A challenging hike to the summit of Mount Bartle Frere, the highest mountain in Queensland at 1,611m. The peak has the second-most elevation gain of any summit in Australia.
The Nandroya Falls Loop bushwalk in the Wooroonooran National Park passes some small cascades, with the destination being a spectacular plunge waterfall and large swimming hole.
A series of picturesque cascades and beautiful swimming holes, the popular Josephine Falls is reached by a paved walking track (1.4km return)
Wallicher Falls is a wide waterfall along Henrietta Creek in the Wooroonooran National Park, reached via a short bushwalking track.
Reached via a short bushwalking track, Tchupala Falls is a segmented waterfall along Henrietta Creek in the Wooroonooran National Park.
A powerful and impressive waterfall in Wooroonooran National Park, Nandroya Falls plunges 50m into a rainforest-fringed swimming hole.
A small waterfall along the Nandroya Falls walking track, the photogenic Silver Creek Falls drops about 10m into a shallow pool.
One of three waterfalls along Theresa Creek Road, Zillie Falls plunges 30m into a narrow valley. A viewing platform is at the top of the falls.
The very distinctive Walshs Pyramid is about 30min south of Cairns. The steep climb up the summit rewards with sweeping views over the Atherton Tablelands and surrounding peaks.