IF YOU GO:
What: Cairns Adventure Festival.
When: June 5-13, 2017.
Details: Range of events, from sprint distance triathlon, mountain bike challenge, ocean paddle, swim, fun run, and half-iron distance and full ironman.
Best restaurants: Bazaar at the QT and Watergate Restaurant and Lounge Bar in Port Douglas.
Best caffeine hits: Origin Espresso, Sparrow and The Little Lader in Port Douglas, while in Cairns try Cruze and Caffiend.