FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Vertical Adventures. The half- and full-day helicopter tours from Vertical Adventures whisk you from Great Barrier Reef sites to Daintree National Park and Mossman Gorge for guided kayak, mountain-bike, walking, or river-snorkeling adventures. Options include a half-day helicopter-kayak tour (A$349 per person with 1–3 guests; A$333 per person with 4), and a half-day helicopter-river-snorkeling option (A$389/A$375). The Daintree Adventure Day includes a helicopter flight into the Daintree Rainforest, zip-line opportunities, and a crocodile-spotting river cruise (A$599/A$589). Helicopters depart from the Sheraton Mirage Country Club heli-pad near GBR's Sunbird Centre. Rates include flights, refreshments, all safety gear and equipment, entry fees, insurance, and transfers from Port Douglas, Mossman and Oak (Thala) Beach; from Palm Cove or the Northern Beaches, it's A$35/A$50 return. 4 Davidson St., Mossman, QLD, 4877. 07/4099–6310. www.verticaladventures.com.au.