Adventure

Whether you are a thrill seeker or simply exhilarated by new discoveries, Tropical North Queensland thrives in adventure and has experiences for all adventurers:

  • Join a live shark feed on a dive expedition, or swim with the minke whales in the most remote parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Take the plunge and dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef or keep your feet dry onboard a glass bottomed boat.
  • Explore spectacular gorges, ancient lava tubes and the history of Australian pioneers.
  • Take yourself on a self drive journey and discover serene waterfalls, towering trees and crater lakes.
  • Parachute on to a coral cay in the Coral Sea.
  • White water raft down the gushing Barron and Tully rivers from beginner to Bear Grylls-style helicopter safaris.
  • Pack up the 4WD to take an expedition through the untouched wilderness of Cape York.
  • Travel in the footsteps of the first explorers and get a taste of our Indigenous history in the Torres Strait.
  • Get your wheels dirty on the mountain bike trails.
  • Spend your downtime sea kayaking around the Daintree Rainforest headland (after jungle surfing) at Cape Tribulation, or cruise through the shallow reefs at Low Isles on a stand-up paddle board.


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GSL Aviation

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GSL Aviation offer a range of scenic flights, tours and air charter over the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays, with air charter also extending anywhere along the Cape York Peninsula and Gulf of Carpentaria.

Jungle Adventures Night Walks

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When the sun sets over the trees, the animals stir and the jungle comes to life.. The rainforest heaves with the breath of dragons, the croaks and clicks of insects, the scurrying of bandicoots and the slow, deliberate slighter of snakes.

Pro Dive Cairns

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Pro Dive Cairns is Australia's Premier PADI Dive School as well as a leading outer reef liveaboard dive trip operator. Since 1983 Pro Dive Cairns have developed an international reputation for quality, professionalism, safety and value, specialising in learn to dive courses and diver education from beginner to professional, three day liveaboard dive trips and retail sales of dive, snorkel and water sports equipment.

Flyboard Cairns

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Flyboard Cairns is the latest adrenalin pumping, full action water sport! Get onboard and join the fun! The Flyboard is a water jet powered machine which allows propulsion underwater and in the air while you are strapped into boot bindings on a wakeboard like device.

Raging Thunder Adventures

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Raging Thunder Adventures is one of the largest adventure companies in Australia. They have a reputation for excellence and have established themselves as a World Leader in Adventure Tourism. For a truly memorable experience, try a balloon flight at dawn over the Atherton Tablelands.

Jungle Tours and Trekking

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Jungle Tours operates out of Cairns and specialises in day and extended tours to the World Heritage areas of Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Wilderness, where the oldest rainforest in the world meets the Great Barrier Reef.

Sunlover Reef Cruises: Moore Reef Pontoon Full Day Cruise

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Discover one of the natural wonders of the world as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises fast, air-conditioned catamaran to the brand new multi-level pontoon (floating platform), now with large waterslide and sundeck, located at Moore Reef, on the outer edge of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef off Cairns, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.

Ocean Safari

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Experience Queensland's real wild side on this Great Barrier Reef half day Eco Tour. The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the Ocean Safari vessel bound for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Back Country Bliss Adventures

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Eco-adventure guiding company based in magnificent Port Douglas, offering River Drift Snorkelling, Bush Walks, Jungle Surfing Daintree Day, Four wheel drive tours to Cape Tribulation, The Atherton Tablelands and more.

Bad Fishy Jet Boating Cairns

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Bad Fishy operates the thrilling "Tropical Twist" ride on The Trinity Inlet in Cairns. With spins, slides, speed and the stunning sights of Cairns it's loads of fun! Expect to get wet and have lots of laughs as your local skipper takes you on the 35 minute adventure.
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