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Ravenshoe, the highest town in Queensland at 920 metres, is a lush region of mountain

pastures and un-spoiled World Heritage rainforest.

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Situated five kilometres from Ravenshoe you will find windmills that are 45 metres freestanding and twenty of them together is a spectacular sight to behold and feed enough power to into the national grid to power 3,500 homes. In 1987 when World Heritage listing of the Wet Tropics occurred Ravenshoe was a timber town producing beautiful furniture timbers as well as veneers. Today, the town still has two timber mills operating using both plantation pine and hardwoods.

From Ravenshoe, Tully Falls Road leads south and becomes an unsealed road 28 kilometres

out. A one km drive takes you to the Tully Gorge (275m) lookout where the Tully Falls can be

seen after heavy rain. Returning to Ravenshoe, visit Little Millstream Falls 1.25km along

Wooroora road. From the Kennedy Highway head west for 3km to the turn off to the

spectacular Millstream Falls, the widest waterfalls in Australia.

Access to the viewing area is via a 1km gravelled drive with caravan turning space, and a short walking track. Continue on to Innot Hot Springs for a dip in the warm mineral waters.

Distance from Cairns is 147 kilometres.

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    Birdwatching
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    Camping
  • Canoeing
    Canoeing
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    Fishing
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Kayaking
    Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
    Mountain Biking
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Shopping
    Shopping
  • Walking
    Walking

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