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Queensland Explore Centre - Atherton


The Atherton Information Centre is located at the heart of the Tablelands region, surrounded by productive agricultural land and exceptional World Heritage listed National Parks, including volcanic crater lakes. A plethora of outdoor activities is available including wildlife spotting in the unique ‘Mabi’ rainforest, bushwalks and numerous road cycling trails. Consider mountain biking in the world class Atherton Forest Mountain bike Park or swimming, sailing and water skiing on Tinaroo Dam. A visit to the ‘must see’ heritage-listed Chinatown precinct – with the only timber and corrugated iron ‘Hou Wang’ temple (outside of China) is also a highlight.

Opening Hours:

Everyday: 9:00am to 4:00pm


Queensland Explore Centre Roma 

What We Offer:

  • Friendly volunteers
  •  Accommodation Bookings
  •  Itinerary and travel planning
  •  Tours/Tickets Bookings
  •  Brochures and maps
  •  National Parks campsite bookings
  •  Locally grown produce and artisan souvenirs/gifts
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Free charging station for mobiles and laptops
  •  Monthly local ‘food tasting’ experience (May to Oct)

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Swim in the crystal clear waters of the Crater Lakes National Parks
2. Discover the heritage listed Hou Wang Chinese Temple and Museum
3. Take a wild ride on the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
4. Go chasing Waterfalls on the Waterfall Circuit
5. Spot wildlife such as platypus or the tree kangaroo at one of the many World Heritage Listed National Parks
6. Gather local produce from abundant farmers markets, farmgate stalls and artisan produce outlets, for your perfect picnic at the waterfalls
7. Tick off your birding list at the Hasties Swamp Bird hide
8. Camp on the banks of Tinaroo Dam and catch a Barramundi
9. Discover the heritage of our region, especially our extensive WWII heritage sites
10. Explore our numerous Art Galleries & boutiques showcasing our regions creative talents

Contact us:

Phone: 1300 366 361
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