GAY AND LESBIAN TRAVEL
Enough queer travellers visit Tropical North Queensland every year to sustain a significant gay presence, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by the hotels, resorts and entertainment venues. We've found enough gay friendly options to make you want to come again!
ALL OF THE TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND HOTELS, TOURS, AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES ON THIS PAGE ARE PROUD TO BE 'GAY FRIENDLY'. SOME ARE 'EXCLUSIVELY GAY', AND THESE WILL BE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED.
PLACES TO STAYTropical North Queensland is a beautiful destination for everyone, and gay travellers have made this area one of their favourite holiday destinations. Options for gay holiday accommodation in Cairns and other parts of North Queensland have increased, and cities such as Holloways Beach, Townsville, Palm Cove, Airlie Beach or even Tully offer superb gay friendly accommodation. Port Douglas is one of the favoured destinations for gay and lesbian travellers, and as such, gay friendly and adult only accommodation options are wide and varied.
CAIRNS AND CAIRNS NORTHERN BEACHES
SEA CHANGE BEACHFRONT APARTMENTS
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach (MAP)
Phone (07) 4057 5822 / Fax (07) 4057 5899
Gay managed and gay friendly!
This five star luxurious self-contained apartments offering absolutely beachfront and stunning views of the beach and ocean. This stylish resort provides the ULTIMATE in Trinity Beach accommodation. All the apartments are sumptuously appointed and magically complimented by the stunning views of the Coral Sea from your private balcony or roof deck.
An aura of mystique is created with thatched roofs and Balinese water features together with vast Mediterranean style roof decks, resort pool and spa.
115 Davidson Street, Port Douglas (MAP)
Phone (07) 4099 6622 / Fax (07) 4099 4571
Award winning, out of the ordinary accommodation!
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, the Pink Flamingo offers a unique blend of: Open plan room layouts and bright stylish decor. Relax in your own personal hammock, or indulge in a outdoor bath beneath starlit skies. Enjoy the lush tropical gardens around the heated pool or socialise at the Pool Bar (B.Y.O.) and BBQ area. With just 10 Private Villas and 2 Studios, Pink Flamingo has a sense of space and privacy that few resorts can offer. All rooms offer a unique type of comfort that will surely surpass your expectations.
The colourful and tropical resort is gay owned and gay managed.
Pink Flamingo caters to the Gay and Lesbian market as well as other happy natured, friendly people! You will find no children running around however, the occasional cat or dog might cross your path!
** Winner most unique accommodation in far North Queensland (2008 tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards)
** Winner of 'Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2011 & 2012 – Travellers Choice Winner 2012'
TURTLE COVE BEACH RESORT
100 Captain Cook Highway, Port Douglas (MAP)
Phone (07) 4059 1800 / Fax (07) 4059 1969
Tollfree 1300 727 979
Welcome to Turtle Cove Beach Resort!
Turtle Cove is an Adults Only Gay and Lesbian Resort, so why not come and join us and experience the most fantastic piece of unspoilt Paradise in the World.
Come and explore this totally private, ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT, slice of Heaven and have the holiday of your lifetime. Turtle Cove Beach Resort is the perfect place to chill & relax, or if you can drag yourself away, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rain Forest are on our doorstep.
Both of these pristine sites are World Heritage Listed and have to be seen to be believed. You will soon find that life slows down in Tropical North Queensland, so hurry, come and have fun and take full advantage of our magnificent Resort.
We look forward to welcoming YOU !!
Turtle Cove Team
THE BUOYS BED AND BREAKFAST
102 Tully Hull Road, Hull Heads (via Tully)
Phone (07) 4066 9669 / Fax (07) 4066 9779
Your hosts, Bruce and Bruce, invite you to share their dream by coming to stay at The Buoys Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Hull Heads - the relatively undiscovered jewel in the crown of Tropical North Queensland holiday destinations.
THE PALMS BED AND BREAKFAST
6 Martin Street, South Townsville (MAP)
Phone (07) 4724 0665
Come Relax, Explore or Play!
Trevor and Mark your hosts and owners would like you to enjoy the 1950's style home or the rail carriage at the only gay and lesbian bed and breakfast in Townsville.
The lovingly renovated rail carriage has two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The carriage rooms have TV, DVD, and private patio.
The carriage has its own private garden, with a grassed area to laze in the sun or a screened gazebo for shaded pleasurable dining or just idling the hours away. Contact Trevor or Mark, or visit their website for more details.
WHITSUNDAY MOORINGS BED AND BREAKFAST
37 Airlie Crescent, Airlie Beach (MAP)
Phone / Fax (07) 4946 4692
Free wi fi and use of common guest computer!
Picture perfect setting overlooking the marina. Two stylishly appointed studio apartments open onto your private terrace, abutting lush gardens, inviting swimming pool and magical views, that is what Whitsunday Moorings Bed and Brekfast offer their guests. All the rooms overlook Airlie Beach's only marina 'Abell Point ', famous 'Pioneer Bay' and out to the depthless expanse of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands.
A highlight of guest's stay is the breakfast served on your own terrace table set with silver and starched linen. Just squeezed juices, choice of cereals, 'a la carte' dishes cooked to order, toasts with home made jams, teas, chocolate, or coffee, all while watching boats crew up in the marina below…a great start to your exciting tropical holiday.
THINGS TO DO
Local buses also run the route north to Turtle Cove and Trinity Beach. Turtle Cove beach belongs to the Turtle Cove resort, but is open to all gay and lesbian visitors.
TOURING CAIRNS 4WD TOURS
TURTLE COVE REEF AND RAINFOREST TOURS