Mareeba, the second largest shire in Queensland offers visitors friendly country hospitality and a wealth of options for exploring and experiencing beautiful rugged land. On the cusp of the Queensland Outback, Mareeba is the gateway to Cape York, as well as being right at the doorstep of World Heritage listed rainforest. For activities, you’re spoilt for choice. Wildlife, waterfalls, food, festivals, history hot air ballooning. Whatever your preferences, sunny Mareeba is the perfect base to explore the region.