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Gallery: Tropical North Queensland, four days in paradise

Australian Geographic OUTDOOR Editor, Justin Walker, visited Tropical North Queensland recently as part of Tourism TNQ’s “Paradise Through Your Lens” competition, in his role as judge and mentor. Justin followed some of the 10 finalists around the region as they shot footage for their short film entries. During his four days up north, Justin mentored these finalists and also photographed some of the area’s spectacular locations and residents.


Trekking the tropics: Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook

One of Australia’s largest island national parks, Hinchinbrook is located about 6km off the coast of Cardwell and falls within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. A series of walking tracks allow visitors to explore the island, the longest and most iconic of which is the 32km Thorsborne Trail. With only 40 people allowed on the trail at a time, the it promises solitude, and lets visitors experience the diverse and relatively untouched landscape. See the full story in #125 of Australian Geographic.