Yungaburra a Quaint village in the Atherton Tablelands drop in for some homemade delicious treats at the Whistlestop Cafe, check our dates the Yungaburra Markets or have a cool beer at the Yungaburra Pub.


Snuggled in the heart of the Tablelands only one hour from Cairns is the quaint village of Yungaburra.

With its spectacular scenery, incredible lodging and central location Yungaburra, also known as the “Gateway to the Tablelands”.

Yungaburra is a popular base for holidays whereas a guest, you can expect the locals to welcome you with open arms.

Take a tour of the most notable buildings in Historic Old Town Loop, including the renowned Lake Eacham Hotel and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Originally inhabited by at least 16 different indigenous tribes, the site became a stopover for miners and finally, a European settlement that was formally established in 1910.

Many of its heritage-listed buildings from those early years remain, for the most part, unchanged.

YungaburraHave a picnic on the Allumbah Pocket and watch the Peterson Creek roll by.

Check out the massive Curtain Fig Tree, one of the biggest attractions on the Atherton Tableland, which actually bears edible fruit.

Interesting Facts about the Curtain Fig Tree

This Yungaburra tree is a World heritage Tree located in the Curtain Fig Tree National Park.  The tree is estimated to be at least 500 years old.

This amazing tree is estimated to be 50 metres high, with a trunk circumference of 39 metres.


Walking and bike tracks weave in and around the area through lush rainforest and around Lake Eacham against the backdrop of the Tableland’s rolling green hills.

Whether vacationing with the family, escaping with the one you love or going it solo, you can choose from a variety of accommodations.

Backpacker lodges to luxurious 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments are available to fit any budget and incredible eateries contribute to Yungaburra’s fast-growing reputation as the number one choice for Atherton Tableland lodging.