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TOP 15 TNQ SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY DEALS!
By Tourism Town
21 Sep 2018
September school holidays are upon us! We’ve rounded up the top 15 one day family experiences around the region to help you make the most of these school holidays! There’s no need to break the bank though, as we have asked them to provide the best local deals for you! Up to 40% OFF for Locals!
1. Laserfun SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Mega Laser Tag!
ONLY $25.00 per person | SAVE $11.00
Laserfun offers a Mega Laser Tag session of 3 hours of laser tag games from 1.00pm-4.00pm every weekday (Monday-Friday) of the school holidays for just $25.00 per person. Mega Laser Tag Saving! Laserfun has the best value school holiday boredom buster in Cairns.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5027/
2. Cairns Wake Park September School Holiday Kids Club!
ONLY $35.00 per kid | SAVE $14.00
Our ever popular Kids Club (6years to 12years) is on again these coming School Holidays! 90 min of adrenalin charged fun, learning how to kneeboards and wakeboard, all equipment provided.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5038/
3. Foaming Fury: 25% OFF Half Day Local Family Rafting Barron River!
Adult: ONLY $73.50 | SAVE $24.50
Child (6 – 11 years): ONLY $66.00 | SAVE $22.00
Are you looking for fun activity's to do with the kids? Have you thought about taking them White-Water Rafting? This is a great introductory for the little ones, they will get a taste of what rafting is all about! Minimum age is 6 years old. The kids will love it and so will you!
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5034/
4. AquaQuest Port Douglas LOCAL Family Snorkel Package!
From $604.80 for Family Snorkel (2 Adults 2 Children) | SAVE $235.20
What a GREAT way to spend time with your family on school holidays, a day out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef onboard AquaQuest, the newest luxury dive & snorkel vessel in Port Douglas. Share the magic of the Great Barrier Reef with your family onboard our brand new boat. Visit two of our 8 exclusive outer reef sites and learn about one of the natural wonders of the world.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5039/
5. Snapping Tours River Cruises: KIDS CRUISE for HALF PRICE!
Kid (ages 4-17): $10.00 | SAVE $10.00
take advantage of this special offer and take your family on board Snapping Tours these school holidays and enjoy a spectacular and relaxing cruise along the beautiful Johnstone River in the heart of Innisfail surrounded by world heritage listed rainforest.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5032/
6. Cairns Colonial Club Resort SCHOOL HOLIDAY DEAL: FREE breakfasts for 2, Kids stay and eat FREE, FREE PARKING & FREE WIFI!
From $149.00 for 1 night (2 adults and 1 child)
Why not make the most of our specials to treat the family to our 3 lagoon-style pools, lush resort surroundings and a super spacious, fully air-conditioned Studio Room with kitchenette? Exclusive Offer is valid for stays from 18.09.2018 to 14.10.2018.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5028/
7. Hook Up Fishing Charters Port Douglas School Holiday Special!
Private 3/4 day charter for 4 people ONLY $500! SAVE $50.00
Fishing is a great school holidays activity. It's a great way to bond with your kids, connect with nature and learn a new life skill! Take advantage of our school holiday special and take your family out on the water and enjoy a fun day fishing with Hook Up Fishing Charters Port Douglas during the school holidays.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5014/
8. Shanee Prana Holiday House SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL: STAY 7 PAY 5!
From $500.00 for 1 night
Grab this deal and escape the hustle and bustle to a beautiful retreat just 15-minutes' drive north of Cairns. Kewarra Beach is where you will find Shanee Prana. Nestled below the stunning rain forest backdrop of the Macalister Range, this self contained 5 bedroom holiday rental house is your very own private paradise set amid acres of meticulously maintained lush tropical gardens ensuring seclusion and serenity. It is the perfect tropical paradise hideaway.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5013/
9. Cairns Segway Tours: School Holiday 20% Discount Offer!
ONLY $71.00 per person | SAVE $18.00
Looking for something fun and exciting to do with the family these school Holidays? Why not come join us on a 90 minute fun filled tour around the beautiful Cairns Botanical Gardens riding the next gen Segway's. The tour is guided and the machines are extremely easy to ride. So grab yourself an awesome deal and come create some lasting memories.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5029/
