Julatten is renowned amongst bird-watchers worldwide and in particular for Mt Lewis National Park where all 13 Wet Tropics endemic bird species can be found. Taking Mt Molloy township as a central point, there is just over 300 bird species including all 13 Wet Tropics endemics have been recorded within a 15km radius of the town. No other region in Australia can boast this, not even Kakadu!
Birding hotspots in Julatten include Abattoir Swamp, McDougal Road, Wetherby Road and Sweetwater Lodge.
Sweetwater Lodge, a private luxury retreat surrounded by a magnificent mountain range within the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed rainforest in the cool tropical climate of Julatten in the Cairns Highlands.