Mossman is a town in Far North Queensland on the Mossman River. It is located on the Captain Cook Highway 75km north of Cairns.
Mossman Gorge, a popular attraction in Daintree National Park, is located west of town. Sugar cane farming is an important part of the local economy, with Mossman Central Mill, the only one in the district, processing cane before sending it to Cairns for domestic and international shipping.
Mossman is a typical North Queensland country town with a distinct rural feel acts as a service centre for people heading further north towards Cape Tribulation. Tourism has grown dramatically around Mossman without changing the town too much. There are some excellent examples of older style Queensland houses.
Mossman has a full range of services including taxis, mechanical repairs, grocery shopping, doctors, dentists, photo developing, chemist, car hire, tourist information, service stations, newsagent, post office, banks and more.
Mossman has its own hospital, with more medical facilities in Cairns.
There are five primary schools in the district and one high school. Mossman is rich in sporting clubs including the Mossman Sharks rugby league club and the Port Douglas AFL club.