My adventures

Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas

Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas   Earlier this month, before the Coronavirus pandemic got quite so out of hand, I was lucky enough to go on a sunset cruise with Sailaway, along with my friend Izzy who was visiting from the UK. Having previously enjoyed Sailaway's outer reef day trip, I already knew that they… Continue reading Sailaway Sunset Cruise Port Douglas

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5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV

5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV So you got the visa, you packed your bags, and you said goodbye to your life back home. Now you've stepped off a plane to embrace a new life down under for the next year or more on a Working Holiday Visa. You've… Continue reading 5 Things to do on the first day of your Australian WHV

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5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget

5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget Travelling around Australia can get incredibly expensive, so many people are looking for ways to cut costs. It's important to find the balance between making the most of the location and not over-spending. It's also essential to avoid wasting money on things that you'll regret. Here… Continue reading 5 Tips to enjoy Port Douglas on a Budget

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Top 5 items to pack for summer in the tropics

Top 5 items to pack for summer in the tropics Visiting the tropics at any time of year is amazing. In the winter you can look forward to clear blue skies, and not a raindrop in site. In the summer, or the wet season, you could be thrown from hot and sunny to tropical storm… Continue reading Top 5 items to pack for summer in the tropics

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Plot Twist – Port Douglas Staycation

Plot Twist - Port Douglas Staycation With two weeks off work, Conor and I had been planning a camping trip for some time, even purchasing an awesome new tent, second awning for the car, and a huge esky. However, disaster struck and our car radiator developed a leak. There was no chance of repairing the… Continue reading Plot Twist – Port Douglas Staycation

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Camping by the Mitchell River

Camping by the Mitchell River Earlier this week, Conor and I set off with a few friends for a 2-night camping trip. We headed to a remote bush camping area on the banks of the Mitchell River, close to Cooktown Crossing, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Port Douglas. After stopping for an obligatory beverage at… Continue reading Camping by the Mitchell River

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Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back

Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back This week Conor and I decided to do two things that we had wanted to do for ages: the Kuranda Scenic Rail and the Skyrail. The scenic rail runs from Cairns to Kuranda and back, or you can do what we did and hop on… Continue reading Riding the Scenic Rail & Skyrail to Kuranda and back

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Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas

Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas   As much as I adore Port Douglas itself, I love getting out and about for a good day trip. The best part is that there are so many amazing ones to choose from. You can opt to book organised tours or do what I tend to do… Continue reading Top 5 Day Trips From Port Douglas

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A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation

A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation Last week Conor and I decided to take a day trip to beautiful Cape Tribulation in the lush Daintree Rainforest, just a short drive from our home. A day in the Daintree is a must for anyone visiting Port Douglas and the surrounding area. The drive from Port… Continue reading A Lovely Day Out at Cape Tribulation