Ravenshoe, the highest town in Queensland at 930 metres, is a lush region of mountain pastures and unspoiled World Heritage rainforest. Situated five kilometres from Ravenshoe you will find windmills that are 46 metres freestanding and twenty of them together is a spectacular sight to behold and has become a popular tourist attraction. The windmills were built to provide the district with an alternative and environmentally power supply.
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 a timber mill operating using mainly plantation pine. From Ravenshoe, the Tully Falls Road leads south and becomes an unsealed road 25 kilometres out.At this point you can take a short walk to overlook the impressive 293 metre Tully Falls at Tully Gorge.
After returning to Ravenshoe travel west along the Kennedy Highway to Innot Hot Springs, natural mineral springs that are ideal for reviving travellers. Along the way you can visit the spectacular Millstream Falls, the widest waterfalls in Australia. Little Millstream Falls, on Tully Falls Road, are also well worth a visit. Distance from Cairns is 147 kilometres. Distance from Brisbane (state capital) is 1718 kilometres.
Temperatures for Ravenshoe
Ravenshoe has moderate summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Ravenshoe is approximately 29 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 18 °c.
Ravenshoe has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Ravenshoe is approximately 22 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 10 °c.
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Destinations within North Coast
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