Mareeba is a major town on the Atherton Tablelands located approximately 60 kilometres west of Cairns. It is a modern town now rated as the second largest urban centre in Far North Queensland. Country Road Estate is just five minutes drive from the CBD,
The area surrounding town is rich in wildlife, coffee plantations, fruit farms, wineries, historical sites and cultural museums. And don’t forget to taste the amazing local gourmet food.
Mareeba is blessed with a vast array of natural and man made attractions including Mareeba Tropical Savanna and Wetlands Reserve, Granite Gorge Natural Park, Emerald Creek Falls, Davies Creek, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, The Coffee Works, Golden Drop Winery, Skybury Coffee Plantation, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Emerald Creek Ice Creamery and the local country fair markets, just to name a few.
With an average of 300 sunny days every year Mareeba is well known for its perfect climate for year-round hot air ballooning and the views are spectacular. The Mareeba Airport is home to companies who offer flights in either a helicopter or a four seater aeroplane across Mareeba and the Atherton Tablelands.
The region surrounding Mareeba is regarded by many birding experts as heaven with nearly half of Australia’s 750 bird species in habitat here.
Local facilities include a hospital, numerous medical facilities, 11 churches, 4 schools (state & private), major supermarkets, leagues club, soccer club, lawn bowls and golf clubs. The list just goes on…
Like the slogan from the Mareeba Chamber of Commerce says – “Mareeba, a great place to live, play and do business”.
Come and see for yourself.
To see some highlights of the area around Mareeba – watch the YouTube – Mareeba Travel Video Guide.