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  • 5 things you didn’t know about crocodiles

    They may have a reputation as one of the planet’s most powerful creatures, but crocodiles are equally as fascinating as they are fearsome.

  • This is what a day on the reef looks like

    Ready to dive in? Pack your swimmers, hat and sunscreen. Quicksilver Cruises has you covered with all the rest.

  • Snorkel vs intro vs certified dive

    Check out this handy guide to find your reef style – from donning a mask and snorkel or taking your very first dive, to unique diving experiences reserved for certified divers.

  • 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?

  • HeliTours North Queensland

    HeliTours North Queensland is the newest helicopter tour company in North Queensland operating out of General Aviation, Cairns Airport. They [more…]

  • Long weekend escape from the city

    Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind and reconnect with yourself in Tropical North Queensland. Jump on a plane to Cairns for a mini-escape, you don’t need a passport to visit this tropical destination.

  • A short break to reground in the tropics

    This five-day adventure through Cairns, Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands will give you a holiday glow and leave you feeling grounded and recharged.

  • 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.

  • 9 Ways to Bring in the New Year around Cairns

    Still deciding what you want to do for New Year’s Eve? From epic island parties to family-friendly activities along the Esplanade, send off the year with these celebrations near Cairns.