Cassowary Coast

Innisfail | Babinda | Mission Beach | Tully | Cardwell | Mena Creek | Hinchinbrook

Access to the Atherton Tablelands is via the Palmerston Highway, a sealed road that connects to the Bruce Highway at Innisfail.

A unique part of Australia, absolutely unique part of North Queensland with wide open spaces, tropical beaches all to yourself.

No crowds, no rush, no stress.

Cassowary Coast is a region built to explore.

  • Explore natural wonders.
  • Indigenous Culture
  • Agricultural Heritage
  • Fantastic Adventures

For more information on exploring the Cassowary Coast, visit www.tropicalcoasttourism.com.au.

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Four-wheel Drive Adventures Beyond Mareeba

RUGGED BEAUTY The Mount Haig Circuit aka the Tinaroo Range Roads takes to some magnificent bush country and several sweet swimming spots. Find Emerald Creek Falls Rd via Tinaroo Creek Rd and Cobra Rd. Stop at the falls if its swim time; soon afterwards you will start to ascend the Tinaroo Ranges. After 12km take Mount Edith Rd, which undulates …

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5 Awesome Spring Hiking Adventures

Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail If you are ready to stretch your legs try the 20.5km Atherton Tablelands Rail Trail. It takes you through rich agricultural landscape and some patches of endangered Mabi rainforest. The trail has both well interpreted indigenous history and extensive WWII info. It’s a gentle track, with a slight fall to the north. Start at either Platypus …

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6 Top Spots: Lookouts To Look For

Millaa Millaa Lookout Photo: @andrewwatsonphoto The peaceful and simply stunning Milla Milla Lookout will take your eyes from the Atherton Tablelands to the coast on a really clear day. At 1070m its one of the best places to take in the beauty of the Tablelands with a 180 degree sweep from northwest to southeast. On McHugh Road, just a short …

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