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History and Culture

Aboriginal Rock Art

Local Aboriginal history spans over 40,000 years with many stories and landmark events recorded in the extensive rock art galleries on outcrops and in caves ...

Cooktown Railway

Hailed as Australia's most unusual railway, the creation of the Cooktown to Laura Railway, was a direct result of the discovery of gold in the Palmer River.

Palmer River Goldfields

This remote reserve is located 280 kilometres north-west of Cairns with access via the Whites Creek turnoff from the Peninsula Developmental Road, to Granite ...
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Fishing and Boating

Fishing near Laura

Lakefield National Park, Princess Charlotte Bay, Bathurst Bay, Bathurst Heads and Cape Melville are the ultimate adventure fishing destinations

Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park

Rinyirru (Lakefield) is Queensland’s second largest National Park and the largest park in Cape York at 537,000 ha. Spectacular wetlands and extensive river ...

Nature, Adventure, Discovery

Fishing near Laura

Lakefield National Park, Princess Charlotte Bay, Bathurst Bay, Bathurst Heads and Cape Melville are the ultimate adventure fishing destinations

Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park

Rinyirru (Lakefield) is Queensland’s second largest National Park and the largest park in Cape York at 537,000 ha. Spectacular wetlands and extensive river ...

The Great Tropical Drive Discovery Trail

The Great Tropical Drive is a self-drive route that will take you from Cairns and Townsville to some amazing places in Tropical Australia. The Discovery ...

Arts, Crafts and Produce

Laura museum
Quinkan and Regional Cultural Centre, Laura

Quinkan & Regional Cultural Centre, Laura

Owned and operated by the local community, the Quinkan Centre showcases all aspects of Quinkan country including its Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage and ...

Museums and Galleries

Aboriginal Rock Art

Local Aboriginal history spans over 40,000 years with many stories and landmark events recorded in the extensive rock art galleries on outcrops and in caves ...

Quinkan & Regional Cultural Centre, Laura

Owned and operated by the local community, the Quinkan Centre showcases all aspects of Quinkan country including its Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage and ...