Enjoy a relaxing day at Etty Bay, one of North’s Queensland most renowned and scenic beaches. The beach is located 15 km south of Innisfail and is approximately 700 metres long. Etty Bay is patrolled during the stinger season and comprises of a kiosk, caravan park, the Etty Bay Surf Lifesaving Club and other amenities. On route to Etty Bay beach, you will notice the beautiful wet tropics rainforest that is home to vast wildlife such as the cassowary and monitor lizards.
Etty Bay is a must see and a place to take the family to enjoy a fun and exciting day out! You may even want to extend your stay and camp out at the beautiful Etty Bay caravan park!
Everyone has a dream. José Paronella’s dream became a reality. On 5 Hectares beside Mena Creek Falls he built his castle, picnic area by the falls, tennis courts, bridges, a tunnel, and wrapped it up in an amazing range of 7,500 tropical plants and trees. He even harnessed the waterfall for his electricity. It opened to the public in 1935.
Today, visitors to the park marvel at the achievements of one man. Admission to Paronella Park is valid for 24 months and covers all of the tours (a 45 minute guided walk that explains this extraordinary story & takes you through the highlights, as well as the stunning Darkness Falls Tour where the castles and waterfall are flood-lit to allow for amazing photo opportunities). Admission also includes the souvenir guide book, fish food, umbrellas, access to the online photo gallery as well as a site for one night in the adjacent van park.
VOTED NUMBER 1 MUST DO IN QUEENSLAND!!
The pristine Josephine Falls will not disappoint. Ranked as one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Tropical North Queensland, the beautiful scenery surrounding the falls and the crystal clear waters makes Josephine Falls a very inviting place. The rain water runs down from Queensland’s highest peak, Bartle Frere, into the falls. Enjoy a 700 metre walk to the falls, where you will experience the beautiful tropical rainforest and a variety of wildlife. Upon arrival, cool off in the pristine water or enjoy relaxing on the waters edge. You can be guaranteed a fantastic day at Josephine Falls.