Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland fits in more untouched beauty, ancient culture and adventure within its borders than some entire countries manage to do, with the World Heritage List double-act of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest its most prized stars.

World Heritage Listed. Life changing.

Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef is total bucket list material.

  • Snorkel, dive or join a live-aboard and share the water with curious minke whales and sea turtles.
  • Zipline through the ancient beauty of the Daintree Rainforest and meet the local tree kangaroos or elusive cassowary.
  • Tackle world-class mountain bike trails weaving through World Heritage Listed rainforest.
  • Kayak, walk or gallop your way along Cape Tribulation beach – where you may not see another soul.

Thousands of years in the making

If you’re seeking a real connection to the land, you’ll find it in the stories, the smiles and the history of the Indigenous Australians who share their culture with you.

  • Stand in the world’s oldest open-air gallery at an Indigenous rock art site.
  • Learn traditional painting and hunting skills.
  • Experience a spa treatment in a sacred rainforest cultural site.
  • Meander through the rainforest with an Indigenous guide who will provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationship with this unique tropical environment.

Launchpad to (even more) paradise

While Palm Cove, Cairns and Port Douglas are the main ports of call, your holiday here among the palm trees is just the beginning.

What's Hot

Start Exploring

What people are Saying

Tag #exploreTNQ

Follow Tropical North Queensland  

Plan your Holiday

Choose a category:
Min: Max:
Accommodation
Displaying 1-10 of 198
Sort by:
Show:

Bustard Downs

Mount Carbine, Mareeba Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$25.00 - 275.00
Bustard Downs is a 200 acre organic beef farm offering Outback Farmstay Bed and Breakfast Guesthouse accommodation, self-contained authentic Farm Cottages and Caravan and Camping. The property is owned and run by an Australian family. Bustard Downs is the perfect place to find an Outback Bush experience in Tropical North Queensland. Close to Cairns, the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Daintree, Mareeba, Julatten and the Atherton Tablelands. Driving north to Cooktown and Cape York? This is a natural Retreat for Eco-travellers, bird watchers, swimmers, animal and nature lovers. The organic Farmstay Guesthouse provides personalised hosted accommodation. Rooms take in mountain views, private gardens and feature king size or twin single beds with 100 per cent cotton linen, perfect for the Tropics. Breakfast hampers and barbecue dinner packs feature fresh local produce simply presented for self-catering. Supplies are from the farm and local Tableland growers. They use and source organic and bio-dynamic produce where possible. Farmstay guests enjoy exclusive use of the owners private 20 metre swimming pool. The self-contained Farmhouse and Cottage are for the independent traveller located above the Mary Creek. The caravan and camping area is rarely crowded and has a great social communal fire place.

Barking Owl Retreat

Kairi, Tablelands Area
From AU$190.00 - 230.00
Atherton Tablelands Bed and Breakfast Farm Stay accommodation, Barking Owl Retreat in Kairi, on the Cairns Highlands offers private luxury accommodation with the friendliness and atmosphere of a traditional bed and breakfast farm stay. This Atherton Tableland accommodation features fully self contained cottages tucked in a secluded valley at the end of a country road, just over an hours self-drive from the Cairns Airport, minutes from Lake Tinaroo Dam, close to Yungaburra and the Atherton Tablelands main township, Atherton, on the Atherton Tableland, Cairns Highlands, Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. Lake Tinaroo Dam known for water sports, wake boarding, skiing, and barramundi fishing, and the historical village of Yungaburra famous for its restaurants and markets. The self contained cottages are perfect for your wedding honeymoon, romantic getaway, or family holiday with the kids. Centrally located in Kairi, on the edge of the Atherton Tableland Golden Triangle, just outside the highland drizzle. Barking Owl Retreat is privileged to be just minutes away from wineries, coffee plantations, wildlife viewing, and many more local tours and attractions, and not to mention a cheese and chocolate factory. Barking Owl Retreat has a large variety of beautiful Australian native birds and wildlife at their doorstep.

