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Atherton Blue Gum

36 Twelfth Avenue, Atherton QLD 4883

Atherton Blue Gum B&B is located on the Atherton Tablelands in the Cairns Highlands. Situated high on the extinct volcano at Hallorans Hill offering panoramic views of this unspoiled part of North Queensland. There are two choices of accommodation, private double B&B rooms or 2 bedroom apartments, both options have private ensuites to all bedrooms. Breakfast served on the upper deck is included in the tariff for the B&B rooms. Atherton Blue Gum is complimented by luxury 4 bedroom house. For more information go to http://www.athertonbluegum.com

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Atherton Rainforest Motor Inn

Sims Road, Atherton QLD 4883

The Atherton Tablelands, approx. 70 kms from Cairns is a major Queensland Tourist attraction offering visitors natural unspoilt scenery, cascading waterfalls, World Heritage Rainforest, abundant wild life, mountain ranges, lakes and exotic volcanic crators. Set on 5 beautiful acres with highway frontage to allow easy access on to the property. Rooms feature: air conditioning, dial-up internet access, in-house movies, cable TV, direct dial phones. Guest facilities include: swimming pool, licensed restaurant and bar, guest laundry, undercover car parking, tour information.

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Atherton Halloran's Leisure Park

152 Robert Street, Atherton QLD 4883

Atherton Hallorans Leisure Park is set on 6 1/2 acres near Hallorans Hill Lookout on the scenic Atherton Tablelands, just 98km SW of Cairns. Atherton is made up of rich volcanic soil with many natural attractions close by, such as the Crater Lakes, Curtain Fig Tree, Milla Milla Falls and more. Atherton Hallorans Leisure Park overlooks the township of Atherton just a short distance from the Post Office and the business centre. A quiet and relaxing park with all the usual facilities including a new saltwater pool and new fully self contained park villas with reverse cycle air conditioning with large patios giving you beautiful views of the Tableland sunsets.

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The Summit Rainforest Retreat

22 Twelfth Avenue, Atherton QLD 4883

Located one hours drive south west from Cairns City, nestled amongst Mabi rainforest and Halloran's Hill Environmental Park. The award winning, Summit Rainforest Retreat, offers a 1 bedroom apartment, or 5 bedroom holiday house with conference room facility, on the Atherton Tablelands, in a luxurious setting, for you or your groups private indulgence. The Summit B&B is now available from July 2008. A brand new, self contained "Queenslander" dwelling, with 3 bedrooms all with ensuites and each bedroom having an entrance onto a spacious deck with views from each room. The Summit Rainforest Retreat is located in the Cairns Highlands, also known as the Atherton Tablelands, in Far North Queensland, Australia. The retreat is situated on the summit of an extinct volcano and commands the highest point in Atherton. You will love the tranquil rainforest setting with its 180 degree panoramic views. Walk through the rainforest to the centre of the crater, enjoy the spectacular scenery, use the "conference room", or relax by the pool/spa whilst you sip a cool drink. The Summit B&B has a slightly lower altitude on the properties slope, but still with magnificent views, this dwelling can be booked as individual B&B rooms or as an entire holiday house. Peace and tranquillity is assured on over 2 hectares of land, the house boasts a huge entertainment deck and you'll delight in the abundant native wildlife at your doorstep...birds, wallabies, pademelons, bandicoots, possums and lumholtz tree kangaroos, to name a few. The extended local area is an ecological wonderland of delight for the traveller. It is one of the most diverse regions in Australia with 4 distinct landscapes within a very small area. A highlight is to visit "Platypus Bend" it is a 71 ha private property which is registered as "Land for Wildlife". Walks and canoe hire are available to get up close and view native rainforest with some of its inhabitants, such as platypus, Lumholtz tree kangaroo's, echidna's, green ring tailed possums, pademelons, Johnstone river turtles, fish and lots more, without the tourist "hordes" found at other sites. The Summit Rainforest Retreat is a 5 bedroom holiday house (sleeps up to 16), or a 1 bedroom apartment (sleeps 4) in a luxurious, "nature lovers" setting. Ideal for singles, couples, families, groups, multiple couples, weddings, conferences, meetings & seminars etc. Packages for accommodation and conferences are available, so that you can mix business with pleasure. Each booking for The Summit Rainforest Retreat, has exclusive use of the facilities, this means that only one booking at a time can be made. "Now Open", July 2008, B&B rooms or the entire dwelling, can also be booked at The Summit's new self contained, non hosted B&B - The Summit B&B. If needed, Atherton Blue Gum B&B is also available for extra accommodation and only a few minutes walk. The Summit Rainforest Retreat is unique, in its quality, the number of guests it can cater for, its position and the native fauna & flora that surrounds it. An exceptional bed & breakfast, holiday house and conference room on the Atherton Tablelands.

