Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Qantas Australian Tourism Awards 2015

Tropical North Queensland will be very well represented at the upcoming 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards! From our region alone, there are 6 operators/attractions nominated as a result of their wins at the Queensland Tourism Awards, including our friends at Ocean Safari, Cape Trib Beach House Resort and Reef Magic Cruises. Our region is renowned […]

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2015

Chinese New Year is almost upon us in Cairns, and here at Tropic Wings, we are getting ready! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey (see below for some great facts). Cairns has a large amount of Chinese visitors who come to enjoy our beautiful region at this special time of year. We are often called upon […]

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Our Tours

Cairns Day Tours

Tropic Wings offers a range of Cairns day tours to suit any budget or requirement. You can explore Cairns itself, with our Cairns Highlights tour, or you can head to Cape Tribulation or Kuranda. Each tour option leaves Cairns in the morning, with pickups right from your hotel door, making it incredibly easy for you to […]

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Our Tours

Kuranda Tours

Our Kuranda Tours are some of our most popular. Starting in Cairns, you can choose to travel to Kuranda via coach, Skyrail or train – whatever takes your fancy! Kuranda is a small village located 30 minutes from Cairns, with a population of approximately 3,000. The village is on the eastern side of the Atherton Tablelands, where the […]

australian animals

Australian Animals – who is the cutest?

  Australian animals are pretty unique and cute – and we’re proud to say that our sister park, Rainforestation Nature Park, has a lot of them! We think they’re so cute, we thought we’d share some of them with you … Freshwater Crocodiles – cute?! Okay, so not everyone thinks they’re cute, but we can’t […]

Australian Ulysses butterfly

The Ulysses Butterfly

The Ulysses butterfly is one of Tropical North Queensland’s most distinctive and unique butterfly species. It’s also part of our logo! The scientific name for the Ulysses is papilio ulysses Many people visit our sister company, the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, purely to see the iridescent blue butterfly in flight, and to try and snap a […]

Wildlife Attractions Kuranda

School Holidays in Cairns

It’s that time of year … school holidays in Cairns can be loads of fun for parents and kids, so long as you are prepared! We have a couple of suggestions to help keep your kids occupied these school holidays … but we’d love to hear your suggestions as well! Cairns Lagoon – on the […]

Butterfly Sanctuary

YELLOW CRAZY ANTS – the world’s worst invasive species!

The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Australia’s largest butterfly flight aviary, will be hosting the release of a research paper investigating the yellow crazy ants and their devastating impact in Australian rainforest sites. The research paper was written by Dr Lori Lach, Research Fellow at James Cook University, and some of her students. The paper specifically investigates […]

Cairns Coach Tours

New Coach Day!

We’d like you to help welcome our new 57 seater coach to the family! This big boy definitely stands out when driving down the road – sleek, shiny, and big! Inside, it’s comfortable and modern, and provides a very enjoyable experience for our guests. Jump aboard with us and experience it for yourself!