Innisfail is a prosperous, colourful town, situated on the North and South Johnstone Rivers, and is surrounded by rich green landscape. Lush sugar plantations flow from the dense rainforest coastline to the thick jungles of the Palmerston National Park to the west.
Sugar has been grown here since the early 1880’s. Tea, bananas, pawpaws and other exotic tropical fruits are also grown. Aquaculture also plays an important part in the area’s economy ranging from prawn, barramundi and fresh crayfish to crocodile farming.
There’s also a variety of cultural festivals, held annually.
Innisfail is about 90 kilometres south of Cairns.
Innisfail is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Cassowary Coast in Queensland, it is located approximately 1318kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 1.637 square kilometres. Innisfail has a recorded population of 1145 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Innisfail we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Innisfail and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.