Tropical North Queensland

Featuring two World Heritage-listed icons – the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest - Tropical North Queensland offers a diverse range of experiences.

The region stretches from Mission Beach/Tully in the south to Cape York and the Torres Strait in the north and out to the Gulf Savannah in the West. It includes Cairns, with its international airport, Kuranda, the resort islands of the Great Barrier Reef from Dunk to Lizard, as well as the Wet Tropics.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) is the regional tourism organisation responsible for implementing marketing strategies to promote Tropical North Queensland as a travel destination.

Tropical North Queensland’s Hero Experiences have been developed to deliver the regions long-term tourism vision and brand promise. The Hero Experience themes are:

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • The world's oldest tropical rainforest
  • Tropical lifestyle and culture
  • Adventures
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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