Food Trail Tours

Multiple Locations

Food Trail Tours has over 15 years offering paddock (farm) to plate experiences making it the most experienced food and wine tour experience in Tropical North Queensland.

Tours operate throughout the year, using a spacious air-conditioned vehicle with large windows and 20 seats.

Comprehensive plantation tours allow you hear the stories behind the foods, and taste the final products.

The current tour is a Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour, to the Atherton Tablelands, travelling through both rainforest and dry savanna sections of the World Heritage Wet Tropics.

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Our tours

The "Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour" is a leisurely "Paddock to Plate" experience, travelling off the beaten path, onto farms and behind the scenes to hear the stories behind regional foods, and savour their flavours.

On the Atherton Tablelands you will explore two parts of the "World Heritage Wet Tropics", visiting both Rainforest and the Dry Outback Savannah.

There is plenty of time to excite your taste buds, during visits to a tropical fruit winery, cheese and chocolate factory, coffee plantation, and macadamia plantation.

Sights include Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest, the Curtain Fig Tree, The Twin Kauri Pines, Lake Barrine, historic townships, red soil plains, and rolling hills, as well as World Heritage Dry Tropics which is rarely visited by other tours.

Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides provide a comprehensive tour narration throughout the day. 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, morning tea, on farm tours, tastings, park fees and accommodation transfers.

Indicative rates

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Mon Repos Turtle Centre, Mon Repos Conservation Park

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
No visit to Mon Repos is complete without a stop at the turtle centre. Here you’ll learn heaps about marine turtles, and the conservation and research programs that are protecting them. You'll also find out how a colourful history and ancient connections have shaped the Mon Repos you see today.

Hummock Lookout

Qunaba, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Situated off the road to Bargara is the low-lying volcanic remnant known as "The Hummock" which, although only 96 metres above sea-level, offers visitors good views over the whole area. The ocean is visible to the east while, to the west, the sugar fields can be seen encircling the city with the smoke stacks of the Bundaberg Distillery and Mill on the horizon.

MV Karma Shipwreck

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Christmas came early to divers in the Bundaberg area in December 2003, when a 42 metre long gravel barge sank off the coast north of the city. That ship was the MV Karma and today it rests in 26 metres of water and is one of the best wreck dives in Queensland.

Burkitts Reef Dive Site

Bargara, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Located in front of the town of Bargara, near Bundaberg, Burkitts Reef is a popular shore diving site that always provides a few surprises. The reef fringes the headland and varies in depth from two to eight metres and is covered in lovely hard corals.

Coonarr

Burrum Coast, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
Coonarr Beach is a 4.2 kilometre long, east facing beach that begins amongst the tidal shoals of the Elliott River mouth, then runs straight down to the smaller mouth of Coonarr Creek. There is a gravel road out to the small beachfront settlement of Coonarr, located toward the southern end of the beach.

Baldwin Swamp Environmental Park

Bundaberg East, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Known as Bundaberg's own "Kakadu", Baldwin Swamp is home to many species of birdlife and wildlife. Meander through the trails and take in the smells of the Eucalypt trees whilst enjoying the peace and quiet Baldwin Swamp offers.

Coral Cove Beach

Coral Cove, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Just a short 20 minute drive from Bundaberg will get you to Coral Cove, the friendly and relaxed coastal town between Innes Park and Elliott Heads. Make sure you take time to explore the lagoon and waterway that runs parallel to the beach, you never know what type of birdlife and animals you might find.

Bargara Beach

Bargara, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Bargara Beach is located 15 kilometres east of Bundaberg and offers a climate similar to Hawaii, beautiful beaches and friendly locals. Bargara Beach is located immediately east of the Bundaberg town centre and is backed by a beachfront road, with good beach access and parking.

Branyan

Branyan, Bundaberg Area
Branyan is a rural/residential district on the Bundaberg-Childers Road, seven kilometres south-west of central Bundaberg. It is also on the Burnett River, and has flat to undulating landscape. Branyan is well renowned by locals and visitors alike for it's Sandy Hook recreational precinct where the Australian Grand Prix speedboats converge annually in November and where locals and visitors alike participate in a variety of watersports on the river.

Bundaberg

Bundaberg West, Bundaberg Area
Whether you drive, fly, train, walk or ride as you arrive in Bundaberg, you can't help but notice rolling rich red soil, rows of sugarcane, macadamias and criss-cross grids of Australia's food bowl that greet you in every which way.
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