Tropical North Qld is a wonderful mix of beaches, coastline, islands and the Great Barrier Reef. It stretches for more than a thousand km from the Capricorn coast all the way to the tip of Cape York, the northern most point of Australia.
Cairns is the undisputed tourism capital of the tropics with a raft of accommodation choices for every budget, hundreds of restaurants and bars and of course all the access options for viewing the Great Barrier Reef.
Cairns and the topical north is also the adventure capital of Australia. It’s where you go to Bungy jump, go white water Rafting, Scuba diving, explore ancient rainforests like the Daintree,visit Cape tribulation, see crocodiles sunning themselves, fish for Barramundi and set off to experience the wilderness of Cape York peninsula.
Hiring a car is a great way to get around as most things are beyond walking distance. East Coast Car rentals are located at Cairns airport and they make things easy for your holiday experience.
Cairns is also home to many interactive experiences like the Skyrail rainforest cableway and Tjapukai Indigenous experience.
From any number of towns along the coast you can board fast modern vessels that will take you to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef to experience the amazing quantity and variety of marine life.
Townsville is the major commercial city of the Tropical North and boasts close proximity to Magnetic Island (Maggie to the locals) where you can find fabulous island holiday options without leaving the mainland comforts too far behind.
Tropical north Qld is also a sophisticated tourism destination with an abundant choice of quality accommodation and dining options. 5 Star or 5000 stars – we have it all in the tropical north.
Most important: Book directly with the operator. This way your money stays with the operator and you often get a better rate or added services rather than supporting the big overseas booking sites