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Reef and Rainforest Tandem Sky Dive in Cairns
"A tandem sky dive is the perfect introduction to sky diving and what better place to do it then the tropical paradise of Far North Queensland. Your highly trained instructor will give you a brief 15-minute safety and training session before you s000ft the drop zone is located between the reef and the rainforest for the best aerial views of Tropical North Queensland. Feel the exhilaration of a short freefall before the parachute is released and you float gently to the ground.Nestled between the the views over Cairns are nothing short of spectacular. To the north lies the ancient Daintree Rainforest to the west the Atherton Tablelands. The blue waters of the Coral Sea lie to the west with Great Barrier Reef islands including Green Island and Fitzroy Island visible just off the coast. There's no better way to see the natural beauty of the whole area in such a short time.Photos and videos of your sky dive are available to purch and roundtrip transport from Cairns hotels is included."
From AUD275.00
 
Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass
"With the Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass you can see Australia’s best attractions at your own pace. There are more than 140 attractions and activities to choose from allowing you to create your own itinerary and save up to 50% on top attractions tours museums venues and more in Australia’s most popular destinations – Sydney Melbourne
From AUD180.00
 
Private Tour: Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves Day Trip from Sydney
"After the morning pickup from your Sydney CBD hotel by your private driver/guide you'll first head to to visit Featherdale Wildlife Park one of the best wildlife parks in Sydney. You will have the opportunity to hand feed kangaroos pat koalas and see over 2000 species including crocodiles Tasmanian devils wombats and  fairy penguins. Contine the journey by crossing the picturesque Nepean River. You'll then drive along the Western Mountain Highway via the sleepy towns of Blaxland Leura and Wentworth and stop at Blackheath to see the Great Blue Mountains Canyon from Govett Leap lookout. Continue driving towards Jenolan Caves area via scenic road and stunning eucalyptus forests. Make a stop at a  Grand Arch at Jenolan
From AUD750.00

More Things to Do in Forbes

McFEETER'S MOTOR MUSEUM

Since I last passed through Forbes, a new Motor Museum has been built. We couldn't miss seeing it, as its located on the Newell Highway on the outskirts of Forbes.We didn't go in, I just picked up a...
balhannah
Mar 23, 2016

LAKE FORBES & PARK

On either side of Lake Forbes is a lovey lawned area for picnics and BBQ's with free Toilets located on both sides. You won't miss seeing the Vampire Jet sitting atop a pole. This is a 1949 RAAF...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

THE CATHOLIC PRECINCT # 9

The Catholic precinct in Forbes covers a good sized area and has some interesting old buildings which are classified by the National Trust of Australia.The Catholics weren't having much luck with...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK # 8

The National Australia Bank [NAB] is another beautiful building. Built in 1884, it was designed by Mansfield Bros and built in 1884, this was one of the first substantial bank buildings in Forbes....
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

FORBES COURT HOUSE # 7

On one side of Victoria Park is the Victorian Classical Revival Court House, designed by Colonial Architect James Barnet in 1880.The signage outside reads "There were two earlier Court Houses before...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

VICTORIA PARK # 6

Time to rest our legs, and where better than at Victoria Park, a lovely park surrouded by beautiful old historic buildings, including the Court House, the huge Vandenberg Hotel, the Town Hall and both...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016
 
 
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ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH # 5

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church was built 1877 at a cost of £1,300. It replaced a wooden church from 1862 that was destroyed by a storm.Built from local stone in Gothic style, I thought it a rather...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

VANDENBERG HOTEL # 4

Built in 1879, the large Vandenberg Hotel looked to be in its original condition. This large Hotel was formerly the Court House Hotel, is a stuccoed brick building with a large timber verandah in near...
balhannah
Feb 21, 2016

ST. JOHNS ANGLICAN CHURCH # 3

St John's Anglican Church is one that stands out in Forbes. It was built out of local quarried stone in Victorian Gothic style, designed by B Backhouse and constructed between 1874 and 1877. It was...
balhannah
Feb 20, 2016

FORBES HERITAGE WALK # 1 TOWN HALL

Forbes was a wealthy gold rush town so once again we find magnificent buildings because of all the money around at that time. The best way to see these lovely old buildings, is by picking up the...
balhannah
Feb 20, 2016

FORBES POST OFFICE # 2

Also located on the National Trust list, is the beautiful Post Office located at the corner of Court and Lachlan Streets. This elegant two-storey stuccoed brick post office (1879-81) was designed by...
balhannah
Feb 20, 2016

SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LACHLAN ART PARK

Located in Forbes was a new sculpture park I hadn't seen before. It's part of the "Somewhere down the Lachlan Sculpture Trail" that is a long term project for the Forbes area. It's hoped to bring...
balhannah
Feb 20, 2016

the war memorial

Something that I was never really aware of is the fact that Australia also took part in the Vietnam War and other wars and when driving through Australia you will find a lot of memorials for the local...
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globetrott
Jan 24, 2012

The courthouse of 1880

You will hardly find any village or town in New South Wales without its own Court House. That was obviously necessary as Australia's first settlers were mainly convicts...In most places,where I saw...
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globetrott
Jan 24, 2012

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"a great carmuseum & more"
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"Sky Diving in Forbes!!!!!!!"
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"BEAUTIFUL FORBES"
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"Forbes"
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