were invisible very quickly.

Needless to say, we didn’t go swimming there.

We had been trying so hard to catch our first Barramundi but the sneaky buggers had eluded us. Not sure if it was our lack of skill or the fact it was now off season.

Despite all of our efforts we couldn’t catch one. So when we found out there was a Barra farm close by, where we could be almost guaranteed of a catch, we decided it was worth a try.

Barramundi Fishing

Hook a Barra is just north of Mossman and a really fun few hours of fishing.

They went to so much effort to ensure we caught some fish, changing our lures, giving us tips and ultimately changing ponds where we began to hook up with lots of hungry Barramundi.

It was a great lesson in learning how to hook up one of these fantastic fighting fish and how to keep them on your hook.

They used barbless hooks so keeping them on was an artform.

When you catch a Barra these guys will fly out of the water, shake their heads violently and do everything possible to release themselves.

Adele Barra fishing at Hook a Barra
Matt Barra fishing

I quickly learnt the importance of keeping a tight line, any slack and these crafty sea creatures will unhook with amazing ease.

A fantastic day where all 3 of us caught some great fish.

Kevin Barra fishing is one of the great things to see and do in Cairns

Cost was $55 per hour and if you want to keep any of your catch you can purchase it at $14 per kilo.

Website: http://www.hookabarra.com/
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Mossman Accommodation

The Mossman Riverside Leisure Park where we stayed offered a huge Olympic sized 50m swimming pool which proved ironic as the Olympic games were also on at the time.

Whilst the weather wasn’t hot I couldn’t resist the opportunity to swim and challenge myself to an Olympic record to challenge Thorpe and Hackett in their hey day.

Needless to say, I was a dismal failure!! Back to bat and ball sports for me.

Check out: Our video review of the Mossman Riverside Leisure Park

Crossing the Daintree River on the Cable Ferry

Crossing the Daintree River on the Cable Ferry

Cape Tribulation and the Daintree

A day trip to the Daintree and Cape Tribulation was so exciting but unfortunately short. Our 8m Motorhome was just not suited to the narrow winding rough roads.

There were limitations on where we could go, stop or park.

We did however manage to make our way to Cape Tribulation and back with a few stops along the way.

Daintree Ice cream - Things to See and Do in Cairns

Daintree Ice Creamery

One of our first stops was to the Daintree Ice creamery where they made a range of home made ice creams.

The Daintree remains rugged and mostly in its natural state. The beaches are beautiful and appeared pristine and raw in a way that appeared they were completely untouched.

There were no highrises, no restaurants, no buildings, no lifesavers and no souvenir shops on every corner.

It was like going back in time and it felt like you had the whole beach to yourself.

We made it to Cape Tribulation but with our 8m Motorhome we struggled for anywhere to park. It was clear we needed to come back another day with a 4WD.

5 Essentials – 4WD Accessories

  1. 4WD Recovery Tracks will get you out of most situations, especially in sand. We bought a pair of these generic branded tracks that have worked well whilst other brands include the Australian made TRED or the Australian Designed and made MAXTRAX 4wd Recovery Tracks.
  2. For our 4WD we went with this EDECOA 1500 3000w Pure Sine Wave Inverter which has been excellent value and works great.
  3. I’m a massive fan of my Victron IP65 15a Battery Charger. I use it often to give batteries a boost and it really is an essential part of my tool kit.
  4. When camping my Kings 200w Solar Blanket gets a lot of use and works really well. Only downside is it doesn’t work with Lithium batteries.
  5. Brass Tyre Deflators are a fast and easy way to lower your tyre pressure to your desired level. Perfect for when you are hitting the beach.
Mantis

Fortunately, we got lucky and an opportunity to stop and park close to the beach became available. Quickly, we hopped out to explore.

We met another couple looking into the rainforest and taking photos so we took a look at what they had found.

They explained it was a rare praying mantas like creature. It had an amazing ability to blend in with its surroundings to look almost invisible.

