Eating from a shared platter

Things to do

Eat & Drink Atherton Tablelands

Taste of the Tropics

The Atherton Tablelands is steeped in agriculture that provides delicious fresh local produce it’s a foodie’s heaven. With a mixture of basalt soil, good rainfall and plenty of sunshine, it’s no wonder that this thriving environment is home to dairy, tea & coffee plantations and almost 2000 produce farms, suppling delicious avocados, macadamia nuts, strawberries, tropical fruits such as mangoes, limes and bananas. Experience that goodness first-hand at the Shaylee Strawberry Farm, where you can taste fresh strawberry ice cream or pick your very own strawberries. Talk about fresh!

The Atherton Tablelands is one of Australia’s two major coffee-growing regions, so be sure to pay a visit to the country’s oldest coffee plantation, Skybury Coffee. Serving you smooth delicious coffees and a chocolate fix that is exceptional tasty, Coffee Works in Mareeba will not only satisfy your taste buds but will also satisfy your mind with their strong knowledge about growing and roasting their local brew. Stop by Gallo Dairyland for lunch, morning or afternoon tea, where cheese lovers can enjoy a platter made up of locally made cheeses from their onsite Cheese Factory or take home a variety of creamy locally made chocolates. Don’t miss the cheese and chocolate making process onsite too.

Share platter at Mungalli Dairy

Cheese Platter with a view

Coffee at skybury coffee plantation in mareeba

Bring your appetite

Food trails, bush tucker and eating out in Tropical North Queensland.