Cardwell is located in far north QLD between Townsville and Cairns. It’s right on the beach overlooking Hinchinbrook Island. Nearby attractions include Attie Creek Falls and Pools, The strikingly blue Spa Pool, Dead Horse creek, Five Mile creek, Cardwell lookout, Port Hinchinbrook, Hinchinbrook Island Cruises, Murray Falls and Pools, Alligator Nest Pools, Historic Cardwell Pub, Post Office & Telegraph Station, Kirrama National Park, Coral Sea Battle Memorial Park, Cardwell Forest Drive, Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre and the Cardwell Rainforest , Island Hikes, Great Barrier Reef tours & Reef Visitor Information Centre opposite the Cardwell Jetty. There are bike and walking paths along the foreshore and between all the local attraction spots. There is incredible fishing to be had off the Jetty, the Port Hinchinbrook marina, off the beach and from a boat around all the nearby islands.