Posts Tagged ‘cairns with kids’

The Riley Cairns with kids

Review: The Riley Cairns with Kids

Imagine an airy and bright five-star, family friendly retreat that’s home to a flock of giant (inflatable) galahs and is big on freshness and fun, but boasts a big heart and serious green cred, right on the Cairns’ Esplanade? Let me introduce you to your new favourite Cairns hotel, Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort. The […] Read more…

Blue eyes in the stunning blue water surrounding Green Island Cairns

Cairns with Kids: Fierce creatures on Green Island

Having visited The Reef several times, I know there is a risk, despite it’s beauty, that the kids could get hot, tired and whiney spending a whole day on the water. And that the long boat trip required to reach the reef may result in those convenient on board sick bags being activated! So, to experience a little reef magic while keeping […] Read more…

Didgeridoo player at Tjabukai

Cairns with kids: Tjapukai Nightfire

Given their mother’s rampant bleeding heart hippie Kool Aid supping ways, there was never a chance our kids would grow up without respect and recognition of Indigenous Australians. But Raffles has surprised me with his passion for Aboriginal culture. We’re more than happy to indulge his cultural quest for knowledge and, wherever possible on our travels around Australia, expose him […] Read more…

A pretty specactular start to our morning at the Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside

Wild adventures and water fun in Cairns with kids

Nothing says “relaxing family holiday” quite like seeing your seven-year old son dangle over a live and hungry four-metre crocodile. Ok, so maybe gorgeous weather, crystal clear water, coral-strewn reefs, salt-water lagoons, lush rainforests, and an embarrassment of kid-friendly activities are more up your family holiday alley. Whatever floats your holiday boat, there’s no denying […] Read more…