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Cruise the Barrier Reef: Agincourt Reef Cruise

Snorkeling at Agincourt Reef

What is it like to cruise the Barrier Reef and what are the reefs like? How do you spend your day on a reef cruise? We took a a cruise from Port Douglas to Agincourt Reef that is one of the 3000 reefs on the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. Agincourt Reef is at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef ...

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Exploring the Daintree Rainforest

Fan palms, Daintree Rainforest

This blog post is about exploring the Daintree Rainforest in the tropical north of Australia. The Daintree National Park has the oldest surviving tropical rainforest in the world where you can meet rare ancient plants and animals.  The Daintree is listed by UNESCO as a Wet Tropics World Heritage Site. It is one of the few places in the world where the tropical rainforest meets the ...

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Driving from Cairns to Daintree

View of Port Douglas Harbour

This post shows you the sights on the drive from Cairns to Daintree in the tropical north of Australia.  Captain Cook Highway is one of the most scenic drives in Australia. It offers great views of the Coral Sea and the coastline on one side and rainforest mountains on the other side. I will show you the pretty resorts of Palm Cove and Port Douglas and tell you what ...

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