Cairns Highlands Food & Wine Tour (#145)

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Cairns Highlands & Outback » Cairns Highlands Food & Wine Tour (#145)

Type: Tours - Atherton Tablelands and Cairns Highlands

This full day tour departs from Cairns, Queensland, four days a week. There are informative farm tours, local product tastings, and/or wine tastings throughout the day. On this coach tour, you are able to interact with the people who run small family businesses, and gain amazing insights into local lifestyles. Your tour takes you "off the beaten track", away from the crowds. The coach takes you to the amazing hinterland plateau known as the Cairns Highlands (Atherton Tablelands), where your tour travels through both dry tropical savannah and wet tropical rainforest.

Departure Dates: Departs three days a week, Monday,Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays Requires four people minimum to run, but you can make bookings for less than four people.

How to book: You can book online by clicking on the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Your ticket will be emailed back to you within a short time (during business hours) of receiving your booking request and deposit payment.

THE EXPERIENCE

Excellent food or wine tastings at every stop, Informative plantation tours. Interact with people who run small, family businesses. Your informative guide will explain the processes involved in making the produce ready to eat. Sightseeing to the central Cairns Highlands (Atherton Tablelands)

THE FOOD AND WINE

Taste wines at two tropical fruit wineries. Cheese making talk and tastings at a boutique dairy. Informative coffee plantation tour and tastings. Interactive macadamia plantation tour with tastings. A tropical seafood lunch featuring local produce is included. Morning and afternoon tea are also included.

THE SIGHTSEEING

The amazing contrasts between the wet tropics and dry tropics. Central Cairns Highlands (Atherton Tablelands). Curtain Fig Tree. One of nature's awesome wonders. Rare Mabi rainforest, home to the elusive Lumholtz’s tree-kangaroo. Wet Tropics - World Heritage Rainforest with its red soils, massive tree canopy, understorey, and vine thickets. Dry tropics - Savannah country, with its granite boulders, eucalypts and huge termite mounds. Irrigated farming districts growing a huge variety of "tropical" produce", Coffee, Pineapples, Mangos, Sugar and more. The Cairns Highlands is the only place in the world where they produce sugar, tea, coffee, and dairy products in the one region. The small Tabeland towns of Mareeba, Tolga and Yungaburra.

Features & Inclusions

  • A tropical seafood lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • deBrueys tropical fruit wine tastings
  • Coffee plantation tour and tastings
  • Wild Mountain Cellars wine tastings
  • Cheese factory - cheesmaking talk & tastings
  • Visit the amazing Curtain fig tree
  • Macadamia Plantation tour and tastings
  • Atherton Tablelands - Cairns Highlands
  • Accommodation transfers - Cairns to Palm Cove

Rates and Tariffs

2016-17 Season
1st Apr 2016 to 31st Mar 2017
Food Trails tour $195.00 adult
$115.00 per child
$570.00 family
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

Departure Dates: Departs four days a week, Requires four people minimum to run, but you can make bookings for less than four people.

How to book: You can book online by clicking on the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. 25% is required at the time of booking. Your ticket will be emailed back to you within a short time (during business hours) of receiving your booking request and deposit payment.

Pick up times:
Cairns & Northern Beaches 8.00am

Return times:
5.00pm

Pickup or Departure Point Details:
Complimentary pick up and return to your Cairns or Cairns Beaches accommodation.

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
The name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director canít find you. We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

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