Atherton Tablelands Small-Group Food & Wine Tasting Tour from Port Douglas
Eat your way through the day starting with This boutique food and wine experience from Port Douglas you will be tasting some of the best food and wine that the Atherton Tablelands has to offer.
Our first stop is breakfast at Emerald Creek Ice creamery a family-owned business
The Ice-cream is made on-site in their factory using pure cream and full cream milk using local Tablelands fruit then to Jaques Coffee Plantation for a coffee and tea tasting, then seasonal fruit tasting and Macadamia nuts. Lunch at the Platypus Park to watch them play and try Kangaroo, Crocodile and other delicacies Visit a working dairy farm and sample their chocolates and a cheese platter, Then a tipple or 2 at Mt Uncle distillery, and last stop of the day at a private location to relax by a creek and sip wines and beers. You will be taken through a variety of contrasting landscapes, relax as we taste our way around the regions 'Food Bowl.' 7 Unique gourmet Stops! The maximum participants for this tour is 18.Stop At:
Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Take in the amazing diverse scenery as we take little used roads and tracks to explore the Atherton Tablelands, meeting local producers and tasting a variety of unique flavours of the tropics. Pass By:
Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Queensland Australia
enjoy the diverse spectacular sceneryStop At:
Emerald Creek Ice-Creamery, 3946 Kennedy Hwy, Mareeba QLD 4880, Australia
Our first stop is Emerald Creek Ice creamery a family-owned business Positioned on 2.15ha on the Kennedy Highway between Mareeba and Kuranda.
Their Ice-cream is made on-site in their factory using pure cream and full cream milk. Sorbets (dairy free, full fruit) also made on-site using local Tablelands fruit
Set on the balcony of their property we enjoy a delicious breakfast of Tropical fruits (seasonal) pikelets, syrup and homemade strawberry and blueberry jam,2 scoops of homemade ice cream and sorbet that is unique to them with additional tastings of their flavours available too!!
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Jaques Coffee Cafe & Restaurant, 137 Leotta Rd, Mareeba QLD 4880, Australia
A stop at Jaques coffee plantation for a facinating presentation of coffee and tea tasting, wonder through the coffee bushes and learn about coffee.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Humpy Nut World, Kennedy Highway, Atherton, Queensland Australia
Stop at ‘The Humpy’, the best place to go to for freshly harvested Atherton Tablelands produce straight from the growers. From vegetables to tropical fruits and hundreds of different varieties of nuts, dried fruits locally produced jams and sauces. Taste some seasonal fruits and many different flavours of hot local peanuts and macadamia nuts.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
The Australian Platypus Park at Tarzali Lakes, 912 Millaa Millaa-Malanda Rd Minbun, Malanda, Queensland 4885 Australia
Here we have a delicious lunch of Crocodile chorizo sausage rolls, Kangaroo skewers, smoked chicken and smoked Spanish Mackerel and salad. We sample Dragon fruit cider and Platypus local beer and wander down to see the Platypus playing in the lake.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Gallo DairyLand, Malanda Road., Atherton, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
Head through the picturesque village of Yungaburra to a fully operational dairy farm spread across 1000 acres of rich red volcanic soil with handcrafted chocolates and a gourmet cheese factory. Here we sample a full cheese platter andTaste irresistible Swiss style filled chocolates that are a work of art.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Mt. Uncle Distillery, 1819 Chewko Road, Walkamin, Cairns, Queensland Australia
Here we stop for a tasting of some award winning spirits and enjoy the beautiful gardens and friendly animals.
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Julatten, Julatten, Queensland
Here we enter a Private property of 165 acres and we head down to the Platypus Hut where we relax on day beds or up at the bar and watch for Platypus in the creek. We sip on Queensland white and red wine and Great Northern beer and get to know each other a little better.
Duration: 1 hourSample Menu
• Tropical Breakfast - Exotic Tropical Fruits, damper and Indigenous jams and spreads
• Authentic Australian coffee - Order a coffee as you like it grown, roasted and made onsite at Jaques Family coffee plantation, followed my some coffee liqueur tastings.
• Lunch of homemade local produce
• Cheese and chocolates - Enjoy a cheese platter at a local dairy farm followed by samples of their gourmet chocolates
• Seasonal tropical fruits and nuts - Taste tropical fruits and sample local grown Macadamia nuts and flavoured peanuts.
• Spirit tasting - Taste award winning spirits
• Mango wines - Taste a variety of Mango wines and cellos followed by mango sorbet
• Beer and wine - Relax in our secret spot with a cold beer or red/white wine
"Minimum age is 18 years"
"Minimum drinking age is 18 years"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please advise food allergies direct to the operator prior to the tour"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Due to Covid 19 , season changes and weather conditions some stops may be subject to change at the last minute without notice. Operator reserves the right to refuse travel to anyone showing any flu like symptoms that could be Covid 19."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 9 Hours 30 Minutes
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up at all hotels in and around Port Douglas
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.