Rainforest of Tropical North Queensland
Australia boasts the oldest tropical rainforest in the World.
The UNESCO World Heritage list the tropical rainforest of outstanding Universal value.
The Wet Tropics of Queensland covers an area of 893,453 hectares. This rainforest area is a narrow strip along the east coast of far north Queensland. Starting just north of Townsville and continuing almost to Cooktown.
Experience the Wet Tropics of North Queensland in one of the numerous ways. Which way suits you best?
Please sit back and relax on a scenic railway trip as this old train winds its way through the rainforest to the village of Kuranda.
Glide over the top of the canopy on the Cairns Skyrail.
Hold on, as you wind through the ancient forest while white water raft down one of the mighty rivers.
Take a peaceful guided walk and breathe in some of the fresh rainforest air.
Take a boat tour down the Daintree River always on the lookout for crocodiles sunbaking on the shores and a vast array of birdlife.
Personalised 4WD tours are a great option and come in styles to suit the adventurous and the not so brave.
Long before James Cook arrived in Australia, the Aboriginal people have been living in this region.
Visit the Mossman Gorge Centre, Experience a guided Dreamtime Walk learning about this pristine region.
Learn about Australia’s Indigenous population and their connection to the natural environment.
CairnsAustralia.com have some great tour packages to make the most of your time in Cairns.
Our rainforests are rich in history and diversity book your rainforest tour today