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Atherton Tablelands

#9 of 122 things to do in Cairns Features Animals
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4091 6945
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You must stop and visit the plethora of waterfalls around the tablelands...and bring your costumes for a dip!

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun, interesting with train commentary, fantastic views. Once at the top, the Butterfly sanctuary was also excellent, explanations from guide

Thank Harold36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive is okay as you are passing through farms basically. The main events are the waterfalls along the trip. Including the fig trees including the curtain fig etc. There are some walks which we didn't have time for. These are also located close by...More

Thank Frank154
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the natural beauty of the tablelands especially Lake Eacham and Lake Barrine. Also the Milla Milla falls. Need to spend several days or a week to really see all there is to see.

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area is gorgeous. It about 900 meters above sea level so it's cooler than the coast wonderful rainforest with many walking tracks to chose from. Plenty of nice accommodation to choose from. It's a relaxing place and very green. Beautiful countryside Lots to see...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best region near cairns. The scenic drive to get here was beautiful. The scenery here is amazing. The sugar and fruit orchards that line the roads are nice. The mountains and hikes here are beautiful, as long as it's not cloudy or raining. This is...More

1  Thank Frindlerta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 days in the area staying at friends place and it was go, go, go! They picked us up from airport and up we went to Kuranda and Barron falls Day 2 was passing a buffalo farm and doing zillie and milla milla...More

2  Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots too see and do, I would recommend staying somewhere in Yungaburra or Atherton, as you will need 2/3days at least, and you will need a car too get around too see everything.

Thank Katrina044
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving to Atherton Tablelands was awesome. Fruit stalls along the way and awesome coffee houses. It was about 6 degrees cooler than Cairns, and not as congested.

Thank Barbaratimmermans1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great drive - very long, narrow and winding roads all the way to top. Great variety of things to in many different towns. Visit the Crystal Caves and Split a Geode - very exciting - I got a beauty.

1  Thank blimpthecat2017
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Response from Manu M |
Hi, normal vehicle is ok.
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