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Attraction Guide for Atherton Tablelands

Attraction Type: National Park / Park
Atherton Tablelands Information
The Atherton Tablelands (also known as the Cairns Highlands) is situated 90kms SW of Cairns and ranges from 500m to 1280m above sea level  (covering an area 620km²).

The tablelands are renowned for their mild tropical climate and is spared the climatic extremes of floods, droughts and destructive cyclonic winds.

The World Heritage listed crater lakes of Barrine and Eacham are the icons of the green Tablelands and are the focal point for tourists. Popular with visitors and locals alike, there is a wide range of sites and activities on offer in the area

Scenic drives, rainforest walks, giant trees, boat cruises and plenty of wildlife are all waiting for the tourist.
 
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