world cassowary day

World Cassowary Day 2016

We love seeing cassowaries, in the wild and at our sister parks, so it seems only right that we help celebrate World Cassowary Day! The day helps to recognise the significance of cassowaries to our rainforests, and promote conservation and appreciation of these beautiful animals. This year’s World Cassowary Day will be held at the Daintree […]

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Our Bus Photo Shoot

Photoshoots are always fun, right? Especially when it’s a BUS photo shoot! We recently had a day out, exploring the beautiful region, and getting some wonderful photos of our buses to share with you on our promotional material and website. We also snuck in a video while we were there – because why not! It’s […]

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James Boettcher wins CaPTA Excellence Award!

We suspect a lot of you will have met James, one of our tour guides. On Friday, he was awarded the CaPTA Excellence Award – so we’re feeling pretty proud of him right now! CaPTA, the group that owns Tropic Wings, operates the CaPTA Excellence Award program in recognition of the exceptional contribution from staff. Nominations […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]