Outback Opal Mine Cairns
View an 8-minute documentary available in English, German or Japanese and walk through our replica opal mine. Genuine Salt Water Pearls from the Torres Strait, Far North Queensland now available. Open Mon-Fri 8.00am - 6.00pm. Sat-Sun & Public Holidays 9.00am - 6.00pm
Captain Cook Highway, Clifton Beach, Cairns QLD 4879
07 4055 3492
Whitsunday Sailing Holidays
Explore the Whitsundays on one of our Live-aboard Sailing Holidays. Tours range in length from 2 to 6 days, and we offer tours from Budget to Deluxe. During a tour Snorkel on Coral Reefs teeming with Marine Life, Swim at beautiful beaches, take guided bush walks on the islands and relax on-board the yacht. Tours include services of professional crew, all meals, snorkelling equipment and instruction. For guests who wish to Dive, we operate a Dive Boat which meets with our Yachts at the best Dive locations. Whitsunday Magic offers on-board Dive Crew. Tours are ECO Certified and the Crew will provide interpretive information about the Whitsundays.
Shop 1, 4 The Esplanade Airlie Beach Qld 4802
07 4946 4999
Cairns Tropical Zoo
A visit to the tropical north wouldn´t be complete without seeing some of Australia´s fantastic wildlife up close. Just 20 minutes north of the city at Palm Cove, Cairns Tropical Zoo has fabulous presentations including free flight birds, giant saltwater crocodiles and stunning snakes. On the Endangered Exotics walk you´ll se adorable Red Pandas, lively Ring-tailed Lemurs and Cotton-top Tamarins. Join in on the Mystery Tour - it´s a real mystery! Hand feed the pelicans, hand feed the kangaroos, there´s just so much to see and do! Souvenir cuddly koala photos are available for an extra cost. There are numerous opportunities during the day to get close, touch, feel, and make some new animal friends. Why not plan your visit to include breakfast or lunch. "Breakfast Time at the Zoo" commences every day from 9.00am. Whilst enjoying your bacon and eggs or scrumptious Belgian Waffles, enjoy some very up close and personal animal time with one of the zoo´s keepers. Open daily 8.30am to 4.00pm.
Captain Cook Highway, Palm Cove QLD 4879
07 4055 3669
Aussie Trax 4x4 Self Drive Adventures
Aussie Trax 4x4 Rentals is Hervey Bays' leading and longest established 4WD adventure tour operator for Fraser Island self-drive experiences. With offices in Hervey Bay and on Fraser Island's Kingfisher Bay Resort Aussie Trax is the obvious choice when selecting your multiple award winning hire company. Before departure all travellers are given maps of Fraser Island, tide times, sand driving instructions, set day itineraries as well as a Queensland Parks and Wildlife briefing to make sure your trip is one of the most memorable experiences of your lifetime. With a wide range of vehicles that seat from 2 - 7 people, self-driving is ideal for couples or groups from any walk of life, on any budget, with any (or no!) experience 4WDing what-so-ever! Aussie Trax are also specialists in coordinating one self drive day tours for guests who may not have the luxury of time. If you are looking for the self-drive company that can provide the widest range of vehicles, the best customer service, provide quality options for travellers on any budget and supply you with ALL the necessary pre-travel information, then look no further! Aussie Trax has been leading the way with high standard all inclusive self-drive holidays for over 17 years. With camping, accommodated & group tour options possible, it's definitely time to make Trax on Fraser Island, with Aussie Trax!
56 Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay, Queensland
07 4124 4433
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Skyrail is the World’s Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience A 7.5km cableway Skyrail glides just metres over the canopy of Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests Two mid stations Red Peak and Barron Falls provide the opportunity to explore and learn about this ancient environment.
Cnr Capt Cook Hwy and Cairns Western Arterial Rd, Smithfield Cairns QLD 4878
Situated perfectly among the tropical marine life of Hardy Reef 51 nautical miles from the mainland, Fantasea Reefsleep is the only permanent marine accommodation structure in Australia.
Offering some of the most exceptional reef experiences, a Reeflseep stay includes full breakfast, buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea, personalised service from a private Reefsleep host, drinks at sunset and an alfresco dinner on the sundeck. Return mainland transfers on Fantasea’s high speed catamaran, one scuba dive or guided snorkelling safari and full use of the Reefworld facilities, including the underwater viewing observatory, snorkelling equipment and semi-submersible reef tours are all included.
Accommodating as few as two and a maximum of six guests, Reefsleep is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway and guests are invited to take advantage of optional activities such as the Harmony Hut massage and scenic helicopter flight over the iconic Heart Reef.
Couples can stay in exclusive King Room accommodation for two, while families can choose the four berth bunk room. Both rooms feature a marine décor and are air-conditioned with adjoining bathrooms.
For more information telephone 07 4967 5455 or visit www.fantasea.com.au.
Great Barrier Reef
07 4967 5455
Fantasea Adventure Cruising - Whitehaven Beach and Great Barrier Reef Tours
Fantasea Adventure Cruising is synonymous with the Whitsundays, its high-speed vessels cutting through the aquamarine waters as they transport guests on day tours to some of the region’s most beautiful icons, including the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach.
A multiple tourism award winner and the only Queensland recipient of a 2011 National Tourism Award for Major Tour Operator, Fantasea is a Whitsundays icon in its own right.
