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  • Lava Tubes, Gems and Gorges

    Discover real Australia and find a landscape shaped by ancient volcanoes and the powerful forces of nature.

  • The Great Tropical Drive

    Get ready to discover the very best of Tropical North Queensland on the Great Tropical Drive. Some 26 different routes make up the drive, taking you from coast to Savannah, islands to the outback, rainforest to reef.

  • Cape York

    Got a heightened sense of adventure and want to take it all the way to the top (of Australia)? Jump into a 4WD and head off on an unforgettable journey from Cairns to Cape York.

  • Say “I do”: 8 wedding combos in Port Douglas

    The knee has been dropped, or the questions been popped – now you’ve got a wedding to plan. Not to fret, your wedding fairy godmother is here, armed with the ultimate ceremony and reception combos in Port Douglas.

  • Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site

    The Australian Fossil Mammal Sites at Riversleigh and Naracoorte were inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1994 for their [more…]

  • Old town young heart: your guide to Yungaburra

    It’s no coincidence the Atherton Tablelands village of Yungaburra attracts visitors from far and wide. This village, 1200m above sea level, translates to Meeting Place in local indigenous dialect – and the trail of headlights coming from Cairns each weekend proves it.

  • The Rainforest People of Kuranda

    Known as the colourful village in the rainforest, Kuranda has a much deeper history that stretches way beyond its famous quirky markets. Learn more about the Indigenous people who have called Kuranda home for at least 10,000 years.

  • McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery Cairns

    The port of Cairns, was established for the Hodgkinson gold fields in 1876. A five acre cemetery was gazetted on [more…]

  • Historic Village Herberton

    A visit to the Historic Village Herberton is like stepping back in time. Showcasing Australia’s rich and diverse history this [more…]

  • Atherton War Memorial

    A jubilant soldier, clenched right fist in the air, seemingly cheering in triumph, creates an unusual sight at Atherton’s War [more…]