Discover the Atherton Tablelands

This plateau is a mosaic of rainforest, wetlands, and savannah, offering a cooler climate than the coastal regions.

Embark on a scenic drive from Cairns to explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands. With your car rental, freedom and adventure await you, allowing you to discover hidden gems at your own pace.

pumping Millaa Millaa Falls with surrounding rainforest and tree ferns

Why Visit Atherton Tablelands with a Car Rental?

Scenic Drives
Wind through mountain ranges, past waterfalls, and across lush farmland. Each turn unveils spectacular views, making the drive an experience in itself.

Waterfall Circuit
Visit stunning waterfalls like Millaa Millaa, Zillie, and Ellinjaa Falls. A car hire lets you explore these natural wonders leisurely, with the flexibility to spend as much time as you desire.

Cultural Experiences
The Tablelands are dotted with charming towns, each with its unique attractions. From the heritage-rich Yungaburra to the coffee plantations of Mareeba, your car rental is your ticket to these enriching experiences.

Aerial of Barron Gorge on sunny day surrounded by tropical rainforest

Activities and Attractions

Cruise Lake Barrine
Take a leisurely boat cruise on Lake Barrine, known for its serene waters and teahouse serving delicious Devonshire teas.

Hike in Crater Lakes National Park
Discover the ancient volcanic craters now filled with rainwater, forming stunning lakes like Lake Eacham and Lake Barrine.

Explore the Food Trail
The region is famous for its dairy farms, coffee plantations, and tropical fruit wineries. A self-drive tour is the best way to savour these local delights.

Your Perfect Day Trip

Start your day early and head towards the Waterfall Circuit, where you can immerse yourself in the cool, refreshing waters of Millaa Millaa Falls. Next, explore the charming town of Yungaburra, stopping for lunch at a local café. In the afternoon, drive up to Lake Barrine for a boat cruise, finishing your day with a sunset view from a lookout over the Tablelands.

Aerial view of sunny blue Lake Eacham with people in the water and surrounding rainforest

Why Car Hire Makes the Difference

Renting a car from Cairns not only provides the convenience of traveling on your schedule but also opens up a world of opportunities to explore off-the-beaten-path locations. The Atherton Tablelands is a destination rich in natural beauty, cultural heritage, and gastronomic delights, best experienced at your own pace and leisure.

Rental vehicles for any adventure in the Tropical North!

Our two locations offer car hire in Palm Cove & Port Douglas, and with comprehensive insurance included in all rates, there’s no excuse to not explore our wonderful region.

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