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31 December 2019

Hi Sue, Tim and Lynda loved their gifts, they raved about how good all the products were. Their favourite was the fruit basket, some of the fruit they had not seen before, and said they were delicious. They made also their fruit salad from these fruits. Now this will make it easy for me to send them gifts. Keep up the good work Sue.  



17 December 2019

We ordered from Tropical Tastes a gift basket as a 'get well' for a male colleague so didn't want to send the usual flowers. Sue put together a basket with a perfect balance of tropical fruits, tea, coffee and personal use products which was well received. I will be using Tropical Tastes again both for work and family gifts.

13 December 2019

Wow you have excelled. 

Thank you so so much this is so special as we couldn't make it up to her this year.

She is going to be just thrilled.

It has been an absolute pleasure to organise this with you.

Hope you have a very beautiful day. 


05 December 2019

Highly recommend Tropical Tastes, the service is second to none and the gift baskets are excellent value and quality.

02 December 2019

Just wanted to say thank you to Sue for an amazing basket. My mum loved it and loved all of the products.

I appreciate your super fast turn around and help choosing the products she would like. So thanks so much for organising that for me today it was beautiful 😊😊

29 August 2019

I was after a gift basket of local food goodies for my repeat Airbnb guests - Sue was able to put together the perfect basket in a short time frame and have it ready for me to pick up. It was such a hassle free order, I will definitely be using Tropical Tastes again.

13 August 2019

Arranged for a gift basket to be delivered to my dad in Cairns, despite being based overseas myself. Sue was very helpful and was able to quickly respond to my ...requests/queries. My dad was thrilled with all the high quality fruit and locally sourced products. Thanks again for making it happen! xx

28 June 2019

Thanks so much Sue. We spoke to Kevin & Maree & they were thrilled - and VERY surprised.

It looked amazing! I really appreciate it....

Warm regards,

14 May 2019

Hi Sue,


Beyond happy with your service!! To whip it all together and have it delivered at such short notice was spectacular! If mums still in Cairns next Mother’s Day next year I will definitely use you again! Hahaha 

Thanks again! 

Kind regards, Mitch 

11 May 2019

Thanks so much to Sue for our beautiful tropical fruit platters today.  Yum!!



Sacred Tribe Queensland Incorporated

17 April 2019

Definitely recommend this company. Beautiful gifts to choose from and excellent customer service from beginning to end. Sue helped me put together a beautiful gift basket for my sister’s 70th birthday and even emailed me several different gift package options to use as a starting point. Nothing was too much trouble for her and she was very eager to please. I loved the idea of her using local product where possible as well. Can’t thank you enough Sue for the basket of lovely products you put together for my sister. She was absolutely delighted.  R. Chivers

March 22 2019

As a small local Cairns business we wanted to provide our visiting international superyacht with an appreciation gift for using our services. From our initial contact with Tropical Tastes to the delivery of the gift basket, the service and quality of products provided by Sue was exceptional. The gift basket was filled with amazing local goodies and was well received by our international clients. We were so impressed we will be ordering one of these for every one of our clients!

Sarah, Great Barrier Reef Yacht Supplies

18 March 2019

Sue helped me create a customized and thoughtful gift for 13 women for a company event. She was so lovely and helpful, and kept me updated throughout the whole process - even sending me a picture of the gifts before delivering them. They were some of the most gorgeous gift boxes I've ever seen and really hope I have the opportunity to order from her again.

I highly recommend her business!

Tayla Ericksen

22 Nov 2018

Thank you it is beautiful. 

I just received a video message from my sister and she was overwhelmed, absolutely love the basket. 

July Williams

August 30th, 2018

Hello Sue,


That tasting plate looks amazing!!  I’m sure Daniel will get a lovely surprise (he’s such a foodie)!!


We are community minded in our area, and love supporting local businesses.  It has been a pleasure supporting your business - I’d much rather do that than some of the other bigger corporate businesses, usually based in Sydney or Melbourne.