Thornton Beach

Thornton Beach

Thornton Beach

Once again we got lucky and found space to park. We stopped and had lunch at the CJ’s Bar and Grill café, Thornton Beach before strolling the beach once more.

This was sadly the location where just weeks prior a woman was taken by a crocodile. This is not the region for swimming late at night.

We were completely captivated by the Daintree and the fact remains it is one of the amazing things to see and do in Cairns. We will be back!!

Read more: Driving north of Townsville to Cairns

These are just some of the awesome things to see and do in Cairns that we have enjoyed. What has been your experience of Cairns?

Safe travels,


Kevin & Adele
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Life is no dress rehearsal!!

Life is no dress rehearsal – we all only have one life!

It’s been a long time since we packed up our home to leave our stresses behind and start an adventure that has been so amazing. We had no idea just how much we were going to love our new life.

We had worked so hard for so many years. 7 days a week, year after year, decade after decade.

With each success came catastrophic failure. From financially crippled at 32yo to massive financial loss at 48yo.

Life is no dress rehearsal
Life is no dress rehearsal - Honeymoon Bay

Adele and I were burnt out. Emotionally drained, totally cooked.

Find a new purpose in life as life is no dress rehearsal

We needed to find our purpose in life.

Our son Matt was looking for personal change, chasing a new life, embarking on finding new friends. He came too and he had no idea just how much the adventures were going to change his life forever.

Hardy Reef

MACKS our Golden Retriever must have sensed what was happening and at 14 she found a whole new lease of life. She swam her way right around the country and enjoyed every day of her travels.

Until one day we had to say Good bye….

We were shattered.

Figure 8 Pools
Life is a dress rehearsal - Loving Hyams Beach

Our travel mates picked us up, hugged us and supported us. These guys are now family.

We had a dream to explore our country and we never want to stop.

You can do this too.

If we can do it anyone can.

Break the chains, be free, find the real you.

 7 Essentials – Tours to Experience

  1. Reefsleep in the Whitsundays is an amazing adventure. Spend the night on a pontoon sleeping in a swag on Hardy’s Reef in the Great Barrier Reef
  2. The Ocean Rafting tour from Airlie Beach is a truly fun day out. They took us to the best snorkeling places and the entire day was amazing
  3. For the best Full Day Island tour in Cairns we recommend the Fitzroy Island tour
  4. The Humpback Whale Swim in Exmouth remains one of our ultimate highlights of our time around Australia. We highly recommend doing this tour
  5. If you are on the East Coast, you can swim with Humpback Whales on the Sunshine Coast. The tour leaves from Mooloolaba
  6. Swimming with Whale Sharks at Exmouth is also extremely popular and a great day out with the team from Eco Adventures on Lattitude 22
  7. One of Queensland’s most under-rated beach destinations is north of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. It is only accessible by 4WD or a tour. The Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach 1 Day tour is a great value day out to see some pristine beaches and local history
Top of Australia - Mt Kosciuszko
Life is no dress rehearsal - Fraser Island

Embark on an adventure as life is no dress rehearsal!

Go on an adventure that will change you. Find new friends you will want to be mates with for the rest of your life.

Push yourself to extremes you never knew you could achieve.

Interact with amazing animals.

Climb mountains, walk through Gorges, explore National Parks, stroll along extraordinary beaches, all one at a time.

Climb every mountain
Climb mountains, walk gorges as life is no dress rehearsal
Ningaloo Reef

Swim in ocean waters so crystal clear you won’t believe it.

Live from the ocean catching Fish, Lobsters, Squid and Crabs.

Don’t hesitate, get on the ride of your life. No one ever said “I wish I hadn’t
spent money on that epic, life changing adventure”.

Someone once told me, “I wanted to travel when I was young but life got in the way, now I want to do it before death gets in the way”.

Live the Life you’ve always wanted

1 Life, 1 Opportunity, make every moment matter.

Spearfishing at Haycock Point
Sandboarding at Sandy Cape

Don’t think of it as a holiday, make it a big adventure.

