Exploring Tropical North Queensland with kids

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Love, love love visiting Tropical North Queensland with my kiddos. Here is some inspiration for others visiting the region.

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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure - a great place to see and learn about crocodiles in tropical north Queensland Great Places, Places To See, Places Ive Been, Crocodiles, Cairns, Crocs, Exploring, Bucket, Tropical

Where to spot crocodiles around Cairns - Hartleys Crocodile Adventures

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures I've lived in the Northern Territory where there are crocs aplenty. Once we were crossing a river into Arnhem Land in our Ford Laser (I'd watched other people do the same and it looked safe). Half way across a three meter crocodile surfaced right next to our

Top tips for exploring tropical north Queensland with young kids Seven Month Old Baby, Three Year Olds, Great Barrier Reef, Sunshine Coast, Home And Away, Family Travel, The Good Place, Around The Worlds, Tropical

Top tips for exploring tropical north Queensland with young kids

We have three weeks left living in one of the most beautiful regions in Australia. We arrived with a seven month old baby and are now leaving with a five year old and a three year old. I really hope that we come back, again and again to introduce the region to our new bub, expected in March.

This is on my family holiday bucket list - the Mon Repos Turtle Rookery near Bundaberg. Cool Countries, Countries Of The World, Queensland Australia, Australia Travel, Holiday Places, Lily Pond, National Portrait Gallery, Dream City, Cool Places To Visit

Mon Repos Turtle Rookery, Queensland, Australia

At one of the largest turtle breeding grounds in the Pacific Ocean, rangers are faced with the challenge of balancing conservation and tourism.

“Djirri Nyurra” is an Aboriginal word also for Welcome. We felt the hospitality right at the start of an eventful day at the Tjapukai (pronounced Visit Australia, Australia Travel, Aboriginal Words, Scuba Diving Australia, Australian Beach, Art For Art Sake, Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Old World

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park With Kids by Day - The World Is A Book

“Djirri Nyurra” is an Aboriginal word also for Welcome. We felt the hospitality right at the start of an eventful day at the Tjapukai (pronounced

Looking for some Tropical North Queensland Travel inspiration? These are my top ten Tropical North Queensland photos from our five years living there. Travel With Kids, Family Travel, Family Vacations, Easy Day, Great Barrier Reef, Day Trip, Travel Inspiration, Tropical, Australia

Guest post: visiting the Great Barrier Reef with kids

Where we go and what we see...

The City of Canberra was picked to become the capital city of Australia in This is since the city is genuinely a city of dreams where big green areas, carefully planned real estate jobs, in proportion boulevards. Broome Western Australia, Cairns Australia, Real Estate Jobs, My Road Trip, Holiday Resort, Dream City, World's Most Beautiful, Great Barrier Reef, Capital City

Soaring on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway - The World Is A Book

It has been publicized as "The world's most beautiful rainforest experience". Sometimes, one gets a little skeptical of marketing taglines. But, we were

Looking for some Tropical North Queensland Travel inspiration? These are my top ten Tropical North Queensland photos from our five years living there. Travel With Kids, Family Travel, Family Vacations, Easy Day, Great Barrier Reef, Day Trip, Travel Inspiration, Tropical, Australia

My ten favorite images of Tropical North Queensland

In my previous post "Behind the Scenes on a Moderately Successful Travel Blog" I described how I had never taken photos before I started blogging two years ago. One of the treasures of my travel blogging journey has been that it acts as an impetus for me to visually capture the places we live and

Mamu Walkway near Innisfail - a gorgeous rainforest canopy walk. Great Days Out, North Coast, Long Weekend, Australia Travel, Walkway, Tropical, Explore, Canopy, Kids

Mamu Walkway near Innisfail - a gorgeous rainforest canopy walk.

Beautiful Trinity Beach in Far North Queensland. Trinity Beach, Holiday Activities, School Holidays, Cairns, Exploring, Places To Go, Palm, Tropical, Sun

Seeking the sun on Trinity Beach

I had a "winter wig out". It was nine months post relocation south to cooler climes in Melbourne and I was deep in a winter funk. The fact that I had spent the entire winter caring for germy children, and being myself a host to a million germs didn't help. The September school holidays were

A four hour drive through the outback to Cooktown - family friendly trip. Travel Oz, York Peninsula, Palm Lines, Cairns Queensland, Wind Turbine, Exploring, Road Trip, Tropical, Journey

Road trip report – Cairns Queensland to Cooktown

As far as road trips go there are few as spectacular as the journey from Cairns Queensland to Cooktown on the Cape York Peninsula. We chose to journey past the white sandy, palm lined beaches of the Cook Highway before diverting through rainforest to Mount Molloy and joining the Mulligan Highway

An environmental message for kids at Townsville's Reef HQ Aquarium Great Barrier Reef, Exploring, Aquarium, Environment, Tropical, Messages, Island, Kids, Inspiration

An environmental message for kids at Townsville's Reef HQ Aquarium

The Turtle Hospital at the Reef HQ I love being able to expose my kids to experiences they will remember and that will positively influence their worldview. They loved seeing marine turtles in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park off Green Island. Unfortunately all resident species of marine

3 tropical north Queensland local's that share their know how on their blogs. Trinity Beach, Cairns, Exploring, Tropical, Places, Kids, Travel, Animals, Young Children

Three tropical north Queensland travel bloggers you don't want to miss

On our recent trip to Cairns' Trinity Beach I was reminded how important local knowledge can be for discovering travel gems. It was only 9 months since we left Cairns but our good friends were already full of new ideas and places I should be checking out with the kids. Far north Queensland

One of our north Queensland family accommodation success stories Trinity Beach, School Holidays, Exploring, Tropical, Success, San, Kids, Young Children, Children

Marlin Cove Resort - Trinity Beach Review

We have been completely getting lucky in the accommodation department recently so I wanted to share with you our most recent success. I visited beautiful Trinity Beach in far north Queensland in the September school holidays sans husband with my three little kids. I know, I know, coco bananas me

 An easy day trip from Cairns. Easy Day, Cairns, Day Trip, Exploring, Tropical, Waves, Island, Beach, Green

Green Island. An easy day trip from Cairns.