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Dungeness Viewing Tower Live Stream

Dungeness is the gateway to paradise. Offshore lies the serene waters of the channel, miles of mangrove lined estuaries, the bays, beaches, waterfalls and waterholes of idyllic tropical islands, the high misty peaks of Hinchinbrook Island, with a weather system unto itself and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

Dungeness is the perfect launching pad for your next fishing expedition. Featuring a four lane concrete all tidal boat ramp, large parking area and boat wash down area.

Wanting to head out in the boat? Check out the live stream from the Dungeness Viewing Tower below. 

Our Way of Life..

Hinchinbrook is your gateway to the stunning wet tropics. Our shire is encompassed by ancient tropical rainforest, rugged tropical islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The home of Australia’s highest single drop waterfall, Wallaman Falls and the departure point for the iconic wild Hinchinbrook Island. Everything you need to have a quintessential tropical Queensland experience is found here in Hinchinbrook, from wilderness, indigenous experience, gourmet local food, history and world class fishing.

Destination Guide to Hinchinbrook 

Let the pages of this guide take you on a journey that can be as simple or as complex as you desire, allowing you to sample the regions delights or completely immerse yourself in the Hinchinbrook Way of living. 


The Hinchinbrook Way

The Hinchinbrook Way is a community based brand that celebrates the enviable lifestyle and stunning natural setting of Hinchinbrook, North Queensland.

It's a way of life, with a stunning natural backdrop that only exists in Hinchinbrook. It's the way to experience our remarkable place and live like a local. So take the journey and discover... The Hinchinbrook Way.

To discover more about our beautiful destinations, journeys and experiences click the link provided below.

The Hinchinbrook Way

Ambassador Program

The Hinchinbrook Way Ambassador Program is a Hinchinbrook Shire Council tourism initiative designed to enhance the visitor experience to the region. If you are passionate about Hinchinbrook Shire and would like to become more involved in promoting Hinchinbrook’s way of life, then read on to find out more.

For locals who are really passionate about growing the tourism sector and love meeting visitors; the Hinchinbrook Ambassador Program is the new tourism focused volunteer program with a strong emphasis on enhancing the visitor experience to embody the Hinchinbrook Way philosophy.

If you want to become an Ambassador and want to know more, follow the link provided below.


Social Media

Have an awesome photo of the Hinchinbrook Region you would like to share? Then #hinchinbrookway on your photos to be feature on our Tourism Social Media pages. For a closer look on our content, visit the links below.

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