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

Tour Code: 752

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Port Douglas

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

Our Cairns food tour will take you on a gourmet journey of epic proportions around the food bowl of Tropical North Queensland, Atherton Tablelands, enjoy the wonderful scenery and wildlife of these fertile lands. 500 metres above sea-level visit country towns, enjoy the scenery.

Jump on board our comfortable vehicle in Cairns and see ancient rainforests, dreamy waterfalls, native Australian animals like Platypus & turtles and taste all the exotic food items in the Cairns Highlands and Atherton Tablelands.

This is one day gourmet food tour from Cairns for all you foodies that you simply should not miss.

Out in the mountains fresh air and lush green fertile countryside, this is Cairns best food tour for you to enjoy it all.

Our food tour host will ensure you really enjoy your day touring around the Cairns Atherton Tablelands and that it will be one you will reflect on for a long time to come.

The food trail path will take us to breathtaking waterfalls where you can relax and enjoy swimming in the pure clean water, visit impressive lakes, explore lush rainforest and see rugged outback all while enjoy amazing food from the region. 

On our day tour we can collect guests from Cairns or Port Douglas and visits the mountains of the Atherton Tablelands to showcase all the iconic locations that you see in the glossy travel brochures and enjoy the beautiful food and beverages of the area.

Our newly created Atherton Tablelands food and nature trail tour has now become one of the most highly sought day after day tours in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland.

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 tours and attractions behind the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. 

Departs From


Departure Time
  • Cairns Southside 6.15am
  • Cairns CBD 6.30am
  • Port Douglas 6.00am (extra charge)
  • Cairns Northern Beaches 6.10am
Departure Instructions
  • Return Port Douglas 7.00pm
  • Return Cairns CDB 6.30pm
  • Return Cairns Northern Beaches 6.00pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Port Douglas
  • Note all departure times are approximate. If you run late or are not there at the allocated time 100% cancellation fee is applied
  • 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, Port Douglas

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



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