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There is nothing quite like a night spent outdoors. Marshmallows on the fire, nature all around you. Here are a few places you might like to try.
There are so many wonderful camping spots in the Cairns area. There are resources online and in locally available books. Here are just a few you can try with kids. These are tried and tested by locals, so why not give it a go!
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At Paronella park you will discover all about the life and dream of one pretty clever (and somewhat crazy) man, Jose Paronella. Jose Paronella's dream was to build a castle. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical p......more info
The Davies creek and Dinden camp sites are a favorite with our family. Close enough to Cairns that it isn't a serious mission to pack camp gear and kids up for a weekend away. ...more info
Goldsborough Valley Swimming Holes
Goldsborough Valley (30-45 minutes from Cairns City) Goldsborough Valley acts as a catchment area for the Mulgrave River as it tumbles off the side of Queensland's highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere. Goldsborough Valley State Forest Park is a pleasant camping and picnic site that offers plenty of opportunities to dip in the Mulgrave River and explo......more info