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June 2021 Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

Fluffy animals and fifty shades of green filled our feed over the past weeks. Lushness everywhere, with Tree kangaroos, koalas, possums and super friendly Rock Wallabies to discover and adore – June, you were lovely. These are our favorite June impressions of the Atherton Tablelands. Thank you all for #hashtagging – please keep tagging @athertontablelands and #athertontablelands for us to discover your images …

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Add These Stops to your ‘Chillagoe’ Road Trip

One of the best out west experiences is the road to Chillagoe, aka the Wheelbarrow Way, named after the Chinese miners of the late 1800s who transported  all their belongings in a handcart on the 143km route you will retrace.   A signpost outside Mareeba tells the story. Next stop – Dimbulah’s Camp 64, a café / museum with a …

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May Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

The Atherton Tablelands are a gorgeous place to be all year round, and May is no exception to this. Whether you’re stargazing at Lake Tinaroo, admiring the fields of sunflowers at Tolga, chasing waterfalls along the waterfall circuit, chilling at Lake Eacham or watching the sun rise over lush hills – it’ll be time well spent.   These are our …

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April 2021 Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

There’s not a lot we’d rather do than road trip across the Atherton Tablelands, enjoying all the features the area has to offer such as relaxing in one of the many swimming holes, admiring endemic species and the cutest predators ever, going off road, climbing boulders, chasing waterfalls or cooling off in ancient volcanic crater lakes surrounded by tropical rainforest. …

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Bush Vacays off the beaten track

Tolga Allawah Retreat Soak up peace and luxury in these private lodges surrounded by wilderness and wildlife. Allawah means sit, stay here, rest awhile and who could refuse.   Mt Molloy Sweetwater Lodge (pictured) is set on 160 gorgeous acres (64ha) of prime country for birdwatching, walking or just doing nothing. With just four guests at a time, you’ll be …

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March 2021 Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

The Atherton Tablelands are the perfect base for summer adventures. You get to escape the tropical humidity of the coast, and are rewarded with lush views for days, cool caves, endless walking trails with amazing wildlife and refreshing mountain streams and waterfalls.  These are our favorite March impressions of the Atherton Tablelands. Thank you all for #hashtagging – please keep …

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9 Things You Need to Do on the Atherton Tablelands This Autumn

Head to the highlands this autumn to discover a place with steamy hot springs, cool quenching drinks, kangaroos in trees and scrumptious cheese. The Atherton Tablelands is a bountiful oasis and here are 9 Perfect Things for the Plateau.   Sip on Local Flavours Be it Skybury Coffee with the best view in town, Mt Uncle Distillery menu of rum, …

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February Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

If you are trying to figure out what to do on the Atherton Tablelands, you may be struggling to decide where to start. And that’s no wonder, given there are just so many things to do here. Whether you want to drive the highest declared road in Queensland, swing with a view, swim in waterfalls or stroll through quirky country …

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January Impressions of the Atherton Tablelands

Happy 2021! January had us swimming in a volcanic crater lake surrounded by ancient rainforest, frolicking in natural infinity pools, finding new ways through a labyrinth, enjoying misty mornings, watching birds, admiring waterfalls and taking time outs driving winding roads through lush landscapes – what better way is there to start the year. These are our favorite January impressions of …

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