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Atherton Golf Club
The Atherton Golf Club is a fully irrigated grass green, 18 hole golf course, nestled at the foot of the hills of a National Park, located on the western edge of the Atherton township. The Atherton course is a thoughtful mix of par threes, fours and fives with lakes and bunkers to negotiate along the way. The well grassed lush fairways and true greens will enhance your game. The clubhouse boasts a licensed bar, which is open seven days, and there is also a golf shop where balls, tees, gloves, etc. are available for purchase. Golf clubs and push buggies can be hired by those who are travelling light, and if you wish to play in style, motorised carts are also available for hire. The clubhouse is also available for functions at a very competitive rate.
Eyes on Wildlife - Birding and Wildlife Tours
Eyes on Wildlife specialises in birding and wildlife tours on the Atherton Tablelands and other locations in the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics of Queensland. Join Patrick and get close up with our 13 endemic bird species, and so many other animals that you won't see anywhere else in the world. Patrick offers several day tour options and on his spotlighting tours he targets endemic possums, gliders, Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroo, and so much more.
Jarramali Rock Art Tours
Jarramali Rock Art Tours is a family owned and operated business, run by friendly and experienced Kuku-yalanji traditional owners. Our guests will have the opportunity to experience significant and amazing rock art sites in the Laura region. The Quinkan Rock Art provides an extensive legacy and is one of the best on the planet. Quinkan Rock Art is outstanding for its variety, quantity and quality, an absolute must see! This is Australia's national history, our crown jewels. It's something all Australians should be acquainted with, proud of and work hard to preserve.
Innisfail Golf Club
Innisfail Golf Club is a public access golf course situated in the heart of Tropical North Queensland just one hours drive south of Cairns and the Gateway to the Atherton Tablelands. Its location in one of the greenest areas of Australia guarantees that this beautiful and challenging 9 / composite 18 hole course provides a truly enjoyable golfing experience. Golf in a Tropical garden.
Atherton parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at 7am on the Atherton Tablelands Railtrail (opposite Platypus Park, Corner of Weaver St and Atherton-Herbeton Road, Atherton). This is a FREE event, organised entirely by volunteers.
Atherton parkrun provides the community access a free, timed 5km group event every Saturday morning where participants have the choice to run, walk or volunteer at each event, promoting a healthy lifestyle, improved mental health, and increasing social cohesion and connectedness in the community. There are no "winners" at parkrun as every finisher receives an email with their time - this is their PB (personal best) and their time to improve. It is non-competitive with a focus on self-improvement.
Parkrun aims to engage people from all backgrounds and of all fitness levels, abilities and ages, both as volunteers and as participants, irrespective of gender, socio-economic status, ethnicity, disability, or mental health status.
The gallery features a stunning selection of Jewellery, Glassware, Artwork and Wood made by the regions top artisans.... The beautiful jewellery features Australian Gemstones and Argentium Silver and is made by our Jeweller/Silversmith, in her workshop located in the gallery.
Tropic Rides offers mountain bike shuttles, tours and bike hire to all mountain bike parks in the North Queensland region including Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park; Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park; Smithfield Mountain Bike Park and the Cassowary Coast.
Reef Express provides our passengers with a truly unique snorkel adventure on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef from tropical Mission Beach. We are a nature based business and only take a maximum of 12 passengers ! We offer fast travel times of approx. 45-55 minutes so you are not wasting your day traveling to and from the reef! Our fast, fun, adventure vessel takes you to outer reef in unique locations with no other boats around. We regularly stop to look at marine life to and from the reef areas, such as dolphins. We snorkel three different locations to show you some of the truly fascinating marine life in our area.
From Great Barrier Reef packages to World Heritage rainforest wonders, GBR Helicopters really does have something for everyone. Our full day reef experiences, half day tours and amazing scenic flights have all been created with one thing in mind - the complete satisfaction of every customer who flies with us. With exclusive landing locations, our flights lift from Cairns and Port Douglas where clients can fly to a reef pontoon, a rainforest waterfall or an exclusive sandy cay, just a few in the wide range of GBR locations and experiences.
