Orpheus Island Research Station: Studying the Great Barrier Reef

orpheus island research centre

Inside the marine research facility on Orpheus Island

Things to do on Fitzroy Island, Queensland

sea kayaking one of things to do on Fitzroy island queensland

Our rundown of all the activities on Fitzroy Island

Fun in the Sun: Things to do on Hamilton Island, Australia

hamilton island australia

Hamilton Island, playground of the rich and famous, is purely and unashamedly, a holiday destination. If sunshine, tropical beaches, cocktails at the pool bar and an afternoon spa treatment sounds like your idea of a great holiday, then… Read More

Cairns Reef Tours: Tips on Choosing Your Trip to the Great Barrier Reef

picture of great barrier reef corals

A Great Barrier Reef Tour is top of most peoples ‘must-do’ list when they visit North Queensland and there is a multitude of different tours and experiences to choose from. They cover the full spectrum from budget trips… Read More

Snorkeling the Reef at Green Island Queensland

Green Island Queensland

The emerald cay and reef of Green Island Queensland is just a short 45-minute boat trip from Cairns. It is the perfect place to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef for people who prefer the comfort of being close… Read More

Orpheus Island: The Ultimate Luxury Island Getaway

orpheus island resort

North Queensland is blessed with many five star luxury resort islands. Some are famous, some are only heard about in small circles of repeat customers. Orpheus Island Resort is definitely one of the latter. With rooms starting at… Read More

Paradise for a Day: Islands Off Cairns

arriving at fitzroy island, one of the islands off cairns

The closest islands off Cairns are Green Island and Fitzroy. Both are beautiful tropical islands that are easily accessible within an hours boat ride and both have their individual pros and cons depending on what you want to… Read More