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10-Hour Small Group Outback Tasting Adventure from Cairns

Highlights
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
10-Hour Small Group Outback Tasting Adventure from Cairns
From USD 146.56
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10-Hour Small Group Outback Tasting Adventure from Cairns
USD 146.56
Overview
Get a taste of the Atherton Tablelands during this 10-hour food tour and tasting experience from Cairns. Learn about how the volcanic soil allows cultivation of diverse range of produce and taste the spoils of this region. All tastings and meals are provided, as well as hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect
1. Sunset Ridge Farm
 A family owned and run business based on the top of the mountain range over looking green rolling hills lush rainforest and over looks a large part of the Tablelands with magnificent views.
They grow several different varieties of native fruits Davidson plum, Lemon aspen and Finger limes. We have a delicious breakfast made from these fruits and you can then purchase jams and marshmallows unique to the region.


2. Rainforest Bounty

Next, head  to the scenic outskirts of the Historic rural town of Malanda to a private property to taste Gallo Cheeses with their signature condiments utilizing locally grown Davidson plum, lemon aspen lilly pilly  and rainforest  tamarind in traditional artisanal recipes. Sip a native fruit cocktail whilst overlooking the delightful Johnston River from their River Pavilion.

3 Australian Platypus Park at Tarzali Lakes
These wonderful creatures can be found in a spring fed pond, we take a wonder down to see them in this magnificent setting then sit down to a unique lunch. The lunch is produced onsite using their smoked products and include Crocodile, Red Claw (Yabby) Kangaroo, Smoked chicken and smoked Spanish Mackerel, the a choice of Platypus boutique beer or Dragon Fruit cider and a Lemon Myrtle tea.

4. Gallo Dairyland

Head through the picturesque village of Yungaburra to a fully operational dairy farm spread across 1000 acres of rich red volcanic soil with handcrafted chocolates and a gourmet cheese factory. Taste irresistible Swiss style filled chocolates that are a work of art. 

5. The Humpy

Stop at ‘The Humpy’, the best place to go to for freshly harvested Atherton Tablelands produce straight from the growers. From vegetables to tropical fruits and hundreds of different varieties of nuts, dried fruits locally produced jams and sauces. Taste some seasonal fruits and many different flavours of hot local peanuts and macadamia nuts.

6. Mount Uncle Distillery

Travel just down the road to the Mount Uncle distillery, North Queensland's first and only distillery. Taste some of their award winning liqueurs and spirits, and a tasting of their new boutique beer, before a delicious fresh lunch of local produce and a glass of wine or beer.

7. Debrueys Boutique Tropical Winery

Down a secret bush track, find De Bruey's Boutique Wines. Sit on the back deck sipping 15 deliciously different tropical fruit wines, liqueurs, cream liqueurs and Ports whilst overlooking the beautiful surrounds of gum trees & Billabong.

8. Jaques Family Coffee Plantation

Visit the Jaques Family coffee plantation, in the family for three generations, for a stroll through the coffee bushes and gardens. Finish the stop with a delicious cup of Jaques coffee made just as you like it and homemade scones with local jam & cream.

Write a ReviewReviews (31)

1 - 5 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great day trip

Brett and his theories were extremely entertaining and very informative commentary along the journey. The food was great and the other people on the bus made this day a pleasant experience. Brett’s is a great character and would recommend this tour to fiends and family....More

Thank stjh04
Reviewed 5 days ago
Worth every penny

Went with Brett today for the full day tour 9/8/18. Delicious food. Many stops were exclusive and had a great relationship with hosts. Entertaining drive and narration. Would highly recommend!

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Brilliant

If you are looking at different tours in Cairns definitely pick this one. I went on another large tour and was disappointed whereas Brett is a great local guy that is just fun to be around and his passion and knowledge for the local area...More

Thank PerthLivingLife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fabulous day out with some excellent scenery

Did the outback tasting tour with a friend and could not recommend it enough. Mark our guide was a knowledgeable local pointing out hidden spots and explaining the area and it’s history to us with confidence. The first two stops were by far favourites, and...More

1  Thank Kayleigh S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent day out!

Highly recommend this tour which I took “today”. I booked it at the last minute and had wonderful email communication to set things up. I went on this tour as a single traveler and Brett was so kind as to make me feel included amongst...More

Thank justamomsue
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Scott C
23 July 2018|
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Response from Steph92109 | Reviewed this property |
The distillery only had tastes of their alcohol but I imagine you could get water or a soft drink. The coffee plantation had water and juices.
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deadlywriter
7 April 2018|
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Response from Steph92109 |
I believe Brett offers a similar tour from Port Douglas. If you do go into Cairns you could probably arrange to meet at one of the hotels they’re picking up other guests from as each group from our tour was picked up where... More
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