Turn up the music, stoke that fire, live the life you’ve always wanted.

Dare to Dream!!

Australia is waiting, it’s big, it’s beautiful and it is truly amazing.

Swimming with Humpbacks in Exmouth
Life is no dress rehearsal – Be adventurous, swim with Humpbacks and Whale Sharks!

Hitch the van, fire up the engine, get the RV out from the shed and put the pedal to the metal.

Follow the bitumen or go off road. Follow the path of others or go where no-one has been before, it doesn’t matter.

Visit the towns affected by the bushfires and give back where you can.

Life is no dress rehearsal - Swim up bar at Ccobbold Gorge
Sunrise at Cape Moreton

Experience the amazement of swimming with sharks, spotting Salt Water Crocodiles or the views from top of Ubirr looking out over the vast lands of Kakadu.

Camp under the stars, watch in awe at the epic Sunrises and Sunsets that will leave you wondering if you’ll ever witness something so breathtaking again.

Just do it!!

Travel Australia, it’s the greatest country on the planet!!

Check out these other great stories about our adventures:

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Safe travels

Kev & Adele
Indefinite Leave

We are Adele & Kevin, an Aussie couple from Brisbane in Queensland Australia who have embraced our adventurous spirit and ventured out to explore the world around us. We had spent so much time overseas we decided it was time to see our own truly amazing country and we needed to take some time to see everything it has to offer.

Our Aim is to inspire others to travel and help design the greatest adventure they can experience.

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Photography and Socials

Our camera equipment we use for all our photos and videos are:

Samsung Note 10 Plus Phone – https://ebay.to/2XOjXhi – Most of our photos are simply from our phones. The Samsung phone cameras are pretty insane. Our phones have 512gb storage in ours but the 256gb in this one is heaps. We have sourced this one which is approx $500 less than we paid for ours.

Canon 800d – https://ebay.to/2XQYnsk – the latest DSLR Canon 24mp camera, buy here to save.

Lenses

Canon 50mm lens – https://ebay.to/2yQwPed  This is the lens I use the least, ideal for still, close up shots.
Canon 24-105mm lenshttps://ebay.to/3eCueUo This is my all round, everyday use, zoom lens. Amazing quality, great price.
Canon 70-300mm lens – https://ebay.to/2XlOZ0I – I use this one a lot for long range shots.
Sigma 10-20mm lenshttps://ebay.to/2TWt0vA  – My wide angle lens for all my inside photos & video plus lots more, love this lens.

Our Go Pro 7 Hero Black – https://ebay.to/38wMc7V  –  is an awesome piece of equipment. I use this for all underwater, action video and some general use. Buy here brand new and great value.

Mavic Pro Platinum Drone – https://ebay.to/2ARPxTo  This is an absolute ripper of a drone. The Fly More Combo will provide you with everything you will need. I use this for all my aerial footage and this price is well below other retail stores.

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How to Save Money on Fuel

One of your biggest expenses when travelling Australia is always going to be fuel so any tips on how to save money on fuel will be valuable.

Along with Food and Accommodation it’s going to be in your Top 3 costs when travelling the country.

It’s a big country too, with so much to see and sometimes long distances in between, to arrive at your next destination.

How to save money on fuel when travelling
Barrow Creek Roadhouse

Up Mountains, across tracks and over sand, it all takes up more fuel.

We’ve been around the Country, up and down and right across and have found some ways which we have been able to save fuel.

Here’s How to Save Money on Fuel when Travelling Australia:

Let’s see if any of these tips can help you reduce your costs when travelling Australia.

Use Fuel Map App to check on how to save money on fuel

Using a Fuel App is a great way to Save Money on Fuel

There’s a number of fuel apps now to help direct you to the closest fuel station at the lowest price.

They are only as good as us as users to update these apps but for the most part they are an excellent source to find the cheapest priced fuel near you.

I like Fuel Map Australia. It’s Free and is my preferred app that I use all the time.

