Wet Tropics Rainforest

  • Beginners guide to rainforest evolution

    The creation story of this ancient place isn’t simple, so here’s the abbreviated version of how the rainforest began some 200 million years ago.

  • Embrace the Wet Season in the Wet Tropics

    The wet season in the Wet Tropics brings a different beauty to the area. For locals, it offers a sense of nostalgia; for visitors, an understanding of why it’s affectionately named “the big wet”.

  • 10 Things you didn’t know about the Wet Tropics Rainforest

    Get to know our famous forest, which spans 8940 square-kilometers and covers more ground than Samoa, Luxemburg and Puerto Rico, with this list of 10 things you didn’t know about the Wet Tropics.

  • Jewel of the tropics

    North Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area is a landscape of astonishing beauty and biodiversity. Craig Tansley immersed himself in this national treasure, the oldest tropical rainforest on earth and one that visitors can easily access.