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Explore World Heritage Wet Tropics while discovering what regional food & wine producers have to offer. Visit farms, hear stories behind the foods & excite your taste buds with tropical fruit wines, cheeses, chocolate, coffee & macadamias More
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Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour

Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour

With tropical fruit wines, macadamia and coffee plantations, cheeses and a hint of chocolate, there is something for everyone.


  • Cheese making talk and tastings at Gallo Dairyland
  • Tastings at deBrueys' tropical fruit winery
  • Plantation tour and tastings at NQ Gold Coffee
  • Macadamia plantation tour and tastings at Wondaree
  • The 500 year old Curtain Fig Tree
  • The World Heritage Wet Tropics Wet Tropics
  • Fertile plains and dry tropical landscapes
  • 1000 year old twin Kauri pine trees
  • Morning tea on the veranda, overlooking Lake Barrine
  • Tropical seafood lunch with local produce
  • Small country towns of Mareeba, Tolga, Atherton and Yungaburra.
  • A few farm animals, for the children.

You will be taken off the beaten track on a day tour itinerary that gets away from the crowds.

The Experience

The Experience

Food Trail Tours offer a unique full day tour, that takes you to the Atherton Tablelands.

Explore the Wet Tropics Rainforest, as you discover what regional food and wine producers have to offer.

Travel behind the scenes on plantation tours where you learn about food production and processing.

Savour the flavours of Regional Foods and Tropical Fruit Wine, after which you may wish to take the opportunity to purchase direct from the producer.

Relax in air conditioned comfort on a 21 seat coach with an experienced, specialist, tour guide. 

Tour Departure Times

Tour Departure Times

The Food, Wine and Rainforest Tour departs Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Accommodation transfers are provided.

Departs at approx 7:45 am, after Cairns city hotel pickups starting at 7:10.
Northern Beaches, pickups start at 6:50 am.

Returns between 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm, depending on your accommodation.

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Food Trail Tours Reviews


0 Sitivi

I learn by doing. This tour took me right up close and was very enjoyable. This is the tour if you want to know more about local food. The tablelands are the local breadbasket. Warwick is affable, knowledgeable and organized. He graciously answered my questions on a wide range of topics all through the day. There many varied stops along the way. The fish and prawn lunch was the best I have had after two months (yes 2 months) in Cairns.


0 Ramesh

We chose the tour not knowing what to expect, but thought it would be a bit different than some of the other tours we had done -- we were very happy with our choice! it was much more than just a food/wine tour. The tour took us through a variety of regions (rainforest, Atherton food table, small towns) which really demonstrates the diversity of the Australian ecosystem; all of which was done within the course of a single day. Warwick, the tour guide, was very knowledgeable and engaging. He gave us a great account of the history of the area and the development of the environment as well as food industries. The stops were well planned, with plenty of time to explore. The food based activities were wonderful. We especially enjoyed the macadamia nut farm. Overall, we are very happy that we chose this tour.


How to get to Food Trail Tours

Accommodation transfers are provided from resorts, hotels, motels, hostels, van/trailer parks, around Cairns and the Northern Beaches. (excludes Port Douglas)

There is no reason to visit our street address.

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