It might not have any international tourists, but Australia's adventure capital still has plenty of international flavour.
Up on Cape York, it's hard to know where this country ends and the one next one begins.
Time and tide dictate the course of each day on Lady Elliot, an island that is, in effect, a mothership to the surrounding ocean.
It's wet and it's wild and if you like dramatic weather and no crowds - this summer is possibly the best time to explore Far North Queensland.
Whether you're looking for eco-friendly adventure, an island getaway or rock-star indulgence, paradise awaits in the Sunshine State.
Watch your cares drift away on one of Australia's most beautiful tropical rivers.
Looking to explore Australia's Sunshine State? Here's what you can see and do, and where to go.
Far North Queensland is another country, and the Reef? it's another planet.