This is a must see and was recently voted the number one thing to do in Queensland. Take a tour around the ground, do the night tour, have a meal and marvel at one mans dream.
Visit the six little villages along this picturesque drive that takes you through the rich green hills of the hinterland, past fields of sugar cane, pawpaw plantations, banana farms, cattle properties and historic sites and attractions.
Wander among the rainforest along the 350m elevated walkway. Walk amongst the canopy of World Heritage Rainforest with fabulous views of the Johnstone River. Make sure you climb the 37m high tower for the most spectacular views.
Do the town walk and admire the fabulous Art Deco buildings. Town rebuilding works were undertaken during the Great Depression years to restore Innisfail after much of the town (just 12 houses remained) was destroyed by a super cyclone in 1918. These beautiful buildings have recently been resorted to their former glory making Innisfail the Art Deco Capital of Australia.
Established in 2001, Murdering Point Winery is recognised not only as a unique exotic tropical winery, but also an attractions with a truly intriguing name. During a visit to the winery, the Berryman family will proudly share the connection between the rich local history, the development of the winery and its naming.
This laid back resort town is where you will find a beautiful sandy beach lined with coconut palms and tropical islands close enough to paddle to. If it’s total relaxation and pampering that you are in to Mission Beach offers a myriad of spas and beauty treatments. The Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre is the venue for its renowned exotic fruit tasting sessions.
This major agricultural region that employs many local and visiting backpackers to work in the local banana and sugarcane industries. Here you’ll see the Golden Gumboot which stands 7.9m tall to mark the record-breaking annual rainfall in 1950. Climb inside the gumboot for a great view of Tully , the sugar mill and the surrounding mountains.
Do not miss a tour of the sugar mill for a fascinating insight to how the cane is crushed and made into sugar.