Located 110 kilometres north of Townsville and 220 kilometres south of Cairns, the country township of Ingham is located in the heart of the tropics. It is the southern gateway to the Wet Tropics World Heritage-listed rainforests of Tropical North Queensland. The township is a buzz with the traders lining the streetscape o of the Centre Business District.
Only a few hundred metres from the town centre is Tyto Wetlands and its Information Centre, showcasing the spectacular birdlife and natural attractions of the region. The wetlands are home to more than 230 different species, including the Eastern Grass Owl. Hundreds of Agile Wallabies also appear at the Wetlands in the afternoon and early morning, certainly adding to the wildlife experience.
The township of Ingham, known for its large Italian community, celebrates the Australian-Italian Festival in May – the community becomes one with their ancestral past- of feast of Italian wine, cuisine, music and culture.