aerial photo of north queensland beach

landmarks

  • Cooktown War Memorial

    Recruitment for WWI in the Cooktown region drew men from the tin mining industries around Rossville and Shiptons Flat to [more…]

  • Quinkan Reserves Ancient Rock Art

    Famous for its rock art, Quinkan Country contains a large and dramatic body of prehistoric rock paintings. These galleries have [more…]

  • Wujal Wujal

    Wujal Wujal is the local Kuku-Yalanji clan name meaning ‘many falls’, highlighting the many sacred waterfalls in their landscape. This [more…]

  • Weipa

    Weipa is a mining town built by Comalco to house its employees and their families, government workers and support people [more…]

  • Seisia

    Seisia is Australia’s most northerly community and departure point for a range of marine based activities – day trips with [more…]

  • Pormpuraaw

    Visitors come from all over Australia to enjoy the excellent fishing at Pormpuraaw, on the west coast of Queensland. Situated [more…]

  • Lockhart River

    Lockhart River was originally an Anglican Mission, relocated from ‘Old Site’ south of Cape Direction, to its present location on [more…]

  • Lakeland

    Lakeland is an agricultural region south-west of Cooktown on the inland route, and at the junction of the Mulligan Highway [more…]

  • Hope Vale

    Hope Vale Aboriginal community lies 40 kilometres north of Cooktown. Originally established as a Moravian Lutheran Mission on the east [more…]

  • Coen

    There’s plenty of life in the old mining community of Coen. Originally the town was created around a repeater station [more…]