Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef articles
Written by our Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef specialists, our travel articles are designed to give you a closer insight into Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef, along with our top recommendations on what to do and where to go.
If you've holidayed in Australia before you'll probably have ticked off a few highlights from the standard Australia bucket list. However, look beyond the icons and you'll find there's much more to Australia than the famous reef and that rock.
Australia is one of the most varied landscapes on earth. It's got a range of stunning, idiosyncratic landscapes, from the snow-capped peaks of the Australian Alps to wildlife-rich coral reefs, crystal-clear lakes, bio-diverse tropical rainforests, and dust-filled deserts.
It's well-known that Australia is blessed with sands, sun and surf but, with so much to choose from, it's easy to get lost. With this in mind, this is our definitive guide to Australia's best beach resorts, from the Great Barrier Reef to Kangaroo Island.
From the Gold Coast to the Tropical North, Queensland has over 7400km of coastline inhabited by hundreds of species of marine wildlife.
The 74 islands at the centre of the Great Barrier Reef are fast becoming the choice destination for travellers, with a host of fine resorts, facilities and an abundance of natural beauty. We reveal the best beaches on the Whitsundays to help you plan which one to visit.