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Paradise is the Reef & Rainforest Coast of Tropical North Queensland.


Discover the breathtaking colours of the Great Barrier Reef,  the green splendour of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation Rainforests, the vibrancy of Port Douglas and the laid back tranquillity of Mossman and Daintree townships.  The Reef and Rainforest Coast is an international showcase of natural beauty.

Truly part of the tropical South Pacific, the Reef and Rainforest Coast is where two diverse World Heritage ecosystems meet.

It is an area that is blessed with a superb year round climate which invites endless basking on golden beaches and long, cooling swims in azure seas and clear Rainforest streams.

The Wet Tropics World Heritage area, which includes the spectacular tropical coastal rainforests north of the Daintree River, spans almost 900,000 hectares, and more than 80 per cent of the Douglas Shire lies within this area.

The Reef and Rainforest Coast is one of the only places in the world where you can experience such a variety of different eco systems. Tropical Rainforest, Reef and Rugged Outback exist virtually side by side, and each is easily accessible..