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Atherton Tablelands

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4091 6945
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4091 6945
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Reviewed today

Love the tablelands, we go up to chill for the day. There is so much to see. Dams, lakes, waterfalls, beautiful little towns, Coffee plantations, strawberry farm, and just a great drive. Start from one end (Kuranda Range) and down the other (Gillies Hway) and...More

Thank cairns082018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed our day travelling through the Atherton Tablelands it was great and the drive down the mountain was amazing, we couldn't believe how far up we were

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are four sealed roads visitors can use to access the Tablelands from the coast. 1. Gillies Highway. The Gillies Highway climbs the Gillies Ranges from the Mountain View Hotel deep in the lush valley of the Mulgrave River. The highway starts at the sugar...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend a days drive out of Cairns. Head up the range to Kuranda and then drive through the Atherton Tablelands via Mareeba, Atherton and Yungaburra and return to Cairns via the Gillies Highway and Gordonvale. East side trips to Tinaroo Dam,Lake...More

Thank A-Reel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tablelands are a big area! Such a lot to see and we shall return soon. Yungaburra in particular is delightful as are the surrounding features such as the Curtain Fig Tree, Waterfall Circuit, and the volcanic lakes. The Lake Barrine Tea House is lovely,...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week I. This area, great day drives so much to see, waterfalls, historic areas,great walks tea plantations coffee places ,dairy’s just so much to see

Thank jdack
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to take a drive here and loved the winding roads to get there. Could see how some get car sick.. 😂😂 make sure you take a jumper with you as temperatures drop significantly as you go up. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, so clean and tranquil. Too cold to swim when I went but still beautiful to see. Good access road and just a short walk to the falls. Great place for families.

Thank Claire G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atherton Tableland offers a wide variety of natural wonders to enjoy. I recommend self-driving by car so that you can take the time to enjoy all that the area has to offer. The route I have chosen to take on a number of occasions, staring...More

1  Thank Frank-Jennie
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This wasn’t on our list but was recommended to us and we had a great day visiting waterfalls, lakes, etc. a very beautiful area and great for photographic enthusiasts.

1  Thank callard113
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We just stayed at On The Wallaby. It was economy friendly, clean, cosy, super friendly and the food is sourced locally and is excellent. Not over the top prices either. Highly recommended!
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