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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).

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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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Cathu State Forest

Yalboroo, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Along the rugged Clarke Range behind the Whitsunday coast is Cathu State Forest. Forests and woodlands range from distinctive poplar gum Eucalyptus alba woodlands and exotic Caribbean pine plantations on the creek flats to dense rainforest, hoop pine plantations and tall wet eucalypt forest along the range.

Malanda Falls Conservation Park

Malanda, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Surrounded by dense rainforest, the North Johnstone River tumbles over basalt rock that was formed by an ancient lava flow at Malanda Falls. The much-photographed picturesque falls flow into an artificial swimming pool in this popular park near Malanda.

Barcaldine

Barcaldine, Barcaldine Area
Barcaldine is situated on the junction of the Capricorn and Landsborough Highways and known as the Garden City of the West. Many visitors use Barcaldine as a base from which to explore central west Queensland.

Chillagoe

Chillagoe, Mareeba Area
Head into the accessible outback west of Cairns and discover the underground wonders of the former mining town of Chillagoe. Just 140 kilometres west of Mareeba along the Wheelbarrow Way, Chillagoe was once an ancient coral reef which has been transformed into spectacular limestone bluffs with a network of some 560 caves, while early volcanic activity has created rich marble and mineral deposits.

Bucasia Beach

Bucasia, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located in the Northern Beaches area of Mackay, Bucasia Beach is a picturesque sandy haven, popular for walking, swimming and fishing. Kick off your thongs (footwear) and feel the soft white sand underfoot.

Peregian Beach

Peregian Beach, Noosa Area
About 13 kilometres south of Noosa Heads, Peregian Beach is one of a string of lovely beaches between Noosa and Coolum. Just over the sand hills at the southern end of the beach you'll find Peregian Environmental Park, an area of wallum heath which bursts into a colourful profusion of wildflowers in spring.

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.

Agnes Water

Agnes Water, Gladstone Area
There is a certain kind of golden sparkle that glistens across the ocean in this part of South East Queensland and Agnes Water shines bright as the last stop in the surf beach stretch. Surrounded by two beauties that Australia is well known for - the Pacific ocean and a number of diverse national parks - Agnes Water makes the perfect, quiet seaside getaway and you might even find time to learn how to surf while here with regular lessons on offer.

Gatton

Gatton, Lockyer Valley Area
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The fertile Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland is home to the rich farming region of Gatton Shire, just 60 minutes from Brisbane. Known for its spectacular scenic backdrop of steep hills and the mountains of The Great Dividing Range, Gatton is a fast growing region that has maintained its natural beauty and charm.

Childers

Childers, Bundaberg Area
Rows of red rich soil, green macadamia trees dotting the horizon, "hedges" of sugarcane along the roadside and a main street with history and heritage oozing out of its facades - history, heritage, arts, culture, food and wine is all here in Childers.
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