Intelligent, Informed, Independent and (occasionally) Irreverent
With over 70 stalls and a range of food court options, the Cairns Night
Markets are a major tourist shopping hub in Cairns. The market is under
cover and operates every day of the year.
Known by a number of names - Kuranda Original Markets, Original
Kuranda Rainforest Market, etc - Kuranda is definitely a market town, and
the markets are definitely aimed at tourists. If this is your cup of tea,
White Hat suggests you allow yourself a few hours to take
in what is on offer.
This waterfront market has a backdrop of palm trees and luxury yachts
which White Hat suggests may offer a clue to the products
on sale. Handmade jewelry, clothing and souvenirs are well to the fore. If
you want to continue into the evening, there are plenty of quality
restaurants nearby overlooking the water.
As well as Wednesdays, this market functions when cruise ships are moored
off Port Douglas. Those currently scheduled dates are as follows (but may
Glide above the canopy of the ancient rainforest in purpose built
gondolas that offer a sustainable birds-eye view of North Queensland’s
living natural wonder whose prehistoric ancestry is some 60 million years
older than the Amazon. Alternatively take the railway journey through the
same landscape. You may choose to mix and match the two for a round trip.
This tourism experience has won and continues to win numerous international
awards. Details at
This tour operated by the Mackay Tourism Volunteer Ambassadors takes in
the Art Deco buildings in Mackay's City Centre accompanied with storytelling
to explain the history of the region.
The tour commences from Paxton's Warehouse on the corner of Carlyle and
River Streets. and finishes with complimentary tea and coffee. Bookings are
not required - just turn up at 8.45am for a 9am start.
9am to 10.30am, Wednesdays, May to September
This farmers' market runs twice a week all year except for two weeks at
Wednesdays: 2 to 7pm, The Mills precinct, cnr Ruthven and Campbell Sts,
ToowoombaSaturdays: 7am to 12noon, Cobb & Co, cnr Campbell & Lindsay Sts,
P.O. Box 23414DocklandsVIC 3008
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