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Category: National parks, Local time: 17:21:29, Altitude: 642m

Wet Tropics of Queensland are the oldest tropical rain forests on Earth. They can be found in the northeast of Australia , in Queensland. The local tropical rain forests cover an area of 8940 km2. The area of Wet Tropics of Queensland includes 6 national parks - the Barron Gorge National Park, the Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park, the Cedar Bay National Park, the Daintree National Park, the Girringun National Park and the Wooroonooran National Park. It also contains more than 700 smaller protected areas, including private properties. On the territory of Wet Tropics of Queensland we can find about 390 species of protected plants, at least 85 of which are endemic. The tropical rain forests of Wet Tropics of Queensland have been registered on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List since 1988. There is also a special tourist resort in the middle of the jungle, which is all built of wood.

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GPS: -17.5026, 145.7542
Altitude: 642 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 6:52:02 AM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet What recreational activities are available or possible?: rafting, hiking, swimming
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Character of the park: mountain
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Protected animal species: chamaeleon, shark (Selachimorpha), butterfly, moth
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Other services: beach, visitor center
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Distance from the main road: 10.650946833535
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Why to go there?: unique fauna, unique flora, marshland

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