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Celebrating Chinese History in the Cairns Region

Chinese New Year took place on 8th February this year, so those of you born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 and 2004, this is considered to be an auspicious year for you! Cairns actually has quite a significant Chinese history. Just after the Palmer Gold Rush, in... read more...

Exploring the Waterfalls of Tropical North Queensland

There are some spectacular waterfalls throughout Tropical North Queensland, many of which are located just a short distance from Coral Sands Beachfront Resort. Summer is without a doubt the best time of the year to view them in all their glory, and some waterfalls are great... read more...

1 Nov 2015: Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival

Possibly the greatest excuse to plan a trip to FNQ (Far North Queensland) in November – join the locals who are already training hard for the annual Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival (1st November) which boasts a selection of courses from fun run to... read more...

28 Aug - 6 Sep 2015: Cairns Festival 2015

The Cairns Festival, hosted by the Cairns City Council is about celebrating art, culture and the beauty of tropical living in Cairns.  From bird watching, to film festivals to music for fanatic fans of all genres, the Cairns Festival is sure to excite and... read more...

13 - 16 Aug 2015: Great Barrier Reef Masters Games

This year from 13th to 16th August Cairns will host the Great Barrier Reef Masters Games.  More than 2000 masters-aged competitors from Australia and overseas are expected to converge on Cairns to take part in this event celebrating athletes at every age. The... read more...