Nestled in the heart of Tropical North Queensland and about an hour drive from Port Douglas, the Atherton Tablelands offer an extraordinary blend of rainforest scenery, lush landscapes, captivating lakes, vibrant markets and good food! This region, rich in diversity and natural wonders, is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Port Douglas Area.
Yungaburra, a picturesque village, exudes charm and history, providing an inviting gateway to the region’s captivating attractions. From quaint cafes and boutique shops to the impressive Curtain Fig Tree and tempting eateries, Yungaburra’s appeal extends beyond its scenic beauty.
Lake Tinaroo, a vast and versatile reservoir, provides endless opportunities for adventure. Ideal for everything from fishing to bird-watching, it’s a nature lover’s paradise surrounded by forested shores.
Don’t miss Shaylee Strawberry Farm, where hand-picking ripe strawberries becomes an unforgettable experience. This family-run farm, located near Yungaburra, offers a delectable taste of fresh produce, homemade jams, ice cream, and local farming culture.
The Atherton Tablelands offer something for everyone, from exploring ancient volcanic craters and crater lakes to wandering through World Heritage-listed rainforests. With the added allure of Mareeba and Yungaburra’s vibrant markets and eateries, it’s a destination filled with discovery and delight.
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