Tropical North Queensland

Feel grounded and connect with nature in a place unlike anywhere else – lined by coral reefs and covered by rainforest, the warmest welcome is waiting for you.

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Get excited! The time has come to book a holiday in Tropical North Queensland!

Feel grounded and connected with nature in a place unlike anywhere else – lined by coral reefs and covered by rainforest, the warmest welcome is waiting. From Mission Beach in the south to the Torres Strait in the north, Tropical North Queensland is an extraordinary region where the rainforest meets the reef. Enjoy exploring the unbelievable Daintree Rainforest and the Wet Tropics or discover the hidden gems of the Great Barrier Reef.

 

Made up of nine distinct regions, each has their own unique charm. Cities like Cairns and Port Douglas are the ideal tropical destinations filled with plenty of accommodation options from luxury escapes to family friendly TNQ packages.

 

Explore Tropical North Queensland with our list of accommodation and activity packages here.

 

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Top things to do in Tropical North Queensland:

 

  • Watch the sunrise from the Mount Cook Summit
  • Explore the popular Beaver Reef Dive Site
  • 4WD your way across the Cape York Peninsula
  • Tour the islands in the Torres Strait
  • Sleep under the stars at Cape Tribulation
  • Take a hot air balloon ride over Cairns
  • Venture through the Daintree Rainforest
  • Wander through the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Swim with Dwarf Minke Whales
  • Mountain bike through Mission Beach

 

Tropical North Queensland travel tips 

  • Two words: INSECT REPELLANT. Do it and thank us later.
  • Use sunscreen to protect yourself and the reef. You’ll be in the water A LOT, so make sure you slip, slop slap. Reef safe if you can!
  • Pack clothes that allow you to breathe. It is warm so thin clothing that breathes is best.
  • It’s casual! Queensland is a very casual state so other than the five-star resorts and restaurants, smart-casual attire will be appropriate for most occasions.
  • Bring polarised sunglasses. To help with reflections off the ocean and to help save your eyes from harmful UV rays.
Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach Cairns

A relaxing tropical paradise with stunning ocean views perfectly created to soothe the mind & enrich the soul.

Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside Cairns

Located on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking beautiful Trinity Bay, Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside is a popular retreat for both holidaymakers and business guests.

Sea Temple Port Douglas Port Douglas

The Boutique Collection is proud to showcase our handpicked accommodation within the Sea Temple Resort Port Douglas.

Aquarius on the Beach Townsville

Aquarius on the Beach on the Strand boasts the best waterfront hotel views in Townsville.

North Cove Waterfront Suites Cairns North

Situated on the waterfront of the Cairns Esplanade, this 4-star property is in a quiet location but close to restaurants, cafes, and shops.

Mantra Aqueous Port Douglas

Mantra Aqueous on Port gives you award-winning accommodation in the heart of the exclusive beachside town of Port Douglas.

Mantra Heritage Port Douglas

Mantra Heritage is the perfect place to stay on your Tropical North Queensland holiday.

Mantra in the Village Port Douglas Port Douglas

Located just metres from the signature restaurants, specialty shops and pristine beaches of Port Douglas, Mantra in the Village is the perfect choice for your next tropical getaway.

Mantra on the Inlet Port Douglas

At Mantra on the Inlet you're in the perfect place for a Port Douglas holiday.

Mantra PortSea Port Douglas

Whether you're looking for fun, adventure or lazy days in the sun, Mantra PortSea is the place to be when it comes to Port Douglas resorts.

Mantra Amphora Palm Cove Palm Cove

Located directly opposite one of Australia's most pristine beaches at Palm Cove, Mantra Amphora is the perfect spot for your next tropical getaway.

Hilton Cairns Cairns

A waterfront retreat near the Great Barrier Reef

Mantra Trilogy Cairns Cairns

Mantra Trilogy couldn't be better positioned right on the Cairns Esplanade, overlooking all of the great attractions and activity of the waterfront.

Mantra Esplanade Cairns Cairns

With its prime waterfront location, Mantra Esplanade offers stylish and contemporary accommodation in the heart of the holiday hub of Cairns.

Peppers Beach Club Port Douglas Port Douglas

Discover casual elegance in the iconic Tropical North Queensland town of Port Douglas.

Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove Palm Cove

Charming Palm Cove is a classic tropical destination, with a beach fringed by swaying palms and a coastal village atmosphere.

201 Lake Street Cairns

A choice of spacious, 1 and 2 bedroom self contained Cairns apartments or a well equipped hotel suite in this contemporary Cairns accommodation, ideal for both leisure and corporate travellers.

Pacific Hotel Cairns Cairns

Positioned on the Cairns Esplanade overlooking Trinity Harbour, Pacific Hotel Cairns offers guests an amazing experience.

Green Island Resort Green Island

Soak up the sun on the gorgeous, seclusive Green Island. Set amidst a luscious rain forest, the spacious suites feature private balconies with either rain forest or pool views.

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore Palm Cove

Indulge in the picturesque scenery that Palm Cove has to offer, making your getaway sun-filled and scenic.

Jack & Newell Cairns Holiday Apartments Cairns

Jack & Newell Holiday Apartments are conveniently located right in the heart of Cairns’ CBD, offering super-spacious and well-appointed holiday living just a stone’s throw away from the action.

