Atherton Tablelands, 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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Der Regenwald hat seinem Namen alle Ehre gemacht. Er ist aber trotzdem faszinierend und unbedingt einen Besuch wert. more »The rainforest has lived up to its name. However, it is still fascinating and definitely worth a visit.
Really amazing and picturesque part of Queensland. Lots of tours to choose from if you are staying in Cairns. Everywhere you look is absolutely stunning and picture perfect. Also really relaxing and p... more »
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