Venture through some of northern Queensland’s most spectacular scenery
Jaw-dropping scenery, incredible wildlife and donkeys as travel companions – this 5-day Queensland adventure is anything but ordinary. An oasis away from the sweltering temperatures of the surrounding areas, explore the wonders of the Atherton Tablelands on foot, with a local guide leading the way and an endearing team of much-loved pack donkeys allowing access to secluded trails that can’t be reached by vehicles. Walk through tropical rainforests, swim in crystal clear crater lakes and marvel at cascading waterfalls on a journey to remember.
With an experienced and knowledgeable local leader at the helm, you’ll be introduced to a side of the Atherton Tablelands few get to see, from local legends to unique insight into the region’s flora and fauna.
Explore the bush on foot with a delightful team of pack donkeys, led by an expert guide who will ensure they’re just as well looked after as you are.
Your donkey travel buddies not only provide great company, but also allow the group access to trails that can’t be reached by vehicles, so you can get off the beaten track – literally.
Venture along the fascinating Peterson Creek Walking Track in search of diverse plant life, platypuses and rare tree kangaroos.
Discover Lake Eacham and the surrounding Crater Lakes National Park, take a dip in crystal clear waters and explore walking trails that weave through rainforest.
This trip involves plenty of walking over varied terrain and is best suited to travellers with a good level of mobility. Good footwear, clothing for all types of Queensland weather, plus perhaps walking poles are recommended. Details on physical activities can be found in the itinerary.
Please ensure you consult your local government’s advice regarding domestic travel prior to booking this trip.
This trip is new to our range this year. And while we have thoroughly researched every detail of the logistics, new destinations can sometimes throw us some unexpected surprises. More often than not, it’ll be a great surprise. But every now and again there might be a hiccup. We like to think that’s what puts the ‘adventure’ in ‘adventure travel’.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Walk Queensland’s Atherton Tablelands with Donkeys trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. The below departure dates will run on a reverse itinerary. Your trip will still start and finish in Cairns, however itinerary days 2 - 4 will be reversed:
21st of July 2021
15th of September 2021
27th of October 2021
17th of November2021
1st of December 2021
2. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights of your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
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