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Great Barrier Reef, "Australia's Greatest Natural Wonder"

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef.The 2,300-kilometre Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world. Home to diverse marine life of the most vivid spectacular colours, experiencing the Reef is a life-changing adventure, whether you do it in luxury or on a budget. Enjoy many experiences including snorkelling, scuba diving, aircraft or helicopter tours, bare boats (self-sail), glass-bottomed boat viewing, semi-submersibles and educational trips, cruise ship tours, whale watching and swimming with dolphins.Great Barrier Reef has over 100 islands, from unique to exotic islands and each one will redefine your idea of paradise. For a different kind of adventure nestled in mountaintop rainforest splendour, just to the west of Cairns, Kuranda has been enchanting visitors for years. Accessible by train, cableway or road, the charming Village in the Rainforest’ presents a bevy of tropical delights. The only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed sites exist side by side – Daintree National Park and The Great Barrier Reef. Walk through the Daintree rainforest, spot wildlife on a Daintree River cruise, zip-line through the Daintree rainforest canopy, ride a horse, take a scenic drive, explore the Bloomfield Track or relax on an uninhabited beach – It will be your Experience of a Lifetime !

Snorkelling and Scuba Doo

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Great Barrier Reef

Snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef ranks high on the bucket list of many tourists and would-be underwater explorers, but this outstanding Australian natural landmark is also the ideal place to learn how to snorkel for the first time. The water is warm and the surrounding underwater scenery cannot be found anywhere else on the planet.Great Barrier Reef snorkelling opportunities are most often found in Cairns , Port Douglas and the many live aboard boat tours which travel throughout this spectacular region.Scuba Doo gives visitors an opportunity not found anywhere else in Australia to take an unforgettable underwater journey aboard a one-of-a-kind scooter. No swimming ability or special skills are required to experience this unique Great Barrier Reef platform.Experience this unusual excursion which begins with a boat journey sailing between Cairns and Green Island and begin a once in a lifetime 20-minute journey past stunning coral reefs, more than 1,500 tropical fish, and exotic sea creatures.

Island Hopping and Sky Diving

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Whitsunday Islands

Great Barrier Reef’s islands are simply enchanting, one visit is just enough to keep you coming back for more. You have the choice of over 100 islands, from unique and exotic islands to the Whitsundays and the remarkable Northern Islands. The Great Barrier Reef will redefine your idea of paradise.Top 5 Islands from Daydream Island , Hamilton Island, Dunk Island, Hayman Island and Magnetic Island.Aside from getting to know the koalas, you can explore 23 beaches and bays on Magnetic Island, snorkel along the trails at Geoffrey Bay and Nelly Bay or spot a Rock Wallaby near Geoffrey Bay Jetty. Location matters when it comes to skydiving, so if you ever only do it once, you should try sky diving at Airlie Beach – overlooking the beautiful Whitsundays.You can choose to jump from 6000 feet, 8000 feet or 14000 feet. The higher you go, the longer you will be in freewill. Sky diving at Mission Beach is an exhilarating, adrenalin pumping, unforgettable adventure.Tandem sky diving at Mission Beach has become one of the most popular adventure activities on the Great Barrier Reef. Experience sensations that will redefine your concept of adventure.

Daintree Rainforest

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2333 Cape Tribulation Road
4873
QLD
Australia
Daintree Rainforest

The world's oldest tropical rainforest, the Daintree is home to the earth's largest range of animals and plants. Experience them at their most vibrant during spring. Hear migratory birds join the dawn chorus, swim at calm beaches and see orchids bloom on the forest edge. Do a day trip, or stay in an eco lodge nestled in the rainforest or picturesque Daintree Village on the Daintree River. Then get up close to the Daintree's diversity of life on an aerial walkway or one of the many hiking trails.Beyond the trees, the Daintree also offers pristine beaches with shallow, warm, tropical seas. The perfect place to be one with nature at its finest.

Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail

2016-10-13
4881
QLD
Australia
Kuranda

The picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village is just 25km northwest of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia and is surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest Kuranda is well known as the Village in the Rainforest and has been attracting visitors for well over a century. Cairns Skyrail cableway takes you on an amazing gondola experience over World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest in comfortable all weather cable cars. Enjoy birds-eye views as you glide just metres over the canopy, before exploring the forest floor and learning more and stopping at two rainforest mid-stations.Take in the spectacular views of the waterfall from three lookout platforms, each offering a different vantage point. Kuranda Scenic Railway which is now classed as one of the best train journeys in the world provides a historic, scenic journey between Kuranda 'The Village in the Rainforest' and Cairns, traversing the mountanous walls of the Barron Gorge National Park, through hand carved solid granit rock tunnels and past tumbling rainforest waterfalls.Enjoy Kuranda 'The Village in the Rainforest' Stroll along the markets and visit a range of popular wildlife attractions, including Kuranda Koala Gardens,the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Bird World  where you can even cuddle a Koala or have your photo taken with a Crocodile in your hands. 


Indulge , One & Only Hayman

2016-10-14
4801
QLD
Australia
One&Only Hayman Island

Welcome to the awe inspiring wonder in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Indulge , Romance or enjoy Family Fun at Hayman Island. Explore, relax, and wake up to incredible natural beauty before taking advantage of a range of services and activities, including bushwalks, snorkelling, private dining and wildlife experiences.Other islands and the mainland can be seen from Hayman and are accessible by boat or yacht. Spend your days relaxing under a palm tree and sipping cocktails, swimming in the spacious pools or exploring the bushland around the island. The perfect place to loose yourself in an Ocean Dream.