Attractions to explore

The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area is the sort of place that you could travel to over and over again and still not see everything.

There is just so much to take in within and around the World Heritage Area, you'd have to live here for a year or two to say you've seen it all!

For many of you who are keeping to tight schedules, we've done a quick whip around of our favourite spots and the key natural attractions you will find in each part of the wet tropics region, we hope you can enjoy these incredible attractions as much as we have.

Click on the areas below to venture into that part of the Wet Tropics region; you can see where you are on the map.

 

Northern Wet Tropics

Major townships: Port Douglas, Mossman, Daintree, Cooktown

Tablelands Wet Tropics

Major townships: Mareeba, Tinaroo, Atherton, Malanda, Millaa Millaa

Cairns and Central Coast Wet Tropics

The gateway to the wonders of the Wet Tropics

 

South Central Wet Tropics

Major townships: Gordonvale, Babinda, Innisfail, Mission Beach, Tully.

 

Southern Wet Tropics

Major townships: Cardwell, Ingham, Paluma and Townsville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wet Tropics World Heritage Area Map Cairns and Central Coast Northern Wet Tropics South Central Southern Wet Tropics Tablelands
Northern Wet Tropics Cairns & Central Coast South Central Southern Wet Tropics Tablelands
 

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