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  • Dive into this guide of swim-out hotel rooms

    Walk in: swim out. For that added splash of luxury to your weekend getaway, family holiday or romantic retreat the following hotels will get you as close you can to the most convenient and luxurious pools in the region.

  • Retreat Hopping on the Atherton Tablelands

    Pack the mini-break bag and head for the hills for a long weekend of retreat hopping on the Atherton Tablelands.

  • 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.

  • Spa-tripping in Port Douglas and the Daintree

    Deep tissue massages, vichy showers, hot stone therapies, seaweed wraps and coconut coffee scrubs, here are a few places to bliss out in Tropical North Queensland.

  • Meet a local: Shaolin, the Port Douglas pirate ship

    The word pirate conjures images that have been with us for centuries: skull and cross bone flags, eye patches, quick-witted parrots, buried treasure, and of course, mutiny on the high seas. This pirate ship, however, is a little different and you can find it in Port Douglas.

  • 10 Cool ways to cool down during the wet season

    It’s no secret that it gets a little warm in Tropical North Queensland during Summer but with it comes the Wet Season. This is one of the best times to visit as the rainforest shakes the dust from its leaves and the rivers, creeks and waterfalls are at their best. Here are ten cool ways to cool off during Summer:

  • 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 Unmissable sights in the Torres Strait Islands

    Between Cape York and Papua New Guinea, there’s a fascinating world of unforgettable adventures to be had. Journey to this culturally unique part of Australia and you’ll find vibrant Indigenous communities celebrating their strong connection to land and sea.

  • Why Port Douglas is the perfect spot for a family holiday

    Port Douglas is the perfect getaway for kids and parents alike, with everything from adrenaline-filled rainforest adventures and awe-inspiring wildlife tours to top-end eateries and bustling local markets.