The Atherton Tablelands / Cairns Highlands are one of Tropical North Queensland’s best kept secrets.
Whether you want to experience the closeness of the unique, World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests, see the wide open spaces of the outback, or get up close and personal with the native flora and fauna, this destination has it all!
This unique region is comprised of several areas, including Kuranda, Mareeba, Tolga, Tinaroo, Atherton, Yungaburra, Lake Eacham, Lake Barrine, Chillagoe, Irvinebank, Malanda, Milla Milla, Tarzali, Herberton, Ravenshoe and the Gulf Savannah. See below, or click on the name, for more information.
It is also home to Tropical North Queensland’s greatest array of fresh water storages and an amazing number of waterfalls which can be accessed on well-maintained, short, walking tracks. Waterfall options are vast, encompassing some 18 different locations, including but not limited to: the mighty Barron Falls, Davies Creek Falls, Emerald Creek Falls, Granite Gorge, Malanda Falls, Milla Milla Falls, Zillie and Elinjaa Falls, Mungali Falls and Millstream Falls.