Atherton Tablelands Cairns Highlands Yungaburra accommodation at Kookaburra Lodge in the heart of Yungaburra, peaceful, quiet, private Atherton Tablelands Cairns Australia

The Destination
Set inland from Cairns and nestled in a pocket of rainforest, Yungaburra is a pretty, picturesque heritage-listed village 720m above sea level on the Atherton Tablelands. 

Only about an hour's drive inland from Cairns, Yungaburra Australia is in the heart of a wonderland of lakes, waterfalls, rainforest and peaceful, rural dairy farms.


Within minutes of Yungaburra you can see splendid rainforest giants like the Curtain Fig tree, Cathedral Fig, 1100 year old twin Kauris and the giant red cedar tree.

Waterfalls are numerous and excellent swimming, lake tours and water sports are available at Lake Eacham, Lake Tinaroo and Lake Barrine
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Atherton Tablelands accommodation Yungaburra Motel at Kookaburra Lodge - Bed & Breakfast in Yungaburra
Atherton Tablelands, the Cairns Highlands - stay at Kookaburra Lodge in Yungaburra Atherton Tablelands
Atherton Tablelands - so many tours, activities and adventures
The Yungaburra Market - stay at Kookaburra Lodge when visiting the market
 
 
Look out for native wildlife like platypus, tree kangaroos, cassowarys, pademelons and our wonderful birdlife.  Birdwatching is very popular with over 300 species noted - 13 of which are endemic.

The Atherton Tablelands also known as the Cairns Highlands are also famous for caving, hot-air ballooning, coffee tasting, bushwalking, water sports, museums, art galleries, nature tours, arts & crafts, steam trains and antiques.

The small town of Yungaburra itself has a warm country charm that will draw you back time and time again. The village has remained the same for almost 100 years, and many of the original buildings are still being used. It has a relaxed and slow-paced atmosphere. Everything about Yungaburra is warm & friendly: the locals are friendly, the accommodation is homey, the animals are plentiful and approachable and the restaurants are romantically atmospheric.

Yungaburra is a major meeting point for Atherton Tablelands artists and musicians, and as such it has several art and craft galleries and displays. Yungaburra boasts outstanding restaurants, all have magnificent dishes which capitalise on Yungaburra's idyllic position in the farming community of the Atherton Tablelands. All restaurants use local produce, and have friendly local staff.

On the 4th Saturday morning of every month, the Yungaburra Market is held in the main park opposite the Lake Eacham Hotel, from 07:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The Yungaburra markets are this regions largest and boasts some 320 regular stallholders. Make sure you book your accommodation at Kookaburra Lodge well in advance for Market Days.

The climate is cool and crisp in winter, warm and pleasant in summer - so come on up to the Atherton Tablelands and enjoy a relaxing & great time.
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Kookaburra Lodge - Yungaburra Accommodation - Atherton Tablelands

 Corner of Eacham Road and Oak Street, Yungaburra Queensland 4884 Australia


 


 

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