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 Cardwell  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 Cairns and Great Barrier Reef  as a travel destination.

The region’s Hero Experiences have been developed to deliver TTNQ’s long-term tourism vision and brand promise. The Hero Experience themes are:

  • Discover unique nature and wildlife.
  • Explore iconic World Heritage landscapes.
  • Choose your own adventure.
  • Experience everyday luxury.

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