Attractions in and around Mission Beach

Family Fun

Mission Arts

We provide creative opportunities for the people of Mission Beach and surrounding areas.

Travel to Dunk Island the quickest way possible. Only a 10 minute ride to Dunk from the …

Australia’s only Cocoa Tree to Chocolate bar Experience. Charley’s Chocolate is …

Things To Do Basic

El Arish History Station

We are a not for profit group who operate the El Arish History Station in Chauvel Street..

Things To Do Basic

Island Reef Helicopters

Enjoy scenic helicopter flights around Mission Beach and the Great Barrier Reef. …

Going West

Undara Experience

Location: Cairns Undara; As ancient and alluring as the continent itself, the Undara Lava Tubes stand as silent sentinels to our pre-history. Walk in the path of a volcano and sleep cocooned in an ancient railway carriage as your dreams connect you with the essence of this timeless land. Undara is the experience that defines Australia's quintessential Outback. Down, under and above - this is where you'll find the sense of place you're seeking.

Cnr Cpt Cook Hwy and Cairns Western Arterial Rd Smithfield QLD 4879 Representing a world first in environmental tourism, Skyrail is a multi-award winner renowned for its commitment to the highest standards of sustainable environmental performance...

Location Tully:  When you visit “Reinsdown” just three minutes from Tully & 25 minutes from Mission Beach in North Queensland, you will experience a personalised tour of our working cattle & horse property.

Locally owned and operated, we aim to offer you an eco-friendly, FNQ experience. On our Frankland Islands Reef Cruise, we offer guests opportunity to go snorkelling, diving, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and birdwatching on this rare and unique eco system.  The location we visit is a pristine national park island that is uninhabited and completely undeveloped.

Going North

Heritage Tours

Location Cairns: Heritage Tours operates the best variety and value Cape York Tours from Cairns

The Mamu Tropical Skywalk allows visitors to explore the rainforest from the forest floor to the canopy, in comfort and safety. The walkway passes through one of the largest remaining continuous stands of complex vine forest on basalt soils in the Wet Tropics.

Location Yungaburra: Join us on one of our Adventure Tours from Cairns and explore the beautiful Atherton Tablelands with its stunning Waterfalls, Volcanic Crater Lakes, Rainforest and Unique Animals too! If you’d like a cosy and clean place to rest then stay at our homely EcoLodge in Yungaburra and join our Mountain Biking or Night Wildlife Canoeing  tours!

Location: Cairns. Welcome to Far North Queensland where you’ll be taken on a friendly and personal journey through a tropical wonderland!

Galleries & Art

Cairns Museum

Location Cairns Museum, Cairns School of Arts Building, Corner Lake and Sheilds Street: A visit to the Cairns Museum is a wonderful opportunity to gain knowledge about the city of Cairns – its history, its cultures and its traditions. Housed in the oldest public building in Cairns, and set over four permanent Galleries and one temporary Gallery, the Cairns Museum is a wonderful collection of artefacts and memorabilia. There’s something for everyone at the Cairns Museum Come and visit us – we’d love to say G’Day.

Location Brisbane to Cairns:Queensland has a distinctive spirit, thanks to a lush coastline bursting with flora and fauna, delicious produce, relaxed locals and adventures aplenty. At Queensland Rail Travel, we believe there’s no better way to explore this and more, than via the magic of a rail getaway. Skip the hassles of traffic or craning for a glimpse through the clouds and instead, view this beautiful part of the world from just outside the window of your long-distance train.

Our aim for your visit to the Outer Great Barrier Reef is to ensure you enjoy and experience this amazing place in its natural state away from the crowds.

Everyone has a dream. José Paronella's dream became a reality. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees.

Paronella Park, Queensland's number one tourist destination (RACQ 150 Must Dos) has extended the experience of a visit to Paronella Park, by introducing the Darkness Falls tour.

Accommodation

King Reef Resort

King Reef Resort is located right on the beach with stunning views of the Coral Sea, tropical and Great Barrier Reef. With our other motel units and suites located around our shady, tropical in-ground pool. Drop into our Kokonut Grove Cafe, straight across the street, for locally sourced seafood and coffee with great home cooked breakfasts accommodating to your dietary needs, plus you can grab your daily essentials from the general store.

The award-winning attraction is more than a vintage precinct – it’s a tangible buzz of things past with over 50 original buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia.