This official Nautical Chart is produced by the Australian Hydrographic Office, and corrected fortnightly to 'Notice to Marines' by Cairns Charts & Maps. This ensures it remains compliance with Safety of Navigation requirements. This marine chart, or 'sea map', is primarily produced to support the safe navigation of commercial shipping through Australian, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Island waters.
Nautical charts depict the seabed, or bathymetry, using a variety of colours to shade the depth regions. Darker blues indicate shallower water, while light blues and white indicate deeper water.A chart will also show continuous contour lines (at varying intervals depending on the scale of the chart), 'spot depths' across the whole area, as well as different symbols indicating wrecks, shallow rocks and dangers, as well as details on lights, light houses, tides and currents.
For extensive detail on the symbology of nautical charts, the Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Charts is the definitive reference.
Locations within this Map
Batt Reef Norman Reef Onyx Reef Greenhills Spur Reef Tongue Reef Cooktown Newell Wujal Wujal Daintree Ada Bank Adams Gully Adastra Creek Agincourt Reefs Alexandra Alexandra Bay Alexandra Creek Mount Alexandra Allanton Allanton Hill Alligator Creek Alligator Point Amos Bay Mount Amos Andersen Reef Annan Annan River Mount Annie Aplin Creek Archer Point Armbrust Creek Ashwell Creek Ayton Bailey Creek Bailey Hill Bailey Point Baird Creek Bairds Landing Bald Hill Bamboo Creek Banana Creek Bargoo Creek Barnett Hill Mount Barnett Barratt Creek Barrett Creek Bauer Inlet Beasley Creek Beasley Lagoon Cape Bedford Bee Reef Beor Reef Black Mountain Black Rapid Black Rock Black Trevethan Range Blackbird Patches Blackburn Creek Bloomfield River Boggy Creek Bonner Rock Boolbun Creek Boulder Creek Boulder Reef Bowies Gap Brandy And Water Creek Brenda Creek Brown Creek Buchanan Creek Bunk Creek Byrne Creek Cairns Reef Camel Head Reef Cameron Creek Camp Creek Camp Hill Caroline Creek Carson Creek Cassowary Creek Casuarina Hill Cedar Bay Cedar Creek Cherry Tree Bay Chinaman Creek Chinaman Reef Christys Pocket Chulbil Creek Clerk Clump Hill Coconut Island Collins Hill Cone Hill Conical Rock Cook Mount Cook Cookers Creek Coop Creek Cooper Creek Cooya Beach Corbett Creek Cow Bay Cowie Point Mount Cowie Cowlishaw Reef Crocodile Creek Cruiser Passage Culumba Creek Dagmar Dagmar Range Daintree National Park Daintree Range Daintree River Dawson Reef Dayman Point Dedin Delius Patch Devil Devil Creek Devils Thumb Discovery Donovan Creek Donovan Point Mount Donovan Douglas Creek Dowlings Hill Doyle Creek Draper Patch Duncan Creek Egret Reef Eight Mile Creek Mount Ellen Ellis Creek Emily Reef Emmagen Creek Mount Emmett Endeavour Endeavour Reef Endeavour River Endeavour River Right Branch Escape Reef Esk River Evening Reef Expectation Creek Fairy Creek Fierce Creek Finch Bay Mount Finlay Finlayson Range Mount Finnigan Fisherman Bend Flat Creek Flat Peak Cape Flattery Forest Creek Forrester Reef Forsberg Point Four Mile Creek Francis Creek Frank Creek Fritz Creek Gap Creek Geoffrey Creek Gill Patches Gold Creek Gold Hill Granite Creek Grass Island Grasstree Pocket Grassy Creek Grassy Hill Grave Point Green Hill Greenhills Creek Grey Hill Gubbins Range Gubbins Reef Gull Reef Mount Halcyon Halls Point Hardwicke Creek Harrier Reef Hartley Creek Mount Hartley Mount Hedley Heights of Alexandra Helenvale Mount Helenvale Mount Hemmant High Falls Creek Hilda Creek Hislop Creek Home Rule Home Rule Creek Home Rule Falls Hope Islands Hope Islands National Park Horan Creek Horse Creek Horseplanter Creek Humbug Reach Hutchinson Creek Mount Hutchinson Idriess Creek Inch Rocks Indian Head Inner Hill Intake Creek Intake Falls Irene Reef Island Creek Jackaroo Creek John Creek Jones Creek Jubilee Creek Kangaroo Creek Kangkiji Beach Keating Creek Keatings Gap Kiely Creek Kilkeary Point Cape Kimberley Knob Hill Kobi Creek Lake Reef Landers Creek Lark Passage Lark Reef Lee Creek Lena Reef Mount Leswell Lewin Creek Little Falls Creek Little Landers Creek Lode Hill Long Reef Mount Louis Low Island Low Islands Low Wooded Island Luana Creek Lucas Creek Lung Island Luttra Creek Mackay Reef Mackay Reefs Mackenzie Creek Madame Berry Mountain Mahmie Peak Main Creek Malcolm Patch Mango Creek Markie Creek Marr Creek Martins Creek Marton Marton Hill Marx Reef Mason Creek McDowall Range Mount McDowall Mount McIntosh McIvor River McLean Creek Mount McMillan Meelele Creek Meldrum Creek Melissa Creek Mount Milman Mount Misery Mission