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A residential suburb that falls under the local government area of the Cairns Region of Queensland, Caravonica is situated approximately 14 kilometres northwest of the regional city of Cairns and 357 kilometres north of Townsville. The town and its name came from a banana plantation established in 1884 in Cairns by Dr. David Thomatis, the headmaster of Townsville Grammar School. He called the plantation Caravonica, said to be in honour of the Italian town of the same name with which his family had connections, and possibly because it sounded like the name of his late wife, Veronica. Today, tourism remains a significant industry in the residential suburb due to its close proximity to the Kamerunga Conservation Park and Kamerunga Environ...

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A residential suburb that falls under the local government area of the Cairns Region of Queensland, Caravonica is situated approximately 14 kilometres northwest of the regional city of Cairns and 357 kilometres north of Townsville. The town and its name came from a banana plantation established in 1884 in Cairns by Dr. David Thomatis, the headmaster of Townsville Grammar School.

A residential suburb that falls under the local government area of the Cairns Region of Queensland, Caravonica is situated approximately 14 kilometres northwest of the regional city of Cairns and 357 kilometres north of Townsville. The town and its name came from a banana plantation established in 1884 in Cairns by Dr. David Thomatis, the headmaster of Townsville Grammar School. He called the plantation Caravonica, said to be in honour of the Italian town of the same name with which his family had connections, and possibly because it sounded like the name of his late wife, Veronica. Today, tourism remains a significant industry in the residential suburb due to its close proximity to the Kamerunga Conservation Park and Kamerunga Environmental Park located on the Barron River, as well as the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway which begins at the Smithfield Terminal and ends at the Kuranda Terminal.

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