Atherton Tablelands

Tropical North Queensland is undeniably one of the most exciting and diverse regions to visit in Australia and the Atherton Tablelands sits at the very heart of it.

With its breathtaking waterfalls, scenic vistas at every turn, impressive lakes, lush rainforest and rugged outback, a visit to this region promises to be one of great contrast, beauty and  exploration.

People often ask what is the best thing about the Atherton Tablelands but if you have ever visited the region, you will have discovered there is more than one.

Visitors love to spend their days enjoying scenic country drives, leisurely boat cruises, wildlife spotting, experimenting with local food and unearthing the fascinating geological history.

Explore the gateways from the reef to the rainforest before you find yourself spoiled for choice in our stunning region.

Plan to stay at least five days, as there is so much to see and do.  Divide your time between the southern and northern regions on what will be an unforgettable self-drive journey, and see for yourself the changing landscape of our diverse region.

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RV & Caravan Travel on the Atherton Tablelands

It’s the great Australian dream to travel the country in our very own RV or caravan, but at some point, the conveniences of wash down and sewer facilities will be requires. Here is a quick guide for the Atherton Tablelands, to make convenient the inconveniences of owning / driving the great Australian travelling home. Public RV sanitary point dumps  The …

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Traveling the Savannah Way

The Savannah Way is a road journey from the heart of two wilderness wonders – the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest through the extraordinary Atherton Tablelands to the Northern Territory’s Top End and ultimately the historic coastal pearl that is Broome. It’s called Australia’s Adventure Ride and the Atherton Tablelands is at its exciting start…or fascinating finish. …

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June Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

If you thought, the Atherton Tablelands are “just” waterfalls, think again. There is wild life action left right and center, just keep your eyes peeled into the trees. Ok, and there are a few waterfalls as well … enjoy our June favourites! Thank you all for #hashtagging – please keep tagging @athertontablelands or #athertontablelands for us to discover your images and repost …

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