Rucksacks travel guide

Cairns

Nerada Tea Plantation - Among tree kangaroos and tea leaves in the Atherton tablelands - Queensland - Australia

The Atherton Tablelands is said to be the only place in the world where the climate can give you both coffee, tea, sugar and milk. Simply everything you need in life. We have visited Australia's largest tea plantation - Nerada.

Mossman gorge - In the world's oldest rainforest - Australia

We are in Mossman Gorge in the land of the Kuku Yalanji people. For more than 50.000 years they have lived here in northern Queensland, in the world's oldest rainforest.

Volcanic lake in Crater Lakes National Park - Queensland - Australia

A giant volcanic explosion created what are today the lakes of Crater Lakes National Park in Queensland. We went here to hike and (hopefully) see the occasional Australian bush hen.

The barramundi fish of Palm Cove -Queensland - Australia

Sometimes you surprise yourself. Like when we were suddenly standing on a pier in north Queensland fishing for barramundi. But how did we end up here?

Chillagoe. Population 192. – Queensland – Australia

Chillagoe was never our destination on the road trip. We just happened to pass by on our way to a national park. An ordinary day in the outback in Queensland in northern Australia.

Fitzroy Island - Paradise Island on the Great Barrier Reef - Queensland - Australia

Great Barrier Reef. Turquoise water. White coral beaches. Lots of fish. Fitzroy Island National Park outside Cairns in Australia is all of this. A real little paradise island.

Trinity beach - my favorite among Cairns' northern beaches - Queensland - Australia

There is no place I long for as often as Queensland. And when I daydream about the mild winters in the tropics, Trinity beach is what I see in front of me.

The road to Cape Tribulation in Queensland - Australia

The road to Cape Tribulation in northeastern Australia offers the world's oldest rainforest and pristine beaches. And also some crocodiles and snakes.

The orphaned bats at the Tolga Bat Hospital - Queensland - Australia

A visit to the Tolga Bat Hospital in Queensland, Australia changes any preconceived notions you might have about bats. If you think all bats are scary vampires, then you definitely need to come here for a visit!

Photo album from the Great Barrier Reef - Queensland - Australia

The Great Barrier Reef in Queensland has everything for the perfect holiday - great accommodation, fantastic snorkelling and exciting encounters with animals.

Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat - Rainforest Treehouse - Queensland - Australia

A night at Rosegum's Wilderness Retreat in Queensland is a wilderness experience in luxury packaging.

Cairns - 10 must-see attractions - Queensland - Australia

Queensland is a big state and there is lots to see and do! Here's our favorite list of attractions around Cairns for all ages.

Road trip along the Queensland coast - 3 weeks from Cairns to Brisbane - Australia

Are you planning your dream trip to Australia? Here you have planning help for a three-week road trip between Cairns and Brisbane in Queensland.