10. The Spa Palm Cove: 30 MIN KIDS MASSAGE SPECIAL!
ONLY $49 per kid | SAVE $16
Great health benefits for kids and what a perfect time during school holidays to take up this offer.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5041/
11. Bad Fishy Jet Boat Ride: 20% OF SCHOOL HOLIDAY OFFER!
Adult: $55.20 | SAVE $13.80
Kids (Under 16 and at least 1.1m tall): $36.00 | SAVE $9.00
10% OFF Family (2 Adults + 2 Children): $175.50 | SAVE $19.50
Bad Fishy's cool jet boat offers an amazing way to have fun in Cairns! SPINS - SLIDES - SPEED - SIGHTS - WATER - LAUGHTER on the 35min jet boat ride in Cairns! WOW NOW!
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5031/
12. 20% OFF Il Palazzo Boutique Apartment Hotel Special!
From $240.00 FOR 2 nights | SAVE $60.00
Receive 20% off your accommodation when you book a minimum 2-night stay from September 10th - October 10th 2018. We are right in the heart of Cairns and an early check-in gives you more time to explore or unwind. Relax in style as you kick up your feet by our heated swimming pool.
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5036/
13. Cairns Boat Hire September School Holiday Offer Special!
Tinny 1/2 Day: ONLY $151.20 | SAVE $37.80
Tinny Full Day: ONLY $225.00 | SAVE $75.00
8 Man Pontoon 1/2 Half Day: ONLY $199.20 | SAVE $49.80
8 Man Pontoon Full Half Day: ONLY $296.25 | SAVE $98.75
Take the family on a Trinity Inlet adventure this school holiday and enjoy some fishing and sightseeing in shaded comfort. Suitable for all ages and no boat licence is required to hire. Get away from it all and pack a BBQ and just relax!
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5010/
14. Cruise & Dive Frankland Island - KID GOES FREE*!
2 Adults & 1 FREE Kid: $286.40 | SAVE $180.60
Extra kid: $87.20 | SAVE $21.80
Extra Adult: $143.20 | SAVE $35.80
Looking for something a little special to do with the family these school holidays? Get everyone off the devices and back into nature with a day tour to Frankland Island! One child goes free with 2 paying adults when you book directly! Come & relax on our slice of paradise, snorkel with tropical fish & turtles straight off the beach!
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/5042/
15. Babinda Kayaking: 10% OFF for LOCALS
Single kayaks:1/2 Day: $40.5 | Full Day: $63
Double kayaks: 1/2 Day: $63 | Full Day: $108
S.U.P’s (stand-up Paddle Boards): 1/2 Day: $40.5 | Full Day: $63
Get the kids off the devices these school holidays and take the whole family (doggies too) on a kayaking adventure down Babinda Creek! Paddle down the gently flowing creek, stop for a picnic along the way and practice your backflips on one of the rope swings. A fun day out for the whole family!
See more & book here: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/special/4834/
Not for Profits Welcome!
By Tourism Town
17 Sep 2018
Currently lots of free & authentic experiences organised by community organisations are hard to be found by visitors.
We would like to change that!
We offer Not For Profit organisations like the Cairn Museum an opportunity to be sponsored on Tourism Town so their offers & experiences get the exposure they deserve.
We are a proud sponsor of the Cairns Museum: https://www.cairnstoday.com.au/cairns/attractions.2/cairns-museum.1927/
Tourism Town is an online tourism marketplace helping tourism communities promote a wide range of authentic experiences to people planning their holidays.
All types of Cairns and Tropical North Queensland tourism businesses & organisations use Tourism Town to promote their services and deal direct with their customers.
Restaurants, Attractions, Spa Experiences, Community Organisations, Event promoters. Any business or organisation that relies on tourism to drive business is welcome @ Tourism Town: www.tourismtown.com
JOIN OUR TOP TNQ SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY DEALS 2018 CAMPAIGN!
By Tourism Town
12 Sep 2018
School Holiday is fast approaching! It's time to kick into gear, step up your promotional activities and get ready to boost bookings!
Tourism Town can help you! Join our TOP TNQ SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY DEALS 2018 CAMPAIGN to tap into the holiday buzz for FREE!
Log in and load your offers & events here: http://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/login/
OR send us an email and we'll get it loaded for you.
Want to reduce paperwork? Why not accept instant payment for your offers?
It's easy to set up. We have partnered with Stripe so you can get paid directly fo your sales on Tourism Town.
