Atherton Tableland Attractions

Paronella Park outside of Innisfail is a unique piece of Australia as it was developed in the 1920s/30s by Spanish immigrant Jose Paronella, an early eco-tourism operator. Visitors are amazed to find ...
Home to a thriving population, pay a visit to The Australian Platypus Park and Tarzali Lakes Aquaculture Centre when next in Tropical North Queensland. Less than one and a half hours’ drive from Cairn...
Try the boutique biodynamic dairy products, cheese, yoghurt and a very rich cheesecake
The Coffee Works
Arabicas Coffee are Tropical Australia's original coffee roasters and have been roasting sice 1988. Bottomless tastings are available.
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The Crystal Caves in Atherton features 'The Empress of Uruguay" the worlds largest amethyst geode. Not forgetting over 600 fossils, crystals and gemstones. It promises a labyrinth of caves to discover...
32,000 hectares including Qlds highest mountain - Mt Bartle Frere & Josephine Falls.
25km south is a National Park contains Kareeya Hydro Electric Power Station and Tully Falls. Walking tracks and Picnic facilities.
An extraordinary natural phenomenon. The curtain is made of hundreds of aerial roots dropping vertically from the sloping trunk of a fig tree to the ground.
The Tin Pannikin Hotel with the 1926 Essex ute on the roof is the centrepiece of the Herberton Historical Village. The bush hotel is part of a unique attraction established in 1977 called the Herberto...
The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda and the garden within it, took three years to design, build and landscape. At the time of opening in 1987, the sanctuary gained a place in the Guinness Bo...
The Kuranda Markets are set in the rainforest,over 100 stalls sell a variety of arts/crafts, food and bric-a-brac.
Family Farm Visits - by appointment only
within easy reach of Palmerston Highway 2km east, provide excellent bushwalking , swimming and picnic spots.
The Hou Wang Chinese Temple and Museum is on the site of Atherton's original Chinatown,(with a 100 year old temple) once the home to a thriving Chinese community.
Mount Hypipamee Crater was formed by an explosive eruption of volcanic gases which blasted through solid granite. Angular blocks of granite as large as refrigerators can be found in the surrounding ra...