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Emerald Creek Ice-Creamery

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3946 Kennedy Highway, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4093 3373
10:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:30
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Darwin, Australia
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great selection of flavours in a lovely setting. Staff were friendly and the amenities were clean. There was a selection of wares from local sellers in the area as well. Worth a stop.

Thank Kim M
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good price and great service. Kids loved ot and so did we. Ice cream was really good. Nothing much to do but a nice stop on the way to a distination

Thank AnnaNGarrett
Cairns, Australia
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Situated between Mareeba and Kuranda this is the ideal place to stop and enjoy first class ice cream at a reasonable price. They offer a wide selection of ice cream or gelato flavours which are sure to please every palate. Also available are a selection of local products such as coffee etc. Definitely worth a visit next time you are... More 

Thank Jim D
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great spot to visit on a hot day. There are heaps of tasty ice cream choices. Easy access off the main road.

Thank Neil_and_Vicki_2013
Tully, Queensland, Australia
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not just ice cream! They now also stock essential oils, soaps and biltong. Tried the sorbet today, think I'll stick to ice cream next time, maybe just an acquired taste. Always love coming here for family service.

Thank Lisa L
Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today was my first visit to Emerald Creek Ice Creamery after a lovely swim at the nearby Emerald Creek Falls. The lovely lady who served us could not have been happier if she tried! She was so welcoming & friendly & that made our day. We were with 4 young kids & thoroughly enjoyed our ice cream outside in the... More 

Thank Amy M
Gordonvale, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ice-cream shop is Devine. There is lots of different types of ice cream and sorbet to choose from and it is really hard to decide. They offer free taste testing. Must visit

Thank chrissyhabermann
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strawberry in a cone ... wow! Mandarin is a popular flavour, however i felt it was average. Located between Mareeba and Cairns it's a good excuse to break the drive. Great service and lots of flavours to choose from. Yes I would recommend this ice cream

Thank Jeryl M
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

On the road between cairns and mareeba this is a ice cream family business Friendly service, excellent product and good price. Worth stopping..... even have local real honey home made fudge....

Thank Wombat B
Interlaken, Switzerland
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

A well deserved ice cream after an Emerald Creek visit, on the way back to Cairns. Friendly staff and excellent ice-cream, it will brighten your day.

Thank poutika26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3946 Kennedy Highway, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mareeba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4093 3373
Emerald Creek Ice-Creamery manufactures premium ICE-CREAM made from full-cream milk and pure cream, as well as SORBET (dairy free) using our fresh fruit grown here on the Tablelands. We also manufacture our own divine fresh FUDGE. Recently, we introduced a line of JAMS made here at the ice-creamery. And for those who prefer a savoury snack, try our BILTONG - just like beef jerky only better!

At the Visitor Centre you can indulge in banana splits, waffles, home-made apple pies, Devonshire Teas, iced-coffees, milkshakes, a hot Jaques coffee. Alternatively, enjoy a cone/cup of ice-cream or sorbet - we have 21 flavours on display at any one time.

Our Visitor Centre is fully fenced with acres of lawn for children to enjoy as well as supporting easy disability access. We also have a range of local products/giftware including Nucifora Tea, Jaques Coffee, Soapherb Soaps & Diffusers, Spicez, Sweet Buzz Honey and more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?