Eco Tours Mission Beach

The natural environment lends itself to eco-tourism in our region. Mission Beach is special:

  • the highest density of cassowaries in Australia
  • the biggest fan pal forest in Australia
  • the only lava headland in Australia
  • two World Heritage  Areas- the Wet Tropics and the Great Barrier Reef
  • places where the two World Heritage areas meet
  • the largest contiguous block of lowland rainforest south of the Daintree
  • habitat for 36% if Australia’s bird species
  • 20% if the world’s seagrass species and 35% of the world’s mangrove speices
  • the largest suite of mainland fringing reefs between Bowen and Port Douglas
  • very high density of plant and animal species
  • the coast to highlands rainforest corridor in the Wet Tropics.

….what are you waiting for!

Paronella Park, Queensland's number one tourist destination (RACQ 150 Must Dos) has extended the experience of a visit to Paronella Park, by introducing the Darkness Falls tour.

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Paronella Park Tours

Everyone has a dream. José Paronella's dream became a reality. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees.

Our aim for your visit to the Outer Great Barrier Reef is to ensure you enjoy and experience this amazing place in its natural state away from the crowds.

Fast adventure tour to the Great Barrier Reef with approximately 45 minutes travel time to outer reef stopping along the way to look at Dolphins, Whales or other marine life. Up to date reef information ….

See Australia's tropical wildlife in its natural habitat. Search by spotlight for one of the oldest and most awesome predators on earth - the saltwater crocodile. Venture into unique eco-systems in the World Heritage listed rainforest rivers. Learn how to catch the worlds famous Queensland Mud Crab. With a tour guide to interpret the river and its wildlife along the way.

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Coral Sea Kayaking

Coral Sea Kayaking is outdoor adventure company based in Mission Beach, Tropical North. We offer day tours, multi-day expeditions, kayak and SUP hire. Come and enjoy the beauty of Dunk Island on our full day tour or if your time is limited sign up for our half day turtle patrol tour.

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Mission Beach Charters

Locally owned and operated, we aim to offer you an eco-friendly, enjoyable boating experience. Based in Mission, we service the Family group of Islands in Rockingham Bay including Dunk Island and their surrounds. Whether you require a personalised charter or simply a transfer to your island destination or beach, we can cater for you!

Location Brisbane to Cairns:Queensland has a distinctive spirit, thanks to a lush coastline bursting with flora and fauna, delicious produce, relaxed locals and adventures aplenty. At Queensland Rail Travel, we believe there’s no better way to explore this and more, than via the magic of a rail getaway. Skip the hassles of traffic or craning for a glimpse through the clouds and instead, view this beautiful part of the world from just outside the window of your long-distance train.

Galleries & Art

Cairns Museum

Location Cairns Museum, Cairns School of Arts Building, Corner Lake and Sheilds Street: A visit to the Cairns Museum is a wonderful opportunity to gain knowledge about the city of Cairns – its history, its cultures and its traditions. Housed in the oldest public building in Cairns, and set over four permanent Galleries and one temporary Gallery, the Cairns Museum is a wonderful collection of artefacts and memorabilia. There’s something for everyone at the Cairns Museum Come and visit us – we’d love to say G’Day.

Location: Cairns. Welcome to Far North Queensland where you’ll be taken on a friendly and personal journey through a tropical wonderland!

Location: Cairns. Billy Tea Safaris is a small locally owned Advanced Eco Accredited Tour Operator, which operates small personalised tours with custom built 4WD vehicles, maximum 16 passengers per vehicle, and your naturalist guides have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture, which will ensure you day will be a memory of a lifetime.

Location Yungaburra: Join us on one of our Adventure Tours from Cairns and explore the beautiful Atherton Tablelands with its stunning Waterfalls, Volcanic Crater Lakes, Rainforest and Unique Animals too! If you’d like a cosy and clean place to rest then stay at our homely EcoLodge in Yungaburra and join our Mountain Biking or Night Wildlife Canoeing  tours!

Going North

Heritage Tours

Location Cairns: Heritage Tours operates the best variety and value Cape York Tours from Cairns

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Snapping Tours

Johnston River Cruises. 2 hour guided cruises with wildlife spotting in a glass bottom …

Locally owned and operated, we aim to offer you an eco-friendly, FNQ experience. On our Frankland Islands Reef Cruise, we offer guests opportunity to go snorkelling, diving, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and birdwatching on this rare and unique eco system.  The location we visit is a pristine national park island that is uninhabited and completely undeveloped.

Going West

Undara Experience

Location: Cairns Undara; As ancient and alluring as the continent itself, the Undara Lava Tubes stand as silent sentinels to our pre-history. Walk in the path of a volcano and sleep cocooned in an ancient railway carriage as your dreams connect you with the essence of this timeless land. Undara is the experience that defines Australia's quintessential Outback. Down, under and above - this is where you'll find the sense of place you're seeking.

Location Forsyth :The Terry family welcome you to a truly outstanding and unique property. Apart from the ever changing views, and the 10,000 head of Brahman cattle on Robin Hood Stations’ 1284 square kilometres with a history that dates back to early gold rush days, it also contains a geological wonderland.

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Big Mama Sailing

Big Mama is a Adams 18m(60ft) family friendly, sailing yacht ideal for small groups of 12 …