What to do – Retail
Kuranda Original Rainforest Market
The Original Markets are located in the market precinct of Kuranda, Therwine Street, adjacent to Centenary Park and the Kuranda Visitor Information Centre. You will find locally designed and produced fashions; hand crafted jewellery; indigenous artists; leather workers; masseurs; woodworkers and gemstone specialists, as well as North Queensland’s best range of honeys; local coffee; cafes; tropical fruits; coconuts and macadamia nuts.
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…
Rainforest Gems Gallery ~ a stunning gallery with handcraft made by the region’s top artisans - Jewellery Glass Artwork Pottery Wood
Discover beautiful ceramic bowls, vases and dishes with glazes inspired by early Middle Eastern and Persian cultures featuring copper and silver lustre. Spectacular glass animals, vases and platters. Trees made from twisted aluminium wire.
Stunning wall hangings of animals, birds and reptiles made with colourful glass set behind stainless steel. Beautiful hand painted silk scarves, carved wood bowls, platters and jewellery boxes. Artwork by several indigenous artists.
Our Jeweller/Silversmith makes all the jewellery, in her workshop located within the gallery. You can see her designing beautiful jewellery, polishing gemstones, soldering and preparing work for casting.
Rainforest Gems Gallery ~ a stunning gallery set in a garden of tropical shrubs & flowers.
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'.
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
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
Nestled within a beautiful banana plantation, Mt Uncle Distillery produces a range of award winning premium spirits and liqueurs . These include a gold rum, vodka, botanical gin and a single malt whiskey……. not to mention the world’s first marshmallow liqueur!
We pride ourselves on using as many local ingredients as possible and keep all our products preservative and additive free. Mt Uncle Distillery is North Queensland's first and only distillery, and is a premier attraction on the Atherton Tablelands.
Bridges Restaurant is also on the grounds The restaurant has been built from an old river bridge and is visually stunning to see and enjoy. Bridges Restaurant is fully licensed and air conditioned and serves wonderful wood fired pizzas and delicious Australis style favourites.
The grounds are also home to many beautiful animals including alpacas, donkeys, and goats not to mention the 42 peacocks roaming.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.