Outback Tasting Tour From Cairns & Northern Beaches
Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures
- Departing Cairns & Northern Beaches
- Wednesday to Saturday 8.00am returning 5.30pm
- Small Personalised tours
- Adults only!
- Full breakfast
- Morning tea
- Gourmet lunch
- Afternoon tea
- All tastings
Stop 1: Lake Barrine National Park & Heritage Tea House
Full breakfast: A 1-hour drive from Cairns via the scenic Gillies Highway brings you to the cool atmosphere of the Atherton Tablelands. Lake Barrine, a water-filled crater left by a volcanic eruption approximately 10,000 years ago, is hidden in World Heritage Rainforest. Enjoy a delicious breakfast of local produce and a special 'Lake Barrine' coffee or local tea at the charming 80-year-old lakeside teahouse.
Stop 2: Surprise stop - Morning tea
Brett and the team have a surprise in store for you at this stop.
Stop 3: Australian Platypus Park
Gourmet lunch: Visit the Australian Platypus Park, home to a thriving platypus population in a spring-fed pond surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Take a wander to see these wonderful creatures in their natural environment and indulge in flavored handcrafted smoked products paired with local Australian native herbs and spices for lunch.
Stop 4: Gallo Dairyland
Chocolate tasting: Head towards the historic village of Atherton and explore Gallo Dairyland, a fully operational dairy farm with handcrafted chocolates and a gourmet cheese factory. Sample the delicious cheeses and Swiss-style filled chocolates while enjoying the picturesque landscape. Meet friendly animals before continuing the journey.
Stop 5: The Humpy Nut World
Tropical fruits & nuts tasting: Experience the patchwork of farmland, diverse crops, and rolling green hills at The Humpy Nut World. Taste seasonal fruits and a variety of hot local peanuts and macadamia nuts. Take your time to browse this unique grocery store and shop for fresh Atherton Tablelands produce.
Stop 6: Mt Uncle Distillery
Liqueurs & spirits tasting: Visit Mount Uncle Distillery, North Queensland’s first and only distillery, renowned as the Australian Distiller of the Year in 2017. Sample their award-winning liqueurs and spirits amidst the beautiful coffee and banana plantations. Explore the gardens and enjoy the ambiance.
Stop 7: Jaques Family Coffee Plantation
Coffee & liqueur tasting platter: Discover Jaques Family coffee plantation, a third-generation business with 85,000 Arabica Coffee trees. Learn about the coffee production process and savor a tasting platter of coffees, a unique tea made from the coffee bean shell, and lemonade scones with local jam, Mungali cream, and coffee liqueurs. Jaques Coffee is a proudly sustainable business adding further to its solar system in 2019, have a total of 470 solar panels now offsetting the entire operation from the farm pumping, tourist centre, Roastery coffee driers and processing mills producing up to 1 Megawatt of power per day.
Great driver, great food, great wine and spirits, a great relaxing day must do when in cairns
The tasting adventures tour was fantastic. The information from the bus driver was extremely informative and tastings delicious. Brett's Outback Tasting Adventures
Departing Cairns & Northern Beaches
Wednesday to Saturday 8.00am returning 5.30pm