Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Tourism Tropical North Qld

Be inspired: Explore the tropics in ‘the Wet’—our top 3 ‘must dos’

Dramatic! Exhilarating! Invigorating! The wet season is an exciting time of year to explore the tropics of north Queensland. Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Wooroonooran National Park offers visitors a variety of recreational opportunities. Walshs Pyramid provides a challenging hiking trail not far from Cairns, while Goldsborough Valley offers opportunities for canoeing, mountain biking, walking and camping. Josephine Falls features a cascading waterfall and the beginning of the trail up Queensland’s highest peak—Bartle Frere, while Palmerston (Doongan) is renowned for beautiful rainforest, wild rivers, steep gorges, cascading waterfalls and the Mamu Tropical Skywalk.

Location

Park facilities

  • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables (some sheltered)
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • Camping
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • World Heritage

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