Filming & Photography

Filming and photography in Cairns

Our location:

Invest Cairns - Location

The Cairns region is a spectacular location for photography and filming movies, documentaries, television programs and commercials. Renowned internationally as the only location on earth where two World Heritage areas meet - the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest - our region offers spectacular, diverse and accessible locations, supported by world-class infrastructure and services.

Filming permits and policies:

Cairns Regional Council strongly supports filming, and is committed to promoting and facilitating greater access to our region's locations.  Our permit process and policies are designed to facilitate and promote commercial filming activity.  Read more about filming in Cairns, or contact Council's Film Liaison Officer via email filming@cairns.qld.gov.au.