The treasures are now above ground in this former gold mining region.
Welcome to Cape Tribulation.
One hectare is home to more species of flora and fauna than the forests of Europe and North America combined.
What to see and do in this beach- and bush-lined Far North Queensland getaway.
I spy my first giant clam, sitting on the sea bed not far below, looking like a big clutch purse with fuzzy iridescent blue lips.
An overnight train trip to Brisbane is reminiscent of a business class flight.
Ride a 19th-century gold-rush train that goes from "nowhere to nowhere" for a unique view of this remote corner of Australia.
This new hotel offers Cairns something just a little bit different.