Petrol Spy and MotorMouth are two other popular apps and there are others also. The NSW Government released their own app called NSW FuelCheck.

Threeways - How to Save Money on Fuel
Threeways Roadhouse NT

GasBuddy is considered the most accurate in Victoria.

Whichever Fuel App you use, they are a great way of buying cheaper fuel when travelling.

Discount Fuel Cards

Woolworths and Coles are the obvious options here rewarding you with 4c a Litre off every time you spend $30 or more in their store.  Use your Rewards Card when you fill up with fuel at a Coles Express or Woolworths Petrol Station and receive the discount off your fuel.

We never go to Coles Express any more, we now find their fuel over priced.

Our preferred fuel at the moment is Woolworths. However Puma provides us 4c a Litre off as well just for being members with RACQ. We find Woolworths compete on bowser price and then with the discount it can be significant savings in the cost of the fuel.

Check with your Royal Automobile Club membership what discounts they have associations with.

Costco have great fuel prices however if you’re travelling it is of no real benefit. There’s an annual fee to join and very few stores around the country.

How to save money on fuel - Fill up at the United Whycliff Well
United Whycliff Well

United Fuel

A brand that we found were mostly available right across Australia and had the best value, we found was United.

They were consistently lower in price than any others in most regions we travelled.

United Fuel is the former Esso brand which changed name back in 1993.

In some areas, specifically NSW we found Metro Petroleum was often quite cheap.

Carry Jerry Cans help you save on fuel
Sceptor Jerry can

Utilise Jerry Cans

We carried fuel drums with us as we travelled. If the opportunity arose, we would use our drums to store great value fuel.

When we came across fuel that was significantly cheaper then “normal” price for the area we would fill up and fill our Sceptor Jerry cans too.

Along the Stuart Highway just south of Devils Marbles was a tiny town of Wycliffe Well. The fuel station at the time was exceptionally cheap in a region of typically high priced fuel so we ensured we topped up as much as we could.

Hughenden in Qld was another where we found a self serve fuel station with cheap fuel and there have been many others during our time on the road.

Read about our: 47 Caravan Motorhome RV & Camping Accessories

How to save money on fuel on Fraser Island
Diesel price on Fraser Island

Going to islands such as Fraser Island where fuel is $2.30 – 2.45 a litre, Moreton Island which is $3 a litre or Kangaroo Island where it is approx 30c above mainland prices is expensive! These are certainly times you will want your Jerry cans full and with you to save money on fuel costs.

Turn off your air con and wind down the window when driving at lower speeds

Whenever I am driving below 70kmh I prefer to wind down the window.

I’ve always done it as I prefer the fresh air and better power. When I’m driving around 80kmh it is too noisy and less pleasant so I put the window up and use the air conditioner.

Who knew it was actually proven to be better for fuel consumption with what I was doing.

Any tips on how to save money on fuel when traveling are valuable

It turns out that at higher speeds aerodynamic drag from the windows being down negatively effects your fuel consumption.

At speeds below 80kmh it is better for fuel economy to have your windows down than it is to use your air conditioner. Over 80kmh it is better to use your air conditioner and close your windows.

5 Essentials – 4WD Accessories

  1. 4WD Recovery Tracks will get you out of most situations, especially in sand. We bought a pair of these generic branded tracks that have worked well whilst other brands include the Australian made TRED or the Australian Designed and made MAXTRAX 4wd Recovery Tracks.
  2. For our 4WD we went with this EDECOA 1500 3000w Pure Sine Wave Inverter which has been excellent value and works great.
  3. I’m a massive fan of my Victron IP65 15a Battery Charger. I use it often to give batteries a boost and it really is an essential part of my tool kit.
  4. When camping my Kings 200w Solar Blanket gets a lot of use and works really well. Only downside is it doesn’t work with Lithium batteries.
  5. Brass Tyre Deflators are a fast and easy way to lower your tyre pressure to your desired level. Perfect for when you are hitting the beach.

