Posted by: hightideholidays | January 30, 2012

Hightide Tropical North Queensland special

Tropical North Queensland is where the rainforest meets the reef. Few places on earth can boast such unique natural attractions – with the Great Barrier Reef offering dazzling coral and sea life, and the superb World Heritage listed tropical rainforests within easy reach. The scenery will leave you breathless and the relaxation will take you to a new level.

If you fancy swimming with the fish, getting up close and personal with a koala bear or visiting some luscious rainforests, use the links below to start planning your Tropical North Queensland getaway… whether you’re looking for places to visit, things to see and do in Tropical North Queensland, or accommodation ideas, everything you need is right here. Call Hightide Holidays on 1300 769 765 to make your dreams come true.

Things To See and Do

1.         Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park, Mossman, Cairns Area

2.         Great Barrier Reef, Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area

3.         Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park, Lawn Hill, Gulf Savannah

4.         Sunlover Reef Cruises, Multiple Locations

5.         Millaa Millaa Falls, Millaa Millaa, Tablelands Area

6.         Tinaroo Dam, Lake Tinaroo, Tablelands Area

7.         Adventure Tours Australia, Multiple Locations

8.         Cairns ZOOm, Cairns, Cairns Area

9.         Lakefield National Park, Cooktown, Cook Area

10.       Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway, Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area

Places to visit

1.         Thursday Island

2.         Horn Island

3.         Cooktown

4.         Cairns

5.         Port Douglas

6.         Mossman

7.         Mareeba

8.         Palm Cove

9.         Innot Hot Springs

10.       Weipa


201 Lake Street
201 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Superbly located only a casual stroll into Central Cairns and a street off The Esplanade, 201 Lake Street presents contemporary hotel rooms and apartments in tranquil surrounds within access to all that Cairns and North Queensland has to offer. Fringed with sun lounges, the 20 metre resort pool staggers through levels of wading areas to the depths of the lap section. For a leisurely afternoon or evening the barbecue entertainment area is pleasantly positioned alongside the resort pool.

more info  From $119 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Located on the last great beachfront site in Palm Cove, Amphora boasts breathtaking views of the Coral Sea. The one and two bedroom apartments all feature a spa bath, full kitchen complete with stone bench and a delightful combination of timber, carpet and tiled flooring. Amphora facilities include lagoon style pool with heated jacuzzi spa for your relaxation, and a children’s pool to keep the kids amused.

more info  From $99 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Ferntree Rainforest Lodge
Camelot Close, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873
Here’s an environment-friendly resort that’s easy on the visitor too. Set back in the heart of a lush coastal rainforest, a short stroll from Cape Tribulation’s beach and its famous mangrove boardwalks, Ferntree Rainforest Lodge is a superb, affordable tropical getaway.

more info  From $154 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
81-85 Cedar Road, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa in Palm Cove is the place to relax, rejuvenate and revitalise body, mind and spirit. The beautiful sandy beach at Palm Cove and the fabulous Esplanade and its restaurants and bars are just a barefoot stroll away with world class golf courses north and south.

more info  From $91 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Mantra PortSea
76 Davidson Street, Port Douglas QLD 4871
The lobby’s punkah and timber ceiling fans are the first things you’ll notice when you arrive at Mantra PortSea at Port Douglas in Queensland’s Tropical North. From here the soothing sounds of cascading water falls and flowing lagoon pools will immediately draw you into holiday mode.

more info


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Oaks M on Palmer
81 Palmer Street, Townsville QLD 4810
Oaks M on Palmer is a boutique 4.5 star self-catering property on Palmer Street. Enjoying an easy stroll to the CBD, restaurants, cafes, city night life and Jupiter’s Casino, Oaks M on Palmer is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers.

more info  From $123 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club
Paradise Palms Drive, Kewarra Beach QLD 4579
From its idyllic setting just 20 minutes north of Cairns at the base of rainforest clad mountains, Paradise Palms Resort and Country Club invites discerning guests to participate in a truly special visitor experience.

