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Lake Placid Tourist Park

Feel the overwhelming presence of lush tropical rainforest – just waiting to be explored at Lake Placid Tourist Park, located in Cairns. Surrounded by 14 acres of lush green rainforest, it is a haven for those adventurous by nature – and just a stone’s throw from the crystal clear waters of Lake Placid and world heritage listed Barron River Gorge National Park.

We provide accommodation options for every possible taste and budget – from our self contained bungalows to unpowered tent sites and everything in between.

You’ve arrived at the perfect destination… now all you have to do it book.

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STRAIGHT FROM OUR BLOG

Snap Up A Coffee At Croc Cafe

There’s a place to get a ‘seriously’ good coffee… and good news is it’s just a hop, skip and jump from your bed!  Yes, our new Croc Cafe is earning a good name amongst the local coffee aficionados – as the perfect place for a chai latte, frothy cappuccino or a green tea.  And just […]

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Bird Watching. Bike Riding. Bushwalking: 3 Easy Ways To Enjoy Your Stay

Cairns offers many places to explore and discover, but for those who are looking to just relax and unwind and not venture far – here are our three easy ways to enjoy your stay! Spot an exotic species whilst birdwatching:  Not only does Cairns and surrounds have amazing bird watching… you don’t even have to leave […]

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What A Catch: Family Fishing in Cairns

With our pristine estuaries, fresh waterways and surrounding ocean – we are always welcoming families to Cairns who are seeking a fun family fishing adventure – and we love hearing their stories (and seeing their catches)! From the majestic black marlin, the big barramundi or a prime-eating reef dweller from the Great Barrier Reef – it’s […]

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The Whales Are Here

Have you ever taken the time to ‘whale watch’?  It’s by far one of the most impressive sights you will ever see. Watching these massive, majestic creatures frolicking in the ocean as they migrate to warmer waters is absolutely breathtaking – and something the kids (and the big kids) will remember forever. Naturally, whale season is one of […]

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