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Curtain Fig Tree in the Tablelands, Queensland, Australia
Australia Tablelands Travel Guide

Curtain Fig Tree: Towering over the Tablelands

Quick Facts Part of our trip across the tablelands involved us stopping to see the Curtain Fig National Park. This national park is a forest filled with Strangler Fig Trees. The largest of which is nicknamed the Curtain Fig Tree due to its abnormal growth. You will find strangler fig trees a common sight across […]

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Night kayak on Lake Tinaroo
Australia Tablelands Travel Guide

Lake Tinaroo: Canoeing amongst Nature at Night

When I was travelling through Queensland I was told our upcoming hostel, On the Wallaby in the town of Yungaburra, offered a Night Wildlife Canoeing tour. Having done a bit of canoeing in the past I was keen to try it again. And to do so at night across Lake Tinaroo, surrounded by wildlife, is […]

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Lake Eacham water entrance in the Tablelands, Queensland Australia
Australia Tablelands Travel Guide

Lake Eacham: The Oasis of the Tablelands

If you’re looking for the perfect picnic spot, you’ve found it. I found Lake Eacham to be surrounded by lush rainforests and filled with crystal blue water perfect for swimming in. My tour guide brought us here, and I never expect to find a lake so stunning. I came here straight from visiting the Curtain […]

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Josephine Falls in the Tablelands Queensland Australia
Australia Cairns Tablelands Travel Guide

Josephine Falls: An Escape into Nature

When my tour guide Noddy told us she was taking us to Josephine Falls, she described it in two words, Natural Waterslides. This prompted more questions from us, but Noddy kept schtum. By the time we arrived the excitement had built up in the coach. But when the doors opened in a car park and […]

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Babinda Boulders Devils Pool in Australia
Australia Cairns Tablelands Travel Guide

Babinda Boulders: Australia’s Natural Sculpture Garden

Just outside of Cairns this swimming hole is not only hugely popular with tourists but locals too. For me, this was the final spot on the waterfall circuit as well as my final stop in Queensland. It was sad knowing my time here was coming to an end. However Babinda Boulders was an incredible way […]

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