Adventure

  • How to shoot waterfalls like a pro

    At the top of North Queensland’s ‘must-see’ natural attractions are undoubtedly it’s tropical waterfalls. You know the ones with the oh-so-silky water and the brilliant greens. Here are four tips from professional photographer, Andrew Watson, to help you capture your own slice of natural beauty.

  • Cargo ship your way to Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands

    We’ve rounded up the top reasons why you need to get your ship together and get on the MV Trinity Bay to Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands.

  • 13 Big things with big attitudes

    Not all Big Things are cringe-worthy kitsch. The Big Wet makes our list thanks to its influence on Big Waterfalls while dust storm-creating Big Trucks are a part of everyday life in the outback.  We’re also rather partial to seriously Big Trees in these parts.

  • 5 Family-friendly camping spots near Cairns

    Whether it’s time spent outdoors, the excitement of exploring a new landscape or just sleeping under the stars, my time camping as a kid has meant a desire to share similar experiences with my own children.

  • 7 Road trips you don’t want to miss

    Nothing beats a good old-fashioned road trip. Whether it’s a leisurely Sunday drive or an extended journey to places without postcards, hitting the road offers unbridled freedom. So fasten your seatbelt low and tight, shuffle your favourite playlist and settle back as we take you on a journey through Tropical North Queensland.

  • One day wonders

    Discover local specialties and hidden gems on a mini road trip through Tropical North Queensland. Lee Mylne has six itineraries to get you out and about.