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Cruises in Queensland

Don and Sue Burnett at Pelorus Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland: Shore Excursion

Jane E Fraser Sydneysiders Don and Sue Burnett visit a near-deserted island in northern Australia.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: freighter cruising

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Sally Macmillan Readers of a certain age may recall the bestselling book Slow Boats to China.

Cruising

Short & sweet

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Sally Macmillan There are short cruises to suit every type of traveller, writes Sally Macmillan.

Thursday Island

Shore excursion: One fine day

Jane E Fraser Keen expedition cruiser Rick Cooper, of Noosa, steps through Australian history in the north of Queensland.

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Rhapsody of the Seas

The newest and largest cruise ship to be based in Australia for the summer cruising season sails in.

Map of Queensland

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Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

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Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

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Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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