Cultural Attractions

Paronella Park

Paronella Park

Originally created in the 1930's by José Paronella, a man with a dream, Paronella Park continues to be enjoyed by visitors from near and far. José Paronella arrived in Australia from Catalonia in Spain, in 1913. For the next 11 years he worked, cutting sugar cane initially, then purchasing, improvin...

Australian Sugar Heritage Centre

The Australian Sugar Heritage Centre is home to The Australian Sugar Industry Museum and the Cassowary Coast Region Art Gallery. The Museum showcases the history of sugar and how sugar is produced, from paddock to the plate.

Babinda State Hotel

The “Babinda State Hotel” and Rainforest Accommodation is a beautifully restored Federation hotel which was built in 1917 by the Queensland government. The building retains the charm and character of a bygone era and is listed by the Queensland heritage trust. The hotel offers guests a range of acco...