Atherton Tablelands Wildlife and Nature Private Tour
If you want to experience some incredible wildlife without the crowds, the Atherton Tablelands Wildlife and Nature Private Tour is perfect for you.
This Atherton Tablelands tour takes you 800 metres above sea level; where the air slightly more refreshing than the coastal regions of North Queensland.
About the Atherton Tablelands
Atherton Tablelands region covers an area of 64,768 square kilometres, home to over 45,000 people.
Towns within this region include Malanda, Atherton, Milla Millaa, Yungaburra Kuranda, Chillagoe, Dimbula, Mt Garnet, Mt Molloy and Tinaroo.
Your professional and very knowledgeable guide has access to many nature walks where you are guaranteed to see lots of unique animals.
Lots to see and do
Make sure you bring your camera! There will be many great photo opportunities. Including a visit a giant of the rainforest, the ancient Cathedral Fig Tree.
The Cathedral Fig Tree is a massive 50-year-old strangler tree. This gigantic tree located in the Danbulla State Forest.
The tree is surrounded by a timber boardwalk so that you can easily walk around the tree and see the extensive root system.
Take a boat cruise on Lake Barrine.
Lake Barrine is a freshwater crater lake, surrounded by National Park on the Gillies Highway on the eastern region of the Atherton Tablelands.
Granite Gorge is a popular spot to encounter the endangered Mareeba Rock Wallaby.
The Mareeba rock-wallaby is found throughout the Atherton Tablelands from Mount Garnet to the Mount Carbine and inland to the Mungana.
Many animals emerge from the forest to bask in the sun by the lake.
Keep a lookout for Water Dragons, Giant Eels, Snapping Turtles and water birds.
You will get to cool down with a swim in an extinct volcanic crater.
The crystal clear water surrounded by lush rainforest is part of the Crater Lakes National Park.
On your travels will also get to see the elusive Platypus!
While at this same location, you may be lucky enough to spot a Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo.