Tropical North Queensland

The excitement of new discoveries with the enchantment of exotic experiences. The only place where two World Heritage-listed areas are side by side, you can dive the depths of the Great Barrier Reef or soar above the world’s oldest tropical rainforest. Spectacular tropical landscapes are matched with superior natural encounters where you can step out of your comfort zone, or retreat to indulge in modern luxuries. Test your nerves at rafting rainforest rivers, be at one with nature in the vast outback, parachute 20,000 feet onto an unspoilt beach, find your inner artist learning Aboriginal handicrafts, taste ocean-fresh seafood or lose yourself in an island daydream.




Don't miss these bucket list experiences

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, smells and tranquillity of one of the world’s most botanically fascinating areas that has remained relatively unchanged for 130 million years.

Kuranda Scenic Railway

Experience one of the most unique rail journeys in Australia. Discover the living colour and natural beauty of a World Heritage-Listed Rainforest that is millions of years old.

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is a 10-hectare wildlife sanctuary and ecotourism park. It is one of the longest continually operating tourist attractions in Australia.

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in the Southern Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Kuranda.

Birdworld Kuranda

Surround yourself with living colour at Birdworld Kuranda, one of Australia’s largest collections of free-flying birds.

Bretts Kuranda Half Day Tours

Kuranda full and half day tours departing from Port Douglas and Northern Beaches of Cairns. Small, personalised tours specialising in service excellence.  Maximum 18 persons.

Cairns Aquarium

Cairns Aquarium has been developed to provide a world class venue for seeing and interacting with the plants, animals, and habitats found only in Australia’s Wet Tropics.

Cairns Botanic Gardens

The Cairns Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise, renowned as one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia. Relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture.

Rainforestation Nature Park 

An all-weather attraction, home to the Army Duck Rainforest tours on land and water, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and the iconic Koala & Wildlife Park.

Wildlife Habitat –

Port Douglas

Wildlife Habitat is a Queensland wildlife park with an ethos of observation, appreciation, conservation. Come see CrocArena – swim with the salties.

Cairns Zoom and

Wildlife Dome

Enjoy the world’s first high ropes course in a Wildlife Park  Zipline over a crocodile on the Hi-Zoom.


Discover this unique history and Cooktown's colourful past on a stroll around town, then head further north up the Peninsula to experience the raw beauty of one of Australia's last true frontiers.

Crocodile Express

Discover the Daintree on one of our Upper or Lower River Cruises. We are committed to Conservation, education and celebration of the wonderful World Heritage Wet Tropics.

Crystal Caves 

René Boissevain a man with passion has spent a lifetime travelling to every corner of the world collecting natural crystals and prehistoric fossils.  Take the self-guided tour of the man- made cave.

Daintree Discovery Centre

Daintree Discovery Centre offers visitors an opportunity to learn about and explore one of the few remaining unspoiled pockets of lowland rainforest in Far North Queensland.

Gallo’s Dairyland

A Café Restaurant offering a wholesome menu for a late breakfast, lunch or morning and afternoon tea. The Cheese Factory is open to visitors. Delicately hand- crafted chocolates created right here.

Kuranda Koala Gardens

Boutique wildlife attraction, located in the Kuranda Rainforest Village. The wildlife park is home to an amazing array of Australian animals. Cuddle a Koala or visit the nocturnal exhibit.


Mareeba is an hour's drive west of Cairns, the fertile district has a reputation as a food lovers' paradise which can be discovered by visits to tropical fruit farms, coffee plantations and wineries.

Ocean Safari

Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation

Nerada Tea

Australia’s largest tea plantation nestled among Queensland’s highest mountain range. Sit back, take in the stunning views, enjoy a light lunch or Devonshire tea and scones. Go for a farm tour or tea blending experience.

Mission Beach Water Taxi to Dunk Island

Transfers available daily to one of Australia’s most beautiful tropical Island destinations, Dunk Island. Simply a short 10-minute ride in their fully enclosed 10 metre vessel, over the azure blue waters of the coral sea.

The local's favourite dining

Barron Falls Hotel

The local (top) pub in the rainforest village of Kuranda, with sports bar, gaming, bistro for lunch and spacious outdoor deck.  Home of local live music on Sundays.

Rainforest View Restaurant

A dining experience in a relaxed casual atmosphere, overlooking the rainforest from the open deck in the middle of Kuranda.

The Anchorage Bar – End of the Road Motel - Karumba

Enjoy our superb, hand crafted food featuring seasonal specials and regional produce while enjoying some of the best views in Karumba.


Ellis Beach Oceanfront Bungalows

Indulgent holiday accommodation set on the coral sea in Tropical North Queensland.  Absolute beachfront, this delightful park is surrounded by beautiful palms and tranquil waters.

Elysium Apartments

Elysium is a cool, tropical, white low-rise complex containing only 20 apartments. Its hallmark is its fresh, ultra-modern décor and practical, open plan design.

End of the Road Motel - Karumba

Travel the diverse and spectacular Savannah Way to End of the Road Motel, Karumba. Located on the beach front at Karumba Point.

Executive Retreats

Specialists in luxury holiday accommodation and destination wedding venues in Tropical North Queensland. Offering an unprecedented standard and service to our clients.

Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island Resort where the rainforest meets the reef.  Fitzroy Island’s sheltered waters, fringing reef, and marine life are here for all to explore and enjoy.

Kurrimine Beach

Holiday Park 

The village atmosphere that only a small holiday park can offer. Add to this quality service, cleanliness and excellent value for money are all the makings of a great holiday.

Mission Beach Holidays

Offers- an extensive array of affordable and luxurious accommodation, ranging from bungalows, apartments, beachfront holiday cottages and homes to lavish absolute beachfront accommodation.

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

The best hotel in Cairns with the number 1 entertainment complex attached. The Pullman Reef Hotel Casino has you covered.

Safari Lodge

Located in the rainforest region of Cape Tribulation.  Safari Lodge offers both Safari Huts and camp sites, as well as a swimming pool and clean amenities in the tropical rainforest.

Sanctuary Palm Cove

This is Sanctuary. A simple, timeless refuge with all the contemporary comforts. A pure holiday experience that will never leave you.  Private, open, and luxurious apartments.

Sanctuary Stays

Escape for a break to remember at our selection of sought-after Port Douglas Holiday Accommodation.

The Reef House

Famous for our luxury escapes The Reef House is an iconic boutique hotel overlooking the Coral Sea in the tropical village of Palm Cove.

Villa San Michele

A piece of the Mediterranean in the heart of Port Douglas. Enjoy the best location in Port Douglas on vibrant Macrossan Street walking distant to restaurants and retail stores.

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