Yungaburra

Itineraries in and around Yungaburra

You will need more than a day to see all the Atherton Tablelands has to offer. So base yourself in Yungaburra and plan a holiday around your special interests. Below we have two suggested itineraries that you can start with, then add some suggestions from your special interests, to make a holiday jam packed with things to do.

 

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History

A list of some extra things for history lovers to see and do while out sightseeing.
Yungaburra
  • Do the "Old Town Loop" historical walk. Walking map available at most Yungaburra Businesses.
  • Stroll through the Historical Lake Eacham Hotel (Yungaburra Pub), with it's gracious 'olde world' atmosphere.
Malanda
  • Have a drink in the Historic Malanda Hotel.
  • The Malanda Dairy Centre has a small historical museum.
  • The Majestic Theatre is a traditional country picture theatre that has thankfully survived, original oak framed canvas chairs and all. Latest release double features are shown Friday and Saturday night, with special non-mainstream films on the 3rd Sunday night.
Peeramon
  • The Peeramon Hotel (historic pub) has nice views from the verandah, and interesting bits and pieces inside.
Atherton
  • Atherton Chinatown Museum, visit the Hou Wang Temple built from rainforest timber and corrugated iron (the only surviving temple of its type), and new interpretive museum.
  • Atherton has two antique shops, one on either end of the main street of the town.
Tolga
  • 5 minutes on the Mareeba side of Tolga is the Rocky Creek Memorial. (Plaques dedicated to Army Units of WW11 that were training in the area).
Herberton
  • Herberton Historical Village has an impressive collection of historical buildings and antiques.
  • Herberton Spy & Camera Museum. Enjoy a personalised tour of unique and rare cameras and spy paraphernalia.
Mareeba
  • On the highway 5 mins before Mareeba is Beck's War Museum. Tanks, Planes, trucks, cars, jeeps, relics of wartime.
  • Mareeba Heritage Museum and Information Centre
  • Warbird Adventures has a museum housing planes such as the Kitty Hawk.
Irvinebank
  • Loudon Museum detailing the history of this tin mining town.