Atherton Tablelands, Cairns

4.7
#4 of 19 in Parks in Cairns
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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  • amazing every time i visit cairns...4 times now and ALWAYS go up to the tablelands...great cafes and thing to do and look at...never dissapointed...  more »
  • Beautiful views but is a room in a share house We got a special for $135 per night instead of $150. We were booked into the Fern Room (king room) but but on arrival to get the keys, we were told we we...  more »

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