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Meet Annette

Tropical North Queensland specialist + travel concierge + holiday whisperer

Making people’s holidays sing is what I live for!

I am a passionate traveller, trip designer and nature lover. When  I first landed in Cairns, my first thought was “I am home!”.

From the lush rainforest to the sandy beaches, my weekends are spent exploring, walking, practising photography and sampling the local foods.

​​For me, travel needs to be uncluttered with long lists of things to see and do. I want to immerse myself fully in a place, taste the food, smell the roses.

With over 30 years experience in international tourism, I know that we all have different expectations and dreams.

I started my career journey in travel as a freelance Tour Guide and Tour Manager, leading groups of discerning travellers to all parts of Australia, from the magnificent ancient landscapes of Kakadu and the Kimberley to postcard-pretty Tasmania, with its food, art and rainforest riches, to Kangaroo Island off South Australia, famous for its providores, kangaroos and koalas, and natural attractions.

A position with an inbound travel specialist gave me experience behind the scenes. I worked in an operational role, managing demanding group projects for the MICE market (meetings, incentives, conference, and exhibitions).

I have been involved in planning aspects of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Sydney, and the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand for our international clients.


I have facilitated an Australian conference for 200 international biology and geology teachers, the delegates wanting to explore remote parts of Western Australia, Central Australia, and Queensland.


I offer enthusiasm, commitment and a sincere desire to help you enjoy your time in this  stunning region. ​I really want you to go back with wonderful, happy memories of Far North Queensland.


So, first and foremost, I listen. And then I work with you to create your own memories.

Just like a hotel concierge, I also take care of the practical aspects of your trip: transfers, baby sitter, restaurant or event bookings.


I am with you every step of the way to ensure your Far North Queensland holiday is as individual as you are.