An overnight train trip to Brisbane is reminiscent of a business class flight.
This new hotel offers Cairns something just a little bit different.
Stay dry while encountering a staggering 15,000 aquatic animals, fish, plants and other organisms.
The Great Barrier Reef's sweet spot offers crystal-clear and bath-water warm water, and a sky cerulean and unencumbered by clouds.
Finding accommodation for a large group of varied ages calls for considerable planning.
The size of the crocodile pointed out as we motor across Trinity Inlet is no laughing matter.
It's time to discover this Australian island - before everyone else does.
For four days each July, Cairns becomes the ukulele capital of the world, writes Helen Pitt.
Swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing; Cairns is perfect for lovers of clear, blue waters as the Great Barrier Reef is on its doorstep. With an artificial lagoon, plenty of restaurants, bars and nightclubs, this place has the trappings of a buzzing tropical holiday. For some downtime; escape to the Daintree Rainforest, take a dip at Babinda Boulders and learn about Aboriginal legends.