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Atherton Tablelands

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The sweltering heat of Cairns in northern Queensland is a sweating contradiction to the lush, fertile landscape of the Atherton Tablelands. An easy hour and a half drive inland, the towns of Mareeba and Atherton are an oasis from the heat and bustle of one of Australia’s larger tropical cities.

The Atherton Tablelands cover an area of 32,000 square kilometres and their altitude ranges from 500 to 1280 metres above sea level. The distinctive climatic conditions lend themselves to a diverse and arrestingly photogenic range of natural phenomena. No less than 12 species of birdlife are unique to the tablelands, which encompasses pockets of the forest that once covered it, now protected as National Park. With a high yearly rainfall, waterfalls in the area are abundant and active. Local attractions include platypus watching, boat cruises and hot air ballooning, and the region is famous for its produce markets and wineries.

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Tur fra Cairns i varmluftsballong

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Ikke gå glipp av muligheten til å seile i en varmluftsballong over Atherton-høyslettene langt nord i Queensland. Det er en god grunn til at ...  Mer informasjon

  • Sted: Cairns og Northern Beaches
  • Varighet: 4 timer
  • Språk: Engelsk
Fra USD 196,99