I will pass on your name on to any of our family or friends travelling to your little piece of paradise.


Take care, and wishing you success in doing what you seem to do best — great customer service :)


Kind Regards,


Lyn :)

August 28th, 2018

Tropical Tastes have been most delightful to deal with, providing excellent friendly service coupled with a beautiful product! Thank you for putting together and delivering a very special package full of amazing treats and goodies for one of my dearest friends for her birthday! She absolutely loved it! I highly recommend Tropical Tastes!


July, 2018

Hi Sue,

Thank you again for the wonderful arrangement you organised to help surprise my mum on her birthday. It looked absolutely beautiful and mum hasn't stopped talking about how wonderful everything was.  You were so easy to work with, communication was quick and your excitement for making sure my mum received something unique, special and authentically Cairns was lovely.

Thanks again, have already recommended you to others and you will be my first booking if I need to organise a gift in Cairns.

Warm regards,

Liz D.

Insignia, 04 May, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful fruit tasting today, May 4, at the Cairns Cruise Terminal for Oceania’s Insignia guests. I tried every one, and really enjoyed the fruits I’ve never even heard of, including sapote, lemonade fruit, and pomelo. It was a great, and very tasty, experience.

Have a great day!


18th March, 2018

My husband and I had the pleasure of being in Cairns on the 18th March whilst cruising on the Sea Princess. The city of Cairns itself is lovely, in particular the boardwalk, pool and artwork. What really impressed us though was the tropical fruit stand at the cruise terminal organized by Council. It enabled us to taste the beautiful tropical fruits that we have read about, occasionally seen, but, on the whole, never tasted. We have already come home and searched for the fruit and been somewhat successful. We envy the variety of fruit that you have - in particular, the amazing monkey bananas.


Thank you for introducing us to new flavours. We hope to visit beautiful Cairns again.

Passenger on Regatta, 20 Feb 2018

Dear Tropical Tastes,


I wish to thank you for your generosity while we stopped for a day in Cairns recently on board Oceania cruise ship Regatta. The attending lady at the copious fruit table, I do not know her name, was wonderful explaining all the exotic fruits, some of which I have never seen nor tasted.


I wish we had some of these amazing fruits in America, but I guess I shall have to come back to beautiful Cairns to sample them again.​​  Thank you very much for your gesture, welcome and generosity.

With kindest regards,


Yuval Z.

Toledo, Ohio.

6th February, 2018

This is an excellent idea to advertise local fruits. Wonderfully done by Tropical Tastes.

4th February, 2018

OMG these tropical fruit platters are amazing, loved trying all of the different fruits Cairns has to offer including pomelo, dacca, sapote and longon as well as my normal faves like mango and pineapple!  Such a great idea for a healthy gift in Far North Queensland!  Will definitely try again next time I'm here, thanks Tropical Tastes...yum

14th January, 2018

I loved it, fabulous local produce and products wonderful and highly recommend, thanks

Cairns, January 07 2018

Received as a gift it was such a lovely surprise. A delicious fruit platter ensued, along with chocolate orange sauce, chocolate coated coffee beans and some sips of marshmallow liqueur. A much more adventurous way to discover tropical fruit with local delicacies I had never thought to taste. Recommend.

Visiting on cruise ship - 26 July 2017

Great chance to try lovely fruit we'd never tried before with the lovely people helping us

Canberra, ACT - 24 July 2017

Thank you so much to Sue from Tropical Tastes for delivering beautiful fresh tropical fruits to our holiday apartment. Feeling thoroughly spoiled and tropical!

Cairns, QLD

Introducing tropical fruits of the region as a welcome to Cairns for those visiting via cruise liners is a brilliant concept and particularly well run.

Visiting on cruise ship - 06 March 2017

Thank you so much for letting us taste so many of your tropical fruits today at Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal. Many of the fruits were new to us and all tasted fabulous. A great food experience

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