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A bustling produce market that also offers a variety clothing, jewellery and bric-a-brac. Anyone inteersted in tropical fruits and vegetables is likely to be delighted with this market and White Hat particularly suggests you search out the PNG stalls and talk to the stallholders about how they use the food they have on offer.
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.
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
For garden and flower lovers, White Hat strongly
suggests that when you in Mackay that you visit the stunning
display at the Ken Burgess Display House.
Set amongst the cooling trees and tropical gardens of Queens Park,
The Orchid House contains a range of beautiful and bizarre looking exotic
and Australian native orchids. The collection includes some ground-living
orchids but consists mainly of tree and rock living orchids.Monday
to Friday: 10 to 11am and 2 to 3pmSunday: 10am to 2pmAdmission
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