A quiet tropical beach side area bordered by national parks, mountains and the Fitzroy River. With kilometers of sand beaches you can drive down you're surrounded by islands just off the coast including Great Keppel Island, which is accessible by several daily ferry services.
The stretch of coast between the larger towns of Yeppoon and Emu Park is dotted with litte beachside suburbs. Kinka Beach is one of those perfectly located on the stretch at the intersection of the Kinka River and the Pacific Ocean. Its small, quiet, and has long stretches of secluded, sandy beach to explore. It has the easiest road access to the larger towns of Yeppoon, Emu Park and Rockhampton when you need to pop in for groceries or take away.
Darwin is the capital of Australia's Northern Territory and a former frontier outpost. It's also a gateway to massive Kakadu National Park. Its popular waterfront area has several beaches and green areas like Bicentennial Park. Also near the water is the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, displaying Southeast Asian and Pacific art, plus a pearling lugger and other seafaring vessels.
Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland. Its Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.