Too many beer pongs? Too many barbies? Not enough exercise? Sound familiar? Fear not! we're here to give you the lowdown on the top 5 ways of keeping that bikini body whilst staying on budget in tropical Cairns
1. Free esplanada fitness classes
Did you know that every morning and evening the Cairns Eplanade offers free exercise classes from Latin inspired Zumba to the more tranquil Soul Motion Yoga. It’s a great way to get active and make new friends whilst enjoying the beautiful
Check out the variety of classes that’s available from morning til night here.
2. Botanical gardens (The Red Arrow)
Located just a stone's throw away from the CBD, the botanical gardens is a tranquil haven for those who want to escape and experience the tropics at its best. What’s more, it offers its guests a scenic way to keep fit, The Red Arrow.
This 1.3km hike is a fantastic way to discover the rainforest and is suitable for all fitness levels, although be prepared to develop buns of steel! For the fitness enthusiasts that really love a challenge, they can opt to take on the 5.4km Blue Arrow, which starts at the half-way point of the Red Arrow. Once you reach the top of the Red Arrow, there are spectacular panoramic views of The Coral Sea and
3. Exercise Stations on the Esplanade
Who needs to splurge on expensive gym memberships when the
4. Stand Up Paddle Boarding
So I’m guessing you’ve already showed amazing natural flair for surfing in
The average tax refund Down Under is AU$2600
5. Stroll around Rusty's Market at the weekend
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, hundreds of locals and travellers alike pay Rusty’s Market a visit where you can bag yourself great bargains in fresh local produce. Stroll around the 180 stalls, meet the local producers and keep healthy and happy. There’s not a better time to visit than this weekend (Saturday 21st February 2015) when Rusty's will be celebrating 40 years of business. The celebrations will include a BBQ, face painting and live music to commemorate the milestone.
And finally…. Make the most of your Taxback money!!
Why not use your tax refund to really treat yourself and spend the weekend at Sanctuary Yoga Retreats between
Alternatively for the adventure enthusiasts, explore the