natural attractions

  • All you need to know about the coral spawning

    Strap on your mask and snorkel or oxygen tank for the Great Barrier Reef’s biggest event of the year – the beautiful and mysterious mass coral spawning. The 2018 spawning event is predicted to occur between November 26 and November 29.

  • The Wet Tropics’ Famous Five Precincts and a guide to exploring them

    If you’re looking to connect with nature and discover a rainforest that’s the oldest, longest and largest in Australia, go behind the foliage with this guide to the five precincts of the Wet Tropics.

  • Bramston Beach

    Bramston Beach is approximately 45 minute south of Cairns by car. To reach this quiet and relaxed beach, turn left at Mirriwinni, [more…]

  • The Babinda Boulders

    The Babinda Boulders is a popular tourist attraction and swimming hole surrounded by lush vibrant rainforest. The area is made [more…]

  • Windin Falls

    Windin Falls is a beautiful remote location tucked away in the Wooroonooran National Park in the Atherton Tablelands. This waterfall is [more…]

  • The Waterfall Circuit

    It’s time to hit the road, from Cairns into the Atherton Tablelands and towards today’s destinations along the Waterfall Circuit.

  • The Great Tropical Drive

    Get ready to discover the very best of Tropical North Queensland on the Great Tropical Drive. Some 26 different routes make up the drive, taking you from coast to Savannah, islands to the outback, rainforest to reef.

  • Cape York

    Got a heightened sense of adventure and want to take it all the way to the top (of Australia)? Jump into a 4WD and head off on an unforgettable journey from Cairns to Cape York.

  • Kirrama Range Road

    The Kirrama Range Road is stunning drive across the ranges, with plenty to see and do, and spectacular scenery including lookouts, waterfalls, heritage-listed rainforest and swimming holes.

  • The Savannah Way

    The Savannah Way is an epic, two-state, one-territory, 3,700km journey across the top of Australia. You can take a section of the drive in Tropical North Queensland between Cairns on the coast and Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park close to the Northern Territory border – a distance of about 1,700km.