Northern QLD Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Northern QLD Area
Sitting at the top of the state is the tropical region of Northern Queensland. The region comprises of a number of unique natural features including rainforests, tropical beaches and two World Heritage Listed attractions. There’s a reason Northern Queensland is a favourite destination among adventure seekers and holiday travellers from around the world.
The region is home to two must-see World Heritage Listed attractions, the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Queensland. The Wet Tropics are a collection of rainforests which represent the course of evolution and are a conservation hub for native flora and fauna. You’ll be able to do some serious bird watching in the dense forestry or fish-spotting while snorkelling along the Reef’s northern most sections.
With summer-like tropical weather all year round, there are plenty of things to do. Visit the Palm Creek Festival in Townsville, take a dip in the sea at The Strand beach or walk to the top of Castle Hill in the heart of Townsville city for views unlike any other.
The Great Barrier Reef Aquarium is home to all of your favourite sea life and is a great alternative to snorkelling. Visit some of the scarier creatures of the region at Billabong Sanctuary. You won’t want to miss the crocs at feeding time! Why not spot your favourite native animals in their natural habitat at Paluma Range National Park? The Palmetum is a botanic garden featuring the natural favourites of the region. With over 300 species of plants to spot, you better pack your walking shoes!
Get out and explore the tropical side to Australia’s northern most region. There are plenty of natural attractions and things to do. Seeking an adventure? You’re in the right place!
Northern QLD Events & What's On
- 2018 Chinese New Year Carnival at Strand Park Strand Park
- Meet Your Local Author - Kathy Donaldson Aitkenvale Library
- Rumpelstiltskin at Riverway Arts Centre Riverway Arts Centre
- World's Greatest Shave Trivia/Auction Night The Brewery Townsville
- Free Microchipping Day Magnetic Island Lions Park
- A Taste Of Bavaria - Die Frankfurter Oompah Band Carlton Theatre
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