Your Specialist for German Tours ex Cairns, Australia

2-Day Tour Atherton Tableland

 

Overview

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.

Travel route

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.

> Itinerary & photos

Inclusions:
  • German speaking Driver/Guide
  • Travelling in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Coffee/tea and scones at Lake Barrine
  • Picnic style lunch on days 1 and 2
  • Accommodation in double bedrooms
  • Breakfast
  • Refreshments during the day
  • Entrance fee Granite Gorge
  • Use of pools in Innot Hot Springs
  • National Park fees
  Departures:
  • every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
  • Pick up from hotels in Cairns 7am, Palm Cove on request
  • Return about 6pm on day 2

 

  Group size:
  • Min 2 / max 12 passengers

 

  Price per person
valid until 31 March 2012
  • Adults AUD$ 678 (ca. 535 Euro)
  • children 8 - 14: AUD$ 498 (ca. 393 Euro)
  • children 4 - 7: AUD$339 (ca. 68 Euro)
  • pickup from Port Douglas: adultes $40 (ca. 33 Euro), children 4-14: $20 (ca. 17 Euro)
  • families with infants under 4 years - please ask for a private tour

We guarantee the conduct of these tours. However, for reasons that are beyond our control, such as closed roads, it can be necessary to change the itinerary on short notice.

The maximum group size of 12 persons warrants that all passengers equally see, understand and experience everything.

 


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