If availability is an issue why not create an open date voucher deal.
Here's a video on how to get started http://bit.ly/ConnectToStripeVideo
With the largest tourism network in North Queensland, +24,000 local membership database, #1 FNQ Event Calendar CairnsEvents.com, strong social media channels, and fantastic SEO, we can spread your holiday offers & events far and wide!
The madness will be upon us before you know it, so get a head start on the competition and launch your holiday marketing offers & events soon!
Our Top TNQ September School Holiday Deals & Events Campaign will be out on Monday 17th September 2018 so make sure your deals and events are on the list!
The Team @ Tourism Town
Give your customers the convenience of instant confirmation by adding card payment to your offers!
By Tourism Town
03 Jul 2018We have made it simple for you to start accepting direct payments from your customers.
1. Login to your Tourism Town dashboard
2. Go to “My Integrations” in the left menu.
3. Click the manage button under the Stripe logo.
4. Click connect on the next page.
5. Then just fill out the form and click “Authorise”
With Stripe you can login to your account to see your transactions just like a bank account.
You get an email notification from us and stripe when a purchase is made.
Here’s the stripe AU website.
Here's a video tutorial we made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMsWYhGe63Q
The Tourism Marketplace
Support is now available via live chat on TOURISM TOWN!
By Tourism Town
23 May 2018We’re excited to announce that we’ve added another way to get help when using Tourism Town platform. Starting today, we now offer live chat support to our members!
It’s our job to help our clients, to help them grow their direct businesses and build a system that works for them. Live chat has been a frequently requested service and we are excited to make it available to our users.
Not sure how to load a local offer or create an event on Tourism Town? Now you can ask questions and get solutions with our support team in real-time.
To begin, Live Chat is available from 9 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday and can be accessed for all members through Tourism Town: https://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/admin/users/
The team @ Tourism Town
June July School Holiday dates
By Tourism Town
18 May 2018It's getting cold down south and people are starting to plan their school holidays.
If you have any school holiday offers now is the time to post them.
Here are the 2018 June July holiday dates for each state:
Australian Capital Territory: 7 July to 22 July
New South Wales: 7 July to 22 July
Northern Territory: 30 June to 23 July
Queensland: 30 June to 15 July
South Australia: 7 July to 22 July
Tasmania: 8 July to 23 July
Victoria: 30 June to 15 July
Western Australia: 1 July to 16 July
Tourism Town Presentation in Brisbane
By Tourism Town
20 Feb 2018Kim from Tourism Town recently took to the stage and gave a great presentation on our platform to the Tourism & Technology community in Brisbane.
you can view it on youtube here:
What is on in Cairns this November!
By Tourism Town
01 Nov 2017November is packed with things to do in Cairns & North Queensland! We've picked top events to help you plan your next day out in November.
Make sure you find out what's on and don't miss a thing!
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Melbourne Cup Function 2017 Campaign
By Tourism Town
09 Oct 2017Are you hosting a Melbourne Cup Function this year?
Local Tourism Network can help you reach 80,000+ people!
We are running a special campaign promoting North Queensland Melbourne Cup functions to locals and visitors to the region.
To join the campaign, simply log in and load your offers & event here: http://admin.localtourismnetwork.com/members/login/
OR send us an email at email@example.com and we'll get it loaded for you.
Where will it appear?
• www.CairnsEvents.com (#1 Events website in North Queensland. The website attracts hundreds of visitors per day)
• Cairns Events Facebook Page Promotion to +4,000 Followers
• Local Tourism Network Regional Tourism Websites (Appear on Page One on Google)
• Local Tourism Deals E-mail Newsletters to +24,000 Locals
• Tropical North Local Tourism Deals Facebook Page Promotion to +11,000 Followers
Do not miss out! Advertise your Melbourne Cup today!
Please note: This is a free marketing opportunity for members with membership on Local Tourism Network.
For more information on Local Tourism Network Membership, please contact Lily at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 554 636.
The Team @ Local Tourism Network
Local Tourism Network has been shortlisted for Horizons Accelerator Program!
By Tourism Town
31 Aug 2017We are very excited about making it through the first round of the Horizons Global Travel & Tourism accelerator program.
Next stage is the Pitch on the 12th September!
Thanks to the team at Horizons and The Space Cairns
Local Tourism Network
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