Great Barrier Reef Drive
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Great Barrier Reef Drive

Have you checked out the Great Barrier Reef Drive? There’s almost no words to describe it – other than incredible, beautiful, scenic, amazing! The road winds in and out of rainforest, before you emerge into the sunshine and look straight out onto the ocean. On a clear day, there’s ocean for days – and even on a cloudy day, […]

international women's day
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International Women’s Day – The Cassowary

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we thought we’d talk about one of the animal species that has managed to achieve gender equality … or maybe even surpass it!   The Southern Cassowary female will select a male to breed with, and then lays her eggs in a scrape in the ground after lining it […]

juliet the wombat
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Juliet the Wombat at Rainforestation

Have you met Juliet the Wombat? Join us for a day tour to Kuranda and you can meet her in the flesh fur!  Rainforestation Nature Park, located in Kuranda, has welcomed the latest arrival to their Koala & Wildlife Park – Juliet the Wombat. Juliet, a four year old female Southern Hairy-Nosed wombat, arrived recently […]

Big Cat Green Island
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Reef Trips from Cairns

Confused by all the reef trips from Cairns and don’t know which one to choose? Let us help! You’ve visited the rainforest, you’ve met some of our incredibly cute Australian wildlife and now you’re looking to head out onto the water. We understand and even better, we have some suggestions! Want the Great Barrier Reef? […]

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 […]

cairns day tours
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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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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 […]