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Allawah Retreat

Marnane Road, Tolga QLD 4882

Luxury hilltop spa lodge accommodation overlooking the Atherton Tablelands. Allawah Retreat is nestled amongst the Australian native bush high on a ridge and offers panoramic views of the picturesque Atherton tablelands, in the Cairns hinterland. Private spacious fully self-contained hilltop spa lodges are complete with every luxury, heated deck spas, on deck BBQ's and 1 with private plunge pool, wood fire, port, robes, chocolates and home made cookies. A complete breakfast hamper is also provided. The 3 room B&B suite with private lounge room, en-suite, patio with BBQ is semi self-contained.

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BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park

141 Herberton Road, Atherton QLD 4883

Woodlands is ideally situated in the Atherton Tablelands and set amongst 6 acres of lush tropical garden. It's the ideal place to explore the wonders of tropical north Queensland.

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Atherton Motel

102 Maunds Road, Atherton QLD 4883

Situated on acres of stunning views of the Western Plateau only 2 kms from the town centre. Rooms are spacious, air conditioned and include ensuite, tea and coffee making facilities, queen size beds, mini bar, direct dial phones, in-house movies. Guest facilities include: swimming pool, tour information, licensed restaurant and bar, conference and meeting facilities.

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Atherton Hotel

90 Main Street, Atherton QLD 4883

Conveniently located in the heart of Atherton featuring luxurious rooms with air conditioning, ensuite, queen size beds, cable TV, iron and board, cooking facilities, mini bar and some with spa bath.

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Atherton Tablelands Motor Inn-Motel

2-4 Kennedy Highway, Tolga QLD 4882

Atherton Tablelands Motor Inn-Motel is a 10 unit Owner/Operated motel - (which has just undergone renovation) & licensed restaurant (currently catering to Motel Guests only) .

Centrally located on the majestic Atherton Tablelands, a short 4 minutes drive from the township of Atherton on the Kennedy Highway (Mareeba Road), our guests can base themselves at the motel and simply travel to Cairns, The Daintree, Kuranda, Millaa Millaa, & Tinaroo Falls, just to name a few – most locations and tourist attractions are within an one hour drive, which provides ample time to simply enjoy the landscape on the way to your destination and return home at night to the peace and tranquillity of the country and a hearty meal.

Alternatively, for our guests staying a little longer or here to visit family and friends our BBQ area is a popular place to catch up - just ask about our BBQ packs.

Enjoy a hearty home style meal at the Licenced Restaurant or enjoy a drink down by our very own "100 year old" curtain fig tree.

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Atherton Holiday Park

64- 72 Mountainview Drv, Atherton QLD 4883

The North's Premier Holiday Park truly stands the test of time when you need to experience the true heart and soul of The Atherton Tablelands. Atherton Holiday Park looks out over charming rural farmland with clear views to the Seven Sisters, a cluster of ancient volcanic cinder cones, and to Queensland 's highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere.

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Atherton Hinterland Motel

44 Cook St, Atherton QLD 4883

The Atherton Hinterland Motel offers a variety of room options within the central town area of Atherton, located in the heart of the Tablelands. The motel is an owner-operated complex combining a relaxed, clean and tropical environment with the extra care and friendliness that only owners can bring. We wish to have the pleasure of you choosing to stay with us.

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Carrington Hotel

77 Main St, Atherton QLD 4883

Rooms are of high standard for a venue of its size with air conditioning. A family room is available with cooking facilities, where all other rooms are standard with onsuites.

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The Summit Rainforest Retreat and Conference Centre

22 - 28 Twelfth Avenue, Atherton QLD 4883
The Summit Rainforest Retreat is located in the Cairns Highlands, also known as the Atherton Tablelands, in Far North Queensland, Australia. Located one hours drive south west from Cairns, nestled amongst ''Mabi'' rainforest and the Halloran's Hill Environmental Park. At 750 metres above sea level, it's a naturally air conditioned region of the Tropics. The Summit Rainforest Retreat is at the very peak of Halloran's Hill, Atherton's highest point. It is situated on the lip of an extinct volcano. The crater of this volcano has a dense Mabi Rainforest covering, this habitat is critically endangered and only 2 per cent remains on the Atherton Tablelands. Mabi, is the local indigenous word for the threatened Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo, they have had a number of sightings. Red legged pademelons, wallabies, bandicoots and possums are significantly easier to spot. John and Helen, (the owners), have planted 3000 mabi trees on the 2 Ha property, to extend this habitat. The huge deck of The Summit overlooks the Townships valley, it is a panoramic and breathtaking view. All this nature, but still only 1.7 kilometres from the main street of Atherton with all the facilities that it provides. Self drive itineraries are available at check-in.

