It includes detailed information on the local flaura and fauna, and interactice maps to help you explore our beautiful region. We hope you find it useful, informative and entertaining.
You are able to narrow the region of the map by using the selectors at the top. For example, you can choose to view the section between Cairns and Cape Tribulation only.
Explore our unique plants and animals. The database is organised on taxonmic rankings, however it we have included basic groupings to help locate a species. For example, you can see all the bird species we have listed that live between Cairns and Cape Tribulation by visiting Class Aves. Links on the right of the species page provide convenient short cuts.
The road between Cairns and Cape Tribulation has now been named the Great Barrier Reef Drive.
This is an apt name, as it follows the coast with glimpses of the fringing reef, palm fringed beaches and lush tropical vegetation. As you follow the coast, there are numerous beaches to exlplore, each with its own unique flavour. From the lookouts, you may even see Green Sea Turtles swimming just offshore.
This website explores the length of this spectacular drive and lets you plan a single, multi-multi day or longer adventure culminating in the oldest living rainforest in the world, The Daintree Rainforest