The Spring Bean, Cafe
Open 7 am to 3:30 pm in the heart of Tolga. Delicious cakes, great coffee and friendly staff.
SeaLink Queensland has been an award winning transport service since 1997, providing the quickest link between Townsville and Magnetic Island and is proudly Australian owned and operated. Operating with 4 vessels and over 70 staff SeaLink is one of the most significant transport and tour operators in the region.
Kuranda Heritage Markets
The Kuranda Heritage Markets are set in the picturesque natural rainforest and are open plan designed so while you explore and shop you'll be on the doorstep of world heritage listed rainforest. Some of the friendlier and more human oriented animals also make a part of the markets with regular interactions with exotic birdlife and the unique water dragons that tend to fraternise with patrons. Open every day from 9:30 to 3:30 pm.
Tinaroo Barra Sportfishing
Battle a Tinaroo Barra, an adventure guaranteed to please! Lake Tinaroo, Far North Queensland, is home to a bucket load of World Record Barra catches. Enjoy year round fishing with no closed season and no maximum size limit. Land a trophy fish with World Record angler Ian Kucurs. Ian has been guiding around the North for over 10 years, living and guiding Lake Tinaroo as Tinaroo Barra Sportfishing. He has put many people onto their all time biggest fish.
An amazing mix of antiques, vintage and collectable wares all under the one roof, along with the unique Chris Boston fairy collection. Premises are situated right on the corner of the Gillies Highway and Pinnacle Pocket Road in a heritage coloured 'barn'.
Charley's Chocolate Tour
Australia's only Cocoa Tree to Chocolate Bar Experience! Unique in Australia and one of only a few places in the world where you can experience the whole journey of chocolate from "Tree to Bar". Charley's is real and genuine! It is deliberately NOT a theme park. It's authentic and all about how one of our favourite foods comes into being. The tour is fun, very much hands on and hugely informative.
At Cross Stitch Corner we have over 30,000 products, as you can understand it will take time to up load our extensive range of counted cross stitch, fabrics, knitting, crochet, quilting products and supplies to the web site. If you wish to visit us, Cross Stitch Corner is open every Thursday from 10:00 to 5:00. Or by Appointment, give us a ring to arrage a time
Kuranda Koala Gardens
Kuranda Koala Gardens is Kuranda's newest wildlife attraction! Situated in the heart of Kuranda, this attraction gives you the opportunity to see some of Australia's most unique wildlife up close. We have a variety of wildlife for you to see. Open daily from 9 am to 4 pm.
Aussie Tagalong Tours
The majority of Australia can only be accessed by 4WD. Don't let that stop you, we can offer you the perfect opportunity to fulfil your dreams in the safety and convenience of your own vehicle. Let our guide with over 40 years'experience take the stress and worry out of the equation. Aussie Tagalong Tours also offer Driver Education and adventures for beginners, seasoned 4WDers, 2WDers and Caravan enthusiasts to a variety of destinations.
Snapping Tours offers a unique opportunity to explore the beautiful Johnstone River in the heart of Innisfail. A family owned and operated business with real local knowledge and history of the area. They have a great eye for spotting crocodiles and magnificent wildlife while you take in the breathtaking scenery of the majestic mountains, mangroves and rainforest on board a well-appointed glass bottom boat.
Mungalli Creek Dairy
Out of the Whey Teahouse - Mungalli Creek Dairy. Lunch and teas at Mungalli Creek Bio-dynamic Dairy. Purchase Bio-dynamic cheeses, milks, yogurts, great taste and good for you too. Brooks Road, Millaa Millaa.
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in Australia - a quality wildlife park in the heart of Kuranda Village. Situated next to the Kuranda markets, The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is home to over 1500 magnificent tropical butterflies that are hand reared on the premises.
