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October 2014

Cairns benefits from Gulf Route flights with Rex

Regional Express Airline (Rex) has announced they will be flying a new Cairns route as of 1 January 2015. Rex was awarded all five regulated routes that it ap… More...



Port Douglas Markets, Anzac Park
October 2014

Six top reasons to visit Port Douglas

Port Douglas is renowned for its vibrant tropical vibe tucked in behind the beachfront coconut palms. There are plenty of reasons to holiday here – i… More...



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September 2014

Spring – one of the best times to visit Tropical North QLD

Cynics would say that there are only two seasons in the tropics: wet and dry. But they’d be SO wrong. While winter is absolutely delightful in Tropical Nor… More...



TAFE QLD North students
September 2014

TAFE tourism students visit Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Fifteen Travel and Tourism students from TAFE QLD visited Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Read full story in the Port Douglas and Mossman Gazette Aug 2014… More...



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August 2014

Dolphins and Whales sighted by Thala Beach Nature Reserve guests

It’s humpback whale season in Tropical North Queensland with humpbacks recently spotted by guests staying at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Venturing no… More...



Sunset Sail Port Douglas
May 2012

Sunset Sail Port Douglas

With pristine, white sandy beaches and the alluring clear waters of the Coral Sea, the Port Douglas region has much to offer. It shouldn’t be surprising t… 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...




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...




October 2010

Great Barrier Reef Accommodation and Experiences Australia

One of the main drawcards for visitors to Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia is The Great Barrier Reef. Whether you’re on a honeymoon, lazy resort holida… More...




October 2010

Yellow Bellied Sunbird at Thala

Male Yellow Bellied SunbirdFootage of our friendly little Yellow Bellied Sunbird working hard! Apologies for the breaks – however was unavoidabl… More...




September 2010

Advanced Ecotourism Certification

Thala Beach Lodge has achieved the highest level of Advanced Eco Certification Only a handful of luxury accommodation experiences in Australia have care… More...




September 2010

Exclusive Bookings and Events at Thala Port Douglas

Thala has exclusive booking options for certain guests, events or larger groups wanting complete freedom and privacy on the entire 145 acre peninsular ju… More...




September 2009

Green Sea Turtle

These shots of a Green Sea Turtle were taken at Low Isles off the coast of Port Douglas, Australia. They are one of the few species still in existence that woul… More...




September 2009

Underwater at Thala Beach Lodge

When I was staying at Thala Beach Lodge, the ocean was clear and I spent a day swimming around the rocks with my underwater camera. Within 200 metres of Thala… More...




September 2009

The Great Barrier Reef Australia

Snorkelling on The Great Barrier Reef The world’s biggest living structure is The Great Barrier Reef. The only living thing visible from EarthR… More...




August 2009

Port Douglas Australia – Gold to Tourism

Port Douglas is a small coastal town with a current population of approximately 4000 permanent residents. It is sometimes seen to attract celebrities dra… More...