Family Travel – Tropical North Queensland

Travel Time: 2hrs from Brisbane to Cairns, 3hrs from Sydney to Cairns, 5hrs from Perth to Cairns, 2hrs from Cairns to Cape York, 5hrs drive between Mission Beach & Daintree Rainforest

Weather: Being a tropical climate, North Queensland experiences two seasons – wet and dry.

Language: English

Currency: AUD (Australian Dollar)

Major destinations: Daintree Rainforest & Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Palm Cove, Cassowary Coast & Mission Beach, Kuranda, Cape York, Torres Strait Islands

Holiday types: Beach/resort, wildlife & nature reserve, active adventure for all ages

Where the rainforest meets the reef, Tropical North Queensland is both a holiday haven and an extraordinary adventure for families. Think tropical weather, incredible swim holes and beaches surrounded by the lush Daintree Rainforest – home to the largest variety of plants and animals of any rainforest on the planet, the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef – diving among a kaleidoscope of marine life in the largest coral reef system in the world, and spending days of adventure in and around the unique towns of this phenomenal corner of the world. There really are few places on earth that boast the diversity of natural attractions and experiences of Tropical North Queensland.