The Atherton Tablelands Information Centre is located in the heart of the region and has information about all the Tablelands and the adjoining areas. You can book tours and accommodation right across Queensland, and also make your National Parks campsite bookings at this centre.
Herberton is the oldest town on the Tablelands with a rich mining history. The museum has extensive mining and geology displays, and families can try their hand at tin panning and hand drilling. There are extensive walks in the hills around Herberton with a fascinating dry woodland flora, and the centre has maps and information to help you make the most of your stay. Herberton enjoys a sunny dry climate, and Jacaranda time each October turns the village into a blaze of purple.
The new visitor centre is located right next to the Malanda Falls Conservation Park, with abundant rainforest wildlife and walking trails, and a swimming pool at the foot of the falls. This is one of the best places in the world to spot the unique Lumholtz’s Tree-kangaroo. Take a walk with the local Ngadjon Aboriginal guide, or spend some time in the Centre to discover more about the geology, cultural history and wildlife of the Tablelands.
Millaa Millaa Historical Museum & Visitor Information Centre
CLOSED – Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
Ravenshoe is the highest town in Queensland and is well known as the home of Australia’s widest waterfall and the steam train ‘Capella’. The Visitor Centre has displays about the history and wildlife of the Wet Tropics world heritage area, and the adjoining Nganyaji Interpretive Centre uncovers the rich culture of the Jirrbal rainforest people. The newest addition is the Ravenshoe Heritage Gallery, which illustrates the area’s history in photographs. It is the only visitor centre to be open 365 days of the year!