Port Douglas Accommodation
February 2012

Port Douglas Accommodation

When researching Port Douglas accommodation there are a few key factors to consider and Thala Beach Lodge ticks all the boxes. Whether you’re looking fo… More...



Coral Spawning Great Barrier Reef
November 2011

Coral Spawning The Great Barrier Reef Australia 2011

The Great Barrier Reef is set to put on another amazing show shortly as the annual coral spawning takes place. The coral spawning usually occurs 4 to 6 nights… More...



Osprey Australia
September 2011

Osprey Takes Flight at Thala

Photographer Colin McCLoud has been spending some time at Thala Beach Lodge’s bird hide to capture the maiden flight of the youngest member of Thala’s… More...



Dwarf Minke Whale
July 2011

Eye to Eye with Dwarf Minke Whales

Rob and Oonagh Prettejohn, owners of Thala Beach Lodge, have just returned from an eye-popping 6 days on the Outer Barrier Reef. Dwarf Minke Whales congreg… More...



Fish using tools
July 2011

Fish using tools on the Great Barrier Reef Australia

Here’s another great reason to visit the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, you might be lucky enough to see fish using tools… On the 12th November 2006 Sc… More...



Humpback Whale Great Barrier Reef
June 2011

Humpback Whales Arrive at The Great Barrier Reef

A Humpback Whale photographed on the Great Barrier Reef off Port Douglas Australia.It’s that time of the year again as reports of the first Humpback… More...




May 2011

Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns 2011

The Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns Triathlon will see thousands of athletes, spectators and media flock to the area for the headline event of the Cairns A… More...




April 2011

Thala Features in Coconut Oil Story

Thala appeared on A Current Affair on Monday 4th April as part of ACA’s Coconut Oil story. Another great appearance from Carl Johanson the coconut-n… More...




February 2011

Port Douglas Markets

If you’re staying at Thala Beach Lodge over a weekend why not check out the Port Douglas markets? The Port Douglas markets happen every Sunday on the water… More...




February 2011

Thala plays part in Guinness World Record

In December 2010 a couple earned a Guinness World Record after renewing their wedding vows 85 times. The record previously stood at 83 vows. Mark and Denise… More...




February 2011

The Great Barrier Reef Australia – Coral Research

Recent flooding in South East Queensland and the recent cyclone Yasi means weather in Australia is a hot topic at the moment. Mother nature is a powerful and… More...




February 2011

UPDATE! – Back in Operation After Cyclone Yasi – PLEASE READ

Thala Beach Lodge is back in action after Cyclone Yasi! There were many leaves and branches spread over Thala after Cyclone Yasi made landfall at approxima… More...




February 2011

Valentines Day Dinner 2011

If you’re in Cairns or Port Douglas and you’re looking for a romantic escape for you and your partner then why not dine in Osprey’s resta… More...




January 2011

Queensland Floods

Our hearts go out to everyone effected by the Queensland floods but please be aware that Queensland is a large state in Australia + Thala Beach Lodge and Nort… More...




January 2011

The Dreaming Track – Bushwalking Australia

The Queensland Government is planning to begin construction of The Dreaming Track in 2011. The Dreaming Track will be a combination of trails that will joi… More...




January 2011

Guests cocooned at Thala Beach Lodge

Many guests cocooned at 5 star Thala Beach Lodge reportedly are enjoying the experience too much to leave! Michelle Behsman, the resort’s sales and mark… More...




December 2010

Round Headed Parrotfish Research – The Great Barrier Reef Australia

Round Headed Parrotfish at night on The Great Barrier Reef Australia. (Source: Lexa Grutter/researcher) New research conducted by the University Of Que… More...




December 2010

Whale Shark Spotted On The Great Barrier Reef Australia

This Photo of a Whale Shark was taken by the Aristocat Crew. Tourists were treated to a lucky encounter on a trip to The Great Barrier Reef on the 5th November 2… More...




December 2010

Pygmy Seahorse Discovery – The Great Barrier Reef Australia

James Cook University scientists believe they have discovered a new species of Pygmy Seahorse on The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The recent discovery… More...




December 2010

Christmas + New Year Accommodation Specials

Come spend Christmas + New Year at Thala Beach Lodge (Between Cairns + Port Douglas Australia) and take advantage of our special rates for the period 24/12/… More...