TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards

The TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements and successes within the Tropical North Queensland tourism industry. The TTNQ Board recognises the products and people who have made their mark on the region’s tourism industry over the past year.

A record number of submissions were received for the 2022 TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards held at the Hilton Cairns on Friday, October 28.

Stay tuned for 2023 awards!

Check out the 2022 TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards video

#ExploreTNQ

What in the giant clam? 🤯

The @gbrmarinepark is full of wild, wonderful and whacky creatures…and we love it! 🪸🐠

🎥 @tomsunderwaterphotography #exploretnq #explorecairnsgbr #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #greatbarrierreef
Good morning from Noah Inlet at Cape Tribulation in @portdouglasdaintree 🌴✨💚

🎥 @lukewaitphotography #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #capetribulation #portdouglasdaintree
Don’t mind us, we’re just daydreaming about the postcard-perfect #FitzroyIsland 🐚☀️ If you ever find yourself exploring this spectacular island, there’s plenty to explore 🙌 Get down with the fishes with a dive or snorkel 🤿 Take an action-packed trip out on the water with a kayak or SUP 🛶 Get your bearings with a glass-bottom boat tour 🚤 Don’t forget to explore above-ground as well! throw on your hiking boots or settle into a day of beach hopping 🏖

📸 @fitzroyisland #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #greatbarrierreef
Weekend adventures never looked so good! 🙌

If you're looking for something to get the adrenaline going, Tropical North Queensland is the place to be - from skydiving & bungy jumping to a relaxing drift down the river you're spoilt for choice 🌴🤸

Why not spend the day exploring raging rapids with @cairnsadventuregroup? 🤩 

📸 @cairns_tours #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia
Is it just us or does this look like a scene out of Finding Nemo?😝

Say hello to our friend, the Marble Ray Taeniura meyeni 🐠 These rays are nocturnal, so you'll often see them resting during the day 😴 But if you manage to see them hunt, it's a pretty spectacular event! 

📸 @pablocogollos_photography #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #greatbarrierreef
Hey look, boobies! 😝

#michaelmasCay is a hotspot for seabirds, including terns, noddies and boobies (yes, really) 🦜🪺

What birds have you seen on the @gbrmarinepark? 👇

🎥 @chiaratalia_birds #exploretnq #explorecairnsgbr #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #greatbarrierreef
@jadeexplores has been showing us some of her favourite experiences in #Cairns and we have agree, this is one of the best! 🙌🐠

Fly over the @gbrmarinepark with one of many operators around the tropics like @daintreeair, @nautilusaviation or @zoomheli 🚁

#exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia