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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
+61 419 712 577
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

There are many ways to visit Hinchinbrook Island – my partner and I elected to independently do the ‘Thorsborne’ trail over 4 days/3 nights in mid August 2018. This is a popular trail, which was named after the late Arthur Thorsborne who was a passionate...More

4  Thank Rowan H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have been visiting this Island over the last 40 years and never tire of it. It is a national park and largely unspoiled. My favourite spot would have to be zoe bay with it's waterfall. There is also a five day walk down the...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I arrived in Cardwell and I was looking for informations and ferry transfer on the Island. I just found "Cardwell and Hinchinbrook tours and informations", I went in and ask for a transfer to Hinchinbrook Island, they told me that they can't transfer me because...More

7  Thank Frédéric S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I decided to take a trip around Hincinbrook Island with H.I. Cruises. The scenery is stunning it is like being in Hawaii. We stopped at Zoe Bay falls for lunch and a swim in the crystal clear water then travelled south towards Lucinda and came...More

3  Thank Altitude140
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This walk is the bucket list for Australian hikers and justifiably so. Its a great 4+ day walk across the east coast of Hinchinbrook Island National Park. We went at the end of the dry season, so the potentially nasty river crossings and endless bogs...More

Thank SteveCairns
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Walked the trail a while back and was difinatley worth it a must see when I cardwell or lacinda .. don't miss

Thank lucas d
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Fantastic hike. Beautiful scenery and places to swim along the way. Terrain was undulating with few steep climbs and varied from beach, rock hopping, roots, mangroves and creek crossings. John from Absolute North Charters was very accommodating and has essential knowledge and experience that he...More

Thank Annie C
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We headed across for a 4 night / 5 day hike at the start of September. What a place – the hiking is relatively easy but as speccy as you’ll find. Taking the longer boat trip from Lucinda at the start was awesome – it...More

3  Thank MrFlames
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had to tick this hike off our bucket list and had heard great reviews from friends who had done the Thorsborne Trail... and it didn't disappoint. We (2 adults and a 12 year old) decided to take 6 days/ 5 nights for the hike...More

1  Thank Blondieblue77
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Recently completed the trail with 8 friends, all middle aged with differing levels of fitness. The most challenging thing I have ever attempted in my life but the wonderful memories I have brought back with me has been worth it. Highly recommend however my advice...More

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Response from kerry d | Reviewed this property |
Cardwell info centre Address: 142 Victoria St, Cardwell QLD 4849 Phone: (07) 4066 8601 Hours: Open today · 8:30am–5pm
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Response from kerry d | Reviewed this property |
Hey the island is just there you can see it from the mainland is is soo magical we thought we had landed in Scotland ... but for the heat ..... as far as i know you have to stay overnight and most likely camp the island has... More