Danbulla National Park and Danbulla State Forest

via Gillies Highway, Atherton QLD 4883
Crater lakes, huge strangler figs, rainforest walks, lakeside camping areas and places of important local history are some of the interesting features along the 28 kilometres Danbulla Road. At least half a day should be set aside to explore the area. Each site is unique, catering for the needs of a wide range of visitors. Choose a secluded camping site at School Point or let the kids kick a football around the grassed area at The Chimneys. Enjoy a short walk through the upland rainforest to Mobo Creek Crater or take time to marvel at the size of the Cathedral fig tree. Take care when driving. Danbulla Road is narrow, unsealed and has sharp curves and rough surfaces. Be aware of other vehicles, logging trucks, pedestrians and wildlife on the road. The Tablelands Regional Council has erected signs indicating this road is unsuitable for caravans. Lake Tinaroo contains many submerged trees and other hidden hazards. These hazards vary as the water level in the lake changes. Vessel masters must ensure they navigate with extreme caution....

Mount Hypipamee National Park

Kennedy Highway, Atherton QLD 4883
This park features a diatreme (a volcanic pipe or vent) thought to have been created by a massive gas explosion. The gaping hole is 70 metres wide with steep granite sides that plunge 58 metres to the lake below. The lake itself is 82 metres deep! The park protects unique high-altitude rainforest and is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Have a picnic in the rainforest clearing then walk 400 metres to the viewing deck over the diatreme. Return along the 1.2 kilometre Dinner Falls track. Look for golden bowerbirds, spotted catbirds and riflebirds. Set out with spotlights at night to look for green, lemuroid and Herbert River ringtail possums, and long-nosed bandicoots....

Wongabel State Forest

Kennedy Highway, Atherton QLD 4883
This state forest protects a remnant of an endangered type of forest, known as mabi forest. Here, in 1903, red cedar seedlings were planted in the forest to replace mature trees which had been logged. Commercial plantations of hoop, kauri and Caribbean pine now grow beside native forest. Two walking tracks, catering for the visually impaired, wind through this area. Enjoy a 750 metre return walk through the forest or take the longer 2.5 kilometre route. Both tracks have been designed with consideration for walkers who are vision impaired. Braille booklets and audio headsets are available from the visitor centre in Atherton. Both tracks are also wheelchair accessible, but assistance may be required for the longer walk. Signs tell of the history of the area, as well as forestry practices and local ecology. Look for Lumholtz's tree-kangaroos and possums while spotlighting at night....

Atherton Tablelands

Atherton Tablelands, Atherton QLD 4883
The Atherton Tablelands is an uplifting destination of timeless villages, exotic tropical foods, country markets and diverse wildlife. A network of scenic drives through contrasting landscapes makes it easy to explore waterfalls and crater lakes or taste food and wine at its source. Situated above Cairns, this naturally beautiful part of Tropical North Queensland offers cooler temperatures and diverse experiences. Whether your passion is fishing or water skiing, bush walking, bird watching or gourmet food, the Tablelands is the place for a variety of fun adventures. Tropical food and wine is plentiful with self-drive trails highlighting the best the region has to offer. Pack a picnic and follow the waterfall circuit, stopping to swim in rainforest-clad lakes or marvel at rainforest giants like the majestic curtain fig. Lake Tinaroo is the place to catch whopping barramundi or tasty redclaw crayfish, whiz behind a speed boat on skis or spend lazy days aboard a houseboat exploring the calm waterways. Step back in time at a restored historical village, discover relics from World War 2, visit a restored Chinese temple, have a classic Aussie meal at a country pub or buy fresh produce at a farmer's market. Platypus, tree kangaroos, wallabies and colourful finches are among the varied wildlife commonly seen, or spend some time at a bird hide to see how many of the area's 230 species you can identify. Bed and breakfast accommodation is popular on the Atherton Tablelands with luxurious tree houses and family homes among the choices. There are also caravan parks, camping grounds, motels and farm-stays where you can interact with the animals. ...

Tolga

Kennedy Highway, Tolga QLD 4882
Tolga is within approximately eight kilometres from Atherton, travelling through the rainforest canopied Kennedy Highway. Tolga presents a quaint little town with good examples of early Queensland architecture. A centre strip in the main street features a towering fig tree and heritage and timber display consisting of seven carved poles, much like totem poles. These showcase in creative carving, aspects of the Atherton Tableland's rich heritage including Aboriginal culture, animals plants and threats to the rainforest habitat. With its range of accommodation from caravan parks, motels to five star retreat, and displays of art work by local people it is an interesting little township. Close by is Rocky Creek Memorial Park, which is dedicated to the thousands of soldiers who were stationed in this area during World War Two. With its many plaques on display, it is a popular stop-over for many....