more info  From $95 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Ramada Resort Port Douglas
316 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas QLD 4877
Located in a small pocket of Melaleuca Rainforest an hour north of Cairns, Ramada Resort Port Douglas is a short walk from Four Mile Beach, and close to the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. As well as 224 rooms, the resort features two restaurants, a day spa, cocktail lounge, and a lagoon pool with swim up bar, plus lily ponds, streams and wildlife.

more info  From $91 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach QLD 4879
Sea Change Beachfront Apartments offers 5 star luxurious accommodation at Trinity Beach, 15 minutes north of Cairns. All self contained apartments are absolute beachfront and offer unsurpassed, panoramic views over the beach and the Coral Sea.

more info  From $247 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Sea Temple Palm Cove
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Situated on an absolute beachfront location in Palm Cove, Sea Temple Resort and Spa Palm Cove has been designed with the utmost privacy in mind. Attention to detail in the exotic Asian styled architecture is paramount, with an award winning style that blends sensitively with the superb natural beauty of the surrounding environment.

more info  From $113 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

Sea Temple Port Douglas
Mitre Street, Port Douglas QLD 4877
Designed with the utmost luxury and relaxation in mind, Sea Temple Resort & Spa is located on the secluded beachfront of Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas. Whilst on your stay, take the time to enjoy the Day Spa, adjoining 18 hole championship golf course, or just relax in the spectacular resort surrounds.

more info  From $172 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

The Heritage Port Douglas
16 Warner St, Port Douglas QLD 4879
Situated right in the heart of Port Douglas on Macrossan Street. When staying at these first class, well appointed suites, you will find the village centre at your doorstep which gives you effortless access to restaurants, fashion outlets and boutique shopping.

more info  From $102 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book

The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa
2 Greenslopes Street, Cairns QLD 4870
Share in this experience at The Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa. This premier resort offers a relaxed village atmosphere with spacious modern Cairns apartments set amongst 11 acres of lush landscaped gardens, lakes and beach lagoon pools. Offering complete 4 1/2 star resort services and facilities, you can choose to unwind at the Day Spa, dine at Rambutan Restaurant or cook a BBQ by the pool – all part of your tropical resort lifestyle experience.

more info  From $130 per night


Call: 1300 769 765 to enquire or book



7 Wharf Street
7 Wharf Street, Port Douglas QLD 4879
Designed to inhale our tropical surrounds, this Port Douglas holiday house consists of three pavilions connected by undercover walkways. An abundance of retractable doors, windows and sheltered verandas allow natural airflow and ocean views. Its central village location is moments from boutique shopping, restaurants and cafes.

more info  From $852 per night

Amaroo at Trinity
92 Moore Street, Trinity Beach QLD 4879
Trinity Beach, star of the Cairns Northern Beaches in the heart of Tropical North Queensland, is located just a short drive north of Cairns city. With its relaxed village-like atmosphere it is one of the most popular beaches in the North, with good reason. Amaroo at Trinity enjoys a peaceful elevated beachfront position offering stunning views over the Pacific Ocean to the accompaniment of the soothing sounds of waves breaking on the shore.

more info  From $83 per night

Cape Tribulation Resort and Spa
Cape Tribulation Road, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873
Nestled between the Emerald Greens of the Daintree Rainforest and the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation Resort & Spa, combines the wonder of the natural world with the comfort of the modern. Located just 90 minutes drive from Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation is one of nature’s true paradises, and you will be holidaying in one of the world’s most remarkable environments.

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Cayman Villas
35 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas QLD 4877
Located a short distance from the famous Four Mile Beach and the Port’s town centre, Cayman Villa apartments feature luxury one, two and three bedroom villas. Cayman Villas luxury apartments offer families, couples and discerning business travellers luxury apartments for a relaxing holiday stay, a romantic getaway or work in comfortable and stylish surroundings.

more info  From $179 per night

Coral Horizons
137 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Set on the beachfront amidst the beautiful tropical buzz of Palm Cove is Coral Horizons. Accommodation is superbly designed and is truly the best that Palm Cove accommodation has to offer. Staying at Coral Horizons provides you with the lovely experience and opportunity to oversee the natural beauty of this glorious palm-fringed beach.

more info  From $147 per night




  1. Nice post by author. It’s very amazing place. It is heaven on earth. Thanks for sharing such wonderful pictures and information with us.

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