Towns on the tableland include Atherton, Herberton, Kairi, Kuranda, Mareeba, Malanda, Millaa Millaa, Ravenshoe, Tinaroo, Tolga, and Yungaburra
Atherton Tablelands Rainforest by Night from Cairns, Cairns
See Australia’s unique animals and birds in their natural environment on a rainforest wildlife-spotting tour in the Atherton Tablelands. Led by an expert nature guide, your small-group nocturnal tour visits a number of locations including lush tropical rainforest and a volcanic crater lake. See tree kangaroos, lizards and musky rat kangaroo by day, and search for platypus at dusk. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant, then go spotlighting for possum, bandicoots, owls, bats and tree kangaroos by starlight on this fascinating nocturnal wildlife tour.
Chillagoe Caves and Outback Day Trip from Cairns, Cairns
Explore the Chillagoe Caves, Granite Gorge and other gems of Tropical North Queensland on a full-day tour from Cairns. With a naturalist guide, you’ll travel by 4WD vehicle through the McAllister Ranges, the Great Dividing Range and the Australian Outback while listening to informative commentary about the region’s wildlife, history and Aboriginal culture. Tour Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, drive near the wetlands to spot Australian native wildlife, see historic mining towns, and enjoy morning tea and a pub lunch during this small-group tour limited to 16 people.