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Atherton Tablelands Tour
Activities in Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Tour

  • English English
  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Hotel pick up

Enjoy a day immersed in nature on this excursion to the Atherton Tablelands from Cairns. Discover beautiful waterfalls and a spectacular lake.

Atherton Tablelands Tour

After picking you up from your hotel in Cairns at 7 am, we'll set off by minibus towards the Atherton Tablelands, a highland region of northern Australia known for its incredible natural landscapes and wealth of wildlife.

On the journey, which will take around two hours, we'll enjoy a delicious breakfast of tea, fruit and pastries. With plenty of energy, we'll explore the Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls, visiting the Millaa Millaa Falls, Dinner Falls and the Josephine Falls. There'll be time at each to take photos of the beautiful scenery and even to take a refreshing dip in the falls!

We'll delve into the rainforest that covers much of the region, and amongst its lush vegetation we might even get to spot some wildlife native to Australia, like cassowaries, a type of large flightless bird. Keep your eyes peeled!

At lunchtime, we'll take a break for a picnic of sandwiches, salads and fruit, before heading to the famous Lake Eacham. Did you know this lake is of volcanic origin? You'll hear all about its formation while admiring the views, and you'll also have time to have a swim!

We'll then have tea and fruit and make the journey back to Cairns for 6:30 pm.

Hotel pick up

This tour includes pick up from most hotels in central Cairns. The following areas are excluded: Machan's Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Beach, Kewarra Beach, Clifton Beach, Palm Cove & Port Douglas. If you're staying at these locations, you'll need to make your own way to Cairns Night Markets for 7:25 am.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 10 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Per person (over 10 years old)
US$ 75.50
  • Per person (over 10 years old)

    US$ 75.50

More Information


11 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by minibus.

Breakfast, lunch and snack.


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (5:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 6 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 75.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.