Journey with the growers into Rainforest Hearts 435 acre secluded valley to experience a sustainable tropical bushfood orchard on the edge of the World Heritage listed ‘Wet tropics’ at Mungalli. Relax and take in the tranquil surroundings while enjoying a refreshing cup of Davidsons plum tea or a wattleseed coffee with your bushfood morning or afternoon tea, while hearing the history of the first settlers to this valley, their relationship with the indigenous peoples who lived here, and the sustainable farming journey thus far.
Immerse yourself in one of the most unique wildlife attractions of Tropical North Queensland. Join the birds in their beautiful rainforest habitat. Flying around you are species from the vanishing rainforests of the world, including some of Australia's most precious and beautiful birds.
Rainforest Bounty farms are located on the Atherton Tablelands, the tropical highlands adjacent to Cairns in North Queensland, Australia. The area is renowned worldwide for its majestic rainforests, fresh-water lakes and fertile farmlands.Our plantations sustainably grow the rainforest fruits which are native to the neighbouring Wet Tropics World Heritage region. Using organic farming methods, we simultaneously restore the landscape for the rare indigenous wildlife including the endangered Southern Cassowary.
Visitors have a unique opportunity to meet some Aussie bats, both big and small, up close and personal. Enter their upside down world for a personalised tour during feed time in the afternoon. The internationally known Bat Hospital has Advanced Ecotourism accreditation and won numerous awards for community conservation and education.
Open daily 3-6pm but bookings essential telephone 4091 2683.
Gallo Dairyland is a fully functional dairy farm that is now producing a range of gourmet dairy products and hand crafted chocolates. Open daily, visitors to Gallo Dairyland will get to see how the age old method of cheese making has evolved over the years to become a complex and innovative process.
Mt Uncle Distillery
100% pure and 100% natural, these seasonal liqueurs are available in limited edition and are a must for the connoiseur and liqueur enthusiast alike. Mt Uncle Distillery is nestled amongst avocado and macadamia nut orchards as well as the banana plantations that provide the Lady Finger Bananas for Elixir de Musa, Mt Uncles flagship liqueur.
Atherton Antiques & Australiana
Atherton Antiques is a family business located in Atherton. Atherton Antiques and Australian specialize in Australian Colonial Furniture, Rustic Collectables, Fine Silver & China, Jewellery and toys.
Well worth a visit!
The ultimate coffee stop in the heart of Australia's coffee growing region. Enjoy our daily tasting tours (fee payable), learn the secrets of the perfect cup, discover the Australian coffee story, treat yourself to a unique Australian Expresso experience and a bite to eat.
Atherton Chinatown / How Wang Temple
Unique heritage-listed Chinese temple built in 1903. Includes original artefacts, interpretative museum, giftshop and 30 minute guided tours. The temple is the only one of its kind remaining and the only one dedicated to Hou Wang outside China. This award-winning property is owned by the National Trust of Queensland.
Immerse yourself in the full Skybury experience with a visit to the 375-acre property, open Monday to Friday, enjoying the purest Australian Arabica Coffee, while taking in the breathtaking views, delicious light lunches and cakes, great hospitality and the freshest fruit from the farm at the Farmgate Cafe.
Alan's Wildlife Tours
An enthusiastic naturalist, Alan specialises in birds and nocturnal mammals. With expert local knowledge you will see and understand the fascinating natural history of the Atherton Tablelands. Alan's amusing stories will add to your experience. Having reliable sites for endemic birds and iconic mammals, Alan will find your target species.
Golden Drop / Golden Pride Wineries
Golden Drop Winery is a family owned and operated boutique winery, situated on the largest commercial mango plantation in Far North Queensland. The mango wines come in three delicious varieties - dry, medium and sweet and are available in 375ml and 750ml bottles.
de Brueys Boutique Wines
Come and visit a unique Cellar Door. There are a variety of tropical fruit wines to try and take home, produced from the property's own and local tropical fruit orchards. These include Mango, Lychee, Bush Cherry (tropical native), Jaboticaba and Passionfruit wines.
