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Cairns Kids Activities - Keeping our Kids Inspired & Active
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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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
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