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Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle

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Address: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4035 5566
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Beautiful Drive

We drove to all the falls in the area and the drive was fantastic. A bit of a trek from Cairns but well worth it. All the falls in the area are nice some better than others but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Elise F
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Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove to all the falls in the area and the drive was fantastic. A bit of a trek from Cairns but well worth it. All the falls in the area are nice some better than others but still nice.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We rented a car for the day in Cairns and proceeded to drive the 'waterfall loop', which was a full day of travel and sight seeing. We really enjoyed the drive with many waterfalls, crater lakes, rain forest walk, and Paronella Park. The history behind Paronella Park was very interesting and the sheer size and wide range of scenery made... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My parents were visiting from Brisbane so I took them to Paronella Park and they were absolutely amazed. We were greeted in the carpark by a lovely staff member who welcomed us and gave us some information as we walked into the front office. Our tour guide walked us through the grounds and shared the history behind it. I highly... More 

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Thank Kim S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We had a lot of fun driving to Milla Milla falls and then driving the waterfall circuit. Each one was different and worth the visit. The Spanish castle is a unique place to visit, fun to hear and see the manifestations of a man's dream that was ahead of his time.

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Thank Angela C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We chose to visit on a coach tour we received so much information about the area. Certainly a quieter day of sightseeing but still amazing views. The Spanish Castle was interesting but a 1 off visit wouldn't go again.

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Thank CherryB53
Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Staff were excellent guides, very helpful and friendly grounds magnificent, spent over 6 hours there and will go back

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The drive around the waterfalls in the Atherton Tablelands is a photographers great day out. There are quaint villages to explore like Yungaburra and Milanda, and the waterfalls are all within an easy walk from the carparks. A stop at Lake Barrine for lunch in the Historic Lodge is also recommended, food and stay were excellent.

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Lovely tea and lots to do. The Paronella Park is a good place to visit with guided tours throughout the day.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We have been travelling around Queensland off and on over the last couple of months, and the state is really dry at the moment until we got to the Atherton tablelands it was like an oasis with waterfalls every where within an hour there was about ten different water falls in close proximity to Ravenshoe, Millaa Millaa, Malanda it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

There's so many things to explore in this place. The scenic view, the waterfalls, the ride to the top of a mountain. I suggest you take your time and take the whole day to explore. Find a lookout along the way and enjoy the view. The tablelands are huge and you will be amazed by the view. But please check... More 

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