A visit to the far northern Queensland area around Cairns takes you to a diverse natural environment that has been justifiably protected within two large World Heritage Areas. The two main ecosystems that have given this fascinating area its kudos are the all-important Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree wet tropics rainforest. Both are vast, amazing and well worth a visit. Read more ….Read More
It was almost dusk when we arrived at Thala Beach Nature Reserve, 45 minutes north of Cairns. Sitting atop a headland overlooking the evening blue Coral Sea, and with a distant view to the jagged ranges of the Daintree National Park, the outlook was compelling. Contrary to the name, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a beautiful, tropical resort offering a really nice stay – the nature reserve is an interesting additional extra …Read More
Join this 10-night Kimberley cruise aboard the elegant small ship - Island Sky. This dramatic coastline is one of the most beautiful parts of Australia, and visiting by water is the easiest way to experience it.
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One of the must-do trips when you're in far northern Queensland is to take a trip out to the Great Barrier Reef. There are lots of options in terms of where to leave from, where to go, what to do while you're out there, how long to go for, and which boat to go on. Learn more …..Read More
Noosa Heads National Park is a 10 minute walk from central Noosa, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, and offers an easy experience in to the Australian bush. Come in winter and watch the whales passing in the distance along the coast.Read More
One of the key attractions in far north Queensland is the Daintree National Park. Starting less than an hour’s drive north of Port Douglas, this luscious, wild, tropical environment encapsulates what this beautiful area is all about. Find out more here ….Read More