Ingham, North Queensland, Australia
The tropical town of Ingham is located on the southern edge of the Tropical rainforests in lush Queensland, surrounded by recreational and nature parks, with charming hotels in Ingham to welcome sightseers and adventurers. This pretty town is situated along the banks of the Herbert River on Australia's tropical north-eastern coast and boasts a myriad of fascinating natural sights. Explore the volcanic Mount Fox Crater and the Broadwater State Forest with its eucalyptus forests and pine groves. History buffs will be thrilled with the number of historical buildings including the quaint Ivy Church built in 1922. Within the TYTO wetlands, home of the indigenous owl, you will find the TYTO Regional Art Gallery with creative works by local artists. If you visit in May, enjoy the town's popular Australian-Italian Festival celebrating the region’s strong immigrant heritage. Be sure to book your festival accommodation in Ingham early! HotelClub offers member benefits to make your stay even more enjoyable, so what are you waiting for?
The invigorating hike up winding rainforest trails to the breathtaking Wallaman Falls will be well worth it for the incredible view you will have of Australia's highest free-falling waterfall. If you love bird-watching, visit the TYTO Wetlands Nature Reserve, where you can see over 200 colourful species of birds and even some adorable wallabies as you explore the lovely walking trails. Get a taste of Aboriginal Nywaigi life at nearby Mungalla Station, where you can hear fascinating folk stories, learn how to throw a boomerang, and try some traditional food.
Jetsetters arriving in Brisbane, can catch a Greyhound or Premier bus, or the Queensland Rail train to Ingham, or take a connecting flight to nearby Townsville. Even though a rental car is the easiest way of getting around, taxis service is available to get you to and from your Ingham accommodation.