The Hinchinbrook Shire, situated in North Queensland covers an area of 2810km2. It is neighboured by the City of Townsville, Charters Towers Regional, Cassowary Coast Regional and Tablelands Regional Shires. The main town within the shire is Ingham, a town known for its sugar cane industry and its large population of Italian descendants. The region has a wide diversity of attractions, ranging from Lucinda at the southern entrance to the iconic Hinchinbrook Channel, Mount Fox, an extinct volcanic crater, TYTO Wetlands, to the jewel in the crown, Wallaman Falls. The Hinchinbrook WTF will utilise tracks and trails within this region, many of these running through National Parks and Wildlife land and are exclusive for this event and not available to Mountain Bike enthusiasts throughout the year.