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Tropical North Queensland Attractions

Learn what makes Tropical North Queensland tick with the very best tours & day trips. Look into our 230 fun activities in Tropical North Queensland, and rest easy knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Tropical North Queensland with Kids

Tropical North Queensland is a terrific destination for a family vacation. Bring the youngsters along and enjoy these fun family friendly experiences together:

Free Things to Do in Tropical North Queensland

There's no need to max out your credit card in Tropical North Queensland. The following won't cost a penny.

The Cairns Museum - Approach the friendly staff and find out about the fascinating collections exhibited at this museum.

Muddy's Playground - Let the kids have a good time or unleash your own inner child — this place just screams fun.

Cairns Marlin Marina - This lively place is a favorite of locals and tourists alike.

Esplanade Lagoon - Look for a place to sit and enjoy the calmness that comes with being around water.

Cairns Night Markets - Widely renowned among those who reside here, this place is worth taking a look at.

St Monica's Cathedral - Work on your spiritual side or simply get lost in the tranquil atmosphere at this place of worship.

Red Arrow Walk - Retreat from the city and reconnect with Mother Nature at this awe-inspiring landscape.

Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens - Organize a picnic date and enjoy a relaxing stroll around the beautiful plants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Tropical North Queensland on a sunny day?

If you're eager for a bit of fun in the sun, you'll love these outdoor adventures:

What to do in Tropical North Queensland on a rainy day?

If it's bucketing down during your trip, ditch the umbrella and try out a couple of these entertaining indoor activities:

What is Tropical North Queensland famous for?

Grab a happy snap at Great Barrier Reef — it's a big-name attraction.

What should I not miss in Tropical North Queensland?

If you want to experience the best of this destination, find time for these attractions in your itinerary:

  • Mossman Gorge
  • Esplanade Lagoon
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park

Are there cheap things to do in Tropical North Queensland?

You'll find loads of tours and activities here that are just the ticket if you're sticking to a budget:

What can you do in Tropical North Queensland for free?

You'll barely have time to grab your wallet out of your backpack with so many wonderful free attractions:

  • Esplanade Lagoon
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens
  • Cairns Esplanade