Historic Village Herberton
Live the folklore and romance of yesterday's Australia in every piece of the eye-opening collection at Herberton Historic Village. Sit in the schoolhouse. Stand at the bar of the pub. Herberton Historic Village is more than a vintage precinct - it's a tangible buzz of things past. The collection currently features over 40 original buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia. It is regarded as the most significant ever assembled in Queensland.
Jaques Australian Coffee
The Jaques Coffee Plantation is situated on the Cairns Highlands (Atherton Tablelands), with a beautiful backdrop looking over the surrounding peaks of the Great Dividing Range. Along side the spring waters of Emerald Creek the plantation is furnished with 25,000 young and fully producing Arabica Coffee trees on rich soils, boasting a smooth and vibrant flavour unique only to our remarkable location.
Emerald Creek Ice-Creamery
Exotic flavoured ice-cream, sorbets, gelato and frozen yoghurt. Emerald Creek Ice-Creamery is a locally owned and operated family business located along the Kennedy Highway, east of Mareeba. The refined flavours of the ice-creams and gelato are a result of locally sourced fruits and ingredients, supporting Tableland farmers and Far North Queensland businesses. Quality is the cornerstone of the products.
Recognised as one of Australia’s most unusual attractions, this world class natural history museum gives visitors a very exciting glimpse at what happened millions of years ago beneath our earth’s crust. Rene Boissevain is a man with a passion. He has spent a lifetime travelling to every corner of the world to collect crystallised mineral specimens, gemstones, fossils and rocks. To house his growing collection of more than 600 individual pieces, Rene has built 250 m2 of tunnels and grottos for you to explore. Carefully positioned and delicately lit, you are free to discover in your own time and encouraged to touch and photograph the crystals.
Open your mind and put all expectations aside, this is not your average museum…
Trek North Safaris
100% Locally Owned and Operated. Established in 1991. We operate the two most popular Cairns Rainforest Tours. One is a day visiting Kuranda Village including a journey on the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail and famous Skyrail Cableway up in the Cairns Highlands; and the other is for the more adventurous who wish to explore and learn about our planets oldest living rainforest (135 Million years): Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest with one of our experienced local tour guides. Both are very different adventures and both very much worth doing while you are here in Cairns.
Bird Watching, Wildlife and Photography Tours
Wild Watch Australia offers the visitor an unparalleled opportunity to observe some of tropical north Queenslands unique wildlife in a diversity of habitats from the highland rainforests of the Misty Mountains to the Great Barrier Reef. Tours are either fully accommodated/all inclusive or with guiding only.Tree-kangaroos, Platypus, 12 species of possums, 12 species of kangaroos, bandicoots, quolls, 350+ bird species, reptiles and amphibians etc. Fully Accredited Operator and QT Approved vehicle. Full Insurance.
Diamond Cut Aviation
Diamond Cut Aviation is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations. We know you wont be disappointed. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us.
Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Featuring spectacular limestone caves, small galleries of Aboriginal rock art, jagged limestone outcrops and an historically significant mining site, this park is rich in natural and cultural heritage.
Down Under Tours
With so much to see in the magnificent Tropical North Queensland region, Down Under Tours offers a variety of options to suit every taste. Choose from a huge selection of Cairns day tours and charter services to the Kuranda Scenic Railway, the Atherton Tablelands, Tjapukai Cultural Park, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Mossman Gorge, Daintree River and Cape Tribulation tours.
Crocodile Express was the first wildlife cruise operator on the river in 1979. Your cruise will take you along sections of this spectacular waterway with your guide pointing out wildlife and flora along the foreshore and creeks. Our naturalist guide will interpret the importance of this amazing World Heritage location. A cruise on the Daintree River is a "must-do" activity as part of your Daintree Rainforest experience. The vessels are well equipped, comfortable and. stable in all weather conditions.
Located in the heart of Kuranda Village nestled in the hinterland rainforest, the Butterfly Shop is a unique and stylish boutique inspired by the beauty of the Ulysses Butterfly, the Monarch of Kuranda. Silk magnetic butterflies, original jewellery, locally made soaps, imported bags and an extensive range of Paua shell jewellery are among the shop's diverse products. The Butterfly Shop is a 'must see'location during your Kuranda visit for all your gift essentials.
