Atherton Tablelands Food Trail Tour - Tasting the Tablelands

Tasting the Tablelands

The lush rainforest and fertile farmlands of the Atherton Tablelands offer a huge variety of attractions and scenic landscapes and are located only a short distance form Cairns.


If its a food trail tour that you are after for your client or group then look no further! From Gallo Dairyland, a working dairy farm that produces a range of gourmet dairy products and hand crafted chocolates to Mt Uncle Distillery and the Golden Drop Winery, there is something to suit everyone.  When combined with the natural beauty of the landscape as you travel through lush rainforest, past volcanic lakes and rolling hills you have the perfect group itinerary.


Travel in a luxury coach with an experienced local driver-guide to escort your group through their journey across the Tablelands,  sampling delicious produce along the way.


Your Tablelands journey includes...

Travel across the scenic Tablelands in air-conditioned comfort today on board our luxury coach as you partake in tasting the mouth-watering local produce…

Lake Barrine

Disembark from the coach and stretch your legs on a guided walk beside the waters of stunning Lake Barrine to the Twin Kauri Pines

Nerada Tea Plantation

Visit Australia’s largest tea plantation. Enjoy a delicious Devonshire Tea and if your lucky spot a shy Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo in the tea rooms overhanging trees

Curtain Fig Tree

Stroll along boardwalks to the Heritage Listed Curtain Fig Tree.  This awe-inspiring Strangler Fig Tree is amongst Queensland’s largest trees with giant aerial roots that drop over 15 meters to the rainforest floor

Gallo Dairyland

Delight in the cheese tasting on arrival and see the cheese making process in action! View the Chocolatier at work, hand crafting delicious chocolates. Then partake in a tasty lunch in the café with stunning views across the surrounding farmland

Mt Uncle Distillery

Sample the distilleries best wares with 4 x tastings of your choice of Gin, Rum or Whiskey

Golden Drop Winery

At our last stop for the day, relish tastings of Dry, Medium or Sweet Mango Wines and Liquors at the Cellar Door

Curtain Fig Tree

Atherton Tablelands

08.30 Meet your Down Under Tours driver-guide and travel south through the Cane Fields and up the scenic Gillies Range
09.45  visit Lake Barrine, Crater Lakes National Park with guided walk to the twin Kauri Pines
10.15 Journey to Nerada Tea Rooms via Topaz Rd Scenic Route
10.45 Devonshire Tea at Nerada Tea Rooms
11.50 Curtain Fig Tree
12.10 Lunch and Cheese Tasting at Gallo Dairy
13.40 Gin Tasting at Mt Uncle Distillery
14.40 Tropical wine & liquor tasting at Golden Drop Winery
15.10 Travel south via the Kuranda range to return to Cairns hotel

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