The Blue House Yungaburra

Accommodation for families and couples

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Services close to The Blue House

Dining - award winning restaurants, quaint cafes and the historic Yungaburra Pub are just a stroll away.

Shopping - Yungaburra boasts some great art & craft shops, an opal gallery and a bookshop.

Groceries are available at the local Foodworks supermarket, meat at the local butcher and wine and beer can be purchased at the pub or at the bottle shop next to the service station.

There is a local service station, a doctor and catholic and anglican churches. Visit our Visitor Information Centre opposite to the pub for more info!

Platypus Viewing
Platypus viewing platform

Allumbah Pocket Shelter
Allumbah Pocket walking track along the creek

Tree Kangaroo
Tree Kangaroo


The historic Yungaburra Hotel

Lake Tinaroo
Lake Tinaroo - ideal for watersports


Heritage listed buildings in Yungaburra

Heritage listed building in Yungaburra

Activities close to The Blue House

Heritage walk - pick up a map from the Info centre and experience the charm of yesteryear on your self guided walk. Yungaburra has the highest proportion of Heritage Listed buildings outside regional centres in Qld.

Peterson Creek Wildlife and Botanical Walk is just 50 metres away at Allumbah Pocket. The walk is a total of 2.5 km that can be broken into two sections. Self guided brochures are available from the Info Centre. Platypus, unique Tree Kangaroos and many bird species can be seen as you walk along the creek. Historic sites are marked with interpretive information and there are picnic tables and shelters along the way.

Platypus spotting - stroll to the viewing platform below Nick's Restaurant on the edge of town or follow the walk along the creek from Allumbah Pocket. These unique animals are a 'must see' for visitors with best viewing chances at dawn or dusk.

Curtain Fig Tree is located 2km from the platypus viewing platform. The circular viewing platform of the Tablelands' most famous tree is wheel chair accessible.

Lake Tinaroo is easily accessible from the Tinnaburra Peninsula, 3 km from the village centre, and offers year round water sports, Barramundi fishing and birdwatching.

The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour is also located on the Tinnaburra Peninsula. http://www.avenueofhonour.com.au/

Atherton Tablelands

Explore the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands - our volcanic legacy has sculptured a landscape of diverse vistas, lush rainforests, waterfalls, crater lakes and rolling green hills.

The Crater Lakes
Lakes
Eacham and Barrine are crater lakes filled with cool, deep, crystal clear water surrounded by World Heritage rainforest. These lakes offer a welcome escape from the heat and humidity of the coast. Lake Barrine has a tea house and regular cruises and both lakes offer swimming, picnicking and circuit walking tracks.

Waterfalls
The high mountains of the Tablelands are the source of some magnificent rivers. The region has many fine cascading waterfalls as cool, pure mountain streams tumble to the sea. Take in the waterfall circuit and particularly the lovely 'bridal veil' of Millaa Millaa Falls.

Bush Walking Trails
Choose one of the Tableland's Top Ten Treks and take a walk on the wild side - through Australia's very own World Heritage listed rainforest paradise. See the Wet Tropics Site or visit the Information Centre for a comprehensive guide to bushwalks on the Tablelands.

Townships full of History
Apart from Yungaburra, the other Tableland's towns of Kuranda, Millaa Millaa, Herberton, Atherton, Ravenshoe and Mareeba are rich in history. Atherton, Herberton, Ravenshoe and Mareeba have Visitor Information Centres, with the Mareeba Visitor's Centre also including an interesting museum of Tableland's artefacts and history.

Herberton Historic Village

Spend an afternoon or even a day at the Herberton Historic Village, half an hours drive from Yungaburra. Be intrigued by this display of yesteryear's items, machinery, vintage cars, equipment, shops and buildings. Savour the delights in the on site coffee shop. http://www.historicvillageherberton.com.au/

Birdwatchers Paradise
An incredible diversity of habitat makes the region a birding 'hot spot'. Every walk is a bird walk and every drive or stop is an opportunity to see the renowned local bird life. Visit http://www.yungaburra.com/wildlife/birds/for info on locations and birds to be seen in the area,or visit http://www.yungaburra.com/alans-wildlife-tours/ for info on guided bird and wildlife tours.

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Rest in comfort in this Family Accommodation in the Historic Village of Yungaburra, Atherton Tablelands