Category: Queensland

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Brisbane Whale Watching, Moreton Bay

All aboard the ‘Eye Spy’ Vessel for one of the best whale watching destinations in Australia! Direct transfers from a number of destinations including Brisbane CBD to Moreton Bay, Brisbane. Once aboard this state-of-the-art vessel active surface display sightings of the whales are virtually guaranteed. From June to November the...

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Australia Zoo

Located in Beerwah on the Sunshine Coast just a 60 minute drive from Brisbane Australia Zoo is a diamond which simply should not be missed! With the Irwin family deeply involved in conservation projects this Zoo is an credit to the memory of the late Steve Irwin. With a wide...

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Whitsunday Sailing

Located in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef 74 pristine islands make up the Whitsundays with 66 islands being in their natural state and protected for future generations. The majority are uninhabited and are National Park Islands. In order to see this spectacular tropical paradise, I joined a 2-day,...

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Magnetic Island

Originally named ‘Yunbenum’ by the Wulgurukaba, Aboriginal people who inhabited the island for thousands of years Captain Cook named the island ‘Magnetic Island’ after he discovered it in 1770. Legend says he named it this because the island appeared to affect his compass as he passed by. The island boasts...

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The Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium Turtle Hospital

I stumbled on the Reef HQ Barrier Reef Aquarium by accident as I ambled around Townsville just before I caught the ferry to Magnetic Island. As the National Education Centre for Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, the Reef HQ Aquarium has the largest coral reef aquarium in Queensland. Rare...

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Cape Tribulation Tour

Daintree National Park and the Great Barrier Reef are the only two World Heritage sites that exist side-by-side. It is a place where ancient tropical rainforests meet the calm, clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Daintree Rainforest, one of the three oldest rainforests in the world has a wealth...

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Fitzroy Island

It was a privilege to spend a full day exploring the unspoilt tropical paradise that is Fitzroy Island. This continental island is covered in lush, pristine rainforest and is surrounded by beautiful hard and soft coral reefs submerged in calm, blue waters. Just a 45-minute cruise from Cairns’ Reef Fleet...

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Skyrail: Cairns, Australia

Gliding metres above the rainforest canopy of Barron Gorge National Park in Queensland the Skyrail Cableway offers spectacular views of one of the oldest continually surviving tropical rainforests on Earth. This unique wonderland is World Heritage listed and protected with the Skyrail offering views of picturesque parks, coastal mountains, steep...

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Hot Air Balloon Flight over Mareeba Valley, Atherton Tablelands

On the second day of my adrenaline-fuelled adventures in Queensland I took to the skies above the Atherton Tablelands in a hot air balloon. Fully Eco-certified, Raging Thunder pioneered hot air ballooning over the Mareeba Valley in the Atherton Tablelands in 1993. Due to the 300 hours of beautiful sunshine...

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Whitewater Rafting on Tully River

For non-stop adrenaline-fuelled adventure look no further than an exciting day Whitewater rafting on the Tully River. Located in a beautiful World Heritage rainforest in the North of Queensland the River Tully boasts exhilarating grade 3/4 rapids in the exquisite Tully Gorge National Park. Just 45 minutes from Mission Beach...