Far North Queensland GuideFar North Queensland is a coastal region in the north-east of the Australian state of Queensland. Travelling around the North Queensland region is best accomplished by car. HotelsFind hotels in Cairns, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Magnetic Island and more.
Popular in Far North QueenslandCairnsCairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef in Far North Queensland, Australia. TownsvilleTownsville is a laid-back coastal city of around 200,000 people in Far North Queensland, Australia. Whitsunday IslandsThe Whitsunday Islands are a group of 74 islands that lie off the coast of Queensland, Australia and form part of the Great Barrier Reef.
In Far North QueenslandGreat Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef is a coral formation, the largest in the world, located off the Pacific coast of Queensland, Australia. Port DouglasPort Douglas is a coastal resort town north of Cairns, near the Daintree National Park. Magnetic IslandMagnetic Island is an island directly off the coast of Townsville in Far North Queensland. ThuringowaThuringowa is a suburban region in the west of Townsville, Queensland Thuringowa is serviced by many major arterial routes as well as numerous state routes. Torres Strait IslandsThe Torres Strait Islands Are a group of islands between the Australian mainland and Papua New Guinea. CooktownCooktown in tropical north Queensland. In 1770 Captain James Cook landed on the banks of the Endeavour River repairing his ship Endeavour, after it ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef. KurandaKuranda is a small town in Far North Queensland adjoining the Barron Gorge National Park. CardwellCardwell resides on the tropical Cassowary Coast, North Queensland Australia. Cardwell is the launching pad for a variety of unique natural and cultural experiences. Daintree National ParkDaintree National Park is in Far North Queensland, Australia. Daintree is about 3 hours north of Cairns, 1-2 hours north of Port Douglas. Palm CovePalm Cove is a tourist oriented, beach town - just north of Cairns. Palm Cove is newly developed cluster of hotels, modern apartments and restaurants, on the beach about 30 minutes drive north of Cairns, set on a sandy beach. PalumaPaluma is 60 km north of Townsville. If you want to escape the hot, humid weather of Townsville then go up to Paluma which is in the Mount Spec ranges of Thuringowa's heritage-listed Wet Tropics. Mission BeachMission Beach is on the Cassowary Coast in Far North Queensland. Mission Beach is a natural mid way point between Townsville and Cairns. ProserpineProserpine is a town in the Far North region of Queensland. Proserpine Airport - also known as Whitsunday Coast Airport, about 10 km south of town. TullyTully is a town in Cardwell Shire, Queensland, Australia. It is famous for being the wettest town in Australia, garnering an average rainfall of 4000mm. Undara Volcanic National ParkUndara Volcanic National Park is in the Far North Queensland region of Australia. AyrAyr is a small town in Far North Queensland, Australia Ayr is an hour's drive south of Townsville which has flights to Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. NormantonNormanton is a town in the Gulf Country in Queensland It is the largest town in the region, and has a population of around 1000 people. KarumbaKarumba is a town in the Gulf Country of Queensland. Karuma is the only place where there is sealed road access to the Gulf of Carpentaria. CroydonCroydon is a city in the Gulf Country of Queensland Old gold mining town. Gold mined here from 1885 to 1905. Historic Precinct MapoonMapoon is a town in the Cape York Peninsula region of Queensland, Australia. WeipaWeipa is a town in the Cape York Peninsula region of Queensland, Australia. Weipa is a centre for bauxite mining, supplying the mineral directly for export, and to the refineries of Gladstone.