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Atherton Tablelands

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the waterfall circuit in the rain and, while I would have preferred to do it in the sun, it was still fun, if you did not mind getting wet. Most are super easy to get to - less than 100 meters from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day out if you are staying in the Cairns area. Grab a map from the info site and visit all the local attractions and look out for Cassowarys and Tree Kangaroos! :-)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ecovanlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get away from Cairns and take the trip to the tablelands - amazing scenery, waterfalls, and special places like the Herbiton Heritage Village where you see how life was lived in the old days. Just over 2 hours from Cairns and you are nearing the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorldTravellers021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were based in Cairns and took a couple of days to travel around the Atherton Tablelands from a variety of directions from the coast. It's such an easy drive and the towns and villages are outstanding. What a contrast from the lush hillsides to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trish C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour went to a few different places around the Tablelands and we had a great time, went to some pretty landscape lookouts and swam at the waterfalls

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Atherton Tableland is an amazing region to visit. The temperature is very comfortable, no humidity like places on the coast. The Herberton Historical Village is a MUST SEE attraction. Allow at least one day, but you could stay more. Admission is very reasonable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The east coast are known for the beautiful beaches. But the Tablelands are quite different: nice waterfalls, trees, forests, animals

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marko1982
Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a great drive up to the Tablelands from Babinda. Very windy drive if you take the route through Malanda back down. There is a lot to see and do up here and we only had a day which we spent seeing all the waterfalls....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wynnuman
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Such lovely scenery and plenty of places to stop and enjoy. Highly recommend stopping at Lake Eacham for a swim in the clean fresh water. Also Malanda where there is a chocolate and cheese factory. This town boasts the oldest operating picture theatre in Australia...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carmichael12
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The Folk Festival happens each year in October on the Tablelands. Such a great music even hosted by the town of Yungaburra. While there touring around the Tablelands is a must. This time we only arrived 2 days before the festival and left one day...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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!