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For the average person, the word “shark” conjures up a host of different, often nightmarish visions. A black fin silently breaking the water. A pair of black, unblinking glass-like eyes. A mouth with row after row of razor-sharp, knife-like teeth gaping open, racing in for a bite. The image of sharks causes a gut reaction […]

Passions – Perfect Option for Active Kids.

Passions of Paradise has been introducing a whole new generation to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with a number of families choosing the day trip for its child-friendly activities. As long as the kids are comfortable swimming they will take to snorkelling easily and if they are 12 years or older they can […]

The Annual Humpback Whale Season is upon us!

Of all the species that travel through the Great Barrier Reef, perhaps none are met with more anticipation than the migrating Humpback Whales, which journey to the reef during the winter months. From early June though to early October, Humpbacks visit the reef for many of the same reasons as their human counterparts: to socialize, […]

Passions Sponsors Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride

Mountain bikes set to dominate Karumba ride.   Mountain bike riders are boosting numbers in the annual Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride with the Dirty Boys off-road section of the ride booked out. Ride coordinator Steve Corrie said the interest in riding 780km across creeks and outback tracks from Cairns to Karumba had been enormous […]