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Atherton Tablelands

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Van park was on the Southern end of the town and a most pleasant venue. Popular tourist sites where mostly less than 40 minutes away. Weather was better there than Millaa Millaa. Modern shopping centre with a surprising array of general shops in the town....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wake26
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Tablelands in August in our Caravan we camped on a property called Bonadios between Yungaburra and Atherton it was fantastic property. Grassy sites, toilet and showers and more being built. Platypus in the River a short walk from your camp site. Also...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ragtimes2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a little bit of research you can map out and drive a several hour loop to one wonderful waterfall after another. Stop along the way at the platypus farm and have a crocodile kabob. Very scenic and worth the time. You even get a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank like2rein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hired a car to drive up and visit Kuranda, Lakes Barrine & Tinaroo, coffee tasting in Mareeba, and wine tasting to fill the day. Even drove up to the timber town of Mount Molloy, before coming down from the mountains to Port Douglas, the back...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Darrell T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Trinity Beach past Kuranda through Mareeba and Atherton and down to Innisfail returning through Cairns. We took a full day and made many stops. Waterfalls, platypus, fig trees, and all the beautiful scenery. Highly recommend this region.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cbremer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Are you one of those who are under the impression that the Atherton Tablelands start and finish at Kuranda. I was and I'm a travel agent! How wrong we can be… This region is a hidden gem and so close to Cairns for flights and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AustralianTravelGuru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tablelands is a great food basket and it is a very mixed area of food and sights. Take your time because there are a few places to stop and drain in. Don't just stay on the main drag but get off into some of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food bowl of the Cairns area famous for Tea, Coffee, Dairy and other foodstuffs. Beautiful and cooler than the coast, its a relatively short and easy drive from Cairns. Also the are wonderful natural features such as the Cathedral Fig Tree, the Crater Lakes...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Peter T
Reviewed August 11, 2019

One of the best holidays of my life has been Atherton Tablelands. There is just so much to see and do (and eat!) I was worried I just would not have enough time to fit it all in! Love this place. To the locals -...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bernie O
Reviewed August 10, 2019

We hired a car for a couple of days and over the next couple of days drove ourselves around the tablelands. Found so much to do and great signage. Mother Nature is wonderful!

Date of experience: August 2019
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We just stayed at On The Wallaby. It was economy friendly, clean, cosy, super friendly and the food is sourced locally and is excellent. Not over the top prices either. Highly recommended!
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