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Address: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 4035 5566
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Atherton Tablelands, Paronella Park and Millaa Millaa Waterfall...

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Antiquity In the Tropics

This place is amazing - totally worth the side trip and off the beaten path - we had a wonderful tour guide named Jack who grew up in the area and therefore had heaps of knowledge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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Nubeena, Australia
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Nubeena, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place is amazing - totally worth the side trip and off the beaten path - we had a wonderful tour guide named Jack who grew up in the area and therefore had heaps of knowledge - the grounds are amazing as are the stories that go with this place. This is a MUST do while travelling North Queensland

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went hear a long time ago and though it was amazing . The history of the castle and the people who occupied it must have thought they had found a paridise on earth . It is an easy walk around the gardens and lots of places to sit and rest . Loved the bridge across the lake as well

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The tour guide was very nice and knowledgable. The tour itself was enjoyable. Although, it says in the voucher you have the opportunity to swim, no one besides myself and two other girls decided to swim on the tour. I highly recommend bringing a swimsuit to swim under the waterfalls. Even though I enjoyed the tour, I did find a... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Dr. Tours Travel Specialists arranged this full-day tour for me. 20 people in a mini-bus. What a deal - AU$38! 3 waterfalls, Lake Eacham, tablelands, and a wind down Gillies highway. Only one complaint: I think the guide rushed us through a bit.

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed for one night at the Mena Creek Hotel and visited Paronella Park the next day.The guided tour was fantastic .It is a must see destination and you will be overcome by its magic!!! Continued on through the Atherton Tablelands to all the waterfalls and lakes to Cairns and loved every moment of it.Enjoyed Millaa Millaa Cafe on the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wow! You can't just go to Cairns for the reef! So much more to see - and less weather dependent. Leave it others who have described it all so aptly. I just wanted to give my thumbs up.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

So much to see on the Tablelands, Curtain fig Tree, Josephine Falls, Lake Barrine the Crater & my favourite Paronella Park, all "must sees" when visiting Cairns & the Tablelands.

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Atherton Tablelands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Paronella Park shows it takes one person to make a difference. Have been 5 times over past 20 yrs. One person's feat continues to inspire me. Waterfalls Circuit Millaa Millaa well worth seeing what nature has created. Tablelands in general has so many hidden treasures. You just need to know where to discover them.

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Brownsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We rented a car for a couple of days and one of them we headed down t the tablelands. Great day! Went to the lake for tea, saw many waterfalls, the spanish castle, the skywalk, etc. Highly reccommend it if you have an extra day, and don't mind the driving.

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Canadian Lakes, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We rented a car for a day and drove up the mountain to the tablelands--what a breath of fresh air. The weather was a bit cooler and the pastoral scenes were so calming. A nice change!

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