Cassowary Coast News

Adventure Capital Of Australia

Posted: 20 Nov 2017

Oxford English Dictionary Defines adventure as: 1. An unusual and exciting or daring experience. Well if that start doesn’t take you back to high school, I hope your excitement for adventure does. I think Far North Queensland defiantly takes the to...

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Raging Thunder Welcomes New Rafts!

Posted: 06 Oct 2017

Raging Thunder recently welcomed ten brand new rafts from South Africa to the fleet, operating on the Tully River. Raging Thunder Adventures is committed to providing world class rafts that navigate the river with more ease while ensuring passenger safety...

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Our Pool Will Be Open To The Public

Posted: 29 Sep 2017

Yay, only a couple of days till the long weekend! Are you looking to spend a perfect day in paradise? Come around for drinks, a bite and a swim as our pool will be open to the public for those who enjoy a main meal in our restaurant :)

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Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort Wins Australian Good Food And Travel Guide Readers’ Award 2017

Posted: 29 Sep 2017

The Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort in Lucinda, Queensland, has been named Australian Good Food and Travel Guide (AGFG) Readers’ Choice winners for 2017. It is the second year in a row that the ocean-side resort overlooking the famed Hinchinbrook Island N...

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School Holiday Program

Posted: 26 Sep 2017

Here is the updated School Holiday program for next week. Heaps of fun!!
Contact Castaways Resort and Spa for more information.

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2017 Golden Backpack Awards!

Posted: 20 Sep 2017

Hey legends, voting has now opened for the 2017 Golden Backpack awards!

We have been nominated in 5 categories and we'd love your vote to help us retain the 'Best Tour/Activity Australia wide' for 2017!

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How Turtley Terrific!

Posted: 20 Jul 2017

Did you know that at mating time, females and males migrate to the beach where they were born, following the magnetic fields of the Earth as their guide. The migrations can be over 2000 kilometers long. How Turtley Terrific!

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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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Beautiful Bingil Bay On The Cassowary Coast

Posted: 06 Jun 2017

Bingil Bay is a small community just north of Mission Beach and you do get a sense that the rainforest really does meet the sea in this area. The following is information from Wikipedia about the history of this beautiful location. The name Bingil is b...

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New Promo Video For Cruise & Dive Frankland Islands

Posted: 26 May 2017

Your weekend to do list - escape to a tropical island. We can make this happen with our Locals Discounted rate of $150. Book now and pack your beach bag!

Watch it here:

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Go Hiking Along The Famous Thorsborne Trail!

Posted: 02 May 2017

Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort is the #1 destination for hikers that come to the area then catch the boat from our jetty over to the drop off point which is either the north or south end of the Island then picked up after their hike and bought back to th...

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Our Pool Is Open To The Public For April & May!

Posted: 02 May 2017

Happy Labour Day! We hope you enjoy this extra day off. Our pool is open to the public when you have a main meal... perfect for beautiful days like today. Come around for a dip and a bite!

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To Swim With Turtle’s

Posted: 19 Apr 2017

To swim with a sea turtle is a dream that most people share. So graceful, in the coral sea’s clear water, as they glide by with not a care in the world. But as we’re taken in by the beauty of this pre-historic animal, we often forget how fortunate we are...

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Skydive Australia Moves To Become Australia's #1 Adventure Company!

Posted: 04 Nov 2016

On Monday 31st October 2016 Skydive Australia officially acquired full ownership of Raging Thunder Adventures, a leading adventure ecotourism business. The acquisition brings together Australia's two premier adventure brands, creating Australia’s #1 Adven...

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**new** Rapid Boarders Barron River Afternoon Session

Posted: 31 Oct 2016

The Barron River afternoon session is a great tour full of extreme adventure on up to grade 3 rapids. River boarding with Rapid Boarders is a great white water option and all essential training is provided, so requires no previous experience. The thril...

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Rapid Boarders Live Bookings

Posted: 04 Oct 2014

Rapid Boarders has offically gone live with online bookings.
Head over and make your next booking online.

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Big Screen Open Air Movie Night @ Castaways

Posted: 23 Sep 2014

On Sunday the 19th October we are taking you back to the 80's with the cult, comedy-musical Starstruck Screening the classic, quirky, cult musical comedy Starstruck. A movie about 2 teenagers trying to make their break into the music industry. We will s...

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Father's Day Celebrations @ Castaways!

Posted: 03 Sep 2014

We start of the Father's Day celebration with a proper Aussie BBQ Lunch. On the buffet you will find a selection of meats, sausages, chicken skewers & vegetables from the grill as well as the Chef's selection of 3 seasonal salads, breads, mustards, r...

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Olè, Olè , Olè - The Tapas Are Here!

Posted: 06 Aug 2014

As of the 3rd August we have introduced Tapas to our menu. A great compliment to our a la carte dinner menu and opening up for some light snack alternatives for our guests in the late afternoon. Choose from a selection of 14 delicious tapas available dai...

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Renovation Time!

Posted: 07 Jun 2014

The month of May saw the start of of our accommodation room renovations. Our aim is to give our Hotel, Resort and Coral Sea Rooms a fresh new look with upgraded bathrooms as well as a general lift in the living areas. We are doing one end of the resort at...

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