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Where the rainforest meets the reef!


If you’ve been thinking about visiting far North Queensland, don’t hesitate any longer!

This beautiful part of Australia offers something for everyone! Experience attractions such as the famous Kuranda Skyrail and Scenic Train, to view the beautiful Baron Falls. A day trip to world-renown Port Douglas for a spot of lunch, or a trip out to Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef. If you prefer a more adventurous holiday, then tropical North Queensland has plenty on offer; bungy jumping, parasailing, rafting and more!

There is no better place to start exploring the region than setting out from Clifton Beach, just 25 minutes from the heart of Cairns, and the location of the API Holiday Apartments.

The apartments are ideally positioned across from the quiet beachfront, where you can enjoy a swim in the warm waters of the ocean or the apartment swimming pool.
You will have everything you need for a relaxing break.

Things to do in North Queensland

The region certainly has no shortage of activities to choose from to create your own holiday adventure.
A breath of fresh air
Jump on board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and glide above and through the ancient forest canopy in the Barron Gorge National Park. Explore more around the spectacular Barron Falls area and the Kuranda Scenic Railway.
Great Barrier Reef encounters
Enjoy a scenic cruise setting out from Cairns to the popular Green Island and spend hours exploring the beautiful coral cay or take a day trip to the outer reef to experience the Marine World pontoon for snorkeling and glass bottom boat tours.
Wildlife wonders
Hartleys Crocodile Adventures Park - the best place to see crocodiles in tropical North QLD! This highly regarded wildlife park features not just the largest collection of crocodiles in captivity in Queensland, but also a huge array of other animals such as snakes, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and much more. A visit to the Cairns Aquarium will give you a look into the animals that live in both the rainforests and the oceans of Far North Queensland. If you are a bird lover, a visit to Birdworld Kuranda is worth the ticket, as it has one of the most diverse collections of bird life in the world.
Cultural experience
Immerse yourself in traditional Aboriginal culture with a visit to the Pamagirri Aborigional Experience, one of the many cultural encounters around Cairns. Partake in interactive experiences like boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.
Head further North
Enjoy a day trip exploring the rainforest and amazing landscapes of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation wilderness area, on board a purpose built 4WD vehicle. Travel along one of Australia's great scenic highways to explore where the rainforest meets the reef. Before to go, pre purchase your tickets for many of these activities from the API website and save 10% with Experience Oz.

More to enjoy in North Queensland