Atherton-Herberton Historic Railway
Join us on our journey, into a venture that only the dedicated could endure. The restoration of a bygone era. In 1908 a railway was constructed between Cairns and Herberton to transport tin ore to the coast. This railway was officially opened on 20th October 1910. Come ride with us! Be a passenger on our first class air conditioned carrages which now run both ways every Sunday from Herberton Station to the Historic Village Herberton to depart Herberton at 10 am.
Annette Tranter Artist | Bundarra Pottery
Annette Tranter works as a full time ceramic artist in Malanda. By visiting Bundarra Pottery you will experience Annette at work. Enquire about the process and allow time to stroll through her gardens. All works are high quality stoneware, fired to 1280c, producing durable tableware that is safe for microwave oven, dishwasher, freezer and oven.
Leave Cairns on an adventure with Barefoot Tours, through World Heritage listed Rainforest, towards some of the most beautiful locations in the Atherton Tablelands! Swim in a volcanic crater lake, take a dip under breathtaking waterfalls and slide down a natural waterslide! If you’re not a fan of water, don’t worry, there’s still plenty for you to see and do!
Australian Farm Tourism
Australian Farm Tourism has been providing Agricultural tours and Farm Host programs since 1978. Our head office is now located in Cairns, with a team of friendly bilingual staff skilled in providing tailor-made programs throughout Australia. Guests come from over 26 countries and range from farmers, government delegates to student groups looking for an unforgettable experience.
Adventure North Australia
Adventure North Australia operate 1,2 and 3 day tours to historic Cooktown from Cairns and Port Douglas. Travel through diverse landscapes of the Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation, the famous 4wd Bloomfield Track. Enjoy lunch at the quirky Lions Den Hotel.
Enjoy time to visit the James Cook Museum before returning via the inland road the Outback of Far North Queensland.
Bike and Bird Accommodation
Explore the Atherton Tablelands from the comfort of centrally located accommodation for travellers, cyclists, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers!
Kuranda Rainforest Journeys
Rainforest Journeys offers a slow and gentle ATV ride through the magnificent Barron Falls Estate. The Estate is nestled within the oldest tropical rainforest on earth and surrounded by the Barron Gorge National Park. On our tour, people will discover some of the tallest and oldest rainforest in the world, Australia’s largest remaining durian plantation, exotic fruit orchard (including durians, rambutans, mangosteens and lychees) with fruit tasting when in season, Local pioneering history, and a chance to see native wildlife with 9 resident cassowaries.
Western Cape Eco Tours
Come and join us on our Boat Tour... Sunset Cruises are very Popular & Advance Bookings are Highly Recommended. Often people undertake more than one cruise as we explore and educate our guests on our extraordinary wilderness wonderland, if you like the idea of having one million acres of exploration this tour is for you. We can never guarantee what will happen on a cruise, through our Eco System, but every time is a Unique experience, a Memorable & Educational one.
Sandra viden Design
Australian made and designed quality women's clothing made of natural fabrics such as 100% Linen, Cotton /Linen blends, 100% Cotton, Cotton Blend Knits and Cotton Voiles. Australian designed jewellery. Hand painted silk scarves made in Kuranda. Australian made hats. Our styles are elegant, timeless, comfortable and perfect for leisure. We take pride in attention to detail and friendly customer service. Shop 11a Coondoo Street, Kuranda
Biggest annual event in Mareeba - 2 week festival held in June/July.
Big weekend of Rodeo Action. RV friendly camp grounds.
At Artistree Gallery we share our passion with you for high quality, beautiful, handcrafted items at an achievable price. We represent creative talents who work in wood, wire, clay, stone, glass, felt - just to name a few. Furniture, Art, Homeware and Gifts that are sustainable and functional. If you want to be Inspired, be Creative, find unique products , or just come in and see some amazing artwork - Artistree Gallery is the place for you
Sweet Farm Tours
Australia's first cocoa and sugarcane farm experience. An educational journey covering everything you wanted to know about Australian origin cocoa and a working sugarcane farm. Explore our gift shop with an extensive range of Australian origin chocolate and local products.
