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From Cairns: Atherton Tablelands Food and Wine Tasting Tour

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Embark upon a food and wine tasting adventure that showcases the spectacular produce and landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands on a foodie tour from Cairns. Sample locally produced coffees and wines along with homemade cheeses, jams and much more.
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Pick-up possible from all vacation accommodations in and around Cairns.

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  • Explore the Atherton Tablelands and discover the tropical food bowl of the north
  • Eat and drink all day from tropical fruits to homemade chocolates, cheese and coffee
  • Depart from Cairns and embark on a boutique wine and food tasting adventure
  • Encounter native Australian wildlife and friendly farm animals
  • Enjoy a wine, cheese, coffee, chocolate, and fruit tasting included
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Journey to the Atherton Tablelands which is located 1 hour’s drive from the city via the scenic Gillies Highway. Discover a cool highlands where you will sample some tropical fruit skewers and enjoy a special coffee or local tea at an 80-year old lakeside teahouse.

Arrive in the historic village of Atherton for a tasting and shopping treat at “The Humpy,” the best place to go for freshly harvested produce straight from the growers. Marvel at the array of vegetables, tropical fruits and hundreds of varieties of nuts, dried fruits and locally produced jams and sauces. Enjoy some seasonal fruits and different hot peanuts and macadamia nuts, and get some time to browse to make any purchases.

Continue to the Mount Uncle distillery to taste some of their award-winning liqueurs and spirits, and sample their new boutique beer before a delicious lunch of local produce with more beer or a glass of wine. Wander around the stunning property nestled in coffee and banana plantations and meet the friendly animals.

Venture down a secret bush track to De Bruey's Boutique Wines on a mango orchard between the peaks of the Great Dividing Range. Learn how they make high quality wines from tropical fruits and sample 15 different tropical fruit wines, liqueurs, cream liqueurs and ports!

Move on to the Jacques Family coffee plantation and get an insight into the finer details of coffee, from the tree to the cup, in the air-conditioned theater. Stroll through the coffee bushes and gardens, and end with a cup of Jacques coffee made just as you like it and served with homemade scones with jam and cream. Head to The Rainforest Retreat to watch the sun go down as you sip some Queensland wines and beers or dip your toes in a beautiful mountain stream before heading back to Cairns.
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Cairns (if option selected)
  • Food tasting at each venue
  • Lunch and beverages (alcoholic and soft drinks)
  • Live commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Additional purchases of any goodies sampled
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

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Meeting point

Please be waiting in the car park in your vehicle and look out for the Outback Tasting bus to arrive, the guide will meet you and give you a handheld CB UHF radio and a windscreen decal which is your pass to then follow us for the day enjoying our exclusive private property experiences and unique food tastings

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Important information
Know before you go
• Due to current COVID-19 measures, the last stop at Jaques coffee plantation has been replaced with coffee, scones, jam and, cream at Barnwell Cattle Station
• Please note that this is an adults only tour
• Dietary requirements can be catered for
• This tour requires a minimum number of 4 passengers to operate, if this number is not met the tour may be canceled or rescheduled
• Gluten free lunch and lactose free cheese available on request

From US$ 161.97 per person

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