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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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Excellent drive from Pt Douglas inland through the tablelands

Good drive through the tablelands if you are looking to fill a day of stops, great views, places to visit, places to rest and or camp on the way. we drove from Pt Douglas, through... read more

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South Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good drive through the tablelands if you are looking to fill a day of stops, great views, places to visit, places to rest and or camp on the way. we drove from Pt Douglas, through to Atherton, to the "Crater" and "Dinner Falls" these were a great intro to our drive to Millaa Millaa falls, on or way to Cairns.... More 

Thank Aussie0901
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stuart was a great guide. He was punctual, informative and entertaining. My husband's favorite part of the tour was the tale of Jose Paronella, Although the entire tour was scenic and enchanting, I truly enjoyed the wallaby viewing at the end.

Thank Cynthia G
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Excellent journey with lots of spectacular waterfalls and geological formations to visit, plus a tour into the works of an early 20th century Spaniard that his romantic dreams into practice. I strongly recommend everybody to visit Paronella Park and urge Queensland's Government to help its owners to rehab it.

Thank paherranz
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Tablelands has so much to offer you can spend many days wandering around. The climate is cooler than the coast which is great for hot days. Must sees are Tinaroo Dam, crater lakes, waterfalls, rainforest walks and boat rides on the lakes, Historic villages and quaint cafes and markets. Very natural, unspoilt and quiet.

Thank barbarad2882
Brisbane Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This was a really good day trip. Plenty to see and do. Lots of walking also if you wanted to do so. The bus stopped quite often at scenic places (waterfalls etc) and allowed guests to wander around for a time. The visit to an Innisfail restaurant was great - it had buffet Italian food and was really good. They... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Beautiful views, just 250 metre walk to the viewing platform to see the waterfalls. Very humid there and water freezing but fantastic fun.

Thank jjw62au
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Really interesting and varied trip, the Tablelands are so different to the Rainforest. Opportunities to swim in beautiful clear pools, amazing waterfalls. Loved Paronella Park and its history but my favourite part was the visit to volcanic crater Lake Barrine with some of the most delicious scones ever in the charming Teahouse. It was the last trip my sister and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Strongly recommend that the trip is tied in with the chair lift and in the opposite journey the Kuranda train. A beautiful area but facilities are run down and locals( those who are not backpackers) also appeared tired but friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My experience was average, Lets start with the rooms they were dirty, the linen was not clean, showers were not clean. Also at dinner time the cooks that run the kitchen were quite rude. The instructors there were not very accepting also.

Thank Gracie M
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This would have to be one of the highlights of our holiday, you can't travel to Cairns and not visit this place, it is fasinating

Thank katharine L

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