PIL­LOW TALK

Hot ho­tel open­ings across the coun­try

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A REEF TRIP TIP Quick­sil­ver’s Sil­ver­swift is a great trip for divers and snorkellers; you get to see three dif­fer­ent outer reef sites and spend a min­i­mum of five hours out on the Reef! It leaves from right next door to the ho­tel. sil­verseries.com.au

FAM­ILY FUN Har tley’s Creek Crocodile Ad­ven­tures [40 kilo­me­tres north of Cairns] is ed­u­ca­tional and fun for the whole fam­ily, with wildlife pre­sen­ta­tions, lots of lo­cal wildlife in­clud­ing cas­sowaries and din­gos, and a boat cruise to see the crocs. crocodilead­ven­tures.com

AD­VEN­TURE SEEK­ERS Try a bungy jump or the Min­jin Jun­gle Swing at AJ Hack­ett Cairns; ev­ery­one should [have a go] at least once, re­gard­less of age! Lo­cated in a beau­ti­ful rain­for­est set­ting, if you don’t want to jump there’s a great view from the tower. ajhack­ett.com/cairns

MEALS AT THE MA­RINA Wa­ter­front din­ing over­look­ing the Ma­rina of­fers a range of restau­rants to suit all cuisines and bud­gets.

A DEF­I­NITE MUST-DO The Ku­randa Scenic Rail­way is one of the most stun­ning rail trips in Aus­tralia.The best op­tion is to go up by Skyrail cableway over the top of the rain­for­est and then down by train along­side the Bar­ron Falls. ksr.com.au

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