Atherton Tablelands Waterfall Adventure from Cairns

Cairns & the Tropical North, Queensland

Dive into an adventure where flexibility meets the beauty of nature. Our tour stands out by adapting to weather and group preferences, ensuring a personalized experience.

Discover the Atherton Tablelands’ stunning waterfalls like Millaa Millaa and Josephine, swim in Lake Eacham’s clear waters, and marvel at the ancient Cathedral Fig Tree.

With surprise stops and a commitment to eco-friendly practices, our expert guides make each moment special. Enjoy inclusive snacks and lunch, capturing unforgettable memories in Queensland’s natural paradise. Join us for a day of exploration, laughter, and connection with nature.

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Stop At: Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Tour Meeting Point: Start your adventure with Barefoot Tours at bus bay #7, Cairns Marlin Marina, where our distinctive green bus awaits. Our friendly guide, easily spotted with the Barefoot Tours logo, will greet you at bus bay #7.

Atherton Tablelands & Wet Tropics World Heritage Area:
While we’ve outlined some of the key highlights of our tour, it’s important to note that our itinerary is flexible. We pride ourselves on adapting to the day’s weather, group preferences, and any special opportunities that arise. This means in addition to exploring the stunning Atherton Tablelands and the biodiverse Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, we may add extra stops along the way. These surprise additions ensure that your experience is not just a tour, but a unique adventure tailored to offer the best of Queensland’s natural beauty. Whether it’s a hidden waterfall, a scenic lookout, or a quaint local café, these spontaneous moments are what make our tours unforgettable.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Fig Tree, Danbulla Road Danbulla State Forest, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884 Australia

Cathedral Fig Tree: Marvel at the Cathedral Fig Tree, a giant of the forest with roots that stretch towards the sky. This living cathedral offers a moment of awe and reflection amidst the ancient rainforest’s tranquillity.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park, Lake Eacham, Queensland Australia

Lake Eacham: Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Lake Eacham, a volcanic crater lake surrounded by lush rainforest. A refreshing swim here is the perfect way to connect with the tranquil beauty of the Tablelands.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Atherton Tablelands, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland

Discover the Atherton Tablelands: A day of exploration in a breathtaking landscape where rolling hills meet lush rainforests. Experience the cool, crisp air of the highlands and the vibrant greenery that surrounds you, offering a stark contrast to Cairns’ tropical climate. (The Region we visit throughout the day, not an actual location)

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Millaa Millaa Lookout, McHugh Lookout Road Between Millaa Millaa and Kennedy Highway, Millaa Millaa, Queensland 4886 Australia

Millaa Millaa Lookout: Embrace the panoramic splendor from Millaa Millaa Lookout, where the vastness of the Atherton Tablelands unfolds before your eyes. This vantage point offers breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush rainforest, and the distant horizon, providing a serene moment to capture photos and soak in the natural beauty of Queensland.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Millaa Millaa Falls, Millaa Millaa, Queensland Australia

Millaa Millaa Falls: Step into a postcard scene at Millaa Millaa Falls, one of Australia’s most photographed waterfalls. Its serene waters and lush surroundings offer a tranquil retreat and a perfect backdrop for unforgettable memories.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, Queensland 4870 Australia

Wet Tropics Wonder: Immerse yourself in the heart of one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth. The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area is a living museum of natural history, home to ancient flora and rare wildlife. (The Region we visit throughout the day, not an actual location)

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Josephine Falls, Bartle Frere Wooroonooran National Park, Cairns, Queensland 4861 Australia

Josephine Falls: Witness the cascading beauty of Josephine Falls, nestled in the Wooroonooran National Park. Enjoy a moment at this natural slide, where crystal-clear waters glide over smooth boulders into refreshing pools below.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


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