Cairns Life – Information about Cairns

An information site for people about Cairns, Australia

Agricultural work in the Cairns area

If you are reading this you are probably a backpacker. If so, I know first-hand how hard it is to get specified work in order to qualify for your second … Continue reading

30/07/2013 · Leave a comment

The Designer Factory Outlet

Calling all shopaholics!  If you’re in need of a good bargain, the Cairns Designer Factory Outlet is your one stop destination. With an array of high-street and one-off boutique stores, … Continue reading

30/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Cairns Beaches Stinger Season

Swimming at beaches is one of the most popular things to do in Cairns, simply because there are so many beaches to choose from, many uncrowded. However, one of the … Continue reading

28/07/2013 · Leave a comment

To rent or buy in Cairns

When you live in Cairns, you will be faced with the decision of whether to rent or buy. People often enjoy the concept of home ownership as it allows them … Continue reading

28/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Cable Ski Cairns

If you are looking for water sports or adventurous things to do in Cairns, Cable Ski Cairns is sure to accommodate. Located in Smithfield around a 15 minute drive North … Continue reading

28/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Live in Cairns? Air Conditioning Essential!

Want to live in Cairns? Make sure that you have the right air conditioning or you will feel it! When it comes to Cairns Summers, humidity and the wet season, … Continue reading

27/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Flames of the Forest

Flames of the Forest has to be one of the best things to do in Cairns if you are after a truly unique and unforgettable dining experience. Having experienced the … Continue reading

27/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Seeking things to do in Cairns with an indigenous appeal? Well then you need to definitely get to Tjapukai. As a veteran of Tjapukai, I can say that there is … Continue reading

27/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Kuranda Scenic Railway

For scenic things to do in Cairns, you just can’t go past the Kuranda Scenic Railway in regards to visual beauty. Operating since 1891, the Kuranda Scenic Railway boards initially … Continue reading

27/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Pools in Cairns

If you live in Cairns, you are most certainly going to need a pool, especially in the Summer time. There is literally nothing worse than being in Cairns on a … Continue reading

24/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Is it Expensive to Live in Cairns?

Why is Australia so expensive? Why do you pay so much for… everything? Is Cairns as expensive to live as everywhere else? These are the questions I get repeatedly asked … Continue reading

23/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Cairns and the National Broadband Network

Cairns is lucky in many respects and for those that live in Cairns, life is about to get a whole lot sweeter. The NBN roll-out has commenced in Cairns and … Continue reading

21/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Drink Driving Culture in Cairns

Cairns comes with a certain type of lifestyle that some residents take to the extreme. Unfortunately, one of these is drink driving. When you live in Cairns you’ll soon catch … Continue reading

21/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Live in Cairns, Live with Cyclones

Cairns is in a cyclone zone. When you live in Cairns, you live with cyclones. Although not “common”, they can have a massive impact on whether you choose to live in … Continue reading

21/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Living in Cairns with Wallabies

When you live in Cairns, you have to expect an abundance of nature. It comes with the territory and wallabies are no exception. You will find wallabies all over Cairns, … Continue reading

20/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Sugarworld Water Park

Are you looking for slippery, slidey and wet things to do in Cairns? If so, you’re in luck! Behold… Sugarworld! I’m going to be honest with you, I’m a big … Continue reading

18/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Bike Riding in Cairns

Cairns is blessed with a plethora of tracks for bike riding and because a majority of it is flat, you can get around quite easily on a bicycle. Also, for … Continue reading

17/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Cairns Show

Looking for things to do in Cairns? The Cairns Show is an annual event that provides a tonne of fun and entertainment for the whole family. A long standing tradition … Continue reading

17/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Don’t live in Cairns with peak hour bottlenecks

If you live in Cairns on the Northern Beaches, you probably have to put up with peak hour traffic. For the population size, the traffic is disproportionately excessive and this … Continue reading

13/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Cairns Unemployment Rate

If you’re looking to live in Cairns, you are probably going to have to find work. Good news. Cairns, once the top of the list for unemployment figures in QLD … Continue reading

12/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Crime in Cairns

When you live in Cairns you are not impervious to crime. It’s everywhere and although not rampant like it is in big cities like Sydney, where they appear to have … Continue reading

11/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Cairns Wildlife Dome

Hunting for things to do in Cairns? Welcome to the DOME!  No, it isn’t two men enter, one man leaves, however the leaving part can be hard! When I was … Continue reading

11/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Best time to go to Cairns

When is the best time to go to Cairns? Good question! Whether you’re on a holiday or moving to live in Cairns, the best time has to be late Autumn early Winter. … Continue reading

10/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Student and Share Accommodation in Cairns

For those that don’t have the luxury to permanently live in Cairns, many still have to opportunity to study in Cairns, thanks to the James Cook University. Now if you … Continue reading

09/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Best suburbs in Cairns

If you want to live in Cairns, you want to find the best suburb for you and/or your family. This can be a tough task, simply because there are so … Continue reading

07/07/2013 · 1 Comment

Cairns Life – promotional video

Heading to Cairns to live or for a quick getaway? Looking for things to do in Cairns or more information about this beautiful city of the Far North? At https://cairnslife.wordpress.comContinue reading

06/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Palm Cove

If you’re looking to live in Cairns or for things to do in Cairns, you are going to probably going to come across Palm Cove. Primarily a tourist location, Palm … Continue reading

06/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Living in Cairns with Cane Toads

When you live in Cairns, there is one animal that you are most certainly going to come across, the cane toad. Cane toads are everywhere and although there are reports … Continue reading

05/07/2013 · 2 Comments

Footage of Driving in Cairns Peak Hour Traffic

When you live in Cairns, you are most probably going to have to deal with peak hour traffic. Some days are good, some are absolutely terrible. Generally if you live … Continue reading

03/07/2013 · 3 Comments

Cairns and Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Living in Cairns comes with its bonuses, however there are a few negatives and one of these are mosquito-borne diseases. When living in Cairns, you will be reminded how pesky … Continue reading

01/07/2013 · Leave a comment

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