5 Reasons to Road Trip Through Tropical North Queensland 

If you’re looking for a tropical holiday destination that offers something for everyone, then look no further than Tropical North Queensland. Whether you’re an adventurous caravan owner looking for an off-grid camping experience or prefer a relaxing beach holiday, this stunning part of Australia has something for everyone. From the ancient rainforests of the Daintree World Heritage Area to the crystal clear waters of The Great Barrier Reef, there are so many reasons why you should visit Tropical North Queensland. Here are five of them! 

1. Sensational Hiking Trails 

Tropical North Queensland is home to some of the most spectacular hiking trails in the world. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or a novice hiker, you’ll find something that suits your level of fitness and experience here. From Mossman Gorge in Port Douglas to the Daintree World Heritage Area, there are plenty of trails for you to explore. Along these trails you can expect to see some of Australia’s most unique wildlife including estuarine (saltwater) crocodiles and cassowaries, as well as rare species like the incredible Ulysses butterfly. 


2. The Great Barrier Reef 

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most iconic natural wonders in the world and it can be found just off the coast of Tropical North Queensland. With crystal-clear waters and an abundance of sea life, it’s easy to see why so many people flock here every year for a snorkelling or diving adventure. 

Cape Tribulation

3. Secret Waterfalls 

Tropical North Queensland is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered including secret waterfalls tucked away in lush rainforest valleys that are perfect for swimming or hiking. Home to over 1000 species including plants and animals that exist nowhere else on earth, these ancient forests offer an unforgettable experience that will leave you feeling awe-inspired and connected with nature!  One such waterfall, Wallaman Falls found within Girringun National Park is Australia’s highest single drop waterfall, standing a whopping 269 meters tall.   

Wallman Waterfalls

4. Off-Grid Camping 

For the adventurous caravanners and campers, Tropical North Queensland offers plenty of off-grid locations where you can set up camp without having to share your space with other travellers and tourists alike!  We found some fantastic beachfront and rainforest campgrounds using both the Wikicamps and Hipcamp apps.

Mossman Off Grid Campsite

5. Fresh Produce

There is nothing quite like sampling freshly picked fruit grown right here in Tropical North Queensland! From mangoes and pineapples grown on local farms to fresh seafood caught off-shore by fishermen living in nearby villages—you can get it all here! 

Whether you’re looking for an experience filled with adventure or a laidback holiday under the sun, Tropical North Queensland has it all! From the oldest rainforests on the planet, to stunning beaches and an abundance of wildlife, this region has something special for everyone! Paradise awaits in Tropical North Queensland!

Paul, Katie & Jasper – The Feel Good Family

The Feel Good Family