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Cardwell Visitor and Heritage Centre

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Cardwell Visitor and Heritage Centre is located on the Bruce Highway at the address is 53 Victoria Street, Cardwell.

Heading North into Cardwell turn left into Balliol Street for plenty of parking.

This is a historic precinct set in the old 'Cardwell Telegraph and Post Office' (now known as the Bush Telegraph) which was built in 1870 and is one of the oldest buildings in North Queensland.

Today you can wander around the Historic post office and telegraph station, old shire hall, courthouse and lock-up and at the same time get information on local places, tours and where to stay.

Cardwell is gateway to Hinchinbrook Island's great walk the Thorsborne Trail, Kirrama Range road, waterfalls and adventures of Forest Drive, and some of the best fishing in Australia

Come and visit the visitor centre with the best view in Australia!

Cardwell Visitor Centre offer the following services: free wi-fi and freshly brewed coffee available daily.


  • Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation
  • Public Toilet


51-53 Victoria Street
Cardwell QLD 4849

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Cardwell Museum Hinchinbrook Island visitor information
Cardwell Museum Hinchinbrook Island visitor information