Tropical North Queensland is one of the most visited regions on the Australian tourism scene and the range of accommodation that you can choose from is breathtaking. No matter what part of North Queensland you want to visit, you will find accommodation that comes in all forms and caters to all tastes and budgets. Backpackers, corporate travelers, families and luxury hotel seekers will all find the type of accommodation that suits them best.
The Far North Queensland region has several tourist attractions that are of international importance. The best known of these is, of course, the Great Barrier Reef which lies a short distance offshore. Both day and extended live aboard tours are available to visit the reef and some of the accommodation available on these cruise boats is quite luxurious. In the north of the region is the world renowned Daintree rainforest. This region lays claim to the largest remaining tract of rainforest in the world and you can stay right in the rainforest itself. There are some sensational resorts that provide riverfront cabins set on elevated platforms right among the birds and wildlife of the rainforest canopy itself.Further north, the town of Cooktown has historical connections with the earliest European settlement in Australia and its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the pristine rainforest areas of the north make it a great place to visit.
North Queensland also has five major coastal regions that are popular places for tourists to stay. The best known of these are Cairns and Port Douglas which both attract international tourists who stay in the huge variety of accommodation on offer there. Other popular places to stay include Palm Cove, Mission Beach and Townsville. Along the North Queenland Coast you will also find many popular island resorts and smaller tourist towns like Cooktown. These offer a range of accommodation standards that include sensational retreats for the wealthy, five star dive and fishing resorts, small apartment style resorts and excellent family style holiday resorts. The accommodation at all of these island resorts is first class. These islands, ranging from north to south are Lizard Island, Green Island, Dunk Island, Bedarra Island, Hinchinbrook Island, Magnetic Island and Orpheus Island.
The North Queensland region is a huge tourist drawcard and the accommodation there is among the best you will find anywhere else in the world.
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