Jungle Lodge

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
From AU$10.00 - 90.00
Far away from the stresses of city life, with no mobile phones and televisions, the Jungle Lodge sits happily between two world heritage areas, the stunning Great Barrier Reef and the tropical Daintree Rainforest. Sleep in the jungle and enjoy the sounds of the rainforest at night, or rise early to experience the sunrise over beautiful Myall Beach only minutes away. Experience the region without the crowds. Jungle Lodge offers affordable eco huts known as Safari Huts - quad share, twin, single or dorm - as well as camp sites in the tropical rainforest, close to the beach, restaurants and water holes. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, fully equipped camp kitchen,toilets and showers and a laundry. Jungle Lodge is located onsite at the Ocean Safari Great Barrier Reef Tours check in office, which is also home to the Turtle Rock Café. Cross the Daintree River and follow the coastal road into Cape Tribulation then look for their signage on arrival at Cape Tribulation! Whether you're there to relax or to participate in the numerous activities this area has to offer, their friendly and informative staff can advise and arrange the ultimate holiday for you.

Daintree Valley Haven

Daintree, Cairns Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$154.00 - 185.00
A peaceful 30 acre rainforest hideaway at the end of a beautiful valley, surrounded by Daintree National Park, 8 km beyond Daintree Village. Ideal for couples, honeymooners and birdwatchers. Three modern, private self-contained B&B bungalows overlook rainforest, exotic tropical fruits trees, dam, tropical gardens and easy walking trails. Two have Queen beds and convertible sofa for a third guest, one has a King/Twin plus sofa. Not suitable for children under 12. Air-conditioned and insect-screened, they have ensuite bathroom, well-equipped kitchenette and private verandah overlooking water and rainforest. A complimentary daily breakfast basket includes tropical fruits, home-made jam and yoghurt and local tea and coffee. Self-cook meals and drinks are also available. Designed for couples or a maximum of three adults the bungalows are perfect for that romantic getaway or a quiet interlude during a busy holiday. It's a haven for birdwatchers and nature-lovers with over 130 species of seasonal birds, plus abundant tropical butterflies and other wildlife. 'The Shed' provides barbecue, jacuzzi, books, games, dartboard, DVD player with wildlife discs, small library and Free Wifi. Far from the city hustle and bustle yet within a short drive of Daintree Village, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas and the Atherton Tablelands.

Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park

Kurrimine Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$35.00 - 245.00
Dare to be spoiled at Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park just 70 metres from beautiful Kurrimine Beach, an unspoilt tropical retreat - North Queensland's best kept secret! With King Reef just offshore, there is great fishing to try, fossicking or just relaxing around their huge pool watching the kids enjoy themselves with their fun pool toys. Or they can try out the jumping pillow, the playground or the giant chess or checkers sets. The camp kitchen has a giant television screen and their gym and games room contribute to a great holiday experience. Enjoy nearby attractions like Paronella Park, Dunk Island, Canecutter Way, Murdering Point Winery, and numerous waterfalls and national parks. A great place to base yourself to explore the beautiful Cassowary Coast area. Wireless internet, bait, ice and a small shop with supplies are available. Kurrimine Beach Holiday Park is a Top Tourist Park.

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort

Cairns, Cairns Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$38.00 - 375.00
On the southern entrance to Cairns, seven kilometres from the city, is their multi Australian and Queensland Tourism Award winning resort. Set on 28 acres of tropically landscaped award-winning gardens, the resort boasts a fantastic range of features and facilities to suit everyone. The minute you arrive your holiday begins at Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort. A tour in their "Nemo Buggy", "Turtle Buggy" or "Frog Mobile" introduces you to the many exciting, free facilities and activities. The all-weather Mini Coconuts Playground is their most recent addition, Neos Interactive Play Hub, Splash Waterpark, two giant jumping pillows and huge playground, your children will be entertained while you relax. Their Garden Pool is heated and hosts aqua aerobics and the resort pool has heated/cold spa's . Watch a family movie on the giant outdoor screen or enjoy Thursday's free pancake breakfast by the pool. Free Wi-Fi, gymnasium, Mini-Mart, restaurant and laundries are among the other facilities. They offer a range of accommodation, priced to suit all budgets. Self contained condos, villas, units and cabins are designed to suit couples, families and groups. Caravanners, motorhomers and campers can choose from a large selection of Ensuite Sites, Powered Slab Sites or Grass Camping Sites.