Check your Tyres Often Helps Save Money on Fuel

There are obvious benefits to regularly checking your tyres.

Checking there is no significant wear on your tyres will ensure your safety and reduce the likelihood of a blowout. However also checking tyre pressures will save you money on fuel.

Always maintaining the correct tyre pressure for your tyres and vehicle will provide better fuel economy.

Barkly Homestead

Fuel saving methods for your tow vehicle

Limiting Weight

The more we take with us the more fuel we will use.

We constantly review everything we carry in our Motorhome and cull what we aren’t using. This should be every travellers constant review of their travel rig.

Our goal is to always be limiting our weight to only what it needs to be.

When towing a van with your 4WD you have a lot more to consider when it comes to correct weights but the same principles still apply, the lighter you are the less fuel you will consume.

Wind Resistance

Consider the affects of protruding items such as kayaks, bicycles, surf boards and boats with regard to wind resistance and the potential extra fuel costs.

How to Save Money on Fuel

A wind deflector on your 4WD if you are towing a full size Caravan may provide a significant benefit. They may look a bit odd but the savings are genuine. A deflector will provide better performance when over taking or climbing hills.

When towing it is wise not to use cruise control. Your vehicle will accelerate hard to maintain the set speed especially in head winds or hill rises and therefore use more fuel.

It is recommended that you don’t use cruise control when towing.

Reduce Weight in your Caravan

Once again, correct weights in your Caravan are vital with towing and you will therefore be governed by weight distribution around how you travel with water in your tanks and other matters regarding what you carry.

It still stands to reason though the more you have in your Caravan the greater your weight, the heavier you are and the more fuel you will use.

When we leave our camp for a new destination we will assess how much water and fuel we are carrying and where possible leave it until we arrive at our next stop before filling up.

Fuelling up the motorhome

Not Leaving your Vehicle Idling Saves Money on Fuel

It’s best to turn off your engine when stopped even for short periods.

When starting your engine it uses about the same amount of fuel as it would if it was idling for 30 seconds.

If you need to pull over to answer your phone or if you have situations like me where Adele says she’s just running into the shops and will be super fast which turns out to be 20 minutes, it’s best to turn off the engine to save on fuel.

Our friends we travelled with lamented to us more than once about the Caravan owners next to them waking them up early in the morning with their engine running as they hooked up the Van to leave.

This seems to be common where vehicle engines are left running for a period of time during the hooking up and finalising pack up before leaving camp.

How to Save Money on Fuel when travelling

There used to be a time where Diesel engines were best warmed up before driving however with new technology that’s no longer necessary for any longer then 15-30 seconds if at all.

Leaving the engine running for longer then 30 seconds simply uses more fuel, it’s best to turn your engine off.

It goes without saying not to do this in normal driving situations. When stopped at lights, railway crossing or similar do not turn off your vehicle engine.

You don’t need to buy Premium Fuels unless your Vehicle Manual suggests you should

This RACV article discusses the issue.

Grades of Petrol and Diesel

There are so many options for Petrol now with E10, 91, 95 and 98. The numbers represent the level of Octane with 95 and 98 considered Premium fuel.

There is no need to use a Premium fuel if it isn’t required, 91 will perform appropriately.

Do some research of the use of E10 for your vehicle before using it.

Mystery Bay in NSW

How to Save Money on Fuel by Maintaining a Consistent Speed

As previously discussed, if you are towing it’s best not to use Cruise Control however when not towing it can help ensure you maintain a constant speed and therefore reduce fuel consumption.

This is especially the case on generally flat highway conditions where you may have no stops, can maintain a constant speed with few significant inclines

You could Slow Down your Travelling

By staying in one place longer and not moving as often you will reduce fuel costs.

Bathurst
Bathurst Pole Position

However for most travellers on their Big Lap of Oz they have a limited time of just 1-2 years and it’s a huge country with heaps to see and do.

That means for most people, stopping for lengthy periods in one place just for fuel economy isn’t really an option.

