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Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Try Seabob Tours with Reef Magic Cruises! The Seabob is easy to use with simple body control, it is the most advanced underwater scooter, can cruise both on and under the water and play and dive as deep as 2.5 meters. We offer guided Seabob tours at Marine World which go for approximately 30-40 minutes. Our marine expert guide will give you full instruction on how to use them and takes small groups of a maximum of 5 passengers Seabob Tour $125 per person Water Temperature: 29 degrees Underwater Visibility: 7 meters CURRENT OBSERVATIONS As of 4pm Today Moore Reef: Variable winds 10-15 knots Low Isles: NE winds 8 knots Cairns Airport: NE winds 8 knots THREE DAY OUTLOOK As per Bureau of Meteorology – Cooktown to Cardwell at 4pm Sunday: N/NW winds 10 knots Monday: N/NW winds 10 knots Tuesday: N/NW winds 10 knots Today’s Magic Moment: Octopuses are considered the most intelligent of all invertebrates. Scientific studies are increasingly confirming that they are sentient creatures.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017
One of the greatest pleasures for many visitors to Lake Barrine is the family history that has seen four generations of one family associated with its care. George Curry fell in love with the Lake while surveying the region in the pioneering days. He and the Local Council and Forestry Department formed what was then called the Lake’s Trust. This trust sought to protect the lake and surrounding land from logging. In 1923 George applied for a grant and was given a perpetual lease over one acre of land on the shore of Lake Barrine. Living on the edge of the lake in a corrugated iron hut George first showed the visitors around Lake Barrine in a row boat. Today we run two specially built cruise boats with a total capacity of 170 which take our visitors on the tour around the lake in ease and luxury. The timber Tea House was originally built in the 1930’s as a dance hall and has since had many uses, including an aquatic centre, guest house, school and was a convalescent home during World War II. Today the Tea House, nestled right on the lake’s edge, provides breakfasts, lunches, and their famous prize winning Devonshire teas.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Today was another scorching hot one; for us that means the perfect opportunity to get into the water! Guests on board Reef Magic III eagerly participated in a variety of in-water adventures out at the Great Barrier Reef. The snorkel safari was one such activity. Today guests on the snorkel safari got to swim along with a White Tip Reef Shark, as well as a school of Sailfin Snapper. Adventure Snorkel Safari: $45 Water Temperature: 28.5 degrees Underwater Visibility: 5-10 meters CURRENT OBSERVATIONS As of 4pm Today Moore Reef: N/NE winds 10-15 knots Low Isles: N/NE winds 15 knots Cairns Airport: N winds 7 knots THREE DAY OUTLOOK As per Bureau of Meteorology – Cooktown to Cardwell at 4pm Friday: N/NE winds 10 knots Saturday: Variable winds 10 knots Sunday: N/NW winds 10 knots Today’s Magic Moment: Human beings had been keeping sheep for 7,000 years before it occurred to anyone to use their wool!
Atherton Tablelands Tour: World Heritage Rainforest, Breathtaking Waterfalls & the famous "Must See" attraction, Paronella Park
We tour south of Cairns for a full day out travelling through the magnificent World Heritage Wet Tropics rainforests of Wooroonooran National Park, swimming in waterfalls, travelling through the Atherton Tablelands, and visiting local must see attractions such as beautiful Lake Barrine, Millaa Milla...
If you are looking for a Cairns Reef Tour and you only visit the Great Barrier Reef once, you will want to see it at it’s best! Reef Magic Cruises has exclusive access to a stunning coral reef location selected for it’s superior water clarity, coral quality and overall diversity of marine life.
SMALL PERSONAL GROUP TOUR........The Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas & Mossman Gorge Premium Day Tour.
This great Day Tour of Cape Tribulation,the Daintree Rainforest, spectacular Mossman Gorge,Port Douglas ,Daintree River and Palm Cove,operates daily. It offers very small & personalised touring with a maximum of 14 - 18 guests. This ensures you receive the ultimate in personal attention from our gui...
Our Exclusive Half Day Rainforest Four Wheel Drive and Water Fall Tour is amazing. We invite you to jump on board our 4WD for this exclusive and spectacular visit to the rainforest and surrounding area? You will be amazed in what you will see in 5 hours. This tour is ideal if you have limited time,...
About Palm Cove
Where the foothills of the rainforest clad mountains meet the palm fringed beaches of the Coral Sea nestles Cairns' premier beach destination - Palm Cove.
A dawn walk in the ever present company of brightly coloured lorikeets, kookaburras, flocks of sulphur crested cockatoos, wallabies and rare green tree frogs, belies the fact that Palm Cove is just 20 minutes north of the Cairns International Airport.
Palm Cove, your ultimate lifestyle destination, is both affordable and caters for all accommodation needs, from international standard resorts to self catering holiday apartments, all carefully positioned amongst majestic melaleuca trees interspersed with coconut palms and tropical gardens.
Wherever you stay in Palm Cove you have access to the World Heritage rainforest, the Great Barrier Reef boarding from the Palm Cove Pier or you can simply enjoy nature's playground with an exciting challenge and adventures like white water rafting, canoeing, horse riding or trekking. Those who are less energetic can enjoy a fascinating glimpse of this ancient world dominated by pre-historic tree ferns, travelling by four-wheel drives, rainforest cableway, train or coach.
Palm Cove, with its distinctive character and intimate ambience, its old world charm with splashes of tropical colour, its Australian architecture, its idyllic setting, glorious sunshine, serenity and security - will enchant you! So take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque esplanade and enjoy the experience of the village shopping precinct with its many specialty shops. Take a swim on the patrolled beach, walk to the tranquil beaches of Clifton or Kewarra.
It's your holiday... floral scents, flashes of gigantic butterflies and the tiniest of brilliantly coloured sun birds, balmy nights and a magnificent beach front setting - this is Palm Cove. So whether you do it all or chose to do nothing, Palm Cove will leave you with a lifetime of memories to treasure.
Palm Cove is Cairns' most popular holiday beach, for locals and visitors. Its long sandy beach is lined by tropical coconut trees on one side and the clear, blue waters of the Coral Sea on the other. The beachfront esplanade is shaded by ancient paperbark trees and peppered with hotels, restaurants and retail opportunities. Cairns and its international and domestic airport is a 40-minute drive south, the rainforest is on the mountains behind you and the Great Barrier Reef lies offshore, waiting to be explored. A stunning destination in paradise.