Things to See and Do
Featured Things to See and Do
Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.
Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Innisfail CBD area. View the varied architecture of buildings, in particular the Art Deco style.
Warrina Lakes & Botanical Gardens
Man made wetlands. Ideal setting for family picnic with playground facilities.
Coquette Point Scenic Drive
Enjoy breathtaking scenery looking down over the Innisfail region and Coral Sea. Known area for Cassowary sightings.
MaMu Rainforest Canopy Walk
A new canopy walk over the rainforest at Crawfords Lookout.
Look at Jose' Paronellas dream
Josephine Falls & The Golden Hole
A short walk through the rainforest to a beautiful sight. At the base of Queenslands tallest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere.
A series of waterfalls over huge Boulders with short bushwalks.
Natural Wetlands with hundreds of resident and migratory bird species. Travel on to Bramston Beach, another tropical paradise or head south and visit the historic Garradunga Hotel.
Murdering Point Winery
Exotic Tropical Winery producing award winning wines from Australia's finest native and exotic fruits.
Walk into Town
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the South Johnstone River into the Town Centre. Approx. 2.5km. Spot the tropical fruit trees amongst the tree lined river banks
Visit the Sugar Museum at Mourilyan then drive to Mourilyan Harbour and view the sugar loading terminal. Great spot to cast a line and catch a seafood dinner. In season visit the Tully Sugar Mill.
A secluded beach with netted swimming area. Rainforest meets the sea in a beautiful setting. Cassowary sightings are common in this area.
45 minute drive south of Innisfail.
Gateway to Cairns and Tablelands
Innisfail is approximately 100 km from Cairns and most attractions in the Southern Tablelands. Make this your base and explore the many delights of tropical North Queensland. Undara Lava Tubes are an easy 3 hour drive.
Mount Bartle Frere
Queenslands highest mountain at 1662 metres For fit and experienced bushwalkers, climb to the summit.
Misty Mountains and Wooroonooran National Park
Bushwalking, waterfalls and rainforest. These are part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage area
Frankland Island Cruise and Dive
Cruise to the Frankland Island and view the Coral. Explore the reef in a semi submersible or Glass Bottom Boat tour.
Snapping Tours offers a unique experience in Tropical Far North Queensland with a leisurely calm water cruise on the Johnstone River on board a glass bottom boat allowing you toenjoy the beautiful Waterway, Mountains, Mangroves, Rainforest, Wildlife and even a chance to spot a wild salt water Crocodile in their natural environment.
Ingan Day Tours
Full Day or Half Day Tours available. Experience Aboriginal Culture with a mix of fun and adventure in the beautiful Cassowary Coast. Spirit of the Rainforest Tour - Full Day Ingan River Walk Tour - Half Day Yunba Tour - Half Day Tully Kayak Tour - Half Day
Feast of Senses
from 23 March, 2017 to 28 March, 2017
Taste fresh local produce and entertainment. Join the food trail either North or South of Innisfail to visit places not normally open to the public. Many events have been organised throughout this Festival Program and further details can be viewed on the website. Experience the street 'buzz' during the Australian Bananas Market Day Extravaganza in Edith Street on the final day. There is plenty of family fun, a myriad of activities, variety of stalls with local produce. Visit Innisfail in April. Witness an attempt to create the worlds largest Banana Split on Saturday 25th March
Carols By Candlelight Innisfail
from 01 December, 2016 to 24 December, 2016
Around 500 people get into Christmas spirit and attend these carols held by the Johnstone River (beside the Day Care Centre) from 7pm. Free sausage sizzle supplied by the Chamber of Commerce. Santa arrives just after 7pm with lollies for the kids!
Chinese New Year - 2018
from 17 January, 2018 to 04 February, 2019
Chinese New Year 2018 is the year of the DOG starting Feb. 16th and lasting to Feb. 4th 2019. There are 12 Chinese Zodiac Signs and the Dog ranks as the eleventh animal sign and considered an auspicious animal. People born in Year of Dog understand the human spirit, obey its master, whether wealthy or not. Indeed a person's best friend. Innisfail Chinese Temple -Joss House (Lit Sing Gung) is open every day to Visitors. Innisfail 'Welcomes You' to join the celebration of the Lunar New Year Festivities - Year of the Dog on Sat. 17th February 2018 at 9.30am to 12md, please join us for the entertainment.