Creek Mission Hill Moase Creek Moffat Creek Monkhouse Monkhouse Point Moora Creek Morgan River Morning Reef Moses Creek Mossman Falls Mossman River Mount Carbine Tableland Mount Muir Mulligan Creek Mungumby Creek Murray Reefs Myall Creek Mount Neville Niau Creek Noah Noah Creek Noah Head Nob Point Nolan Creek North Sampson Mountain O'Keefe Creek Oaky Creek Obree Point Olufson Creek Opal Reef Orsova Creek Osborne Creek Osterlund Reef Ottaway Patch Owen Creek Mount Owen Palm Beach Panican Creek Papuan Passage Parrot Creek Pasco Reef Patching Creek Paterson Creek Pearl Reef Peirces Hill Penguin Channel Petty Patch Pickersgill Reef Mount Pieter Botte Pig Creek Pig Sty Creek Pinnacle Platypus Creek Poison Or Three Mile Creek Pooles Lagoon Mount Poverty Pratt Rock Pullen Reefs Quarantine Bay Quoin Hill Racecourse Creek Rattlesnake Point Red Hill Reed Creek Ribbon Number Eight Reef Ribbon Number Five Reef Ribbon Number Four Reef Ribbon Number Nine Reef Ribbon Number One Reef Ribbon Number Seven Reef Ribbon Number Six Reef Ribbon Number Three Reef Ribbon Number Two Reef Roaring Meg Roaring Meg Creek Rocky Island Rocky Mountain Rodgers Creek Rodoni Creek Romeo Creek Mount Romeo Ronald Creek Roots Creek Rosser Creek Rosser Reef Rossiter Creek Rossville Rossville Creek Round Mountain Rounded Hill Royce Creek Ruby Reef Rudder Reef Russell Creek Sachs Spit Saltwater Creek Mount Sampson Satellite Reef Mount Saunders Point Saunders Scrub Island Scrubby Creek Mount Shipton Shiptons Flat Mount Simon Six Mile Creek Skeleton Creek Slaty Creek Smith Creek Snapper Island Mount Somerset Mount Sorrow South Cape Bedford South Mossman River Spit Island Spitfire Reefs Spring Creek Mount Spurgeon St Crispin Reef St George Peak Startle Reefs Stewart Creek Stockyard Creek Mount Stone Stonor Patch Stony Creek Strickland Reef Struck Island Stuckey Creek Stuckeys Gap Mount Surprise Swinger Reef Syphon Creek Table Mountain Tableland Bluff Tachalbadga Creek Taro Creek Tayeto Ten Mile Creek The Black Gap The Forks The Little Forks The Lookout Thomas Point Mount Thomas Thompson Creek Thooleer Thornton Beach Thornton Peak Thornton Range Three Islands Three Jins Creek Three Mile Or Poison Creek Tidal Creek Timber Camp Creek Timbi Creek Mount Tolbert Trevethan Creek Tribulation Cape Tribulation Trinity Opening Mount Tully Two Islands Two Islands National Park Two Mile Creek Mount Unbelievable Undine Reef Virgil Island Walker Bay Walker Hill Walker Point Mount Walker Wallaby Creek Walsh Bay Waterfall Creek Watermelon Creek Weary Bay Whalebone Beach Whitby Whyanbeel Whyanbeel Creek Williamson Reefs Willie Creek Wonga Woobadda River Woody Island Wyalla Plain Mount Yates Yorkey Range Collins Creek Asmus Black Mountain National Park Bloomfield River Conservation Park Cedar Bay National Park Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park Mount Cook National Park Three Islands National Park Rachel Carson Reef Endeavour River Resources Reserve Archer Point Conservation Park China Camp Geraghty Creek Mount Spurgeon Forest Reserve Bloomfield Annan River Yuku Baja-Mulika National Park Annan River Yuku Baja-Mulika Resource Reserve Endeavour River National Park Four Mile Gully Low Isles Miallo Rocky Point Cairns Regional Council Syndicate Bamboo Bloomfield Cairns Regional Council Degarra Diwan Kimberley Lower Daintree Stewart Creek Valley Upper Daintree Vicki Harriott Reef Hope Vale Hope Vale Shire Mount Carbine Bloomfield Cook Shire Hope Vale Cook Shire Flattery Harbour Tilbrook Bank Tillbrook Bank Gee Reef Two Isles Low Wooded Isle Low Woody Island Finger Three Isles McIvor River Mission McIvor River Mission Station Lark Pass Cocoanut Island Ef Reef Elim Hope Valley Mission Hope Valley Mission Station Mound Stone Red Peak Cape Bedford Mission Poison Creek Saint Patrick Point Cooktown Harbour Saint George Peak River Esk Cowilshaw Reef Osterland Reef Annan River National Park Scott Rock Annan River Resource Reserve Archer Hill Rocky Islet Black Gap Leigh Creek Mine Cruiser Pass Helenvale Hill Big Tableland Thomas Papuan Pass Lorna Doone Mount Finlayson Range North Sampson Mount Samson Mount Finnegan Mount Findlay North Head Grass Tree Pocket Normanby Mine Stuckey Gap Cowie Hill Dawnvale Don Hill Agincourt Reef South Peak North Peak Pilgrim Sands Enterprise Mine Mount Peter Botte Pieter Botte Taylor Point Saint Crispin Reef Mount Emmet Thornton Mountains Bailay Creek Bailay Point Bailay Hill Sylvania Hill Kilkeary Hill Linden Bank Schnapper Island Heights of Dagmar Main Coast Range Observation Rock Observation Point Low Islets Newell Beach Roots Mount Mosman River Cooya