Tablelands Crane Week

If you live on the Tablelands, it’s not hard to spot the cranes, feeding in farmers’ paddocks during the day, and flying in v formation every evening across the winter sunset to their favourite roosting sites. Crane Week is a celebration of these ancient mythical birds. Join them for Tablelands Crane Week: watch, learn and [...]

Queensland Instameet at Curtain Fig Tree, Atherton Tablelands at 2pm

Photograph one of the most spectacular attractions on the Atherton Tablelands – the Curtain Fig Tree! Make this a “must-do” on the weekend, whether you are a seasoned Instagrammer, a proud local, or visitor exploring the region. Look for your hosts @athertontablelands and join in the fun. The Curtain Fig Tree is nestled amongst World [...]

Wilderness Expeditions

Wilderness Expeditions offers bushwalking treks and expeditions in Tropical Queensland. They use pack donkeys to carry equipment and supplies. Treks may be themed to retrace the earliest explorers, pioneers or visit rock art sites and ghost towns; and can be overnight or extended to suit your requirements. Their donkeys enable exploration of remote and rugged [...]

Tedeschi and Cooper: Classics, Gypsy and Jazz (Mareeba)

What do you get when you send two virtuosic musicians on a whirlwind tour across Queensland in a light plane, armed with only a keyboard, a fiddle and a sense of humour? Tedeschi and Cooper, that’s what! Simon Tedeschi (piano) and Ian Cooper (violin) are two of the finest classical musicians Australia has to offer. [...]

Sweetwater Lodge

Sweetwater Lodge, Luxury Atherton Tablelands Accommodation, offers guests a unique Australian holiday experience in the cool tropical climate of Julatten, in Queensland’s Tropical North. Sweetwater consists of two luxury, private, and spacious self contained retreats set on160 acres surrounded by a beautiful mountain range just one and a quarter hours north of Cairns International Airport [...]

Tolga Woodworks Gallery and Cafe

Tolga Woodworks is one of the most prestigious woodworking centres in North Queensland, with a fine collection of woodwork and craft. The Gallery features work in Queensland speciality timbers with delicate lace bowls, rugged eucalypt burl bowls, flowing wall panels, twisted mushrooms and carved boots. Functional cheese boards, salad servers, jewellery boxes, desk accessories along [...]

Tastes of the Tablelands

The Tastes of the Tablelands festival is to be held this year in the grounds of the Chinese Temple. It is a showcase of all the best that our region has to offer in the way of food, wines, music and arts and crafts. It provides a great stepping stone for new, small producers to [...]

Great Wheelbarrow Race

Follow in the pioneering footsteps of the men and women who made their way to the goldfields west of Cairns in the early 18th century with only a wheelbarrow to carry their possessions. The Great Wheelbarrow Race is a gruelling 149 kilometre race between Mareeba and Chillagoe raising funds for local charities and providing a [...]

Mareeba Festival Week and Rodeo

The Mareeba Festival Week and Rodeo begins with the annual Cowpokes Competition and concludes with two fun days of Rodeo action. The Festival week events include the Downtown Parade, dinners, Garden Competition, Western dress/ foyer/ window competition and the Rodeo Queen contest. Come along to Mareeba and join in the fun.

Koombooloomba Dam

The power station was commissioned in 1999, and was developed in line with principles of environmentally sustainable development. Its location in Lake Koombooloomba in Far North Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area finally put into use infrastructure established when the dam was constructed in 1960. The original dam design allowed an outlet for use by [...]

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