Food Trail Tours

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Food Trail Tours have been offering food, wine and rainforest experiences, in Tropical North Queensland since 2002. They provide a day of discovery into Wet Tropics World Heritage areas, while exploring what regional food and wine producers have to offer. Tours operate throughout the year, using air-conditioned vehicle with a maximum of 20 people.

Travel into the Rainforest, and off the beaten track, onto small family farms, where you can expect to hear stories behind the foods, and savour their flavours.

Tours include lunch, farm tours, tastings, fees, morning and afternoon tea, plus, accommodation transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches (excludes Port Douglas).

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Our Tours

Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour

Food Trail Tours' "Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour" travels to the Atherton Tablelands to explore World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest while discovering what regional food and wine producers have to offer.

This relaxing "Paddock to Plate" experience, travels off the beaten path, onto farms and behind the scenes to hear the stories behind the foods, and savour their flavours.

There is plenty of time to excite your taste buds, with local tropical fruit wines, cheeses, chocolate, coffee, and macadamias.

The sights include Wet Tropical Rainforest, the Curtain Fig Tree, Lake Barrine, historic townships, red soil plains, and rolling hills, as well as dry tropical World Heritage areas not visited by other tours.

Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides provide a comprehensive tour narration throughout the day. You will be entertained as you learn about the amazing Atherton Tablelands, its history, points of interest and the other foods it produces.

Everything is included; lunch, on farm tours, tastings and accommodation transfers.

Indicative rates

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$195 $195

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Gooseponds, North Mackay

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
The Gooseponds in North Mackay are a combination of popular walking tracks around a large central wetland lagoon, an initiative of Mackay Regional Council's 10,000 steps program. There are also a number of exercise stations along the walk giving fitness fanatics a varied workout.

Lamberts Lookout

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Overlooking Lamberts Beach, the Cumberland Islands and Slade Point, Lamberts lookout offers stunning views especially at sunset. This is also a popular viewing platform to see the migrating whales as they breach and play off the coast of Mackay.

Far Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Far Beach is a popular walking beach with locals, recognised for its tranquillity and soft white sand. At low tide an expansive sand flat is exposed giving walkers kilometres of beach to meander. The beach provides expansive views, from Hay Point to the south and toward Flat and Round Top Islands.

Lamberts Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Lamberts Beach is seasonally patrolled and the nearby Lambert's Lookout offers fabulous sea views out to the Cumberland Islands. It's also a popular spot for surfers when the swell is right, and a great whale watching platform during the winter months.

Slade Point

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Slade Point is a short five minute drive from Mackay Harbour, and is one of the few locations in the region where you can enjoy both a stunning sunrise and sublime sunset. Slade Point Reserve lies at Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region.

Shoal Point

Shoal Point, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Shoal Point is the northern-most community of the Northern Beaches group, with a visually spectacular coastal beach. At low tide, the beach can almost be mistaken as a small sweeping desert. The sand stretches for hundreds of metres, allowing a close-up view of Green Reef Island.

Illawong Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
A serene and peaceful coastline awaits at Illawong Beach. Kilometres of sandy shoreline as well as off and on dog leash areas make Illawong Beach a popular choice for sunrise strolls. At low tide, the ripples in the sand stretch for kilometres, where small blue soldier crabs can be seen scuttling across the surface.

Eimeo Beach

Eimeo, Mackay Area
Free Entry
In a sheltered bay with powder soft sand, Eimeo Beach is a favourite destination of visitors and locals for fun in the sun. The beach is seasonally patrolled during the summer months by volunteer lifeguards.

Dolphin Heads

Dolphin Heads, Mackay Area
Free Entry
A beautiful part of Mackay's Northern Beaches, Dolphin Heads is a rocky and sandy headland, popular with photography enthusiasts. It can be reached by car within 15 minutes from Mackay's Central Business District.

Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.
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