Phone(07) 4066 8776    Location1 Scott St, Cardwell QLD 4849

Things to Do

The natural surrounds of Cardwell make it a perfect destination for hikers, nature-lovers, fishers and those who just want to “get away”.

Base yourself at the Cardwell Beachfront Motel whilst you explore the region’s waterfalls, swimming holes, fishing “hotspots”, hiking tracks and our rich history. Go Dugong watching in the Hinchinbrook Channel, view Aboriginal art at the Girrigun Gallery or explore our many markets and yearly festivals.

Stay overnight or stay a week in Cardwell – there’s always plenty to do!

Natural Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Cardwell Events 2023

  • Parkrun – 5km timed run, 7am every Saturday.
  • Jetty Markets – April to September (see link for dates).
  • Ambulance Markets – 1st Saturday of the month.
  • Easter Markets – 10am to 2pm Saturday 8th April.
  • Mother’s Day Markets – 8am to 1pm Sunday 14th May.
  • Volks Fest – June 16th – 18th.
  • UFO Festival – August 11th – 13th.
  • Classic British Cars Expo – September 8th – 10th.
  • Seafest – 29th September to 1st October.
  • The Barra Bonanza – 26th to 28th October.

Cardwell Beachfront Motel