Tablelands Tours and Transfers
The Only customised door to door shuttle bus service from the tablelands to Cairns Airport and coastal area's beyond. We also specialise in local Charter services for groups between 12-16 individuals and plan to build upon these numbers in the near future. Likewise we pride ourselves on being a local tour operator, showcasing all inclusive packages including lunches from the rainforest to the outback at very reasonable rates.
Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park
A mixture of fire-road and singletrack, this loop can be ridden in its entirety or in sections. No real technical challenges but riders will need a basic level of fitness to handle the climbs. Some scenic sections towards the back of the track - make sure you take a minute to enjoy.
A cycle tourism networking company to link visitors with bike friendly accommodation, bike tours, bike hire, bike repairs, MTB skills development, maps, rides and all things cycling. A one-stop shop for north Queensland cycling adventures!
Raging Thunder Balloon Adventures
Join the friendly and experienced crew at Raging Thunder Balloon Adventures for a dawn Balloon flight gliding over the picturesque Mareeba valley - the very best way to start your day!
Tait's Wongabel Stables
Horse riding lessons and recreational rides. One hour to full day. Extended rides to seven days, in season.
Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
This network of mountain bike trails in the Herberton Range is accessed from the northern entrance to the Herberton Range Ridge road. Over 60klms of trails meander through an open forest of gums, bloodwoods, mahoganys, she-oaks, grasstrees and cycads. Some of the trails pass former forestry experimental plots of teak, blackbutt and tallowwood trees. These single-track trails are purpose-built for mountain bike riding.
Self-driving? Your guide is here! iAudioTours combines high-tech innovation, GPS and creativity with professional content and commentary to make exploring the unknown easier and more fun than ever. iAudioTours is a close as you can get to having your own personal tour guide travelling with you. Our app utilises the GPS capability of your phone to alert you when you are nearing a point of interest, launching informative and entertaining audio commentaries. Hear about history, nature, wildlife and much more.
Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises
A visit to the Great Barrier Reef is the most popular thing to do whilst in Cairns. Green Island is a beautiful coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with unique island rainforests, surrounded by white sandy beaches & magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life. Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises offers you the choice of a full day or half day cruise so you can snorkel, dive and swim in the clear island waters, view the spectacular reef on a coral viewing tour, explore Green Island National Park or just relax on the sandy beach.
Secondhand books retail outlet with home-based business in Yungaburra; an on-line store and market stall at Yungaburra, Tolga and Malanda. We sell a wide range of books as well as sourcing books for customers - a free service.
Peter Jarver Gallery
Visit our Gallery at Condoo Street, Kuranda. Located at the terminus of the world famous Skyrail and the Kuranda train, visit this magnificent landmark gallery in the main street of Kuranda. For all sales, ordering and shipping enquiries, our friendly staff are dedicated to the highest possible standard of customer service.
Tableland Trike Tours
Try something new. Treat yourself to an exhilarating tour on a trike. The trike can take 3 passengers in comfort. A range of tours including sightseeing tours are available.
Sunlover Reef Cruises
Discover one of the great natural wonders of the world with Sunlover Reef Cruises. Our air-conditioned catamaran departs Cairns daily for our spacious pontoon on Moore Reef and allows you up to 4 hours at the reef. Your day includes all snorkelling equipment, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours and a sumptuous buffet lunch featuring seafood. Optional activities include Seawalker® Platform Helmet Diving, introductory and certified scuba diving or a guided snorkelling tour.
Hot Air Balloon Atherton Tablelands
Did you know that Tropical North Queensland is the ballooning capital of the world? This is the ultimate scenic experience in the tropics! Hot Air ballooning here is a must do and truly, one of Australia's best kept secrets. Start your day by watching the sun rise over the rolling hills of the majestic Tablelands then experience the wonder, silence and romance of floating in a hot air balloon.
