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Ingham, QLD

Located 110 kilometres north of Townsville and 220 kilometres south of Cairns, the country township of Ingham is located in the heart of the tropics. It is the southern gateway to the Wet Tropics World Heritage-listed rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. West of Ingham is Australia’s highest sheer drop waterfall, Wallaman Falls, at 305 metres. North-east of Ingham is the majestic Hinchinbrook Island. The region has no less than six recreational National Parks, State Forests and islands, making it a very special part of the North Queensland region.


The township of Ingham, known for its large Italian community, celebrates the Australian-Italian Festival in May – a feast of Italian wine, cuisine, music and culture.

Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): 1,550 kilometres.

Nearest Airport: Townsville Airport

Ingham Map


  • 18-35's
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Mountain
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Self-Drive
  • Soft Adventure
  • Island

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing - Water
  • Swimming
  • National Park
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Rainforest
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing - Game
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Beach
  • Fruit Picking
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Fishing - Trout/Fly
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Snorkelling
  • Reef
  • World Heritage

About Ingham

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Ingham Postcode: 4850
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Townsville
  • Latitude: -18.65049
  • Longitude: 146.15459
  • Elevation: 18m
  • Population: 4426
  • Median Income: $26364
  • Area (Sq/km): 41.619
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

Accommodation In Ingham

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Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

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Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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