Tablelands News

Minibeasts Wildlife, International Cuisine & Discover Rainforest Milestones

Posted: 05 Mar 2020

Peppermint insects hatch – A second generation of peppermint stick insects has hatched alongside strong stick insects and crown stick insects at the Kuranda Visitor Information Centre’s display on loan from Minibeast Wildlife. Each week owner Alan Henders

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Barron Falls

Posted: 05 Mar 2020

The Barron Falls put on a magnificent show at the end of January after a week of monsoon rain bringing onlookers to vantage points including Kurandas Barron Falls Boardwalk or The Edge Lookout at Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. We can’t wait for the heavens

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Mayi Wunda Dance

Posted: 25 Nov 2019

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets.



Kuranda has been the home of the Djabugay people for tens of thousands of years. They called Kuranda, Ngunbay, which means place of platypus.

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Meet A Wombat

Posted: 23 Apr 2019

Did you know that wombat poo is square? Discover more about these quirky marsupials each day at 2.30pm when they are fed at Kuranda Koala Gardens. Wildlife keeper Shai Ager gives mother and daughter Common Wombats Poppy and Boo a scratch.


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We Are Open All Through Easter, Including Good Friday!

Posted: 08 Apr 2019

The Easter long weekend is coming up and we are open ALL through Easter, including Good Friday! So bring the family up and explore Kuranda- Don't forget about Easter in the Park on Saturday. The Easter Bunny will arrive and THOUSANDS of eggs will be waiti

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Hunt For Easter Eggs

Posted: 15 Mar 2019

It’s the 10th anniversary of Kuranda’s Easter in the Park and to mark the occasion there will be a giant Easter egg hunt on April 20. The Easter Bunny will meet the kids and there are free family activities to enjoy from 10am to 3pm.



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New Painting: River Of Jade And South Mission Beach.

Posted: 01 Mar 2019

ACRYLIC FACEMOUNTS WITH FRAME.

RIVER OF JADE AND SOUTH MISSION BEACH.

$320.00



Local gallery to showcase special art by local Kuranda artist David Stacey, Master of fine Contemporary Art only Australian listed in book published UK. David Stacey has dedica

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See Local Culture

Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Discover the culture of the rainforest Aboriginal people on weekends at the Original Kuranda Rainforest Markets. The Mayi Wunba Dance Group share stories of hunting and gathering wild honey through dance.



See more here: https://www.cairnsevents.com/mayi-

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Trees On The Attack

Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Kuranda’s impressive wet season means the rainforest is thriving. This strangler fig at Skyrail’s Red Peak Station has grabbed an unsuspecting tree host and is gradually strangling the life out of it!


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Dragon Limousines Introduces Maserati Quattroporte To Cairns.

Posted: 02 Jan 2019

Dragon Tours and Limousines 2017 Maserati Quattroporte a hand built Luxury Italian Limousine. This vehicle is just under 5.3 m so it’s larger than a Holden Caprice or a Mercedes S350 L - it’s a large state of the art limousine. It’s not a Tarago a Caprice

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The Gallery Will Open Till 6.30pm Friday 21st December

Posted: 21 Dec 2018

Come visit plenty specials on Artwork make a lovely Xmas gift. Locals get a further 15% off.

WISHING ALL MY PAST AND PRESENT CUSTOMERS A MERRY XMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR. 


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Some People Want To Stay In A 5 Star Hotel, Others Prefer To Wake Up With A View Like This

Posted: 19 Nov 2018

#VanLife



Campervan relocations available now! Hire a campervan from just $1/day!



 


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Bridal Party

Posted: 25 Oct 2018

With permission I share this beautiful photo from Friday of the Bridal Party - we were lucky to be retained to do the Transport. Don’t they look awesome - and a really wonderful bunch of People celebrating their friends wedding. It was a lovely day with a

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Coral Successfully Planted On Great Barrier Reef

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

Australia’s first corals to be grown in an ocean-based nursery have been successfully planted on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to help high-value coral reefs within the World Heritage area recover from recent bleaching events.



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Reef Restoration

Posted: 21 Sep 2018

The Reef Restoration Foundation’s Coral Crusaders have been growing corals on coral tree frames in Australia’s first ocean-based nursery. This restoration method has been proven to help regenerate degraded reefs overseas and is being piloted for the Great

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Meet The Artist

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

Meet local artist Hayley Gillespie at Terra Nova Gallery on Sunday, September 16 from 11am-2pm. She is looking forward to chatting about her colourful paintings and having some fun colouring in with her youngest admirers. Hayley is well known for the enga

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Mobile Magic

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The colourful chakra mobiles created by Debbie Loy at Get Funked in the Kuranda Original Rainforest Markets have been selling out as fast as the Kuranda artist can make them. Debbie is sourcing local wood for her next batch which she will hand paint and d

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Visit Kuranda This School Holiday

Posted: 14 Sep 2018

The school holidays are just around the corner so plan to spend some time in Kuranda exploring our beautiful rainforest and enjoying our many attractions as well as browsing the markets and shops. Whether it's art, a meal or jewellery that you are looking

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We Are Excited To Announce That We Are Launching Our New Best Of Tablelands Tour!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

One year since purchasing the original Daintree touring company, Billy Tea Safaris, parent company Down Under Cruise and Dive continues to invest in the small group touring specialist with this week’s announcement of the launch of a day tour to the Athert

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Vote For Us!

Posted: 13 Sep 2018

We would love you to vote for us in the People’s Choice Award for this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards. Your vote would mean a great deal to us and you may even win a $5,000 travel voucher. 



Go to racq.com/kurandariverboattourspca to vote. Thanks.



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