World Record Barra Tackle
World Record Barra Tackle is a specialist tackle store which provides high end tackle for Australia's most popular sport fish the Barramundi. As an 8 time IGFA World Record holder, Mark Hope knows which tackle is best for any possible scenario and will not try to sell you gear you don't need for the sake of making a profit. We stock the best brands at extremely competitive prices, and are always on the lookout for new and more effective ways to catch Barramundi of all sizes.
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park enables guests to immerse themselves in Aboriginal culture with authentic music, dance and storytelling by the Tjapukai people. The world’s oldest living culture is brought to life by Aboriginal performers who engage guests with interactive activities such as didgeridoo playing, face painting and boomerang throwing and educate them about the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef’s traditional rainforest people.
Tableland Adventure Guides
Explore some of the lesser known trails and by-ways of the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Cycle, kayak and/or hike vibrant landscapes ranging from World-Heritage rainforests, breath-taking mountain lakes to the Queensland Outback. Tableland Adventure Guides offer fun, friendly tours, personalised guiding services and affordable gear rentals for active travellers, charter groups and adventurers.
Reef HQ Aquiarium
Reef HQ, the world’s largest living coral reef aquarium, is not only a uniquely North Queensland attraction, it is the education centre for the Great Barrier Reef and a ‘must see’ for both locals and visitors to the region.
Rainforestation Nature Park
Set on 100 acres of World Heritage Rainforest, this unique tourist attraction is situated five minutes travel from Kuranda Village, and half an hour by Coach from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.This eco-friendly Kuranda attraction hosts Army Duck Rainforest Tours (with Tropical Fruit Orchard), Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and Kuranda's largest Koala & Wildlife Park.
Travel with Australia's most awarded Great Barrier Reef tour operator. With a choice of wonderful day trips, Quicksilver is the ultimate way to see nature's finest in absolute comfort and style. Cruising daily from Port Douglas and Cairns in Tropical North Queensland.
Kuranda Riverboat Tours
The calm waters of the beautiful upland Barron River in Kuranda provides great photographic opportunities whilst your local guide shares their vast knowledge of this unique area. The river is home to a host of wildlife including freshwater crocodiles, turtles, snakes, water dragons and fish, together with over 100 species of tropical birds. The boat will carry a maximum of 30 passengers. Groups are encouraged and the boat can be privately chartered for special events.
Jungle Adventures, Cape Tribulation
Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours are unique rainforest tours where your feet don’t touch the ground. Fly through the trees on flying fox ziplines, stopping at 5 tree platforms to take in spectacular bird’s eye views over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to the Great Barrier Reef.
On the Wallaby - Eco Adventure Tours and Lodge
Join us on one of our Adventure Tours from Cairns and explore the beautiful Atherton Tablelands with it’s stunning Waterfalls, Volcanic Crater Lakes, Rainforest and Unique Animals too! If you’d like a cosy and clean place to rest then stay at our homely Eco Lodge in Yungaburra and join our Mountain Biking or Night Wildlife Canoeing tours! Educational and special interest group enquiries welcome.
Lions Den Hotel, Helenvale, Cooktown
The Lions Den Hotel was built in 1875 on the banks of the Little Annan River, surrounded by 100 year old mango trees and tropical landscapes. It is a landmark hotel made of timber and iron, famous for its quirky decorations and walls adorned with visitor’s signatures.
Kuranda Scenic Railway
World famous railway experience is a must-do when visiting Cairns and Tropical North Queensland, Australia. You will discover the pioneering history of the tropical north from way back in the late 1800's, be astounded by a magnificent engineering feat and explore some of the great characters involved in the construction of this great railway.
Mamu Tropical Skywalk
Take a walk in the clouds in Wooroonoon National Park just 15 minutes out of Innisfail. Elevated walkways, a cantilever, and observation tower offer visitors the exhilarating experience of being high in the rainforest canopy, along with providing spectacular panoramic views of World Heritage rainforest landscapes.
