On this edition of Kiwi Tripsters, we transport you to the palm-fringed glories of Tropical North Queensland. We gorge our way through Port Douglas, admire the Daintree, take to the water in the Great Barrier Reef and size up the tropical urban playground of Cairns. Welcome to Tropical North Queensland.
Port Douglas is a winter-defying resort town, packed with incredible eateries and the dazzling Four Mile Beach. Plus we take a side-trip to serene Palm Cove, just off the Captain Cook Highway.
Where the rainforest meets the reef. Go wild from Port Douglas, with riveting adventures in the Daintree and at Mossman Gorge. Plus we preview the sensational CrocArena in Port Douglas, where you can swim with salties!
Port Douglas is synonymous with exceptional food, with a host of food producers and farmers clustered around the tourist hotspot. We talk to Peter Davidson about his exceptional chef-guided small group tour, Port on a Plate.
Kick winter into touch with a palm-fringed escape to North Queensland’s gateway city of Cairns. Beautifully landscaped, compact and laid-back, we highlight the city’s winning attributes, from the tropical lagoon swimming pool at the Esplanade to the enticing eateries strung along the Marina. Plus explore the glories of the Great Barrier Reef, with some recommended excursions.