10 Glimpses Of Paradise Through Your Lens

14 April 2015

What happens when you let 10 travellers loose in Tropical North Queensland with the aim of showcasing paradise through their lens? You end up with 10 unique slices of paradise.

It's impossible to stop watching. This corner of the world lends itself to exploration, immersion and discovery. It's wild. It gets under your skin. And, for most of us, it's on our doorstep.

"We were not looking for anything, but we found it all there." 

Take a look at the top 10 finalists from Tourism Tropical North Queensland's 'Paradise Through Your Lens' competition. I dare you to try to pick a favourite.

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French travellers Charlene and Julien get familiar with the unfamiliar on an inspiring journey.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnDcIPHNYDg[/embed]
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American adventurer Ben explores the rainforests en route to the reef in his film 'Movement'.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvXVJtCQ0UI[/embed]
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Art meets nature in Eddy's film 'Nowhere Else', where the creatures come out to play.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxDsdv-bq_k[/embed]
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Jarrad takes us on a spiritual journey with the Indigenous people of Tropical North Queensland.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecdFY_933R0[/embed]
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Shawn's 'A Place of Peace' is a dedication to his beautiful wife and a beautiful part of the world.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STdKzu6yGzc[/embed]
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Cairns local Gemma talks about growing up at a crocodile zoo on Green Island.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqsC2fgppsc[/embed]
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"It's about the core." Nicholas' film 'Wet Wanderers' is an action-packed adventure in TNQ.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83fZOsnLcvA[/embed]
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A kiwi family lets loose in the Tropical North in search of something unique and different.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2x3P_6AKmY[/embed]
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Brodie joins Aboriginal Elder Willie Gordon to better understand this great, wild land.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32htRG6VGkQ[/embed]
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Deep and mysterious, David's 'I Am The Rainforest' gives the ancient Daintree a voice.

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gB6xd668xA[/embed]
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Visit your local Flight Centre store or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest deals on travelling to Tropical North Queensland.

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Ashton Rigg

When I'm not at home in Brisbane, you’ll find me wanderlusting around hipster bars, eclectic boutiques and arty nooks. From bagels in Brooklyn to strudel in Salzburg, I believe the best way to experience a destination is by taking a bite! Tweets & 'grams at @AshtonRigg