Holidays in Tropical North Queensland

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Top Tropical North Queensland Flight & Hotel Packages

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Villa Vaucluse Apartments of Cairns
Madison Plaza Townsville
Green Island Resort
Park Royal

Top hotels in Tropical North Queensland

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$340 per night from 30 Jul. to 31 Jul.
4.4/5 Excellent! (976 reviews)
"The hotel was very nice, a bit pricey though. They upgraded my room to have a marina view. That made the high price more justified."

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2022

Shangri-La The Marina, Cairns
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
4.5 out of 5
122 Lake St, Cairns, QLD, 4870
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$354 per night from 28 Jul. to 29 Jul.
4.3/5 Excellent! (251 reviews)
"The room was clean and comfortable, great view of the pool, especially at night with the lights. Pool was great to swim in. My only disappointment was the cocktails we had weren't that nice which is a shame cause the cocktail bar was quite nice."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas
5 out of 5
Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, QLD, 4877
The price is AU$550 per night from 23 Jul. to 24 Jul.
4.4/5 Excellent! (682 reviews)
"Just an excellent facility"

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2022

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas
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Tropical North Queensland Holiday Packages

Encounter the largest living structure on the planet, see crocodiles, swim in waterfalls and hike through pristine rainforest in Australia’s Tropical North Queensland.

Enjoy the dive of a lifetime on the Great Barrier Reef, a structure so large, at 1,429 miles (2,300 kilometres) long, it can be seen from outer space. Agincourt Reef just offshore from Port Douglas is a great place to start, with 16 dive sites and underwater caves to explore. Boats to the Great Barrier Reef leave from Cairns, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and Mission Beach. Spend a day diving or snorkeling among barracudas, colourful reef fish, turtles and sharks. Enjoy glass bottom viewing in comfort on the Reefworld pontoon.

See Australian wildlife from koalas and crocodiles to butterflies at the many sanctuaries around Cairns, Tropical North Queensland’s largest city. Hartley's Crocodile Adventure, theAustralian Butterfly Sanctuary, Birdworld Kuranda and Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome are some of the places where you can interact with the unique flora and fauna in this part of the world.While in Cairns, beat the heat at the Esplanade Pool or the Sugarworld Waterpark. From Cairns, take a tour with an indigenous guide to the ancient rock art sites in Hope Vale and Laura River in the Cape York Peninsular.

To the west is the Gulf of Savannah region, a mixed landscape of outback woods, rivers, wetlands and historic gold-mining towns between the Great Dividing Range and the Northern Territory. Tour underground lava tubes at Undara and discover gold-mining history at Golden Gate Mining and Town Complex near Croyden. Fish for barramundi in the wetlands and river near Karumba.

South and inland of the gulf are the rainforest towns of the Atherton Tablelands. Here you can experience 1,500 free-flying butterflies in rainforest habitats at the Butterfly Sanctuary Kuranda. Enjoy the area’s many scenic waterfalls and barramundi-filled lakes popular with fishermen.

Many Chinese people came to the Atherton Tablelands to work in the gold-mining camps of Tropical North Queensland. Immerse yourself in their history and material culture at the Atherton Chinatown Museum and Temple.

Tropical North Queensland’s diverse and beautiful landscapes are the perfect place to enjoy Queensland’s sunshine. Autumn and spring are the best times to visit to avoid the rainy summer season.

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