Welcome to Hinchinbrook

The southern gateway to Tropical Queensland.

Just over an hour's drive north of Townsville, Hinchinbrook is your gateway to the stunning wet tropics. Our Shire is encompassed by ancient tropical rainforest, rugged tropical islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The home of Australia's highest single drop waterfall, Wallaman Falls and the departure point for the iconic wild Hinchinbrook Island.

The quintessential Tropical Queensland experience is found in Hinchinbrook, from wilderness, indigenous experience, gourmet local food, history and world class fishing.

What is the Hinchinbrook Way?

Destination Guide to Hinchinbrook

Let the pages of this guide take you on journey that can be as simple or as complex as you desire, allowing you to sample the regions delights or completely immerse yourself in the Hinchinbrook Way of living

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Visitor Information

Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Centre

Corner Cooper Street & Bruce Highway, Ingham

The Hinchinbrook Visitor Information Centre is the multi award winning gateway to both the Hinchinbrook Shire and TYTO. The centre performs three pivotal roles within the Hinchinbrook Shire. Firstly as the gateway to the region for all shire information including souvenirs for sale for visitors and residents alike. Secondly as an interpretive center for the TYTO Wetlands with unique, fun and educational displays, activities and workshops promoting TYTO Wetlands, bird watching and environmental messages.
Thirdly provision of guided tours throughout the shire with a focus on the wetlands and TYTO. Public Toilets are located at the rear of the center. Parklands with picnic areas are available alongside ample parking.

Open - Monday - Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday - 9.00am to 4.00pm

Free Entry

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