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Address: PO Box 112, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4032 0322
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Description: This FOOD, WINE and RAINFOREST TOUR explores Wet Tropics Rainforest while...
This FOOD, WINE and RAINFOREST TOUR explores Wet Tropics Rainforest while discovering what regional food and wine producers have to offer. Travel off the beaten path, onto local farms, hear the stories behind the foods and tantalise your taste-buds, with tropical fruit wines, cheeses, chocolate, coffee, and macadamia nuts. The day includes visits to the Atherton Tablelands rainforest at Lake Barrine and the Curtain Fig Tree, as well as a lunch, farm tours, tastings, park fees and transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches.
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Atherton Tablelands Food and Wine Tour from Cairns
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Wow! Impressive places, products and guide! Great value!

We have visited Cairns many times over the past 30 years and thought we had seen and done it all. However, this time we discovered Warwick's food and wine trail, a one-day (7.30am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have visited Cairns many times over the past 30 years and thought we had seen and done it all. However, this time we discovered Warwick's food and wine trail, a one-day (7.30am - 5.30pm) bus trip around some of the Tablelands' innovative and scrummy artisan foodie producers (cheeses and chocolate, macadamias, coffee plantation, fruit wines and liqueurs) and tropical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

It was thoroughly enjoyable and I was glad to have joined the tour despite its price (considering it was the same price as the reef tours but we screwed up anyway due to seasickness) The guide was very experienced and equipped with much knowledge throughout the tour and would point out interesting things on the way. He really witty and... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I was prepared to deal with this tour mostly for my wife's sake, and so we had something to do while the reef tours were cancelled due to the Cyclone (Nathan) that was coming through. I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed myself, with Warrick's friendly relaxed chatter about a huge variety of topics. I've had time to reflect,... More 

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Warwick J, Owner at Food Trail Tours, responded to this review

Tom, H Thanks for your feedback and comments. We are currently waiting for another plantation to complete major renovations. When that is complete people will have a quite different video, a drive around the farm, a look at the harvester (possibly not during harvest), and a look at some of the other equipment. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Warick is a very funny guide with great deal of knowledge about the history, social and economic development of the region, and of course of various vegetations in the rain forest and food produces. It was a very interesting mix of rainforest, cheese, chocolate, macadamia, wine and coffee. We did buy quite a lot of cheese and some chocolate and... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a great tour all in all. You get to go out to the less touristy parts of the Wet Tropics up around Cairns, meet the locals and try all kinds of locally produced food and beverages. We got a private tour since no one else had booked it for that day, so we got all the information and... More 

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Levallois-Perret, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Visits to macadamia orchards, cheese producers, and coffee plantations are just part of this tour where you not only see how local farmers work and taste their products; you also get to meet some of the farmers and learn how they have overcome often tough conditions to deliver high quality products. Our informative and passionate guide Warwick not only provided... More 

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Loretto, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This tour shows you more of the area than any rain forest tour. You meet the locals, see the countryside and the rain forest. This tour is owner operated. He really cares about you and is knowledgable of the places he brings you to. The ride is very comfortable. The vistas are beautiful. And the temps are cooler than in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you only have time to take one tour this is the one to do. This is a owner operator guided tour and we loved it. We visited family farms, a tropical fruit winery, and a local private plantations on the Atherton Tablelands to see how coffee is grown and processed. Also a macadamia nut farm with the farm owner.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just had an enjoyable day on the food trail on the tablelands. It is amazing how little we know about our own back yard. recommend for locals and tourists who want a relaxed, fun day where you might actually learn something new.

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Korumburra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

lt was a very enjoyable day and our host very pleasant,the cheese and choclate factory was great as was the macedamia farm,with ample tastes of what was on offer . Lunch and morning tea were excellent,the only down was the coffee farm that has been let go due to the owners being worn out ,not to mention the fact they... More 

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Wok-Cairns, Owner at Food Trail Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, giving us five stars. Reviews are an opportunity for us to improve our service, which we have now done. We stopped going to NQ Gold Coffee not long after you travelled with us. We now visit Skybury Farmgate, or Jaques Coffee.. After 12 years visiting NQ Gold, it was getting run down, and a recent fire... More 

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Address: PO Box 112, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4032 0322
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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