About The Canecutter Way
Welcome to the Canecutter Way Scenic Drive in the Cassowary Coast Hinterland
If you’re looking for a real North Queensland Experience, at your own pace, that won’t break the bank and that is described as the highlight of many visitor’s holiday experiences — welcome to the Canecutter Way scenic drive just an hour and a half from Cairns.
From the Beach to the Highlands
Located just an hour and a half south of Cairns, near Innisfail, the Canecutter Way is a 52km scenic drive that is famous for its combination of history, charm and spectacular North Queensland scenery.
It offers an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the main highway between Cairns and Townsville and it is ready to explore every single day of the year.
Beautiful Scenery and Australian History
In the Cassowary Coast Hinterland, this is a place where visitors can meet the locals. Where you can delve into one of the most historically significant areas in Australia at your own pace, where you can visit the world famous Paronella Park (RACQ No1 Must Do), see the rich farming belt, visit The Murdering Point Winery, have a picnic by a rainforest creek, stroll on the beach, enjoy a hearty meal at one of the many exceptional places to dine and simply breathe in the sheer beauty of the surrounding mountain range.
People from all over the world have been enjoying the Canecutter Way scenic drive for many years and it is easy to see why. We look forward to welcoming you to one of the most relaxing, stimulating and beautiful parts of Australia. Come for a day or stay for a week, the choice is yours but there is little doubt that the Canecutter Way really is another time and another place.