Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and Australia’s primary gateway to the Great..Great Barrier Reef Information
At over 2,600 kilometres (1,600 miles) from north to south, up to 65 kilometres (40 miles) wide and..Port Douglas Information
Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland is one of Queensland’s premier holiday destinations...Dunk Island Information
Dunk Island a stunning island just off the coast of Mission Beach in north Queensland. Most of..Fitzroy Island Information
Fitzroy Island is located near Cairns in Tropical North Queensland and is popular for daytrips due..Palm Cove Information
Palm Cove in Tropical North Queensland offers a serene holiday experience. Set amidst an idyllic..Kuranda Information
The picturesque mountain retreat of Kuranda Village is just 25 kilometres northwest of Cairns in..Daintree Information
The township of Daintree, perched on a bend of the Daintree River, is just further on from the turn..Lizard Island Information
Lizard Island is a ruggedly beautiful island on the northern Great Barrier Reef in Tropical North..Green Island Information
Green Island is a coral cay northeast of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. Green Island is..Bedarra Island Information
Located just off the Queensland coast midway between Townsville and Cairns lies Bedarra Island - a..Hinchinbrook Island Information
Hinchinbrook Island is Australia's largest National Park island. It is uninhabited except for the..Trinity Beach Information
Trinity Beach is a lovely beach town just north of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. Trinity..Atherton Information
Atherton is the 'capital' of the lovely Tropical Tablelands, a land of beautiful lakes..Cape Tribulation Information
Cape Tribulation is a small village in Tropical North Queensland where the frontier of the north..Innisfail Information
Innisfail is a prosperous, colourful town, situated on the North and South Johnstone Rivers, and is..Mission Beach Information
Mission Beach is a relaxed, yet vibrant beachfront town with over 14 kilometres of magnificent..See all locations in Tropical North Queensland
The Gulf Savannah is an interesting region to visit all year, however, during the monsoonal season, transportation methods must be carefully considered, as some parts of the Gulf Savannah region suffer from a lack of road infrastructure.
Burketown sits on the Albert River and on the east-west dividing line between the wetlands to the north and the beginning of the savannah grass plains (Plains of Promise) to the south, some 25 kilometres from the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Albert River is tidal and the Gulf is accessible from Burketown by boat.
Surrounding environs - flat, grass plains to the south and immense salt flats and wetlands to the north. The Nicholson River is some 17 kilometres to the west and is fresh water and perennial. The wetlands are breeding grounds of crocodiles, barramundi and prawns and a vast amount of bird species which are prolific during the summer months.
The grasslands to the south are the habitat of a great array of wildlife including emus, kangaroos and birdlife.
Distance From Brisbane (State Capital): 2,661 kilometres.
The Gold Coast is an amazing destination which offers a wide range of natural and man made..Brisbane Region Information
Welcome to the sub tropical boomtown of Brisbane. The Queensland capital is a place that feels..Sunshine Coast Information
This is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most beautiful regions. There beaches are magnificent..See all locations in Queensland