Far North Queensland

Coral Reef - Photo and text courtesy of Tourism QLD

Tropical North Queensland is where the rainforest meets the reef. Few places on earth can boast such unique natural attractions with the Great Barrier Reef offering an underwater treasure trove of dazzling coral and sea life and superb tropical rainforests of the Daintree within easy reach.

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White water rafting on the Tully River - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Mossman Gorge - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Rainforest meets the Reef - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD

Climate

Max temperatures of 40°C in summer and 30°C in winter. Humidity around 70% all year round. Highest rainfall end of January and February.

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Celebrate the SeaCelebrate the Sea
Celebrate the Sea - is the hallmark of all beautiful books of our seas. Using 6-colour printing technology the book is printed on fine matt art 155 gsm paper in a generous 275mm x 273mm - 180 pages format. By Michael Aw and Stephen Wong.
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Articles

Bombs, Turtle Soup and the World's Largest SanctuaryBombs, Turtle Soup and the World's Largest Sanctuary
The history of our vast continents mountains, deserts, adventurers and fighters is well known but that of our watery periphery is often overlooked. Australia’s Coral Sea has a fascinating story and if the government continues with its current plans it will become one of the largest safe havens for marine life on the planet.
No Barriers at Great BarrierNo Barriers at Great Barrier
As I am sure, you are probably aware Queensland started off February with a Category 5 tropical Cyclone a mere week after the floods in Brisbane. They called it the storm of the century with good reason....
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