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


October Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

What a month! We had OperaBites come all the way from Sydney to perform, cassowary chucks were born, strawberries devoured and beautiful places discovered.

Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo

Cute Roos In Trees

Alan Gilanders has been fascinated by natural history since he was a child. Brought up in western Cape York Peninsular he’s now a Tablelander who runs Alan’s Wildlife… read more

Upcoming Events

Tablelands Folk Festival 2017

Tablelands Folk Festival 2017

The township of Yungaburra will be magically and musically transformed this month when the Tablelands Folk Festival takes over for three days.   Every pub, café, restaurant and… read more

Taste of the Tablelands 2017

Fresh Atherton Tablelands produce on show

Final preparations are underway for the region’s premier foodie event Tastes of the Tablelands, which takes place this Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15 at the Hou Wang Temple… read more

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Free Visitor Guide

Published annually by Tropical Tablelands Tourism, Atherton Tablelands Discover Visitors Guide 2017/18 - view online or download.

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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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