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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Aquarius Sail and Snorkel
Experience the ultimate in luxury sailing and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef with an Aquarius reef cruise from Port Douglas to the Low Isles. ...

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Calypso Reef Charters
Calypso Reef Cruises offers family cruises, reef tours and dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and scuba diving. Agincourt Reef - E ...

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Daintree Discovery Centre
A multi-award winner, the Discovery Centre is nestled in the heart of the rainforest, 10 kilometres north of the Daintree River. The Centre is a 'mu ...

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Daintree River Cruise Centre
The Daintree River Cruise Centre is located on privately owned land, on the banks of the Daintree River, where the mangroves merge with the rainforest ...

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Exemplar Coaches and Limousines
Exemplar Coaches and Limousines is a boutique transfer provider, with modern limousines and coaches. They specialise in linking Cairns Airport with Pa ...

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Hot Air Balloon Port Douglas
The perfect Port Douglas day must start with a balloon ride gently floating up and over some amazing scenery followed by a lazy day relaxing by your P ...

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Janbal Gallery
Janbal Gallery is more than just an Aboriginal art gallery - it is a true Aboriginal Experience - 100 per cent Australian owned and operated by the ar ...

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Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours and Jungle Adventures Nightwalks
Jungle Surfing takes you into the beating heart of the Daintree Rainforest on a guided ziplining experience through six tree platform and the world's ...

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Low Isles Sailaway
Low Isles SailAway IV and V are both luxury state-of-the-art Lagoon 500 sailing catamarans which depart the Port Douglas Marina daily to visit a beaut ...

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Mission Beach Dive
Welcome to Mission Beach Dive where they will create your Outer Great Barrier Reef Experience! They can help you whether you wish to take your famil ...

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Mossman Gorge Centre
Visit Mossman Gorge and experience the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest with pristine waterfalls, mountains and vivid flora and fauna, all the while ...

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Ocean Safari
Experience Queensland's real wild side on this Great Barrier Reef half day Eco Tour. The tour begins at Cape Tribulation beach where guests board the ...

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Sweet Farm Tours
Australia's First Cocoa and Sugarcane Experience. Sweet Farm Tours Visitors Centre is located 20 minutes from Port Douglas nestled in the Whyanbeel V ...

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Wildlife Habitat
The Advanced Eco-accredited Wildlife Habitat is a wildlife immersion exhibit - an open and interactive environment for guests and animals to mingle in ...

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