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2-Day Tour Atherton Tableland
In addition to the program of the Atherton Tablelands Highlights Day Tour, you are travelling off the beaten tourist tracks into further areas of the Tablelands and into the adjoining Outback. Marvel at Australia's deepest crater and widest waterfalls. Stay overnight in a thermal oasis in the dry bush. The next day starts with a journey into the past to rock paintings, which cannot be found in any travel guide, and into a "living" ghost town of the pioneering times.
Day 1 Travel to Gordonvale and via Gillies Highway 700 metres higher to the Atherton Tableland, visit of Cathedral Fig Tree (strangler fig), morning tea at the volcanic crater of Lake Barrine, Twin Kauri Pines (gigantic trees), Lake Eacham with choice of a swim or walking around the lake through pristine rainforest.
Continuing to Yungaburra, Curtain Fig Tree (strangler fig), Peeramon, Old Boonjie Road Lookout, visit of Nerada tea plantation, Malanda, Bromfield Swamp, Hypipamee Crater, Ravenshoe, Millstream Falls and Innot Hot Springs. Accommodation in Innot Hot Springs.
Day 2 On dirt roads through typical Australian Outback bush to Irvinebank, Herberton, Millaa Millaa Lookout, Millaa Millaa, Millaa Millaa Falls, Malanda, Atherton, and Walkamin. Visit a coffee plantation, termite mounds, Granite Gorge Nature Park with handfeeding of wild rock wallabies. Via Mareeba back to Cairns.