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Mt. Uncle Distillery

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1819 Chewko Road, Walkamin, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4086 8008
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Reviewed today

We came here specifically to taste the gin after trying some at a restaurant in Cairns. We weren't disappointed. It was fabulous. We all bought a bottle or two. The restaurant on the premises was closed during our visit. Definitely worth a visit if you...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful gardens & grounds make this place an oasis in itself. Greenery, peacocks, ducks, lovely garden touches - great efforts here make it so appealing to the eye creating a very relaxed atmosphere. Thought we were at a vineyard on the Morninton Peninsula! The elderly...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Having diverted to Mount Uncle last year on the way to the races at Tolga, and being pleasantly surprised, my friend and I took our wives there this year only to find that Bridges was closed. While the gardens, peacocks and donkeys were nice, it's...More

Thank VictoriaJayne
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived at Mt. Uncle Distillery and made our way to the tasting room. There were two couples having a tasting and the staff member was focused on them and didn’t acknowledge us. We decided on the for tasters $10 each, *fair enough its state...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The four of us thought this would be an extremely pleasant venue for lunch. This isn't the case. The woman behind the bar advised that there is no catering except if organised for weddings and functions. This point is not clear in their brochure. Qiute...More

Thank 888help
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by dozens of peacocks as we entered the property. The gardens are beautifully kept, it’s like an oasis. We shared a tasting paddle along (incredible!) followed by a taste of the $500 bottle of ‘Black Cock’ whisky (taste buds exploded with flavour),...More

Thank Glenderman
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Being Gin lovers we had to come and check out the offerings. The botanical Gin was lovely. The smoke infused was very interesting but way too smoky for our liking. We were a bit disappointed at having to pay for tastings even though we bought...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We enjoyed sampling a couple of the local spirits. I'm not sure how good they are as I'm not much of a liquor drinker. A bonus is the ground are beautiful

Thank washmont
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! Amazing location, super friendly service and incredible produce. Whether your favourite tipple is gin, rum or whiskey....there is a STUNNING locally produced tipple just for you. From smokey ‘Bushfire’, to soft and sweet ‘Sexy Cat, you will be verging on heaven for your tastebuds!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This was our third visit to the distillery; first trip was part of Brett’s Outback Tasting Tour when we sampled almost all the delights in offer. We are gin fans and have returned twice to purchase the Bushfire Smoked Gin and our favourite, the Navy...More

Thank SamstaR22
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24 July 2018|
Response from SamstaR22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the restaurant is currently closed as stated on their website.
Janet F
15 December 2017|
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Response from Claire W | Property representative |
Yes you can but you would have to sit on outside barrel tables with puppy! :-) Please note we are not open Mondays
Jeanette E
7 September 2015|
Response from Claire W | Property representative |
Hi Jeanette Please can you email me via the website and ill give you list of all tasting options. I'm prevented by liquor licensing laws to give our prices for on premise sales online however can do it privately via... More