Cassowary Coast News

Facts About Australian Cassowaries

Posted: 22 Feb 2018

In evolutionary terms, the flightless birds, or ratites, were some of the earliest types of birds to develop. Some still exist today including the emu, rheas, kiwis and the ostrich. But several have become extinct in recent times including the Moas of Ne...

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Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort In Lucinda Wins Third-straight Australian Good Food And Travel Guide Readers’ Choice For Townsville Region

Posted: 23 Jan 2018

Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort Lucinda Queensland Australian Good Food and Travel Guide (AGFG) Readers’ Choice Townsville and Surrounds 2018The Hinchinbrook Marine Cove Resort in Lucinda, Queensland, has been awarded the Australian Good Food and Travel G...

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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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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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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: http://www.cairnstoday.com.au/cairns/tours.95/cruise-dive-frankland-islands.1905/

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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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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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**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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Plant A Rainforest Project

Posted: 04 Jun 2009

Rainforest Rescue will be continuing with their amazingly successful Plant a Rainforest Project in the Daintree from the 22nd to the 26th of June and from the 29th of June to the 3rd of July. The trees have grown incredibly well in the tropical climate. I...

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New Look Rainforest Rescue Website

Posted: 11 Oct 2008

Rainforest Rescue has just launched its new look website. We have designed it so it is easier to navigate and we have added a Rainforest Blog packed full of news and useful information about our precious rainforests. Have a look and let us know what you t...

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Rainforest Rescue Purchases 10th Daintree Property. No. 11 Coming Up

Posted: 14 Aug 2008

Rainforest Rescue announces the purchase of a tenth property through the Daintree Buy Back and Protect Forever Project.This is extremely good news for the critically endangered Southern Cassowary. It prevents another housing development with all its assoc...

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David Suzuki Helps Rescue The Daintree

Posted: 14 Aug 2008

David Suzuki, the internationally acclaimed broadcaster, journalist and biologist is making his voice heard as a spokesperson for Rainforest Rescue."Come on Australia" said David Suzuki. "This is important work. All Australians should get b...

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