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  • All you need to know about the coral spawning

    Strap on your mask and snorkel or oxygen tank for the Great Barrier Reef’s biggest event of the year – the beautiful and mysterious mass coral spawning. The 2018 spawning event is predicted to occur between November 26 and November 29.

  • 10 cafes in Cairns for great coffee

    With such a vibrant foodie culture, finding the best cafes in Cairns can be overwhelming. Fuel your caffeine addiction with these local favourites for a guaranteed quality cup of coffee.

  • Luxury places to rest your head

    Escape to luxe island hideaways, indulgent outback retreats or tranquil ancient rainforests. Kick off your shoes, take some much needed R&R and discover the unique landscape of Tropical North Queensland.

  • Why you should visit the tropics in the Green Season

    From cosy rainforest retreats to once-in-a-lifetime Great Barrier Reef reef events, epic waterfalls to spectacular outback scenery, this is why you should put the green light on your Green Season holiday.

  • Swim with dwarf minke whales

    The Great Barrier Reef is the only place in the world that you can swim with dwarf minke whales: an experience so exclusive it only happens for two months of the year and only in Tropical North Queensland.

  • 20 waterfalls near Cairns

    Mighty mountain ranges and Wet Tropics Rainforest create the optimum environment for a myriad of extraordinary waterfalls. Fall in love with these 20 waterfall wonderlands only a short drive from Cairns.

  • It’s a locavore life

    Flanked by the coral sea, the Gulf of Carpentaria and tropical rainforest, boasting vast differences in climate and altitude, Tropical North Queensland has arguably the greatest variety of fresh produce in Australia.

  • Ways you can help the Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef is an extraordinary mosaic of coloured corals spotted with curious creatures. While the threats to its future are real and immediate, it’s important to know that there are many things you can do to help.

  • Secret Beaches & Coves of Mission Beach

    Mission Beach would be better referred to as Mission Beaches with its 14km stretch of sand interlinking three beaches and four villages. Lesser known are the smaller beaches and coves that make up a huge part of its charming appeal.

  • 72 hours in Port Douglas

    This old favourite has a new sense of cool about it. Here’s how to make the most of your time away.