THINGS TO SEE
Farm Work on the Spectacular Tablelands
Atherton Tablelands – You have to see it to believe it!
Visiting Atherton Tablelands is a true pleasure. While you are taking a well earned rest from your 2nd year working holiday farm job, we recommend you visit some of the many attractions on the Atherton Tablelands. The Waterfall Circuit and the rolling green hills of the Southern Tablelands is a must see, Visit the Coffee Plantations of Mareeba, the Caves at Chillagoe or the Undara Lava Tubes. All are world class tourist attractions.
Tolga Lodge Working Hostel is located one hour South-West of Cairns in the beautiful tropical Atherton Tablelands, Far North Queensland. Tolga is a small town with a cafe, newsagency, post office, pub, bakery and take away. The business district of Atherton is only 4km away and we provide shopping trips to and from the supermarket every Tuesday and Thursday evening.
The Cairns to Tablelands Transnorth bus service passes through Tolga on a daily basis. Times can be viewed on the bus timetable at www.transnorthbus.com.au. There are many local attractions surrounding Tolga such as beautiful waterfalls, national parks, mountain climbing, lakes, wine and cheese tasting, chocolate and dairy tasting, coffee works, the Crystal Caves and much much more. See www.athertontablelands.com.au. Cairns is just a bus ride away and offers some of the most thrilling tours. Try white water rafting, scuba diving, sky diving or bungy jumping. Whatever your idea of fun, you are certainly in the right place! See www.cairnstouristinformation.com.au.