great barrier reef

  • 15 ways to connect with Indigenous culture

    Tropical North Queensland is the only region in Australia with two distinct Indigenous cultures, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. Take a trip back in time to connect with these ancient cultures 50,000 years in the making.

  • Frankland Island Reef Cruises

    Why choose Frankland Island Reef Cruises for your ultimate Great Barrier Reef cruise experience? The tour includes a river cruise [more…]

  • 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.

  • Ideas for a rainy day in Cairns with kids

    Kids restless and suffering cabin fever? Let them release that pent-up energy by ziplining over a crocodile, exploring underwater coral gardens or venturing through the Southern Hemisphere’s largest butterfly sanctuary.

  • The Great Green Way

    Stretching between Townsville and Cairns, this under-the-radar route can be completed in four hours, but is best enjoyed over a couple of days so you can soak up the region’s spectacular natural assets and relaxed friendly vibe.

  • The Great Barrier Reef Drive

    Welcome to the loveliest little drive in Queensland. Short but oh-so-sweet, the Great Barrier Reef Drive covers just 140km in a straight line north from Cairns to Cape Tribulation.

  • The Canecutter Way

    Discover the unique delights of the Cassowary Coast region as you pass historic towns and sugar-cane fields on the Canecutter Way.

  • Choose your own adventure: Discover the Daintree & Cape Tribulation

    Choose your own adventure with these unique tour ideas in Cape Tribulation; a place where Australia’s oldest, largest and longest rainforest collides with the only living organism seen from space.

  • 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.