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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Loving it up on the Atherton Tablelands

Wildlife lodges Wildlife lodges are dotted around the Atherton Tablelands offering privacy in a romantic rainforest setting. Think gourmet food, a bottle of wine to sip overlooking stunning views and the peace and quiet to concentrate on love. Bring some rose petals to scatter – or hibiscus for tropical décor. Declare your love under the stars, in a big, bubbly …

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The Top 5 Picnic Spots on the Atherton Tablelands

Lake Eacham This beautiful crater lake is a picnicker’s paradise. The large grass area on the lake front gives stunning views of the water and is the perfect spot to settle down on a rug, unpack the hamper and relax. There’s lots of picnic tables if you would prefer and day use barbecues. If you are feeling more active there’s …

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January Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

Valentine’s Day is coming up so we couldn’t help but think of romantic getaways. Luckily, the Atherton Tablelands offer plenty of possibilities plus more for anyone who is traveling solo or road tripping with friends instead. Whether you want to just splash around with mates, or get cozy in a natural infinity pool, pop the question while flying across the …

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