Passengers can indulge in a day-trip to Whitsunday Island to see the pristine Whitehaven Beach, voted among the top 10 beaches in the world. Guests will enjoy the beautiful scenery from one of Fantasea’s superior cruising vessels, before partaking in a BBQ lunch and time to relax, explore or participate in some active beach sports. The cruise can also be combined with a spell on Hamilton Island, the most well-known and celebrated island in the Whitsundays.
For a little more adventure, Fantasea’s Great Barrier Reef cruise is the perfect way to see one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.
Located 51 nautical miles from the mainland, Fantasea’s Reefworld platform is the largest pontoon and supervised snorkelling facility in Australia and is situated perfectly amongst the tropical marine life of Hardy Reef.
Reefworld facilities include an underwater viewing observatory, large sundeck with views of the surrounding reef system, semi-submersible coral viewing tours and snorkelling equipment. There’s also a water slide, children’s swimming enclosures, gift shop and kiosk and a Grouper viewing area where George the Giant Queensland Grouper and his family which live under the platform can be seen swimming about.
Fantasea Reefworld is unique in being the only facility in Australia which provides two platforms separated by over 300 meters of rope trails, leading snorkelers along a stunning coral wall.
It’s safe, fun and a wonderful family friendly experience that will be remembered long after the holiday is over.
White Haven Beach and Great Barrier Reef
07 4967 5455
Crikey! It’s as wild as life gets at Australia Zoo, Home of the Crocodile Hunter, with more wildlife and entertainment than you can poke a stick at!
With over 1200 animals and stacks of free shows daily, it’s a full day of wildlife action and adventure!
Get hands-on with our cuddly koalas, waddling wombats, slithering snakes and cute kangaroos.
Come face to face with majestic tigers, hand-feed our gorgeous elephants, or get your photo taken with a baby alligator.
Australia Zoo is your ultimate wildlife destination so get WILD with us!
1638 Steve Irwin Way Beerwah QLD 4519
(07) 5436 2000
Camper Van Special $20 deduction per Adult
Tallship Adventure - Derwent Hunter Day Sail
Set sail aboard the classic Tallship Derwent Hunter for a day cruise in the sheltered waters of the Whitsunday Islands. Learn the ropes, snorkel on pristine coral reef or just relax and enjoy the all inclusive smorgasbord lunch, morning and afternoon tea prepared fresh onboard. Eco Interpretive presentations by trained guides round out this fantastic and memorable day of discovery. Stable under sail and offering extensive shaded seating areas Derwent Hunter is the perfect day out for all ages.
Departs Abel Point Marina at 08:30 & returns at 4:30
All snorkelling equipment an free hotel pick up included.
13 Beach Road, Cannonvale, QLD 4802
Derwent Hunter- Tall Ship Adventure Day Sail
Have you ever imagined setting sail on a traditional tall ship, steeped in history, based in the incredibly beautiful Whitsunday Islands, a destination perfect for sailing to tropical islands and swimming alongside the magnificent marine life on the Great Barrier Reef?
Day Sailing from Airlie Beach, get involved help sail a tall ship and snorkel over pristine coral reefs of Langford Reef and Bali Hai, a popular hangout zone for the resident green turtles. Relax on beautiful beaches and enjoy freshly prepared morning tea, smorgasbord board lunch and afternoon snacks.
Take your time, chill out, discover the Whitsundays naturally on a heritage tall ship and learn about the Great Barrier Reef on this multi award winning Eco & Adventure Tour.
13 Beach Road, Cannonvale, QLD 4802
Beenleigh Artisan Rum Distillery
Established in 1884 and located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Beenleigh Artisan Distillery is the oldest registered continuously working distillery in Australia. Over 130 years later, we’re still making rum the traditional, "boutique" way, operating from our original heritage-listed stone building upon the banks of the Albert River at Eagleby. We are still exclusively sourcing Australia's finest molasses from the country's only remaining family-owned sugar mill, and still pot stilling using our original copper equipment. We then age every drop of our golden liquid gracefully in handmade oak brandy barrels to create Beenleigh's distinctive, luscious flavour and its velvety smooth finish. Making it perfect for sipping neat over ice. Like only a truly great rum can be.
Join us for a tour to learn about our history and the colourful people that have made the Beenleigh Artisan Distillery an iconic Queensland attraction. Understand how our master distillers craft quality award winning rums and sit back and enjoy the flavour, textures and aromas as part of the tasting experience where you will sample 7 products from the premium Beenleigh range.
142 Distillery Road, Eagleby, QLD 4207
Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome
Looking for things to do in Cairns? Visit us at Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome, the world’s first challenge ropes course in a wildlife park. You’ll find us in the heart of the Cairns CBD on top of The Reef Hotel Casino. Whether you are looking for a full day or half day tour, Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome has you covered.
Cuddle a koala, enjoy interactive Australian wildlife presentations and experience adventure on the Mid-ZOOM and Hi-ZOOM courses with three ziplines – one of which takes participants directly over Goliath, our 4 metre saltwater crocodile!
Follow it up with a fun and thrilling activity experience with your choice of anywhere between 1 and 6 of the Cairns ZOOM activities; ropes courses of varying challenges, an external walk around the top of the glass dome with amazing views, a 15 metre jump from an internal walkway and more! With options for both beginners and those of more advanced levels, everyone can indulge in some fun at Cairns ZOOM - it's one of the Cairns region's best value family days out
278 Hartley Street, Bungalow , Cairns, Qld 4870