Goondoi Tours

Experience the unique surroundings of Etty Bay with the traditional owners. Enjoy weaving, story telling & ancient sounds in small group tours.

Etty Bay Goondoi Culture Tours is only 90min south of Cairns at the Etty Bay Cabins & Caravan Park, The Esplanade Queensland 4858.

All tours are guided by the traditional owners of Etty Bay. This is the only way to immerse yourself in the fascinating and ancient culture.

Hear the ancient dreamtime stories while gaining insight into the gathering and preparation of traditional bush foods.

Discover the sounds of the clap sticks, and the many sound techniques used to create a storytelling sound.

Duration: Approximately 1 hour Location: Innisfail, Queensland
First booking: 9am Last booking: 3pm

What to bring: Water bottle, Comfortable walking attire, Camera

Maximum 10 people per booking group. Transport available (please phone to arrange)

Schools groups welcome please enquire 0438 088 590.
Enquiries welcome at our kiosk: Shop 2 123 Edith Street Innisfail


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Positions Vacant

Thank you for your interest in working for Cassowary Coast Tourism Inc (CCT)

We appreciate your time and interest in applying for a position with us and wish you all the best with your application.

CCT advertises all current vacant positions on the Cassowary Coast Tourism webpage and vacancies are open to anyone with the necessary skills, qualifications and experience. Please review the information provided in the Advertisement and Position Description carefully to assess your eligibility for the position.

How to Apply

Click on the green ‘Apply Now’ button below, to view the Advertisement, Position Description and any other relevant information

You should review the information provided in the advertisement and the position description, then submit your application by the date the advertisement closes. Your application should include:

  1. Cover Letter (no more than 3 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria and the reason you are the ‘best fit’ for the role
  2. Current Resume – outlining your experience, relevant skills and qualifications
  3. Copies of your tickets, licences and qualifications relevant to the Position Description

If you have any questions?

If you have questions during the application process or need more information about working for Cassowary Coast Tourism please email our Executive Officer at

Positions Vacant

Tourism & Visitor Services Manager

Do you have a passion for tourism and a love for our stunning destination? Well, we may have the perfect role for you. 

 Cassowary Coast Tourism is seeking applications for a Tourism and Visitor Services Manager. The role is to provide service excellence to visitors through a network of accredited information centres. Cassowary Coast Tourism is the local tourism organisation for the region representing businesses in the tourism, and hospitality industry sectors across the Cassowary Coast region.  

To be considered for this role you will have the following experience and skills.

  • Key contact for visitors providing visitor service support to plan and book visitor stays, and experiences.
  • Assist visitors to book accommodation, travel packages, tours, ticketing for attractions and experiences, events, and sales of local produce through phone, email, and online bookings.
  • Digital capabilities to manage the tourism industry listings online
  • Knowledge of tourism on-line booking systems.
  • Customer service excellence. 
  • Strong communication skills working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in working and recruiting volunteers to operate two accredited visitor information centres.
  • Inventory stock control.

If this sounds like you, please email:

  1. Your cover letter addressing the outlined experience and skills.
  2. Your resume showing your previous experience.

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The position is based in Mission Beach or Tully within the Cassowary Coast. The position is not open for offshore candidates, due to the need to participate in local tourism familiarisations. No relocation costs are available for this role. No agencies thank you. All applicants must be either Australian Citizens or permanent residents with the right to work full-time.

Hear the fascinating stories of people and events from Innisfail’s history. Learn about the architectural features of the unique buildings, right here in Australia’s Art Deco capital. Sixty minutes that should not be missed. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sun-safe clothing with hat. BYO brolly if it looks like rain.


Thursday 31 August 2023 – Thursday 23 November 2023 (UTC+10)


Innisfail Shire Hall
Rankin St, Innisfail Qld 4860


Mission Beach Visitor and Information Centre

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Eco Destination Certification

Achieving ECO Certification will qualify the Cassowary Coast as a world class ecotourism destination that is strengthened by the regions commitment to ongoing improvement of sustainable practices, as well as providing high-quality nature-based tourism experiences. ECO Certified destinations appeal to an increasing number of travelers looking to minimise their impact on the environment and be involved in the unique and authentic experiences the region has to offer.

