What is Cardwell known for?

Cardwell was the first port settlement on the Queensland coast north of Port Denison (Bowen). The first party of non-indigenous people to settle at Rockingham Bay arrived in January 1864 and was led by George Elphinstone Dalrymple.

Where is Cardwell beach?

Cardwell is approximately 2.5 hours south of Cairns and 2 hours north of Townsville by car. The Cardwell Forest Drive is a ring road with access points from Kennedy and Cardwell. Here’s a handy map to help you get to the Spa Pool and other nearby waterfalls and swimming holes.

How many people in Cardwell?

1,309 people
In the 2016 Census, there were 1,309 people in Cardwell (State Suburbs). Of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.9% of the population. The median age of people in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was 57 years.

What LGA is Cardwell in?

The Shire of Cardwell was a local government area of Queensland. It was located on the Coral Sea coast about halfway between the cities of Cairns and Townsville….Shire of Cardwell.

Shire of Cardwell Queensland
Area 3,062.2 km2 (1,182.3 sq mi)
Council seat Tully
Region Far North Queensland

Is Cardwell worth visiting?

It is widely acknowledged that Cardwell is ranked second to none when it comes to all weather and all tide boating & fishing. For those who love fishing Cardwell is renowned for its rewarding recreational fishing. You can have a relaxing day fishing off the jetty or take a reef or estuary fishing charter.

Can you swim in Cardwell?

Cardwell has an abundance of beautiful swimming holes to cool off in. Please note that these swimming holes are seasonal and you should contact the Cardwell Visitor & Heritage Centre on 07 4066 2412 for an update water levels before you visit.

Can you swim in the sea at Cardwell?

Cardwell Beach (794) is well protected by Hinchinbrook Island and is usually calm. Consequently the beach consists of a steep, soft, 20 m wide high tide beach, fronted by mud flats at low tide. There are a jetty and boat ramp that are only useable at high tide, so watch the tides if swimming or boating.

Are there crocs in Cardwell?

Cardwell is known Croc Country and people in the area are reminded to always be Crocwise. In particular: Expect crocodiles in ALL far northern Queensland waterways even if there is no warning sign. Obey all warning signs – they are there to keep you safe.

Do you need a 4wd to get to Cardwell spa pools?

Although the road is unsealed, it’s well-graded and you can access the Cardwell Spa Pools with a regular 2WD sedan or hatchback. Though, if you’d rather avoid the unsealed roads, take the northern access on Ellerbeck Road (see map below), since this drive will be shorter.

What LGA is Mission Beach in?

Mission Beach, Queensland

Mission Beach Queensland
Location 1,590 km (988 mi) from Brisbane 138 km (86 mi) from Cairns 235 km (146 mi) from Townsville 51 km (32 mi) from Innisfail
LGA(s) Cassowary Coast Region
State electorate(s) Hill
Federal Division(s) Kennedy

What Shire is Townsville?

In June 2018 the area had a population of 194,072, and is the 28th-largest LGA in Australia. Townsville is considered to be the unofficial capital of North Queensland….City of Townsville.

City of Townsville Queensland
Area 3,731 km2 (1,440.5 sq mi)
Mayor Jenny Hill
Council seat Townsville City
Region North Queensland

Is Mission Beach worth visiting?

It’s a beautiful area to take things slowly. Don’t be afraid just to explore the environment at your own pace. But Mission Beach is also a good spot to use as a base to visit some of the sights in the region, and for activities like rafting and diving. I’ll get into that a bit more soon too.

Where can I find a street map of Cardwell?

Street Map of Cardwell (Queensland), Australia. Below map you can see Cardwell street list. If you click on street name, you can see position on the map. Click on street name to see the position on Cardwell street map. In list you can see 43 streets.

Where can I book a hotel in Cardwell?

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What are the physical features of Cardwell Maine?

Physical map illustrates the mountains, lowlands, oceans, lakes and rivers and other physical landscape features of Cardwell. Differences in land elevations relative to the sea level are represented by color.