Tropical North Region Things to Do

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Paronella Park

Japoonvale Road, Mena Creek Queensland Everyone has a dream. José Paronella's dream became a reality. On five hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, a picnic area by

Type: Dining and Eating Out , Galleries, Museums and Collections , Historical Sites and Heritage Locations , Landmarks and Buildings , Natural Attractions , Parks and Gardens , Scenic Drives and Walks

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Lizard Island Group National Park

93 kilometres north-east of Cooktown , Lizard Island Queensland Set in a turquoise sea, the six high islands and islets of this park are surrounded by coral reefs, fringed by mangroves and sandy beaches, and cloake

Type: National Parks and Reserves , Natural Attractions , Scenic Drives and Walks

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Family Islands National Park

4.5 kilometres offshore from Mission Beach, Mission Beach Queensland This park features a chain of scenic continental islands, close to the Wet Tropics coast near Mission Beach. Clad in lush rainforest and woodlands and

Type: National Parks and Reserves , Natural Attractions , Scenic Drives and Walks

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Great Barrier Reef Islands

Great Barrier Reef, Mission Beach Queensland Stretching more than 2,000 kilometres along the Queensland coastline and covering 35 million hectares, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest c

Type: Natural Attractions

The Big Cassowary

Cassowary Drive, Mission Beach Queensland Many Australian towns boast large monuments of their most recognisable town features, and Mission Beach is no different. Come see the five metre tall

Type: Landmarks and Buildings

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Licuala State Forest

Mission Beach Road, Mission Beach Queensland Licuala State Forest boasts several enjoyable walking tracks. Enjoy the native wildlife of the area as you walk around the forest…the Ulysses b

Type: National Parks and Reserves

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Clump Mountain National Park

4.6 kilometres north of Mission Beach, Mission Beach Queensland This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in N

Type: Historical Sites and Heritage Locations , National Parks and Reserves , Natural Attractions , Scenic Drives and Walks

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Djiru National Park

Tully-Mission Beach Road, Mission Beach Queensland This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of t

Type: National Parks and Reserves , Natural Attractions , Scenic Drives and Walks

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Bicton Hill Circuit Track

Clump Mountain National Park, Mission Beach Queensland Bicton Hill circuit track, Clump Mountain National Park. The track begins on Bicton Hill's exposed eastern side, where sturdy trees such as brush box

Type: National Parks and Reserves , Natural Attractions , Scenic Drives and Walks , Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

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The Lady Bowen Dive Site

Pacific Ocean, Mission Beach Queensland The Lady Bowen Wreck off Mission Beach is a 220 foot schooner now over 100 years old. A converted paddle steamer, she now rests in 34 metres and has b

Type: Natural Attractions

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