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    Guest sarahsmartiepants

    from a fantastic holiday in Cairns. Now just to work out how to live there for part of the year!!!:err:

    I would like to go there for a long holiday to see what it would be like to live there.

    It seems a very "happy" place due to the amouunt of holiday makers and backpackers.

    We did white water rafting, scuba diving on the reef and hired a fishing boat for fishing in the estuary.

    If anyone is going and needs some recommendations ask away

    sarah

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    Guest Roo1

    You can't move there, it would cost be a fortune each month to fly over and have my hair done! :P

    Honestly some people can be so selfish! ;);)

     

    Judi x

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    Guest Blackcat

    Hi Sarah

     

    Was pleased to hear you liked it as we are going on Sunday for the first time on holiday for a week - can't wait! Did you go to Green Island and to the rain forest? Is Cairns itself nice? Thanks, Gina

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    Guest dale_jo@

    It`s one of our favourite places also!!!

     

    In fact we were just saying we would like to go up there for Xmas this year!!!!

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    Guest Devon

    WELCOME BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Glad you had a good holiday and nice to see you're back in sunny Adelaide :jiggy:

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants
    Hi Sarah

     

    Was pleased to hear you liked it as we are going on Sunday for the first time on holiday for a week - can't wait! Did you go to Green Island and to the rain forest? Is Cairns itself nice? Thanks, Gina

    Hi Gina, Cairns is really great, I looved it and could have stayed for a VERY long time!!!!

    We snorkeled and scuba dived with a company called Seastar, they were fantastic, and we got quite a personnal service as there were onlyabout 30 people on the boat, we were really looked after. I wouldnt go to Green Island agian (we went years ago) it is very touristy and I didnt think ther was much to see there. We went to a reef called Hastings and a sand island called Michealmas cay, although the other boats go there, ours gets there first. We didnt go to the rain forest, but we did do white water rafting for the day. I was terrified but it was great fun in the end, well wotht it. If you want any web sites for the thinngs we did pm me and I will give you more details

    Hope you have fun

    sarah

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants
    Glad you had a good time :)

     

    Where did you stay in the end?

     

    Lea

    WE stayed in the Coral Towers apartments, they were really nice apartments, but a bit far along the esplanade for mu liking, it was a good half hour walk. If you have a hire car then they were OK.

    sarah

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants
    You can't move there, it would cost be a fortune each month to fly over and have my hair done! :P

    Honestly some people can be so selfish! ;);)

     

    Judi x

    You could always stay for the night and go home with a bit of a tan too!!!:biglaugh:

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    Guest motlyman

    We went to Michelmas cay on the Ocean spirit it was awesome. Did a try dive, some went snorkling. Food great, music on deck on the way back.

    Also a must do is the vintage train and cable car over the kuranda rain forest.

    At the bottom is an aboriginal centre also a must see.

     

    Colin

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