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To see the 'real' tablelands and meet the people, I recommend a tour - Brett's outback Tasting Adventure would be the best way to see this area. Diverse and beautiful, you need to experience it to appreciate it
The wonderful aspect of a visit to the Cairns region is the diverse range of activities. Cairns is perhaps best known as a spot for visiting the Barrier Reef but the Tablelands offers variety in bird and wildlife. From one end to the other is...More
Atherton tablelands is a must do day trip for any one traveling through Cairns.
Beautiful scenery and attractions but you need to map out where to go as the region is quite large.
Would recommend going on an organised tour so that you can sit...More
We grabbed a map from the Tourist Information centre and planned our route around the tablelands. We didn't visit Kuranda because we were visiting there another day. Our first stop was Malanda Falls and then we continued on the circuit. Because we are food lovers...More
Beautiful hills, green fields, dairy industry, several waterfalls, visit the great Vig Tree and the rock weallabis at Granite Park. Stand still... and see a platypus in one of the small roadside lakes.
Mareeba, Kuranda, Ravenshoe, Kalkani Crater among other locations. Elevated lands with wildlife and birdwatching opportunities. National Parks, saris cranes, the wilderness of the Kalkani Crater and the organised Undara Complex.
Views from the elevated plateau and the tropical crops, the tropical forests after the arid...More
As part of our camper van trip around NSW and QNland, my wife really wanted to visit Atherton and the Tablelands. Glad she did. Lots of very quaint villages, little cafes to stop at, plenty of friendly locals and well worth the driving. If you...More
Have been to Mareeba a couple of times now and enjoy the place very much. The information center is a must visit. We also hired an electric buggy for $30 from the golf club and got up close to Kangaroos and bird life.