If you do have the opportunity to travel slowly and stop for extended periods this can certainly improve the amount of fuel you use while travelling.

Drive a Diesel rather than Petrol

Diesel engines use up to a third less fuel than Petrol.

That is a massive saving however it should also be compared to potential higher fuel cost at the pump and higher cost for the vehicle where Diesel engines are generally more expensive than Petrol.

Buying second hand vehicles can potentially negate this issue.

How to save money on Fuel - Filling up on the Nullabor
Filling up on the Nullarbor

There’s a lot of advice around driving Diesel or Petrol vehicles. Carsguide for instance states “If you’re going to be towing a boat or caravan regularly, it’s a no brainer because a Diesel will do it better and use far less fuel at the same time”

All research will tell you a Diesel will perform over the long term more economically than Petrol when asked to perform for long periods under varying conditions.

The bowser price for Diesel also tends to be consistent rather than the continual fluctuations of Petrol prices which helps for budgeting and targeting the best price.

More Expensive Fuel does not Necessarily Mean Longer kms and Therefore Greater Economy

Trying to test this is always challenging because you don’t drive the exact same conditions each tank of fuel.

Weights, highway to city driving, uphill, offroad and a range of other factors will always differ each time we drive. Therefore potentially it will affect the fuel economy with each tank of fuel we use.

Fuel is one of the top 3 expenses when travelling

However I did recently do a test using BP Diesel, the fuel long regarded as the best for longer distance, compared to Woolworths where it was approximately 7c cheaper.

BP didn’t provide any greater distance from the tank of fuel but the saving of 7c a litre or more with Woolworths is obvious.

I am still recording my fuel and will finalise my thoughts on this in the near future however I found no benefit from using BP over any other brand.

Keeping control over your fuel costs will help you maintain your budget when travelling.

Use the savings to see more of our amazing Country!

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Safe travels

Kev & Adele
Indefinite Leave

We are Adele & Kevin, an Aussie couple from Brisbane in Queensland Australia who have embraced our adventurous spirit and ventured out to explore the world around us. We had spent so much time overseas we decided it was time to see our own truly amazing country and we needed to take some time to see everything it has to offer.

Our Aim is to inspire others to travel and help design the greatest adventure they can experience.

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Photography and Socials

Our camera equipment we use for all our photos and videos are:

Samsung Note 10 Plus Phone – https://ebay.to/2XOjXhi – Most of our photos are simply from our phones. The Samsung phone cameras are pretty insane. Our phones have 512gb storage in ours but the 256gb in this one is heaps. We have sourced this one which is approx $500 less than we paid for ours.

Canon 800d – https://ebay.to/2XQYnsk – the latest DSLR Canon 24mp camera, buy here to save.

Lenses

Canon 50mm lens – https://ebay.to/2yQwPed  This is the lens I use the least, ideal for still, close up shots.
Canon 24-105mm lenshttps://ebay.to/3eCueUo This is my all round, everyday use, zoom lens. Amazing quality, great price.
Canon 70-300mm lens – https://ebay.to/2XlOZ0I – I use this one a lot for long range shots.
Sigma 10-20mm lenshttps://ebay.to/2TWt0vA  – My wide angle lens for all my inside photos & video plus lots more, love this lens.

Our Go Pro 7 Hero Black – https://ebay.to/38wMc7V  –  is an awesome piece of equipment. I use this for all underwater, action video and some general use. Buy here brand new and great value.

Mavic Pro Platinum Drone – https://ebay.to/2ARPxTo  This is an absolute ripper of a drone. The Fly More Combo will provide you with everything you will need. I use this for all my aerial footage and this price is well below other retail stores.

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Feeding the Dolphins at Barnacles Cafe Tin Can Bay

There are a few places around Australia where you can enjoy the experience of an organised feeding of wild dolphins but by far our favourite was feeding the dolphins at Barnacles Cafe in Tin Can Bay Queensland.

