great barrier reef

  • Top Scenic Flights

    From scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical rainforest to flying to an ancient aboriginal rock art site or undertaking an epic helicopter pub crawl, take to the sky on your Tropical North Queensland adventure.

  • Cairns or Port Douglas?

    A getaway is looming and you’re longing for a tropical escape – Cairns and Port Douglas are both popular holiday havens, but which should you choose?

  • Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel

    Step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer [more…]

  • Locals of TNQ – Tanya

  • Locals of TNQ – Gareth

  • 10 Adventure-packed things to do in Cairns

    Bill Bryson, one of America’s best-loved travel authors, once described the people of northern Queensland “as mad as cut snakes”. Perhaps it’s because of the tropical heat. Or maybe it’s the interminable distance to the nearest capital (Brisbane is almost 1600 km south). Or it could be the dangerous wildlife that cohabits the region.Whatever it is, Cairns has given birth to adrenaline-filled, seat-of-your-pants activities bound to test anyone’s levels of adventure. So, where to start in Australia’s adventure capital? Here are our top 10 things to do in Cairns:

  • 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. Connect with these ancient cultures 60,000 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.