Tag: tropical north queensland


A cracking road trip from Cairns

Anyone who has ever planned a road trip knows it’s the journey, not the destination. But with so many roads to travel and sights to see in Tropical North Queensland, surely it’s both. Jump in a car in Cairns and see where a week of inspired exploration will take you.


Wild encounter: Minke whales

The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is the only place in the world that you can swim with dwarf minke whales: an experience so exclusive it only happens for two months of the year and only in the waters of Tropical North Queensland.


North Queensland’s big blue earthworms

You may never have heard of the Terriswalkeris terraereginae, a giant blue earthworm living deep in the moist soils of tropical north Queensland, but it’s the prettiest worm you’ll ever see.