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Mission Beach Australia

Mission Beach

Mission Beach AccommodationMission Beach is a scenic 2 hour drive South of Cairns.

For a small village Mission Beach offers a wide range of accommodation from holiday apartments and resorts to private beachfront villas.

Our local team can help you create the ideal Mission Beach holiday.
Local Office : 07 4040 2100, +61 7 4040 2100

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About Mission Beach

Mission Beach is a scenic 2 hour drive South of Cairns.

Mission Beach Village is becoming a extremly popular holiday destination and is a perfect base for exploring the Cassowary Coast.

Accommodation
There is a wide range off accommodation from backpackers, holiday apartments and resorts to private beachfront villas.

Dining
Mission Beach Village has a selection of restaurants, cafes & boutiques.

Activities
For a small village Mission Beach has a lot of tours and activities on offer right at it's door step.
There are two great barrier reef trips which depart daily as well as skydiving, white water rafting, Day Trips to the islands, Water Sports Hire, walking tracks river cruises.

Getting There
Self driving from Cairns is recommended. Transfers can also be arranged from the Cairns Airport or your accommodation.

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Temp: 24.5 °C
Wind: 18 kt SSE
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 1010.6 hpa
Rain: 15.4mm since 9am
Forecast: 25 - 29 °C (Showers)

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WELCOME TO THE CASSOWARY COAST!
The Cassowary Coast is situated south of Cairns, extending to Cardwell. This stretch of the north Queensland coastline is an environmental showcase featuring lush rainforests, thunderous rivers tropical islands and spectacular beaches...
CAIRNS CITY:
Stretching from Cairns to Hinchinbrook Island is the Great Green Way where Queensland's highest mountains rise, supported by the dense rainforest below. Journey south along the highway from Cairns to Mission Beach, travel time is approx 2 hours...
HOT AIR BALLOONING:
The Atherton tablelands provide the perfect conditions for Hot Air Ballooning and the view from your basket of rolling hills and winding streams is stunning! 30 minute & 1 hour flights depart daily from Cairns...
TULLY RIVER RAFTING:
Providing more than enough excitement to satisfy your thirst for adventure! The Tully River is the most popular destination for a one day rafting trip. You will spend over 5 action-packed hours rafting 45 rapids in remote World Heritage Rainforest...
CARDWELL SHIRE:
Situated 200 kilometres south of Cairns. Cardwell is the doorway to Hinchinbrook and Orpheus Island and home to Port Hinchinbrook...
PORT HINCHINBROOK:
Port Hinchinbrook consists of marina a waterfront village resort. Providing deep water access to smooth protected waters off the Hinchinbrook passage, Port Hinchinbrook is the departure point to a multitude of tropical islands & the Great Barrier Reef...
ORPHEUS ISLAND RESORT:
Catering to a maximum of 42 guests, Orpheus Island Resort is an exclusive resort surrounded by spectacular coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef, this unspoilt paradise offers a relaxing and rejuvenating environment...
HINCHINBROOK ISLAND:
Hinchinbrook Island Resort is the perfect base to experience all that this pristine wilderness. The emphasis is on your enjoyment of the environment and total relaxation. Take a walk through ancient rainforest, creeks and pristine beaches and spot some of the native wildlife..
PARONELLA PARK:
Situated on 13 acres of tropical rainforest Paronella Park has a remarkable history dating back to 1929 when a young man called Jose Paronella bought the land and began to build a dream castle from stone. The park is open to visitors daily and guided tours are available...
RAINFOREST DAY TRIPS:
Due to high rainfall in this area there is an abundance of waterfalls and swimming holes along the Great Green Way and many include picnic tables, barbecues and camp sites. Wooroonooran National Park is home to cascading Josephine Falls and the challenging Mt Bartle Frere...

SELF DRIVE:
For those with access to a car there are many rainforest boardwalks, waterfalls, lakes, beaches, scenic drives and small towns to keep you busy for a few days, please see our region guide for more info...

CROC SPOTTING:
Cairns Habitat Cruises offer a calm water cruise along picturesque Trinity Inlet, departing from the Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns. Discover the secrets of this unique and special mangrove-lined waterway and experience hundereds of Crocodiles up close at the Crocodile Farm...
FITZROY ISLAND:
Fitzroy Island is 45 minutes from Cairns and is home to an excellent budget resort, Sea kayak tour & the new Thunderbolt reef trip. Fitzroy is also a great option for an inexpensive day trip...
GREAT BARRIER REEF
Visiting the Great Barrier Reef is a must do while in Tropical North Queensland. All trips include lunch and snorkelling equipment and give you the option to do a certified or introductory dive. There are some excellent day trips that depart daily from Mission Beach...
FRANKLAND ISLANDS:
The Frankland Islands offer a comprehensive reef system displaying the features of a coral cay and continental islands. Day trips to Normandy Island are available from Cairns...
BEDARRA ISLAND RESORT:
Bedarra Island is an exclusive private hideaway in the tropics. This is Australia's most exclusive island. Catering for a maximum of 30 guests in 15 beautifully appointed secluded villas with all meals and 24 hour open bar included...
DUNK ISLAND:
Dunk is a beautiful tropical rainforest island offering modern tropical resort with excellent facilities and a variety of activities and experiences...
MISSION BEACH:
Mission Beach is a great destination for a relaxing beach holiday as well as the the departure point for Bedarra and Dunk Islands. The wide beaches, rainforested mountains and islands make this a lovely holiday spot. Villa style accommodation is popular here...
JUMP THE BEACH!
Skydiving at Mission Beach is certainly an experience you will never forget. The Mission Beach Tully area must be one of the most beautiful places in the world to skydive. There are coral reefs, tropical islands, lush green rainforests, and the palm-lined white sandy beach you land on...
WOOROONOORAN NATIONAL PARK:
The Wooroonooran National Park one of the most scenic places in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and has both lowland and upland rainforests.  More than 500 rainforest trees occur here, and wildlife including the tiny musky rat-kangaroo, double-eyed fig-parrot and chowchilla...
MOUNT BARTKE FRERE:
Mount Bartle Frere is the highest mountain in Queensland at an elevation of 1622 metres. It is located 70 km south of Cairns in the Wooroonooran National Park next to the town of Babinda.The summit of Mt Bartle Frere (when not covered in cloud) offers a challenging way to explore part of the World Heritage listed rainforest of the Bellenden Ker Range...

JOSEPHINE FALLS:
Josephine Falls is a scenic waterfall fed by rains falling on Queensland’s highest mountain, Bartle Frere, which looms above this popular picnic area. Below the falls are several swimming holes surrounded by boulders and a popular water slide down a smooth sloping rock face between pools...