Explore tropical north Queensland:

The climate in the region is tropical and it is therefore warm all year round, with only 2 seasons – wet and dry.

The stretch of coastline north of Cairns is quite spectacular and reaches to Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and beyond.

Quicksilver catamarans will take you for a wonderful day trip to the reef or to Green Island. The reef offers snorklers and scuba divers an experience they’ll never forget.

For golfing enthusiasts, Palm Cove is within easy reach of several golf courses including a 9 hole resort course at the Novotel, the prestigious Paradise Palms, and of course The Links and Sheraton Mirage at Port Douglas.

The kids and adults alike will love Hartley’s Crocodile Farm. The world-renowned facility is only a few kilometres up the road and can be reached by car or on an organised tour.

Take a ride on the Skyrail through the rainforest treetops to Kuranda and then return by steam train – a rare experience in the 21st century.

Learn about indigenous culture and even throw a boomerang at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Centre.

Swim in the pristine waters of the Mossman Gorge and visit the nearby townships of Mareeba and Port Douglas.

For the adventurous, there is a host of outdoor experiences to try including horse riding, scenic flights, 4WD tours, rafting, bushwalking and more. We recommend The Tour Specialist for detailed information on all these choices.