For lovers of the colour purple and its associated fragrance, Amandine Lavender is a small, family-owned business and part of a third generational Bundaberg sugar cane farm.
Predominantly growing Lavandula Dentata, which flourishes in this sub-tropical region, you’ll also find other varieties of this pretty purple plant scattered throughout this country garden.
Wander through the lavender patch on a self-guided tour, dabble at the gardener’s bench and learn how to grow your own lavender.
Pause at the gazebo and learn about all of the uses for lavender before heading inside to the gift store where you can buy a collection of lavender products to calm and relax, and also fragrance for your home. There’s also an assortment of gifts and aromatherapy products.
An entire village of more than 50 beautifully restored buildings, the village of Herberton – an old tin mining town – is an incredible tribute to Australia’s past. Allow plenty of time to marvel at the incredible detail of this outdoor museum as you wander through the old school house, bank, toy shop and chemist.
The only distillery in Tropical North Queensland, Mt Uncle is set among banana, avocado and macadamia trees. Wonder the grounds with the peacocks; visit the cellar door for a taste of its award-winning spirits and liqueurs; or drop by the restaurant for a spot of lunch.
More than 500 years old, and only a short drive from Yungaburra, the curtain tree fig is a fascinating display of nature and a must-see attraction of the Atherton Tablelands.