Cairns Best Food & Rainforest Tour, Epic Drives of Atherton Tablelands

Tour Code: 752

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches

New Cairns Food Tour - Rainforests - Platypus
  • On our Cairns and Port Douglas food tour we enjoy unlimited coffee and chocolate tasting at Coffee Works in Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands.
  • Visiting Herberton Historic Village & stepping back in time to the early 1800s on the Atherton Tablelands
  • Swimming at the Millaa Millaa waterfalls and enjoying the serene rainforest in the Atherton Tablelands
  • Sampling local craft beer & wine, tropical fruits, cheeses, crocodile, Barramundi and smoked meats from the providores on the Atherton Tablelands 
  • Seeing the oldest tree in Australia the iconic Curtain fig Tree on the Atherton Tablelands
  • On our Cairns food tour we will also be seeking out native Australian animals such as the shy Platypus and other wonderful creatures 

Included In Price

  • Morning tea at award winning Coffee Works – Coffee, chocolate tasting
  • Tropical fruit tasting and Gallo Dairyland cheese platter & Billy Tea
  • Lunch Australian Platypus Centre
  • Smokehouse platter, selection of handcrafted smoked meats including crocodile and barramundi
  • Sample locally crafted beer and wine from the Atherton Tablelands
  • Guided walk to spot Platypus & turtles
  • Visit Herberton Historic Village
  • Visit the Humpy Store for local tropical produce
  • Visit 500 year-old Curtain Fig Tree
  • Swim at Millaa Millaa waterfalls

Join our Cairns day tour to see rainforests, waterfalls, Platypus, turtles and taste all the exotic food items on the Atherton Tablelands. If you are a foodie and you love getting out into the lush countryside then this Cairns food tour is for you.

We will ensure your day in the Cairns Atherton Tablelands will be one to remember for a long time. We will visit breath taking waterfalls and take a swim, see impressive lakes, lush rainforest and rugged outback and enjoy amazing food from the region. 

A day tour visit to the mountains of the Atherton Tablelands promises to be one of great contrast, beauty and exploration.

Our popular Atherton Tablelands food and nature trail tour has now become one of the most highly sought day tours in Cairns.

With our small group of only 16 – 20 passengers we cover a lot of ground on our one day Cairns tour and see so many offerings from Mother Nature and get to enjoy so much of the yummy food that is produced right here in the mountains of the Atherton Tablelands.

Most of the food produced on the Atherton Tablelands is exported all over the world due to the regions glorious year round temperatures being simply perfect for growers and producers.


Cairns Food and Nature Tour of Atherton Tablelands

Experience the best of the Cairns Highlands, exploring the high-country west of Cairns city, sampling local produce and seeing the quirky little townships along our merry way.

Departing from Cairns we make our way 500 metres above sea-level and drive out of the rainforest and onto the multi-cultural village of Mareeba and award winning Coffee Works.

Travel on through banana plantations, fields of sugar cane, and through the townships of Tolga and Atherton enroute to Herberton Historic Village.

Enjoy a selection of local tropical fruit and a cheese platter with a nice cup of billy tea.

We then make our way to beautiful Millaa Millaa waterfalls for a nice swim and some time relaxing in the forest.

It’s then time for a delicious lunch at the Smokehouse Café and time to enjoy the epic views of the scenic drive along the Great Dividing Range.

We then walk into the forest to see the 500 year old Curtain Fig Tree, one of Australia’s oldest trees.

We finish our last visit at the Humpy Store where guests may purchase local goods for the journey home and to enjoy on your hotels balcony with a drink at sunset.

See more Cairns rainforest and day tours.

Departs From


Departure Time
  • Cairns Southside 6.15am
  • Cairns CBD 6.30am
  • Cairns Northern Beaches 6.10am
Departure Instructions
  • Return Cairns CDB 6.30pm
  • Return Cairns Northern Beaches 6.00pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Note all departure times are approximate. If you run late or are not there at the allocated time 100% cancellation fee is applied
  • Pick up from Port Douglas are not available, please make your own way to Smithfield - Cairns Northenr Beaches
  • Atherton Tablelands
  • Millaa Millaa Falls
  • Herberton
  • Mareeba
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



Full day tour

Available for Purchase / Hire

Guests can buy items at all the places that we call into

Fitness Level Required


Additional Information

All dietary requirement must be notified at time of reservation or 48 hours in advance

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle, towel, swimmers, insect repellent, wet weather gear for rainy days

  • Infants 0-1 years need a car seat
  • Children ages 2 -14 years
  • 2-8 years needs a car seat

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.



Cancellations within 24 hours of departure and no shows are subject to 100% cancellation fee

Cairns Best Food & Rainforest Tour, Epic Drives of Atherton Tablelands

Tour Code: 752

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches

New Cairns Food Tour - Rainforests - Platypus



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$125.00
Family: au$600.00

Tour Code: 752



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

0 - 3 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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