Drive North Queensland

Queensland Drive touring routes, reef to outback, through rainforest and grasslands, driving in North Queensland is an unforgettable travel experience. Explore this website for travel tips and destinations along our unique touring routes.

Great Tropical Drive

The Great Tropical Drive is a self-drive touring route that winds its way from palm-fringed beaches, to ancient rainforests and the golden outback of North Queensland. This website will help you plan a driving holiday in Tropical Australia. Inside you will find detailed itineraries for 20 self-drive experiences.

Wet Tropics site

Information on our World Heritage Areas, with visitor information, details on rainforest plants and animals, and the heritage of the rainforest aboriginals. Extensive guides to drives and walking tracks in our World Heritage Areas – Places, Walks and Drives in the Tablelands area.

Misty Mountains Walking Tracks

Misty Mountains is Australia’s first network of long distance walking trails in a high altitude rainforest environment. Over 130 kilometres of tracks have been constructed under a unique partnership between the shires of Eacham, Herberton, Cardwell and Johnstone, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS), Traditional Owners, and volunteers from Conservation Volunteers Australia. View maps and information.

Qld Parks & Wildlife Service

Information on camping facilities at Qld Parks. Download maps and general information and book camp sites.

Qld Heritage Trails Network

The Queensland Heritage Trails Network brings to life stories, legends, evidence of incredible feats, epic events in history, rich landscapes, colourful tales and characters that have shaped Queensland. The Queensland Heritage Trails Network links together 43 authentic heritage experiences, making it easier for visitors to discover more of the State’s unique history, culture and natural wonders. View details on the Misty Mountain Trails, Kuranda Rainforest Story, Malanda Dairy centre, Nganyaji Interpretive Centre Ravenshoe, Atherton Nyleta Wetlands Bird Hide, Atherton Hou Wang Temple, Atherton Halloran’s Hill Lookout and The Hub – Chillagoe.

RACQ Road Conditions

Road Report information was compiled by RACQ from information provided by Queensland Police Services.


Queensland weather reports from the Australia Government Bureau of Meteorology.

Wet Tropics Site

Meet the wildlife

Rich rural landscapes

Free Visitor Guide

Atherton Tablelands Discover Visitors Guide 2017/18 - view online or download.

View Online

Discover App

Discover magazine is the region's premier visitor guide offering the latest travel information on places to go and things to do.

Self-Drive Itineraries

Atherton Tablelands Themed Trails Booklet

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