Tropical North

Region

Welcome to Paradise – Tropical North Queensland. Whether it’s an indulgent break or a thrilling adventure, this stunning region offers you a magical and life-changing experience.

Feel the energy of a vibrant tropical culture of Cairns brought to life with festivals, events and experiences shaped by the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. Revel in the outdoors lifestyle and ease of an intimate cosmopolitan city that is adventurous by nature.

Be seduced by an easy going beachside retreat where natural encounters, not crowds are the norm. Free your playful side exploring 14 kilometres of sand by bike, marvelling at romantic ruins or rafting the rapids to discover Mission Beach.

Explore a vast savannah landscape where spectacular gorges, ancient lava tubes and the history of Australian pioneers await discovery. Uncover these hidden gems in the rugged lands of the Gulf Savannah.

Refine your senses with an exotic getaway to an absolute beachfront tropical hideaway where every day is all about you. Indulge in beachfront dining, decadent day spas and tropical resorts to uncover Palm Cove or journey through the natural wilderness to the top of Australia and discover the landscapes of Cooktown & Cape York and follow in the footsteps of early explorers on an epic adventure taking in memorable pubs, Aboriginal culture and Australian pioneering history.

Serene waterfalls, towering trees and crater lakes contrast against a tapestry of farms along self-drive trails to timeless villages and fascinating markets. Discover the exotic tropical flavours, unique wildlife and outdoor pursuits that make the Tablelands and Kuranda one of the many must-do’s within the region.

Let the charm of Port Douglas’, boutique tropical village and the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest revitalise you. Indulge in dining, shopping and pampering and experience the beauty of two World Heritage areas in a region that is adventurous by nature.

Welcome to Tropical North Queensland.

Tropical North

Region
Cairns esplanade from the air

Cairns

Regional Council

Tropical North Queensland

Atherton Tablelands

Regional Council

Tropical North Queensland is undeniably one of the most exciting and diverse regions to visit in...

The old jetty on Roko Island pearl farm in the Torres Strait

Torres Strait Island

Regional Council

At the very tip of Cape York where the South Pacific Ocean and the Arafura Sea...

Ayton

Place Of Interest

Cook

Ayton is a good spot to revive your spirits. Strategically placed on the Cooktown to Cape...

Bedarra Island

Bedarra Island

Place Of Interest

Cassowary Coast

Just off the Tropical North Queensland coast, midway between Townsville and Cairns, lies Bedarra Island -...

Haggerstone Island

Place Of Interest

Cook

Haggerstone Island is located on the Great Barrier Reef, about 600 kilometres north of Cairns alongside...

Hiking Hinchinbrook Island

Hinchinbrook Island

Place Of Interest

Cassowary Coast

Which Jurassic Island can only 40 people explore at any one time? Although the biggest island...

Kuranda, Village in the Rainforest

Wet Tropics Rainforest

Place Of Interest

Atherton Tablelands

Colourful, quirky Kuranda in the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics rainforest has daily markets and a quaint...

Horse Riding Wonga Beach

Wonga Beach

Place Of Interest

Cairns

Named after the beautiful Torres Strait pigeon, Wonga Beach is a quiet refuge north of Mossman....

Etheridge

Shire

Cook

Shire

Aurukun

Shire

Northern Peninsula Area

Regional Council

Douglas

Shire

Cassowary Coast

Regional Council

Croydon

Shire

Burke

Shire

Carpentaria

Shire

Doomadgee

Shire

Weipa

Town

Hope Vale

Shire

Torres

Shire

Kowanyama

Shire

Lockhart River

Shire

Pormpuraaw

Shire

Wujal Wujal

Shire

Yarrabah

Shire