shd travel august 11 Kuranda Scenic Railway Photos by Jane E. Fraser

Tracks in the forest

Explore the stunning landscape around Kuranda, in far north Queensland, from the comfort of a train carriage.

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CRUISE 960806 SMH TRAVEL SAT_10  Snorkellers at Agincourtl, Quicksilver, Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Twenty reasons to visit Cairns

As the southern half of the country shivers and sniffles through the winter months, far north Queensland basks in glorious sunshine.

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Bama Way tour.

Drawn to the Dreamtime

Lance Richardson tours the Bama Way 'song lines' between Cairns and Cooktown, en route to the region's annual art fair.

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Horn Island

Pearler yarns and a princess

Surrounded by warm, azure waters and story-spinning locals, Emily Maguire explores the remarkable history and cultures of an often forgotten part of Australia.

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