Self drive this delightfully green, nature loving
and waterfall significant southern section of the
Atherton Tablelands. Allow a full day. Ravenshoe is 40 mins
drive from Atherton, as to is Millaa Millaa. Once there, you will never be in your
vehicle for more than 10 - 15 minutes. You will cover no more
than 200 kms in the day, but see some really beautiful landscapes and
Here at Atherton Blue Gum B&B, we will provide you with a
map and local knowledge that will make your day not only
interesting but also special. Following are the highlights in
There is a wide variety of
waterfalls, some are visited by many, some a very secluded, we
can direct you to what you wish to experience.
A great place to spend half a day, is
"Platypus Bend", especially
if you like walking without the tourist "masses".
Tarzali Lakes - Barramundi fish catching and platypus
Hill” Windfarm - Spectacular site for this wind generated
- The highest town in Queensland. Visit the Historic Steam Railway
and Wins Art Gallery.
Falls - The widest waterfall in Australia as well as Little Millstream
Gorge - You are at the top of Tully Gorge, this does not connect with
the bottom access from Tully.
Palmerston Highway - Beautiful scenic drive through local farmland to
on this route include Souita & Pepina, being 7 Km’s off the road they
are secluded & relatively untouched.
Millaa – Small, picturesque town & Millaa Millaa Falls – These Falls
are extremely well known, however there is a wide variety of
other waterfalls. Some Falls are visited by many, others are visited
by very few, we can direct you to what you wish to experience. Zillie
& Elinjaa Falls are the other two Falls on this circuit.
Lookout - Looking down on the Wooroonooran National Park, spectacular
walking tracks. The
Canopy Walk" this site
will rival "Skyrail" as a significant attraction in the region.
Km’s north of Millaa Millaa, take the Herberton turn off, (on the
left), up to the McHugh Lookout. A spectacular panorama of the
scenic beauty and magnificent Lookouts.
If you have time, these are extras which may interest you. We find the above is a
very full day.
- Historically significant Spanish Castle, at Mena Creek down on the coast.
Josephine Falls - At the base of the highest mountain in Queensland.
Etty Bay - Beautiful tropical beach, surrounded by rainforest, only used by "locals".