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Northern QLD Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
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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
- 2017 Australian Hand Cane-Cutting Championships Home Hill Showgrounds
- Launch - Community Action Plan For Suicide Prevention Townsville Stadium
- Energy Super Economic and Investment Seminar Rydges Southbank
- World Environment Day Workshops Bunnings Fairfield Waters
- Great Barrier Reef & Yongala Wreck 3 Night Liveaboard MV SeaEsta
- Meet Your Local Author: Marc Lindsay Thuringowa Central Library
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