Atherton Chinatown Site

Herberton Road, Atherton QLD 4883
The land surrounding the Hou Wang Mai was the site of an 1880's Chinese settlement. By 1897 there were over 180 Chinese living in the village known as Cedar Town, with a short main street lined with small timber and iron shops and houses. The Hou Wang Mai was built in 1903. By 1909, the commercial premises included corn merchants, food and goods stores, a herbalist, two gambling dens and an entertainment place that employed musicians. There was also a Tong society meeting hall. After World War One when Chinese land leases were turned over to returned soldiers, most Chinese left the district. European speculators owned the site. However, local maize farmer and Hong Kong born Mow Jue Sue purchased the property in 1925 and it remained in his family until 1967 when it was transferred to John and Violet Fong On. The National Trust of Queensland received funding in 1975 to carry out research on the site and the Fong On family arranged to transfer the Hou Wang Mai property to the Trust. The Atherton Shire Council assumed ownership of the Chinatown site in 1991. Council relocated the old Atherton Post Office nearby for use as a Chinese Museum....

Danbulla National Park and State Forest Camping Ground

via Gillies Highway, Atherton QLD 4883
Stay in one of the five camping areas along the 28 kilometre Danbulla Road and enjoy the unique features of the area including crater lakes, strangler figs, rainforest walks and places of important local history and interest. Camping permits are required and fees apply. Your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. All camping areas at Danbulla must be booked. as self-registration is no longer available at any of the campgrounds. Campers may occupy their booked site from 2pm and must leave by 11am. Dogs are not permitted in camping areas. The maximum length of stay is 21 nights. Buy firewood before entering the park....

Tablelands Tours

9 Kelly Street, Atherton QLD 4883
Private day tours from Cairns, scenic World Heritage listed rainforest, waterfalls, giant rainforest trees and deep valley gorges. Tablelands Tours are your experts in Australian tourism especially in Tropical North Queensland. They specialise in tailored tour packages for both groups and families. Their expert local knowledge of the Cairns Highlands, and the diversity of the Tropical Atherton Tablelands region, has given them a trustworthy name in the Australian and Queensland Tourism industry. They offer five star customised tropical rainforest tours, waterfall tours, Australian heritage tours and even Great Barrier Reef tours, all in World heritage listed areas. They can easily package customised private tours that combine what you want to do at your pace and budget. Each team member has an enthusiasm, passion and pride about their job, and this is evident when it comes to showing off their back yard paradise. If you want to see extinct volcanic crater lakes, giant species of trees, rare and endangered native wildlife, combined with fun and adventure then their tours will not disappoint. Their fully registered guides never bore guests with an overload of facts or scripted opinions, and the best thing about them is that their tours are never rushed, "ever"....

Bat Hospital Visitor Centre, The

134 Carrington Road, Atherton QLD 4883
Enjoy an intriguing insight into the world of bats. The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre has Advanced Ecotourism accreditation and offers a unique 'up close and personal' wildlife experience just outside Atherton. You will meet some small insectivorous microbats, seen in the wild at nearby Undara and Paronella Park; and the larger fruit and nectar eating megabats like flying foxes. The Visitor Centre experience includes a short video about the work of the hospital, and world-class interpretive signage. Personalised tours operate daily 3-6pm throughout the year, but bookings are essential. The flying foxes live in a six metre high cage and only come down to eye-level at feeding time in the afternoon. Situated on five acres of landscaped gardens, and nestled in a wet sclerophyll/rainforest valley, a visit to the Bat Hospital can also offer a great birding experience. Visit Hastie's Swamp, a fabulous migratory bird wetland just down the road. The Bat Hospital attracts visitors, volunteers and students from around the world, is actively engaged in research and conservation, and has featured in many television documentaries. The Director has won numerous awards for community conservation and education....
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3 Bedroom Holiday House

28 Baxter Avenue, Atherton QLD 4883
Located only four minutes from Atherton's main Street in tropical surrounds high on Halloran's Hill. The property has a rear outdoor barbecue entertainment area for family relaxation and a front patio area to take is some of Atherton's valley views. Also a full Laundry with Washing Machine dryer and outdoor clothesline for your convenience. The house, including bathroom and shower has wheelchair friendly access. The three bedroom home features a Master Bedroom with a Queen size Bed, a second Bedroom with a Queen size Bed and a third Bedroom with an Adult size King Single Bed and One Double Bunk Bed to accommodate two or three children. The house accommodates a maximum five adults and two children totalling seven persons....