Mandalay Luxury Apartments Port Douglas

For the perfect Port Douglas accommodation, Mandalay luxury beachfront apartments offer a unique foreshore location with all the facilities and services you expect from your holiday accommodation.

Bellevue at Trinity Beach Northern Beaches

Stunning ocean views in tropical north Queensland. Hundreds of nearby attractions means never a dull moment. Beautifully appointed accommodation. Fully self contained apartments in tropical paradise.

Saltwater Luxury Apartments Port Douglas

Saltwater Luxury Apartments, perfectly located in the heart of Port Douglas with total seclusion, privacy and luxury and just a short stroll to the beach and the marina.

Cairns Plaza Hotel Cairns

Top location … the Cairns Plaza is within a short walk of all the best Cairns has to offer. A 5-star setting with a 3½ -star price tag – that’s the promise of the Cairns Plaza Hotel.

Mango Lagoon Resort and Wellness Spa Palm Cove Palm Cove

Mango Lagoon Resort, Palm Cove is situated on a whopping 2.5 acres of choice land.

Mariners North Holiday Apartments Townsville

With spectacular ocean views from every apartment, private balconies, full-size kitchens, air conditioning and a wide range of onsite facilities, our accommodation is the perfect base for your dream holiday.

Orpheus Island Lodge Palm Island

Orpheus is an all-inclusive, luxury island resort located in the Great Barrier Reef, providing accommodation for up to 28 people.

Fitzroy Island Resort Fitzroy Island

Welcome to Fitzroy island, we are the official operator of the resort and island facilities, we look forward to welcoming you to our slice of paradise very soon.

Lizard Island Resort Lizard Island

The award-winning Lizard Island Resort is Australia’s most northern island resort on the Great Barrier Reef, fringed with vibrant coral and some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches.

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas Port Douglas

Nestled amid white-sand beaches and verdant tropical gardens, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas is a stunning five-star hotel in North Queensland.

Cairns Sheridan Hotel Cairns

The Cairns Sheridan Hotel offers affordable luxury close to the Cairns Airport and Cairns City. Spacious, modern rooms and the friendliest staff in Cairns.

Oaks Port Douglas Resort Port Douglas

A lush tropical setting awaits your arrival at Oaks Port Douglas Resort where the rainforest meets the reef and our beautiful resorts sits nestled amongst the palm trees.

Tropical Heritage Cairns Cairns

The Tropical Heritage invites you to come and stay with us and experience the amazing world of Tropical North Queensland, nestled between stunning untouched rainforest and the natural wonder of the Great Barrier Reef.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve Oak Beach

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat containing 58 hectares of native forest adjacent to secluded Oak Beach.

Cayman Villas Port Douglas

Cayman Villas Port Douglas offers families, couples and discerning business traveller’s modern and spacious apartments ideal for a relaxing holiday or a romantic getaway.

Mist at Cape Tribulation Cape Tribulation

Built with the comfort of our guests at the centre of every design aspect, mist introduces light, airy, modern and fresh accommodation to the rainforest.

Bay Village Tropical Retreat Cairns

Bay Village Tropical Retreat is nestled among lush tropical gardens in coastal city of Cairns, North Queensland.

Mount Mulligan Lodge Townsville

This luxury outback lodge is situated on a secluded, entirely private 28,000-hectare heritage site, offering boutique accommodation in the shadow of majestic Mount Mulligan.

Park Regis City Quays Cairns

Park Regis City Quays invites you to discover Cairns and surrounds by providing the ultimate base during your next visit. With the Esplanade, harbour foreshore, restaurants, shops, night markets, Reef Casino and Marlin Marina merely a short stroll away; you are close to everything that makes Cairns a great destination.

Park Regis Anchorage Townsville

Located in the entertainment and dining centre of Townsville, this 4-star hotel features 2 swimming pools, a restaurant and BBQ facilities. All accommodation is air-conditioned and includes cable TV and 250 MB of free WiFi daily. The property is 1.9 miles from the Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal.

Park Regis Piermonde Cairns

Stay at Piermonde Apartments and explore Cairns on your next holiday.

Castaways Resort & Spa Mission Beach Mission Beach

Castaways Mission Beach accommodation is your ultimate beachfront escape in the tropics. Idyllically bound by the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest, our resort is the perfect destination for couples, families or groups of friends.

Meridian Port Douglas Port Douglas

Meridian Port Douglas is a contemporary boutique resort that offers 33 luxury 4 ½ star apartments for couples in a selection of self catered Studios and One Bedroom Apartments.

Peninsula Boutique Hotel Port Douglas Port Douglas

Our Port Douglas accommodation offers a boutique style ADULTS ONLY hotel experience – enjoying an unrivalled beachside location overlooking Four Mile Beach and is the only hotel in Port Douglas with beach and ocean views.

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Douglas Port Douglas

The only place on the planet where two World Heritage listed areas (the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest) meet, the Ramada Resort Port Douglas promises a getaway unlike any other.

Cairns Colonial Club Resort Cairns

Set amidst 11 acres of spectacular rain forest gardens, the family-friendly Cairns Colonial Club houses 345 modern accommodation rooms, three gorgeous lagoon-style swimming pools and a man-made beach.

The Reef House & Spa Palm Cove

Famous for our Luxury Escapes we are an iconic boutique hotel overlooking the Coral Sea in the Tropical village of Palm Cove.