A fertile plateau situated well into the tropics, Atherton Tablelands is part of the Great Dividing Range. The focal point of the plateau is Lake Tinaroo, a popular tourist stop suitable for swimming, water sports, bushwalking, fishing, and camping. The area's elevated position gives it a temperate climate favorable to dairy farming. For a trip off the beaten track, join a popular food trail tour with guided visits to local plantations and farms. Regional produce includes locally grown and processed coffee, wine, cheese, chocolate, and seafood. The tablelands also contain several small remnants of the rainforest that once covered it, many of which are now protected in national parks. Using our international travel planner, Cairns attractions like Atherton Tablelands can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Our tour went to a few different places around the Tablelands and we had a great time, went to some pretty landscape lookouts and swam at the waterfalls more »
We vielen van de ene ''ahhhhh'' in de andere ''ahhhhhh''. Het is een prachtig gebied, wel een heel groot gebied. Het is bijna net zo groot als Nederland dus je kunt niet alles in 1 dag proppen wanneer... more »We fell from one '' ahhhhh '' in the other '' ahhhhhh ''. It is a beautiful area, a very large area. It is almost as big as Netherlands so you can't do it all in 1 day come up when you want to see everything. We have beautiful waterfalls, beautiful forests including the curtain fig tree and a Platypus. Try at least two days for this area and plan in advance what you want to see so you can go riding. You come on the route enough villages where you could eat or drink something. When you are in Cairns or environment are as far as I am concerned, this is really a must do!
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