Things to do in Tropical North Queensland

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 outdoor 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 Atherton 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.

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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - an all-weather experience in the heart of Kuranda. H ...

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Birdworld Kuranda
Home to the largest single collection of free flying birds in Australia (some 500 of them!), Birdworld Kuranda displays no less than 60 species of the ...

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Kuranda Koala Gardens
This award winning boutique style wildlife experience, Kuranda Koala Gardens, is in Kuranda Village right at the Heritage Markets. This is the only pl ...

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Kuranda Rainforest Journeys
Relax and slowly explore the magnificent Barron Falls Estate on Kuranda Rainforest Journeys' easy-to-ride automatic All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) under ...

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Kuranda Riverboat
The Kuranda Riverboat operates interpretive river cruises and guided rainforest walks. Enjoy a memorable experience discovering Kuranda’s rainfores ...

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Rainforestation Nature Park
The award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park is a 100 acre (40 hectare) tourist attraction set in the midst of World Heritage Rainforest. 30 minutes ...

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