Paronella Park has received multiple Queensland tourism awards, is State and National Heritage listed and is a National Trust listed property. It is privately owned and operated and Eco accredited. Paronella Park is the site of Queensland's 1st privately owned hydro electric plant (1933).
Just what is the Undara Experience? Set in the Gulf Savannah country, Undara is as ancient and alluring as the continent itself, the Undara Lava Tubes stand as silent sentinels to our pre-history. Here you can walk in the path of a volcano and sleep cocooned in an antique railway carriage as your dreams connect you with the essence of this timeless land. It's a place where you can explore natural geological wonders, enjoy the comforts and hospitality of a unique outback setting and where the local wildlife are as abundant as they are at home in their surroundings. In short, Undara needs to be experienced!
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway
Skyrail is the World's Most Beautiful Rainforest Experience. A 7.5 km cableway, Skyrail glides just metres over the canopy of Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests. Two mid-stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the perfect opportunity to explore and learn more about this ancient environment on boardwalks and at the Rainforest Interpretation Centre.
Hartley's Crocodile Adventure
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. With over 2100 metres of timber boardwalks and pathways leading you on a journey of discovery through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife, including beautiful tropical birds, reptiles, insects and other native fauna.
Food Trail Tours
Food Trail Tours is a day tour operator providing food and wine day tours from Cairns to the Atherton Tablelands, and are the region's leading food and wine tour operators.
Spy & Camera Museum
This museum is a one of a kind, totally unique and open to the general public daily with guided tours on the hour.
Tolga Woodworks Gallery & Cafe
The gallery features stunning pieces of woodwork crafted from Australia's unique timbers. Delicate bowls, exquisite boxes, cheese boards and trays, platypus and twisted mushrooms are hand crafted in the adjoining studio. Contemporary dining settings, coffee tables, cabinets and bench seats display workmanship of outstanding quality. Hand forged iron and hammered steel, ceramics, fused glass and silver jewellery showcase the collective talents of North Qld finest artisans. The cafe is the most delectable food stop on the Atherton Tableland and provides the simplest fare with a rare excellence.
Wilderness Expeditions offers bushwalking treks and expeditions with a difference. Pack donkeys are utilised to carry equipment and supplies, relieving trekkers from the need to carry heavy backpacks in tropical conditions. Use of donkeys enables us to explore remote and rugged areas of Lower Cape York and the Atherton Tablelands of Far North Queensland in more comfort than with conventional bushwalking.
Mt Surprise Gems / The Gem Den
Mount Surprise is Far North Queensland's only fossicking information hub. Take a choice of tours or go alone and hire or buy your own equipment. See how gems are cut and set. There is plenty of information available covering the six gem and gold fossicking areas and the possibility of finding topaz, aquamarine, quartz, peridot, moonstone, agate, fluorite and gold is enormous.
Murdering Point Winery
Murdering Point winery is unique in every sense; the name, the unmatched range of award winning exotic tropical wines, and the location. In addition to the tropical fruit wines such as lychee, mango, jaboticaba and passionfruit, Murdering Point produces wines of outstanding quality from Australian Bush Tucker fruits such as the Davidson Plum and the native berry Lemon Aspen and is home "The Point" port, the delightfully wicked, "White Devil" port and the "Black Devil", a unique blend of black sapote and cognac.
AJ Hackett Bungy Cairns
The Adventure capital of Australia is host to the ONLY Bungy site in the country. The 50 metre Cairns Bungy Tower has seen hundreds of thousands of people pushed to their limits and laughing in the face of gravity!
Billy Tea Safaris
Billy Tea Safaris is a family owned company, we run 4WD personalised day tours to the World Heritage rainforest area of Cape Tribulation and Daintree and 4wd Bloomfield Track, Chillagoe Cave and Outback and extended Charter tours to Cape York Peninsula & Cape York Tours.
BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park
Backing on the State forest, the award winning BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park is a peaceful park with a range of accommodation & facilities to suit all requirements. Come & enjoy our beautiful gardens, playground, swimming pool & Balinese cabana. Free wireless internet access is available for all guests.