Celebrating music, friendship and cultural understanding, the Tablelands Folk Festival is the longest running folk festival in Queensland. Held in Yungaburra heritage village, surrounded by rainforest and crater lakes, it features family entertainment over four days.
The festival celebrates world-wide folk traditions through music, storytelling, circus, dance, crafts and features musicians, dancers, circus and fire artists, comedians and festival performers. The combination of young and old, modern and traditional enhances the intimate, feel-good atmosphere.
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Don’t miss out on all the incredible things there are to do right across the region
Old town young heart: your guide to Yungaburra
It’s no coincidence the Atherton Tablelands village of Yungaburra attracts visitors from far and wide. This village, 750m above sea level, translates to Meeting Place in local indigenous dialect – and the trail of headlights coming from Cairns each weekend proves it.
10 waterfalls to chase on the Atherton Tablelands
Hit the famous waterfall circuit, uncover those lesser known or stretch a little further and take a dip in Australia’s widest, single-drop waterfall on the Atherton Tablelands.
Food trail highlights on the Atherton Tablelands
Foodies take a deep breath and prepare your tastebuds for tantalisation. Here’s how to get your foodie fix on the Atherton Tablelands.
11 Best markets near Cairns
Soak up the colour and the character, the smells and the sounds clunk and clash in a cacophony of the excitement of these 11 great markets.
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