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Jaques Coffee Plantation

Address: 137 Leotta Road, Mareeba, Queensland 4880, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 40933284
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Ranked #1 of 2 Landmarks in Mareeba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

wonderful place to eat out fantastic lunch and the staff were very warm and friendly, beautiful gardens and nice and shady. They also have helicopter rides that pick you up from there and take you on a scenic tour of mareeba and surrounding districts

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Cairns Region, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Advertised closing time is 5 p.m. We drove the five km from the highway along the backroads to the farm and arrived at 1615. A young Asian girl was sitting outside the shop with a young blonde man - she looked up and blithely announced "we decided to close at 4 today. Sorry." Cannot comment on the quality of the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Popped by for a cappuccino on the way back to cairns. Really was the loveliest coffee and nicely presented. Lovely little cafe area & garden looking out to the coffee plantation. Ladies at front counter were friendly and welcoming. Very well behaved

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Bonnie was an amazing wealth of knowledge with a fantastic commentary and very helpful with the questions we asked. Showing us the coffee plants and explaining it all to us in a very friendly and good manner. It was the best coffee we have had in a long while. We thought that it was fantastic the Coffee Plantation helps out... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is excellent value. The $15 admission fee includes a coffee audiovisual presentation, tour of the plantation and tasting of coffee liquors. Very interesting presentation about the introduction of coffee to Australia. Lunch purchased in the coffee shop was surprisingly nice for this type of venue. Bonnie is very knowledgeable and helpful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Horrible coffee Horrible service Horrible price for coffee since they grow there own? Not worth time time it takes to find it down the back streets

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Jason J, General Manager at Jaques Coffee Plantation, responded to this review

If you are having a bad day, go take it out somewhere else, Go back to where you came from and dont visit north queensland again. I see you have reviewed other fantastic local businesses in the area with similar highly negative reviews, with comments such as animal cruelty, etc. I have personally visited these other attractions as well and... More 

Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Jaques was a real surprise. We drove down the road thinking we were going nowhere but when we got there we undercover parking, great coffee and lunch. tours of the plantation by Segway, microlight or gyro flight. Buy your coffee to take home or order on line and have it delivered to you at home. Excellent day thanks.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

What agreat time we had at Jaques coffee plantation, they can make a coffee all right and a really good one. But add in a segway tour of the plantation and you have a wonderful place to visit. We didnt do any of the other air trips, we just had too much fun on the segways. Robert was brilliant in... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We visited Jacques coffee farm after spending the morning at the coffee museum in Mareeba. Although we went specifically to find out about how coffee is grown and harvested, we were tempted into also taking advantage of the microlight and gyrocopter flights piloted by the owner and his son. That following the excellent fish and chip lunch in the cafe... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Worth a visit. The flat whites we ordered were excellent with the most marvellous coffee taste that left a long lasting and smooth taste on the edge of our taste buds as my friend described it. Superb coffee. Even the Chocolate macadamia round cake and Tiramisu with scoops of vanilla ice cream and cream were a real treat in the... More 

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