Mahogany Glider at Cardwell

The mahogany glider is named for its rich brown mahogany colour. The swamp mahogany tree, Lophostemon  suaveolens, in its habitat is vital. The scientific name Petaurus gracilis means slender rope dancer. They have been known to glide up to 60 metres with an average glide distance of 30 metres. The  mahogany glider is one of  Australia’s  most threatened mammals and Queensland’s Read More …

Charley’s Chocolate Factory wins international award

  Charley’s Chocolate Factory in Queensland’s far north has won an international cocoa award in Paris. Laura Polson Australian Associated Press  NOVEMBER 3, 20173:51PM Chocolate from a small far north Queensland town has hit the spot for judges in an international cocoa competition. Charley’s Chocolate Factory in Mission Beach beat entrants from all over the world Read More …

48 hours in Mission Beach and Tully

by HANNAH STATHAM (“The following blog by Hannah Statham was originally published on the Queensland Blog.”) The irony that the wettest town in Queensland is just 200-odd kilometres from the sunniest one, is not lost on us. North Queensland has always been an environment of contrasts: Rainforest: Reef Dry season: Wet Season Sugarcane: SpinifexSo the contrast of sleepy, beachside towns like Tully and Mission Beach compared Read More …

Hibiscus Lodge Bed & Breakfast

Luxury bed and breakfast set on 2.5 acres of peaceful tropical gardens surrounded by rainforest. The beach is a short stroll away and we are also within walking distance to restaurants, village shops, hotel, ATM, internet café and laundrette. Breakfast is served on the verandah overlooking the pool. (07) 4068 9096      Website      Email Read More …