Atherton is located at the heart of the Tablelands region and is surrounded by highly productive agricultural land and exceptional World Heritage listed National Parks. Atherton is home also to world class mountain biking, casual and more serious hiking, abundant local produce, art galleries and the ‘must see’ heritage listed Chinese Temple, which is the only timber and corrugated iron ‘Hou Wang’ temple outside of China.
The centre’s friendly local volunteers will help you with your itinerary, ensuring you get to see the regions attractions that most interest you. They can book tours, accommodation and National Park camping permits for you, as well as provide advice on local produce and find dining options. The centre also has a wide variety of locally grown and made produce, along with handcrafted local artists gifts and souvenirs to suit all tastes, and provides free wi fi and charging stations. If you time your visit to be between April and October, you can also experience the regions seasonal and value added produce for free at the Centres monthly “Food Safari” which is held between 10am and 12 noon on the 3rd Thursday during the peak season months.