Featured Food & Wine Events
What’s a holiday without a little indulgence? And with all the incredible food and wine produced in Tropical North Queensland, there’s no better place to celebrate nature’s bounty.
Food & Wine4 - 6 Oct 2019
Reef Feast Palm Cove
Scrumptious food tasting plates from Palm Cove’s award-winning restaurants, street entertainment, music and markets.View event
Food & Wine12 October 2019
Tastes of the TablelandsView event
Food & Wine25 - 26 Jul 2020
Christmas in JulyView event
Food & WineMay 2020
Cairns Craft Beer FestivalView event
Feast of the Senses
The Feast of the Senses is North Queensland’s premier Tropical Food Experience and the Cassowary Coast’s major festival centred around the town of Innisfail, an hour south of Cairns.
The festival showcases the region’s impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits whilst also including an exciting range of meat, seafood, herbs, spices and wine.
While you’re here
Still hungry? See what’s on the menu in Tropical North Queensland.
13 Food trail highlights on the Atherton Tablelands
Foodies take a deep breath and prepare your tastebuds for tantalisation. Here’s fourteen fun ways to get your foodie fix on the Atherton Tablelands.
Seafood lovers’ guide to Cairns
As the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is teeming with an abundance of restaurants offering fresh, local catches and exceptional seafood. Find the stand-out seafood dishes in Cairns below.
It’s a locavore life
Flanked by the coral sea, the Gulf of Carpentaria and tropical rainforest, boasting vast differences in climate and altitude, Tropical North Queensland has arguably the greatest variety of fresh produce in Australia.
Best waterfront bars in Tropical North Queensland
Beaches and bars are a match made in heaven – especially in the tropics, where any excuse to down a cool beverage is welcomed. Here are some of the coolest waterfront and beach bars Tropical North Queensland has to offer.
Flavour on the menu
From exotic fruits to craft beers, homegrown chocolate to spectacular seafood, Tropical North Queensland is a food lover’s paradise. Kerry Heaney takes a culinary tour.
Celebrated Palm Cove chef Nick Holloway adores iconic Rusty’s Markets in Cairns. Kerry Heaney joined him for a tour of the stalls.