Top 10 Things to Do Around Lake Tinaroo

Tinaroo is a destination in itself but it is also surrounded by things to do and see. We’ve put together 10 highlights that you simply must do… *Check out Lake Barrine. This lovely lake is one of the jewels of the Atherton Tablelands  for several reasons. Its pristine waters are fringed by rainforest and a visit can include a slow …

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Exploring Lake Tinaroo

Lake Tinaroo in the centre of the Atherton Tablelands is a huge man-made lake set in lush bush with tons of things to do. The lake has lots of fingers and bays to explore and is surrounded by the 12,000-hectare Dunbulla National Park and State Forest, rich in history, wildlife and recreational choices. Look out for camping areas off Dunbulla …

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Things To Do Around Lake Tinaroo

Channel your inner geologist to form your own theory on how the Mobo Creek Crater was made. It’s perplexed scientists for eons. There’s a (moderate) 630m circuit track of the crater through upland rainforest to do your thinking on. And quiet visitors may be rewarded with a platypus sighting. Mobo Creek Crater – image @myheroshots Get wet and active on the …

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Tinaroo Dam

Tinaroo, Tinaroo Falls, Tinaroo Falls Dam and Lake Tinaroo are all names applied to the small settlement which has sprung up on the shores of the huge artificial lake centrally located on the Atherton Tablelands. The town takes its name from a creek where John Atherton found tin and gold in 1878. Atherton is credited with naming the creek Tinaroo. …

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May Event Madness 

Pioneer Weekend – Historic Village Herberton  Step back in time as pioneers climb out of the history books and on to the streets. Pioneer Weekend at the Historic Village Herberton makes the past come alive with lots of costumes, demonstrations of days gone by with blacksmithing and tin panning, as well as train rides and plenty of fun for the …

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