Haggerstone Island Resort

Haggerstone Island, Torres Area
  • Free WiFi
From AU$1600.00 - 1700.00
Haggerstone Island Guest House is a unique all inclusive privately owned home catering for up to ten guests. Situated at the remote northern end of the Great Barrier Reef, it is adjacent to the uninhabited Cape York coast line. Their daily adventures are included in the accommodation rate and include fishing and spear fishing, snorkelling over pristine coral reef, swimming with manta rays and dolphins, visiting the heritage listed sand dunes of Shellbourne Bay or a nineteenth century ship wreck, exploring uninhabited islands, cays, beaches, bays and the wild rivers of Cape York. Meals are prepared from fresh produce either grown on the island or caught at sea. Lunches are prepared gourmet style on board their 11 metre jet boat Jo Jo. The island is regularly booked as a whole providing a unique group or family holiday. Children are welcome. The new House Mawu is a secluded three bed, two bathroom self contained house overlooking the reefs. Designed and built by the owners, House Mawu has kitchen, lounge, sun terrace with fire place. A work of art in tropical living where guests can enjoy the luxury of a house while still being part of the overall island activities.

Cape Trib Beach House Retreat

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
From AU$29.00 - 250.00
Cape Trib Beach House Retreat is the only absolute beachfront accommodation available in Cape Tribulation, situated on seven acres of private beachfront rainforest, offering a wide range of accommodation from budget to deluxe. They have a beachfront bar and restaurant with a totally cool, chilled-out summer beach vibe. The bistro is famous in Cape Tribulation for it's affordable food and there is also a communal kitchen if you want to do it yourself! The rainforest pool is conveniently located right by the bar, only metres from the beach. The accommodation is air conditioned, clean and comfy, the staff are relaxed and helpful and there is a tour desk offering many exciting local tours. Enjoy the quiet and calm or soak up the sun, beachcomb, take a nature walk or or simply relax by our rainforest pool with a tropical cocktail. Acres of grounds teeming with wildlife, and miles of private beach means you can do as much or as little as you like. Cape Tribulation is the only place in the world where two world heritage listed sites meet together separated only by a pristine sandy beach - the 110 million year old Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

Cooktown Holiday Park

Cooktown, Cook Area
From AU$45.00 - 165.00
Cooktown Holiday Park is just a short stroll into town and is set amongst eight acres of tropical award winning gardens and beautiful surroundings, comfortable fully self contained one and two bedroom cabins, motel style units, budget cabins, and roomy caravan and camping sites that can accommodate large motorhomes and recreational vehicles. It is a great base in which to explore Cooktown local attractions - Must do's include the James Cook Museum, take in the 360 degree views from Grassy Hill, stroll down the main street and see some of the old Historical Buildings, try your luck at catching a fish off the Wharf, and visit the Botanical Gardens. Surrounding area drives out to Archer Point, Black Mountain and numerous waterfalls are all within easy reach. Make it your starting point for your Cape York Adventure. Historic Cooktown is the Gateway to Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. An easy three and a half to four hour drive north of Cairns.

Cooktown Motel Pam's Place

Cooktown, Cook Area
From AU$60.00 - 105.00
Cooktown Motel and Pam's Place Hostel offers guests a friends and homely atmosphere. Situated on the right hand side of the roundabout (their only roundabout) as you drive into town. Cooktown Motel is close to the supermarket and 10 minutes stroll to the centre of town. Relax in the great tropical gardens, salt water pool and always find a place to park the boat off street.
Sorry, there are no results that match your search.
Displaying 1-10 of 198
Sort by:
Show: