Daintree News

Our First Mangoes

Posted: 10 Nov 2017

Our first mangoes and these are the delicious, sweet, soft-fleshed R2E2 variety. They are still a little unripe but we are just trying to save a few for ourselves before the Spectacled Flying Foxes discover them! The tree is loaded at the top but it's now...

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What Is On In Cairns This November!

Posted: 01 Nov 2017

November is packed with things to do in Cairns & North Queensland! We've picked top events to help you plan your next day out in November. Make sure you find out what's on and don't miss a thing! http://www.cairnsevents.com/2017/November/ Want to...

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Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours As Featured On The Today Sho

Posted: 10 Oct 2017

Look who is in town doing a zipline tour with us, it’s Aislin Kriukelis from the TODAY Show . We had a great time showing her around the rainforest canopy. Thanks Aislin for being such a great sport . Tune in to Channel 9 for the special feature on Jung...

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Melbourne Cup Function 2017 Campaign

Posted: 09 Oct 2017

Are you hosting a Melbourne Cup Function this year? Local Tourism Network can help you reach 80,000+ people! We are running a special campaign promoting North Queensland Melbourne Cup functions to locals and visitors to the region. To join the campa...

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Overall It Was Three Great Days!

Posted: 21 Sep 2017

Stephanie who made the bookings for us was very nice and effective and when we wanted to add two certified dives on the reef tour she managed to arrange so that we got a refund instead of paying extra, quite impressive :) The reef day was the best, the Ca...

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Daintree Ferry 'early Bird' Trial

Posted: 15 Sep 2017

The Daintree Ferry has experienced record numbers of vehicles travelling on the ferry in the past 18 months. Council has been working with local tourism operators north of the Daintree River to develop strategies to minimise delays while encouraging visit...

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Local Tourism Network Has Been Shortlisted For Horizons Accelerator Program!

Posted: 31 Aug 2017

We are very excited about making it through the first round of the Horizons Global Travel & Tourism accelerator program. Next stage is the Pitch on the 12th September! Thanks to the team at Horizons and The Space Cairns TheSPACE https://horizons....

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Dan F

Posted: 29 Aug 2017

Just had a great day out with Steve and 10 others on the Full day Cape Tribulation trip. The bus was new with LOTS of leg room. Friendly and informative guide. A must do for anyone up this part of the world. A wonderful way to see this part of Australia....

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Sarah S

Posted: 29 Aug 2017

We took a full day trip that included a beautiful lunch in the Daintree rain forest with local fruits that you can only get in Cairns. It included an eco friendly cruise up the Daintree River to see crocodiles. It was simply lovely and we had a croc swim...

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Local Tourism Network School Holiday Campaign

Posted: 29 Aug 2017

School Holiday is fast approaching! It's time to kick into gear, step up your promotional activities and get ready to boost bookings! Local Tourism Network can help you! Join our School Holiday Campaign to tap into the holiday buzz for FREE if you have...

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Top 10 Tnq Father's Day Deals 2017!

Posted: 22 Aug 2017

Top 10 TNQ Father's Day Deals 2017! If you aren't sure what to get your dad this Father's Day, you've found the right guide. We picked top 10 presents dads will love — even yours. 1. 20% OFF BAD FISHY JET BOATING From $55 | Save $14 Thrill y...

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Giveaway Winners!!

Posted: 14 Aug 2017

Thank you to everyone who shared and liked this competition & CONGRATULATIONS to Lisa Jewell, Lyndell Brownlee, Luisa Wilhelmi, Leah Sullivan & Laura Miller! You have all won a 2-4-1 Yummy Noodle Cairns & Pho Street Restaurant Voucher! To redeem your vo...

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Donate This Eofy To Help Power A New Wave Of Environmental Advocacy In Fnq

Posted: 24 Jul 2017

Do you remember when… All we wanted to do was protect the places we love because they were simply amazing? We just had to show everyone how amazing they were. In doing so, we secured World Heritage Areas and National Parks, essential habitat mapping,...

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Pilates And Meditation Retreat Comes To Daintree Rainforest

Posted: 20 Jul 2017

WELLNESS expert Mandy Millan believes there’s no place more relaxing than the Daintree Rainforest. That’s why Ms Millan, owner of Flo Wellbeing, is bringing her Sydney-based pilates retreat to the scenic destination for the first time. She said retr...

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Boyd's Forest Dragon

Posted: 19 Jul 2017

On our recent Wildlife of Australia's Rainforest expedition to far north Queensland this stunningly colourful Boyd's Forest Dragon was found sunning himself in the middle of the road. While picking him up to place him on a tree, out of harms way, particip...

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We Found This Little Bird Sleeping Under The Leaf Of The Fan Palms

Posted: 15 Jun 2017

With the rain we had I think he had a nice dry bed for the night

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Winter In The Tropics

Posted: 06 Jun 2017

Perfect winter weather now with warm days and nights getting cooler (if it's below 20C we reach for the extra blankets!)

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Did You Know That Having A Dragonfly Land On Your Head Is Considered Good Luck?!

Posted: 05 Jun 2017

Buzzing around the Daintree, you may bump into this little fella. This Dragonfly was spotted on a bush walk in the Daintree by Daniel Miller.
Did you know that having a dragonfly land on your head is considered good luck?!

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Local Tourism Network Have Installed A New Webcam On The Roof Of The Pacific Hotel.

Posted: 22 May 2017

We hope the webcam's live video stream will be beneficial to the regions tourism industry by giving viewers a realistic indication of the current weather in Cairns. The camera has a 20x optical zoom and offers 270° view of the Cairns City and Marina....

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More Wind In Aquarius's Sails!

Posted: 28 Apr 2017

SV Aquarius has a new destination – the Outer Great Barrier Reef. This exciting new tour is the only outer reef experience on a sailing vessel departing from Port Douglas. Aquarius will set sail for a two-hour relaxing journey to Horseshoe Bay at Tongue...

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