Transportation

Top Choice Boat in The Marquesas

Aranui

If there’s an iconic trip in French Polynesia, it's the Aranui. For over 25 years, this ship has been the umbilical cord between Tahiti and the Marquesas and a favourite with tourists. Its 14-day voyage, departing f…
Mechanic in Central Gibb

Over the Range Repairs

Between Adcock and Galvans gorges, Nev and Leonie are your best – if not only – hope of mechanical salvation on the whole Gibb.
Bus in Dampier Peninsula

Cape Leveque Mail Run

Grab a ride with the postie on their rounds of the Dampier Peninsula. Will pick up from Broome and Cable Beach accommodation around 5am and return by 3pm. Calls into Beagle Bay, Lombadina, Djarindjin, Gambanan (June…
Petrol Station in Kununurra

Ordco

Local co-op selling the cheapest diesel in Kununurra.
Bus in Cairns

Sunbus

Runs regular services in and around Cairns from the Cairns Transit Mall, where schedules are posted. Useful routes include: Flecker Botanic Gardens/Edge Hill (131), Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob (113), Trinity Be…
Bus in Cairns

Trans North

Connecting Cairns with the Tablelands and as far north as Karumba. Destinations include Kuranda ($6.70, 30 minutes), Mareeba ($19.60, one hour), Atherton ($25.30, 1¾ hours), Ravenshoe ($37.40, 2½ hours), Herberton (…
Taxi in Cairns

Cairns Taxis

Ranks are dotted throughout the city, including at Abbott St and Cairns Central Shopping Centre. A taxi between the airport and town is about $25 (plus $4 airport surcharge). Other sample fares from town include $50…
Train in Cairns

Queensland Rail

The state-of-the-art Spirit of Queensland train offers both economy seating (from $222) and RailBed class (from $389) – similar to business class on a plane – on its scenic, 24-hour run between Brisbane and Cairns. …
Bus in Cairns

Premier Motor Service

Runs a daily service to Brisbane ($205, 29 hours) via Innisfail ($19, 1½ hours), Mission Beach ($19, two hours), Tully ($26, 2½ hours), Cardwell ($30, three hours), Townsville ($55, 5½ hours) and Airlie Beach ($90, …
Bus in Cairns

Sun Palm

Operates frequent scheduled and charter services between lodgings in Cairns' city centre, the airport ($15, 20 minutes) and Port Douglas ($35, 1½ hours) via Palm Cove and the northern beaches ($18 to $20). Its Airpo…