what does world heritage mean
Park Diary

What does World Heritage mean?

We often talk about how Rainforestation is surrounded by World Heritage rainforest … but what does World Heritage mean? Basically, it means a place that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as “being of special cultural or physical significance”. The idea of cultural conservation and nature conservation was initiated […]

Kuranda Army Duck
Army Ducks

Army Duck History

Rainforestation is proud to own and operate 12 Army Duck amphibious vehicles. They’re a lot of fun to ride in, and a great way to explore the rainforest. But where did they come from? The Army Duck history is quite fascinating! Army Duck History One of the most originally conceived vehicles in military history, the Army […]

southern cassowary
Our Wildlife

Southern Cassowary

The Southern Cassowary is one of the most incredible animals to be found in Tropical North Queensland. The name cassowary comes from the Malay name kesuari. The cassowary is the largest avian frugivore in the world. Cassowaries can be very intimidating in appearance. They have a tall brown casque (helmet) on top of their head, although […]