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High Valley Dawn Permaculture Farm Partners with Great Barrier Reef Foundation for Youth Leadership Program

Committed to the fundamental permaculture principles of Earth care, people care, and fair share, the Capricorn Coast’s Advanced Eco-Tourism operator High Valley Dawn Permaculture Farm has established itself as a distinguished model of sustainability. In an exciting partnership with the… Read more »

Keepers of the Reef featured in Qantas Spirit of Australia

If you are flying with Qantas this November, check out the mention of Pumpkin Island and Reef Distillers on page 26 in the story titled “Keepers of the Reef”. This beautiful 10 page story about reef guardians is supported by… Read more »

Great Barrier Reef Road Trip – Sean Scott 

We were very excited to welcome Sean Scott, one of Australia’s leading Ocean and Landscape photographers, to our Southern Great Barrier Reef destination last week. Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and the Regional Tourism Organisations across… Read more »

The Great Barrier Reef nominated in national search for ‘7 wonders of Australia’

The Great Barrier Reef has been nominated in a nation-wide voting initiative to determine the ‘7 Wonders of Australia’, with tens of thousands of Aussies expected to vote in what is set to be Australia’s largest-ever online travel poll. Last… Read more »


Pumpkin Island’s very own Pumpkin Xpress vessel is the 100th to join the ‘Last Straw’ campaign, pledging to never use single-use plastic straws again. Vessels as far north as Thursday Island  have committed to this campaign. The campaign aims to… Read more »