A gif guide to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

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Most Tropical North Queensland experiences are worth repeating. Now with this handy gif guide you can keep the good times rolling, and rolling.

Here are 12 gifs you need in your life…

Crocodile feeding

Because playas gonna play, crocs gonna snap

This daily crocodile feeding at Hartleys Crocodile Adventures near Palm Cove never gets old.

Finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef

Because, Nemo!

You think that purple-fingered bush is your friend, but it’s clearly anemone.

Human Hamster Wheel at Jungle Surfing in the Daintree Rainforest

Because this is a treadmill in the jungle

Beat the rat race in the giant hamster wheel. Winch people up into the Daintree. #peoplepower

Jungle Surfing in the Daintree Rainforest

Jungle Surfing in the Daintree Rainforest

Because this is surfing, jungle style

Teach Tarzan a thing or two with Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours.

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Because real life is WAY better than your fish tank at home

Get down below to discover 600 types of coral across over 3000 coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.

Helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef

Because the ocean is awesome

Get to the chopper and check out the reef from above with GBR Helicopters.

Sailing | A gif guide to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef | blog.queensland.com

Because parking is a breeze

Need a spot to park for the day? Try Cape Tribulation and discover the only place on the planet where two World Heritage areas meet: the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

Coral on the Great Barrier Reef

Because this coral is doing things you never knew about

For one week in November, you can watch ‘sex on the reef’ – egg-engorged corals simultaneously release masses of pretty pink eggs and sperm into the sea to become free-floating larvae.

Feeding a baby wallaby

Because, cuuuuuute!

This is a rock wallaby and you can feed them.

Cassowary | A gif guide to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef | blog.queensland.com

Because headbanging wasn’t just cool in the ’90s

Smells like cassowary spirit.

Sunset

Because, this sunset

Just horrible.