Embracing the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest is the land and sea of our traditional owners the Mamu, Djiru, Girramay, Gulngay, Warrgamay, Jirrbal and Bandjin Peoples. The Cassowary Coast is committed to working at protecting and supporting the environment and sustaining our tourism industry for future generations.

The destination certification process considers six main themes:

  • 1. Destination Management
  • 2. Nature and Scenery
  • 3. Environment and Climate
  • 4. Culture and Tradition
  • 5. Social and Well-being
  • 6. Business and Hospitality

Join us on the journey…

Cassowary Coast Tourism, in partnership with Cassowary Coast Regional Council with support and collaboration from key stakeholders, is on the journey to become an ECO Certified destination.

To qualify as a world class ecotourism destination, we need world class ecotourism products and experiences, this could be you!

To find out more visit Ecotourism Australia’s website:

Who is certified in our region. They are:

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Paronella Park

Bedarra Island Resort


Lucy offers Relaxation Massage in her South Mission Beach Clinic as well as Dry Needling, Cupping and Stone Massage. Lucy’s techniques are firm Remedial for pain and injuries and Beautiful Relaxation for a lighter more relaxing Massage. The spa like clinic overlooks the towns coastline of Mission Beach  and has spectacular Ocean,  Island and Mountain views.

Lucy offers techniques to relieve and reduce muscle/nerve related pain from sports injuries. strains, sprains and tight muscles and knots  from overuse of musculoskeletal anatomy from every day use at home work or sport. Her remedial massage offers stress relief from tension on a lighter scale with Head and Scalp Massage included with soft music and heat.

Lucy has studied Massage and Natural Therapies for many years at Queensland college of Massage Therapy, Australian Institute of Applied Science, Q Academy Gold coast. American Institute of Dry Needling, Precise Points Needling Sydney, She has also attended workshops with world leading Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular Therapist James Waslaski USA and Corrective exercise therapy from educators at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Lucy has worked in the Massage industry since 1989 and has practiced at the Tully and Mission Beach Physiotherapy clinics from 1999 to 2020.  La Mancha Health Centre in Lismore, Castaways Day Spa Mission Beach and Brisbane ladies Gymnasium were other places of practice.

Lucy offers Private Health Rebates and is registered with “Massage and Myotherapy Australia.”

Lucy also offers Sauna and Bath Therapies including Ice baths and Relaxation magnesium salt baths, and healing baths for common ailments.

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Wellness Mission Beach

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Reef Navigator

Adam’s work experience on the Great Barrier Reef includes coral viewing boats, snorkeling tours, scuba diving and helicopter tours, as well as commercial cargo operations.

Adam continually refreshes his marine qualifications by studying at the Australian Maritime College in the University of Tasmania and other renowned institutes. His in-depth knowledge of Tropical Queensland and Northern Australian, yachting, tourism operations and maritime logistics allows him and his dedicated team to advise you with confidence about your adventure at sea from the moment of your first enquiry.

You will have a well-prepared and neatly tailored experience discovering the most untamed landscapes that are full of surprises. When you book an adventure at sea with Reef Navigator, you will share in the magical underwater world which Adam enjoys both professionally and in his leisure time.


PO Box 117
Mourilyan QLD 4858, Australia

North Queensland Island Charters

North Queensland Island Charters offer small intimate boat tours for up to five passengers to multiple Island locations. Their goal is to take you to the most beautiful tropical Islands that are just a 30 minutes boat ride off the coast from North Queensland’s pristine crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. They offer personalised half-day snorkelling, sightseeing, fishing tours and private charters to Orpheus Island, Hinchinbrook and Magnetic Islands. Whale-watching tours are offered from July to September. Departures from Lucinda for Orpheus and Hinchinbrook tours.

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