Illustrated guide to the attractions and activities presented by this region. This book takes you to the attractions along the coast from Cardwell in the south to Cooktown in the north, and inland from Cairns to the Atherton Tablelands and Savannah country. Along the way, it reveals some of the special places favoured by those "in the know". Activities covered include watersports, aerial activities, diving, whale watching, bushwalking, mountain biking, wildlife watching, touring. Plenty of contact details are provided for tour operators and for suggested accommodation. Introductory chapters provide background information on the region and guidance on planning and general practicalities for visitors. Following the index is an 18-page road atlas section (1:500,000) and a street plan of central Cairns.
Illustrated throughout with colour photos.