Dolphin Feeding at Barnacles Cafe Tin Can Bay

Feeding the Dolphins at Barnacles Cafe is a close up Dolphin Feeding experience without the big crowds.  Everyone that wants to feed a dolphin can and it’s as little as $10.

There are 9 dolphins that visit and they have been named Mystique, Patch, Ella, Squirt, Harmony, Aussie, Valentine, Chompy and White Fin.

Kev's Mum feeding the dolphins at Barnacles Cafe
Mum feeding a dolphin

There’s no telling how many will come in each day or if any at all will visit but each time we have been there’s been a couple of dolphins come in.

Parking for Dolphin Feeding at Barnacles Cafe

It’s important not to park in boat trailer bays or you may receive a fine. The carpark in front of Barnacles Cafe is designated for fishermen and their vehicle and trailer.

There is allocated parking at the rear of the carpark behind the swimming pool and you can easily walk over to Barnacles Cafe from there.

Barnacles Dolphin Feeding Centre & Cafe
Dolphins swimming among the volunteers
Tin Can Bay Dolphins

How far is Tin Can Bay from Rainbow Beach?

Barnacles Dolphin Centre at Tin Can Bay is just over 30kms from Rainbow Beach in South East Queensland.

This particular morning we had a bit of a wait before any dolphins came in. It was around 8.30am before the first Dolphin arrived.

Volunteers from Barnacles Dolphin Feeding Centre & Cafe in the water with the dolphins
Wild humpback dolphins at Tin Can Bay
Dolphins at Tin Can Bay

Mystique was first in from the wild and hung around during viewing time and only later was joined by 3 other dolphins including Ella and her 15 month old calf Joe.

Baby Joe is not able to be fed any fish until he is 2.5 years old. Mum Ella is very protective of her calf Joe at this stage and they were inseparable the entire time.

We were fortunate to end up seeing 4 wild humpback dolphins at feeding time during our visit.

Barnacles Dolphin Feeding Centre

First time Dolphin Feeding Experience for Kev’s Mum

We have been to the Barnacles Cafe and Dolphin Centre to feed the dolphins several times, once taking Kev’s Mum with us who was quite reluctant about getting in to the water.

Afterwards she was so thrilled at having done the experience and it was so great to give Mum a new achievement at her age.

Mum is not used to being barefoot in the water these days so the lovely lady volunteers were kind enough to help her while we took some photos of her experience!

Volunteers get to know the dolphins quite well and vice versa, the dolphins get quite familiar and comfortable with the volunteers.

 7 Essentials – Tours to Experience

  1. Reefsleep in the Whitsundays is an amazing adventure. Spend the night on a pontoon sleeping in a swag on Hardy’s Reef in the Great Barrier Reef
  2. The Ocean Rafting tour from Airlie Beach is a truly fun day out. They took us to the best snorkeling places and the entire day was amazing
  3. For the best Full Day Island tour in Cairns we recommend the Fitzroy Island tour
  4. The Humpback Whale Swim in Exmouth remains one of our ultimate highlights of our time around Australia. We highly recommend doing this tour
  5. If you are on the East Coast, you can swim with Humpback Whales on the Sunshine Coast. The tour leaves from Mooloolaba
  6. Swimming with Whale Sharks at Exmouth is also extremely popular and a great day out with the team from Eco Adventures on Lattitude 22
  7. One of Queensland’s most under-rated beach destinations is north of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. It is only accessible by 4WD or a tour. The Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach 1 Day tour is a great value day out to see some pristine beaches and local history
The start of the dolphin feeding
At Barnacles -Adele feeding a dolphin
Adele enjoying feeding the dolphins at Barnacles Cafe Tin Can Bay

There is no touching the Dolphins, not even the volunteers have any physical involvement with them.

What time is the Dolphin Feeding?

The Barnacles Dolphin Centre opens at 7am with viewing time between 7.00am and 8am, and then feeding from 8am.

Barnacles Dolphin Centre & Cafe is also where you can have brekkie before or after feeding the dolphins.

