Waterfalls & Crater Lakes

Waterfalls & Crater Lakes

Stunning Landscapes

Stunning Landscapes

Village  Atmosphere

Village Atmosphere

Wet Tropics World Heritage area

Wet Tropics World Heritage area

Geological Wonders

Geological Wonders

Atherton Tablelands, Tropical North Queensland

There’s an entire holiday waiting for you here on the Atherton Tablelands, Tropical North Queensland.

People ask ‘what is the best thing about the region?’ Well, there’s more than one! Firstly, the gourmet food and wine trails that cris-cross our ‘food bowl of the tropics’. Secondly, our wildlife with a particular emphasis on bird watching and unique marsupials like the tree kangaroo. Thirdly, the waterfalls and stunning rainforest backdrops. Finally, there’s the region’s natural wonders such as Mount Mulligan, Chillagoe Caves, Curtain Fig Tree, Lake Tinaroo, Mt Hypipamee Crater, Undara Lava Tubes, Broomfield Swamp, Paronella Park and the twin crater lakes of Barrine and Eacham just to name a few!

This website is managed by the local tourism organisation Tropical Tablelands Tourism and includes information on our region, getting here, accommodation, tours, attractions, events, markets and more.

Venture out and Discover Atherton Tablelands, Tropical North Queensland.




Travel Blog


Chinese Heritage: Hou Wang Temple in Atherton

A timber and tin pagoda-like building with distinctive red accents in the middle of Atherton dairy country is a bit of a head scratcher. But the incongruous building… read more


Malanda Falls

The Malanda Falls on the North Johnstone River are a triple treat for tourists – the cascade with its own swimming pool, two rainforest walkways and a glorious… read more

Upcoming Events


Yungaburra Triathlon 2018

6 race Triathlon Event held at the Avenue of Honour, Tinaburra Foreshore, Yungaburra – Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 2018   Event Schedule: Friday 20 April 2018 From… read more

Kuranda Easter Celebration

Kuranda Easter Celebration

On Easter Sunday, Kuranda will host the inaugural Great Easter Egg Drop, showering people visiting the Village in the Rainforest with thousands of Easter eggs. It will literally… read more

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Free Visitor Guide

Atherton Tablelands Discover Visitors Guide 2017/18 - view online or download. *Ensure Flash is enabled in your browser.

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Discover magazine is the region's premier visitor guide offering the latest travel information on places to go and things to do.

Self-Drive Itineraries

A series of self-drive itineraries available on the Discover App or under 'What to Do' to plan your visit to the Atherton Tablelands.

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