Crab fishing, dot paintings and Mossman Gorge: covering the real Queensland

Tourists flock to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree but there’s more to learn about tropical north Queensland – particularly its Indigenous culture

I caught my first crab on the tidal mudflats of Cooya beach in far north Queensland.

The beach is nestled between the mouth of the Mossman river, which runs through the world heritage-listed Daintree rainforest, and a 7km stretch of mangroves that continue down to Port Douglas.

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