Travel Blogs from Atherton, Australia

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Atherton a Tableland Paradise, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton a Tableland Paradise

A travel blog entry by rossandsue

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... into the vans as the weather was a bit cold and windy. Thursday 6th June. On the road by 8.30am and refuelled in Atherton with a 15 cents discount from Woollies shopping. Heading off to Herberton for a look then onto Ravenshoe where we parked the vehicles ...

Crumbs From Your Table, Cape Tribulation and Atherton Tablelands, Australia travel blog

Crumbs From Your Table

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Tuesday 23rd November 2004 Road trip time! - hire a car, along with Dirk & Marco, to go to Cape Tribulation and the Atherton Tablelands. Relatively cheap car - AU$60 a day, though with thumping AU$1500 excess on insurance. I drive first day - havent ...

Exploring the Tablelands and the Cape, Atherton to Cape Tribulation, Australia travel blog

Exploring the Tablelands and the Cape

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... the food was lovely (of course!) and everyone drank lots as well. On Sunday Kylie and Anne showed us around the Atherton Tablelands which is a beautiful area of lakes, waterfalls, craters & green hills & valleys. Highlights were a refreshing swim ...

Atherton Tablelands, Atherton Tablelands, Australia travel blog

Atherton Tablelands

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Day trip to the Atherton Tablelands today and it's pouring down, nice. We stop in several places including the Babinda Boulders where a lot of people have drowned and a lot put it down to Aboriginal legend. We also visit a ruined spanish castle in the ...

Heading South, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... or other on offer.  We had the usual in-car breakfast. On the way to Mission Beach we saw an endangered cassowary, Australia's largest bird with a black body and blue and red head.  We climbed Bicton Hill and took in the views of islands and ...

Wait A While 'Atherton Tablelands' Safari, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Wait A While 'Atherton Tablelands' Safari

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Adrian (our guide) picked us up at 2pm from the hostel in the 4x4 and drove us inland, stopping to see wallabies and many of the native birds in the area. We then headed up the mountains into the rainforest where the trees turn from predominantly gumtree ...

Millaa Millaa Water Falls, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Millaa Millaa Water Falls

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 280 ; 15th atherton Day 17 Australia road trip Kilometres traveled ; 146 Made good use of the field and pool this morning by having a run and swim, it was extremely hot even at 7 in the morning so the freezing cold pool was nice, we have such ...

Bamboo Harvest Time, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Bamboo Harvest Time

A travel blog entry by scottiedog

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... travelers choice for drunkenness! After over a month of the lodge i decide its time to head back to cairns and see some of Australia i have managed to save a few bob so it's time to spend it. Over all my fruit harvesting work experience is a good ...

A little piece of paradise, Atherton, Australia travel blog

A little piece of paradise

A travel blog entry by jatty

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... of the waterfall circuit, a loop which passes some of the most picturesque falls in the tablelands.  I finally arrived in Atherton which proved to be a tidy little town well provided with shops and facilities, its' wide streets lined with flowering ...

Here, There and Where the Heck ARE We?, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Here, There and Where the Heck ARE We?

A travel blog entry by jammer32

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... at a dairy farm for a cheese and chocolate tasting of the most exquisite nature - Gallo's it was called, somewhere between Atherton and Malanda. Outside we watched the cows as they plodded in for their afternoon milking on a huge moving turntable. It was ...

Campervan antics, Atherton Tablelands, Near Cairns, Australia travel blog

Campervan antics

A travel blog entry by nickandmilly

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... hired a campervan for the next 3 weeks and are driving the 3500kms down the coast to Sydney, starting the journey through the Atherton Tablelands. First night was a bit of a reality check of campervan life. Cooked a gross meal on the camp stove and then ...

Day 14 - The laptop finally comes out, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Day 14 - The laptop finally comes out

A travel blog entry by camnic

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... RACV and all it cost us was a 6 pack of XXXX beer.  A couple of hours later we set off through the mountains to Atherton.        We've met some lovely families, one from Sydney who we have bumped into at every stop along the way, saw them again ...

Crackin' a Mental at the Sparrow's Fart, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Crackin' a Mental at the Sparrow's Fart

A travel blog entry by elopfamily

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... it to Michael and he said "Yo Mommy Dude!...and you say I don't make any sense."  Everyone knows that Australia's official language is English, but since being here we've learned that Australians take great liberties in inventing their own sayings ...

Atherton Tablelands - Day 1, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton Tablelands - Day 1

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... long. That night a bunch of us hung around the lodge talking before going to bed. The Brazilian girl, Carolina, has been in Australia for 9 months now. When she first came here she only knew a couple of English words and is now fluent. She's going ...