Be sure to arrive early to purchase dolphin feeding tickets and get the opportunity to go in the water for viewing time between 7am and 8am.

One of the wild dolphins at Tin Can Bay
Tin Can Bay dolphin

How much does it cost to feed the dolphins at Barnacles Cafe?

To view the Dolphins the cost is just a $5 entry fee. To participate in feeding the Dolphins at Barnacles Cafe, it cost only another $5. Pensioners are just $7.50

Once the dolphins arrive the staff will organise a line where you can collect a fish to feed a dolphin and then wait in the feeding area for you to have your turn.

Crowds gathering for the dolphin feeding
People watching the dolphins

How to get to Barnacles Dolphin Feeding Centre & Cafe

Follow Tin Can Bay Road through the main town, along the Esplanade all the way to the point where you will arrive at the Tin Can Bay Yacht Club and boat ramp.

From Hervey Bay to Tin Can Bay it is just and hour and 15 minutes drive.

Follow the signs to find a park to the right at the back of the carpark.

Read about: Our Trip from Hervey Bay to Bundaberg

After feeding the dolphins at Barnacles Cafe Tin Can Bay
Tin Can Bay Dolphin Centre

Tin Can Bay Accommodation

There are a couple of places to stay in Tin Can Bay however we usually choose to set up at Rainbow Beach where we stay at the Rainbow Beach Holiday Village.

It can accommodate all visitors whether it’s camping or staying in the cabins, it has great facilities and is very close to shops and the beach.

At the water's edge in Tin Can Bay
Tin Can Bay

Things to do in Tin Can Bay

Fishing and Boating

Tin Can Bay is a beautiful quiet seaside town best known for it’s fishing and boating.

If you don’t have a boat of your own you can hire one from Tin Can Bay Boat Hire.

Tin Can Bay Country Club

The Tin Can Bay Country Club offers an 18 hole Golf Course or play bowls before enjoying a meal and drinks in the restaurant.

Fraser Island

Take a tour to Fraser Island and see the Worlds Largest Sand Island. Leave your car behind and relax as tour guides take you to visit all the highlights of magnificent Fraser Island.

Read more about Fraser Island: Everything to See and Do on Fraser Island

Beautiful Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island
Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island

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Safe travels

Kev & Adele
Indefinite Leave

We are Adele & Kevin, an Aussie couple from Brisbane in Queensland Australia who have embraced our adventurous spirit and ventured out to explore the world around us. We had spent so much time overseas we decided it was time to see our own truly amazing country and we needed to take some time to see everything it has to offer.

Our Aim is to inspire others to travel and help design the greatest adventure they can experience.

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

Photography and Socials

Our camera equipment we use for all our photos and videos are:

Samsung Note 10 Plus Phone – https://ebay.to/2XOjXhi – Most of our photos are simply from our phones. The Samsung phone cameras are pretty insane. Our phones have 512gb storage in ours but the 256gb in this one is heaps. We have sourced this one which is approx $500 less than we paid for ours.

Canon 800d – https://ebay.to/2XQYnsk – the latest DSLR Canon 24mp camera, buy here to save.

Lenses

Canon 50mm lens – https://ebay.to/2yQwPed  This is the lens I use the least, ideal for still, close up shots.
Canon 24-105mm lenshttps://ebay.to/3eCueUo This is my all round, everyday use, zoom lens. Amazing quality, great price.
Canon 70-300mm lens – https://ebay.to/2XlOZ0I – I use this one a lot for long range shots.
Sigma 10-20mm lenshttps://ebay.to/2TWt0vA  – My wide angle lens for all my inside photos & video plus lots more, love this lens.

Our Go Pro 7 Hero Black – https://ebay.to/38wMc7V  –  is an awesome piece of equipment. I use this for all underwater, action video and some general use. Buy here brand new and great value.

Mavic Pro Platinum Drone – https://ebay.to/2ARPxTo  This is an absolute ripper of a drone. The Fly More Combo will provide you with everything you will need. I use this for all my aerial footage and this price is well below other retail stores.

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