The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum opened to the public on Saturday the 6th September 2014. The museum is privately owned and is the largest museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere. We are located next door to Tjapukai and Skyrail on Skyrail Drive, Smithfield, a suburb of Cairns, North Queensland.
Barron Gorge National Park is managed by the Traditional Owners, the Djabugay people, and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS). A formal Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) has been registered to ensure that park management and native title interests are properly integrated.
Birdworld Kuranda is located in the Kuranda Heritage Markets on Rob Veivers Drive, Kuranda and is the latest attraction to come under the Wildlife Tropical North Queensland banner. As a locally owned and operated family company since 1980, Wildlife Tropical North Queensland is proud of its achievements in the field of professional wildlife tourism.
The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is located at 8 Rob Veivers Drive in Kuranda Village, an hour from Cairns City. Kuranda is a unique ‘Village in the Rainforest’ that boasts an excellent range of alfresco eateries, markets and eclectic boutique shopping.
The Cairns Aquarium is a place of learning, fun and discovery! Encourage students’ innate curiosity for the amazing creatures of the Great Barrier Reef and the .. Encourage students’ innate curiosity for the amazing creatures of the Great Barrier Reef and the ..
Cairns Botanic Gardens The Cairns Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise, renowned as one of the best exhibitions of tropical plants in Australia. Come and explore the beauty of tropical plants, relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture.
The Cairns Museum showcases the Cairns Historical Society’s amazing collection of objects, photographs and archival records. This collection holds the secrets and memories of the people, places, events and changing environment of Cairns and Far North Queensland.
Captain Cook Highway is a very scenic asphalted road that winds alongside the coast located in Queensland, Australia, with a length of 75 km (47 mi). It's one of the best coastal drives in the world. The road starts in Cairns and ends in Mossman, in the far north of Queensland.
Copperlode Falls Dam Early Warning Systems The latest technology in early warning systems is currently being deployed to be used in the unlikely event of an emergency event such as dam failure, severe flooding or fire in the Redlynch Valley and lower Brinsmead areas.
Visitors can also walk around the lakes; allow 1 hour for the 3-kilometre Lake Eacham circuit and about 2 hours for the 5-kilometre Lake Barrine circuit. Both circuits are wheelchair accessible, with assistance. There are self-catering cottages in the rainforest near Crater Lakes, and accommodation at Mareeba and historic Yungaburra.
Crystal Cascades Cairns, Australia Crystal Cascades is one of the secrets of Tropical North Queensland that locals wish they could hide from visitors, accessible only by self drive. It is a secluded freshwater swimming hole, hidden in a tropical rainforest. A series of small waterfalls flow into large pools surrounded by large impressive granite boulders.
The Daintree rainforest is a national park in Far North Queensland, Australia, 1,502 km (933 mi) northwest of Brisbane and 100 km (62 mi) northwest of Cairns. It was founded in 1981 and is part of the Wet Tropics of Queensland. In 1988 it became a World Heritage Site.
Camping is available at Lower Davies Creek camping area in Davies Creek National Park and further along Davies Creek Road at Upper Davies Creek camping area in Dinden National Park. Both are e-permit camping areas and all sites must be booked in advance.
Fitzroy Island National Park is a gazetted protected area covering Fitzroy Island, in Far North Queensland, Queensland, Australia. Fitzroy Island (also called Koba or Gabar), is a continental island located 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Cairns on the mainland.
Kuranda Day Tours. Nestled in mountaintop rainforest splendour just to the west of Cairns, Kuranda has been enchanting visitors for years. Accessible by train, cableway or road, the charming Village in the Rainforest’ presents a bevy of tropical delights.
Being one with the rainforest as you undertake an unforgettable journey is what makes Kuranda Scenic Railway such a must-do experience. This famous railway winds its way on a journey from Cairns to Kuranda, the village in the rainforest, with Freshwater situated along the line with views of the surrounding mountains.
Australia’s Gondwanan Heritage Garden is between the entrance to Mount Whitfield Conservation Park and Flecker Garden. Signs along this short, flat walk explain evolutionary plant development. The Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre is near the entrance to Mount Whitfield Conservation Park.
Munro Martin Parklands (MMP) is Cairns' newest community gathering place complete with an outdoor performance space. The Parklands boast tropical plantings, vine covered pergolas and arbours and an open-air plaza to encourage passive, casual use of the facility.
Palm Cove in Far North Queensland is Cairns premier beach. This is the complete guide to all accommodation, facilities, tours and activities in Cairns Beaches - Palm Cove. You'll find all information about scuba diving and the Great Barrier Reef.
Rainforestation Nature Park is located in Far North Queensland, amidst the Kuranda rainforest. We are an all-weather attraction, home to the Army Duck Rainforest tours on land and water, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and the iconic Australian animals in the Koala & Wildlife Park.
The iconic Skyrail experience is a must do Cairns attraction that provides a truly unique perspective of Australia’s World Heritage listed tropical rainforest - immersing guests in the sights, sounds, smells and tranquility of one of the most botanically fascinating areas on earth.
Tinaroo Dam has been used as a principle source of irrigation for farmers on the Atherton Tablelands for over 50 years. It also provides a small amount of hydroelectric power. But we are interested in it's value as a recreational facility.
Tjapukai is all-weather, wheelchair and pram friendly, offering unique experiences in one location. However you choose to enjoy it, a visit to Tjapukai is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of Australia’s diverse Aboriginal heritage.
Trinity Bay is a large bay in the Coral Sea off the east coast of Far North Queensland, Australia. The Mossman River discharges into the bay. At one time the Mulgrave River also entered the bay until geological changes resulted in its mouth forming further south at Port Constantine.