Busted in Atherton, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Busted in Atherton

A travel blog entry by whereugoing

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... , was way more money and we were sure we could make the three seater work for us. Little did we know that the laws in Australia would have something else to say about it. Anyway, this cop, now he is young and full of 'piss and vinegar,' and determined to ...

Like being up on a big table, like, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Like being up on a big table, like

A travel blog entry by midniteramblers

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To the east of Cairns lies the high mountainous region known as the Atherton Tablelands. It is a land of waterfalls, lakes, dairy farms, and outstanding natural beauty. There are not many roads leading up there, and all are steep and with more bends than ...

Atherton Photos, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton Photos

A travel blog entry by jalateras

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Some ...

Atherton Tablelands day trip..., Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton Tablelands day trip...

A travel blog entry by stubbo

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... click HERE After the previous day having been a write off due to a monstrous hangover, headed on a pre-booked tour to the Atherton Tablelands with tour group 'On the Wallaby'. The day proved to be an excellent day out.  Made friends with a ...

Atherton Tablelands, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton Tablelands

A travel blog entry by squawks_m

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... headed out of Cairns on the motorway, we approached the 'pyramid' (the large dark hill) dominating Gordonvale before we turned into Atherton. First stop was one of the waterholes that had quite a few families and dogs swimming in, under the blazing sun. ...

Natural wonders, Atherton Tablelands, Australia travel blog

Natural wonders

A travel blog entry by bec_and_macey

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Inland from the cost near to Cairns, are the Atherton Tablelands - so called because of the rolling hills with an altitude of 900m in places. A beautiful spot suggested to us by our mechanic - now tourguide of the area. We drove around beautiful ...

Atherton Tablelands, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Atherton Tablelands

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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After 3 lazy days of doing nothing we wanted to go on one last adventure in Australia and therefore headed off to the Atherton Tablelands which is the hinterland of Cairns. Only about a hundred kilometers inland from Cairns the Tablelands surprised us by ...

Over the Dividing Range o Atherton tablelands, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Over the Dividing Range o Atherton tablelands

A travel blog entry by dinziez

... roadworks somewhere along the roads travelled   The construction going on revealing how red the soil is in parts of Australia Here still were some sugar cane fields as well as the Banana plantations ... Each bunch of fruits wrapped inside a ...

Waterfalls and waterfalls, Atherton, then Cairns, Australia travel blog

Waterfalls and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by nikkilewis

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... stuck there when the ferry closes) so off to explore the Atherton Tablelands. Firstly we headed to Johnstone Crocodile Farm which beats Australia Zoo hands down in my opinion - saw crocodile feeding from the other side of a fence rather than 300 ft up ...

oh! we saw a cassowary, Atherton, Australia travel blog

oh! we saw a cassowary

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Tuesday 21st sep Trip inland today, after a short deviation to Etty beach for a spot of lunch on the beach. Weather not great again today, and all the people we speak to say it really shouldn't be like this this time of year. One person in front of us as ...

May 30, 2010,  Atherton Tablelands, Australia travel blog

May 30, 2010

A travel blog entry by dlaunay

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Wot Platypus?, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Wot Platypus?

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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The Tablelands are beautiful, very English countryside like a bit of the Cotswolds without the houses!! We did a driving type tour today to view several famous Green fig trees which are some 500 years old and have amazing root structures. We also ...

Uncle Brian's, Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Uncle Brian's

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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Today wqas anotehr early start as we were being picked up at 7.30 (moan) for our uncle Brian's tour of the Atherton Tablelands.  We had heard really good things about this trip from various friends we met along the way, and we were not disappointed, ...

Frolicking in Fantastic Falls, Atherton, Australia travel blog

Frolicking in Fantastic Falls

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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... give the wind a chance to drop for our reef trip we decided to spend two days inland, touring the Tablelands. Our first stop was Atherton. Here we wanted to see a birds of prey show, this happened to be on the same site as a chinese temple. As we ...

The Tablelands, Atherton, Australia travel blog

The Tablelands

A travel blog entry by jameshyde

... down Volcanoes that runs the length of the Eastern Aussie coast, a hundred kilometers inland or so) This makes this area of Australia extremely fertile farm land and indeed, it is teeming with food. Ignoring all the epic farm stands along the road that ...

The long way down, Atherton, Australia travel blog

The long way down

A travel blog entry by piholland

... to finally head south after our first year on the road when we had been constantly looking north. The 3000 km journey to South Australia through the guts of the country doesn't look that far on paper but we know there is going to be lots of dirt roads ...

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