Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park Tropical North Queensland

Licuala palms, misty rainforested hills and the imposing Black Mountain are features of these parks. Photos: Tourism Queensland and Queensland Government

The pyramid-shaped Black Mountain towers over tropical rainforest and open eucalypt forest, on the western slopes of the Macalister Range.

Location

Sixteen kilometres from Cairns (Kuranda National Park) and 7km from Mossman (Mowbray National Park)

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Park facilities

  • Cycling
  • Lookout
  • Scenic drive
  • Hiking
  • Horseriding
  • Trail bike riding
  • World Heritage