The Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through a densely forested gorge, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Tully Gorge National Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities including camping, picnicking, rafting and kayaking in pleasant surroundings, challenging hikes and spectacular views.
Tully Gorge National Park has two separate sections—the Tully section and the Tablelands section.
Tully Gorge camping and day-use areas are 41km north-west of Tully. Cochable Creek camping area is 47km north-west of Tully. Alligators Nest day-use area is 6km north of Tully. Mount Tyson walking track starts on the western edge of Tully township.
The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of this area—the Jirrbal and Gulngay people—welcome you to Tully Gorge National Park. The Traditional Owners continue their cultural obligations and ask that visitors respect and care for the area. The area is rich in cultural history and has many significant sites and story places.
- Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Generators allowed (conditions apply)
- No rubbish bins
- Picnic tables
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
- Tent camping
- Caravan camping
- Camper trailer camping
- Motor home camping
- World Heritage