Don’t Miss These Two Icons On Your Next Road Trip To Cairns

When you go to Hawaii you must absolutely check out some of their iconic beaches like Pipeline and Sunset. When you go to China, the Great Wall is a must see, and when you visit Australia, specifically Cairns, what MUST you see?

Well, when you are in the vicinity of Cairns you must ABSOLUTELY spend some time at the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.

 

The Great Barrier Reef – A Motorhome Must See

Just as the name would indicate, the Great Barrier Reef is large and expansive. It is in fact the largest coral reef in the entire world.

It is so large and vast that it can be seen from outer space. This reef is known around the world and if you will be in the Cairns area, then it’s an absolute must for you and your traveling companions to check out.

Snorkeling and scuba diving is also an activity that you may want to participate in if you are able to get some water time in.

Just what might you see when you venture out into the ocean? Well, how about:

A large variety of dolphins, whales and porpoises.
Six types of sea turtles like the green sea turtle and loggerhead sea turtle
Over 1,000 species of fish like the red bass, clown fish and coral trout

There is much to see at the Great Barrier Reef and you could easily spend a few weeks without seeing it all. If you are planning a road trip in your motorhome to Cairns then pencil in some time to spend at the Great Barrier Reef.

 

Challenger Bay, GBR

 

Wet Tropics Rainforest – Breath Taking Photos For Your Next Road Trip

In the tropical area of North Queensland you will find the Wet Tropic Rainforest.

There’s much to do and see in the area and you won’t have a lack of things to check out.

You can visit the magnificent gorges, explore the Gulf Savannah and snap breathtaking shots of ancient lava tubes.

If you plan on staying in some of the camper friendly areas such as Palm Cove, then you can treat yourself to the beachfront amenities waiting for you like unique dining experiences and the day spas.

Once you are done pampering yourself, you can head on back to the rainforest to enjoy the waterfalls, large trees and crater lakes. Check out the one of a kind wildlife and be sure to take some photos while you are at it.

To learn more you can visit:

http://tropicalnorthqueensland.org.au/things-to-do/

 

Wooroonooran National Park

 

Where Can You Stay?

There are several campsites and camper friendly areas you can choose from if you plan on taking your motorhome out to Cairns.

The Palm Cove Holiday Park offers many luxuries for you to enjoy upon your stay, while the Cairns Holiday Park offers much of the same – even air conditioned suites!

If you’d rather go the traditional camping route, then be sure to check out Bramston Beach Campgrounds.

If you will be in Cairns, be sure to visit the Great Barrier Reef as well as the Wet Tropics Rainforest. You’ll be glad that you did.

If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

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