Gareth- Locals of TNQ

Locals of Tropical North Queensland

Handy hints from locals for your Tropical North Queensland adventure

Explore Tropical North Queensland like a local

Looking for great ideas and information for your trip to the tropics? Discover all that Tropical North Queensland has to offer with “Locals of TNQ”, a chatbot of locals who live, breath and work in the region. Chat with real people to find out “what’s what”, from what marine life to spot on the Great Barrier Reef to the best diving locations, giving you the inside knowledge to plan your best holiday yet.

Skipper and Marine Biologist Gareth

Meet Gareth

Hi, I’m Gareth Phillips. I’ve been a Marine Biologist for probably just over 20 years, and I’ve been living in Tropical North Queensland for ten years now. I’m here to share my local knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Tanya - Local of TNQ

“Trust me, I’m a local”

Dive instructor Tanya

Meet Tanya

Hi, my name’s Tanya Murphy. I’m a scuba diving instructor, and I’ve been working on the Great Barrier Reef for six years. I still absolutely love it because there’s always something different down there. It’s a life-changing experience.

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