Tablelands News

October To December Skies 2018

Posted: 26 Sep 2018

With the closing months of 2018 almost upon us, we take a look at what the spring and summer skies have to offer.



As we watch Mars recede in size and brightness, we see it reveal the last of its surface detail before becoming too small for practical obse

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Victoria’s Riflebirds

Posted: 25 Sep 2018

Victoria’s Riflebird (Ptiloris victoriae) is one of 3 species of birds of paradise (family Paradisaeidae) in Australia.



They are common in our part of the world, and relatively easy to observe on our property. They often investigate rough-barked tree tru

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Coral Successfully Planted On Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Australia’s first corals to be grown in an ocean-based nursery have been successfully planted on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to help high-value coral reefs within the World Heritage area recover from recent bleaching events.



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Reef Restoration

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

The Reef Restoration Foundation’s Coral Crusaders have been growing corals on coral tree frames in Australia’s first ocean-based nursery. This restoration method has been proven to help regenerate degraded reefs overseas and is being piloted for the Great

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Meet The Artist

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

Meet local artist Hayley Gillespie at Terra Nova Gallery on Sunday, September 16 from 11am-2pm. She is looking forward to chatting about her colourful paintings and having some fun colouring in with her youngest admirers. Hayley is well known for the enga

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Mobile Magic

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The colourful chakra mobiles created by Debbie Loy at Get Funked in the Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets have been selling out as fast as the Kuranda artist can make them. Debbie is sourcing local wood for her next batch which she will hand paint and d

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Visit Kuranda This School Holiday

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The school holidays are just around the corner so plan to spend some time in Kuranda exploring our beautiful rainforest and enjoying our many attractions as well as browsing the markets and shops. Whether it's art, a meal or jewellery that you are looking

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Local Business Night Fire Special!

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

Local businesses and comunity groups pay only $99 p/p for Night Fire by Tjapukai. If you're loooking for somewhere for your business or group to have a night out, why not come along? The evening starts with canapes and drinks, has over an hour of entertai

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We Are Excited To Announce That We Are Launching Our New Best Of Tablelands Tour!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

One year since purchasing the original Daintree touring company, Billy Tea Safaris, parent company Down Under Cruise and Dive continues to invest in the small group touring specialist with this week’s announcement of the launch of a day tour to the Athert

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Vote For Us!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

We would love you to vote for us in the People’s Choice Award for this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards. Your vote would mean a great deal to us and you may even win a $5,000 travel voucher. 



Go to racq.com/kurandariverboattourspca to vote. Thanks.



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Goldsborough Valley Locals Day Out This Sunday 16/09/18 At Fisheries Crossing.

Posted: 12 Sep 2018

Great for all levels of experience bring the family. Kids under 6 ride your board. River is amazingly warm.yahoo

Cost: $50 includes hot tea by the rapids

Time: 9.30-12 = 2.5 hrs includes guide, equipment and instruction

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Sunsets At Kulara... Spectacular And Ever Changing

Posted: 10 Sep 2018

The sunsets and early evenings at Kulara are divine ! The Tablelands at this time of the year are alluring.



After watching the sunset and having a nice glass of red it’s time to relax by the fire at Kulara.


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Tjapukai Flame Tree Restaurant

Posted: 05 Sep 2018

Locals are invited to dine in the Tjapukai Flame Tree Restaurant from 11am to 5pm daily. Pop in for morning or afternoon tea, or stop by for lunch or a cuppa. As a local there is no need to pay for admission to Tjapukai - the restaurant and cafe are open


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5 Stars...do It!!!

Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Wow, wow, wow, this is the best tour we've been on, Brett was so knowledgeable, funny & engaging to the group. We visited some amazing places we would not normally have selected or known about ourselves. If you are contemplating this tour "do it", we high

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How Cute Is This Little Guy?!

Posted: 03 Sep 2018

Did you know: Platypus's are one of two mammals that lay eggs! Have you ever seen a Platypus? If not, you are in luck! Come and spot Platypus's with Waterfall Wanderers! Now that sounds like an awesome idea! 

#platypusviewing #waterfallwanderers #cairnsad

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Cindy

Posted: 26 Aug 2018

We did a morning tour at Cairns Quad and Adventure and it was amazing! We where just with the two of us and the instructor Nikky. We've had a great time with this tour! It is so beautiful going through the forest and the tracks are awesome to drive throug

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Coral Growth Success

Posted: 22 Aug 2018

The first crop of corals grown in our pilot ocean-based nursery have exceeded expectations, with some of our species, on average, increasing in size by 2.5 times in six months.  The corals were measured and a progress report was prepared by Reef Ecologic,

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Come And See David Stacey's Artwork At Port Douglas Market On Sunday

Posted: 22 Aug 2018

Come and find David at the Port Douglas Market from 8am to 1.30pm. His illustrations and paintings of the natural environment are a must see. For lovers of fine art. 



Come in see our great range of art works ranging from cards ; minatures , limited and o

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We Had A Great Morning On The Bikes.

Posted: 14 Aug 2018

We were well equipped and trained before we started. We had some time in a practice area that got us comfortable being off road. Then we started the trail which was a great combination of fun and challenging. There were creeks, hills, rocky sections, and


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Introducing The Champagne Breakfast

Posted: 09 Aug 2018

We are so excited to announce the return of a traditional Champagne Breakfast to our Classic hot air ballooning tours from Monday 14 May

Breakfast will be served at our purpose built Aussie bush setting nestled in the Mareeba Valley and offering views of

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