1 Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Malanda Falls Caravan Park – Base yourself here as it is central to everything on the Atherton Tablelands and is a land of plenty. Spend some time at one of our tranquil shady camping spots surrounded by Tropical rainforest abundant with birds & wildlife, a photographer’s joy. Enjoy a campfire and star gazing at night, whilst enjoying the sounds of the nightlife. All size vans, tents, camper trailers and motorhomes are welcome. Malanda Falls Caravan Park is situated on 17 acres and is a short walk into the Malanda Business Centre.
Sunrise and sunsets are just amazing. There are unlimited tranquil, shady, unpowered campsites around the park that welcomes all van sizes, motorhomes and tents. Our Caravan Park also has a private access to the Malanda Falls swimming area, an animal nursery and is pet friendly.
2 Malanda Falls
These picturesque falls are continuously flowing, perfect for a swim in the hotter months. Guests that stay in the Malanda Falls Caravan Park have the luxury of their own stairs heading down to the waterhole. Tree Kangaroos, potoroos, bandicoots and many species of birds can be seen in the conservation park surrounding the falls. The Malanda Information Centre is situated nearby.
3 Malanda Hotel
Malanda Hotel- The Tablelands answer to “BIG THINGS”. The Malanda Hotel (built in 1911) is the largest timber hotel in Australia! The dining room is filled with old time photographs giving an insight into Malanda before our time. Come in and see the staircase and dance floor which has been made from beautiful, local rainforest timbers. Meals and cold drinks available daily.
4 Majestic Theatre
Majestic Theatre – Our township can boast that this theatre is the longest, continuously operating picture theatre in Australia. The Majestic plays all the latest releases and hosts live performances by the Malanda Theatre Company. Take your pillow and relax in one of the vintage canvas seats. Popcorn and cold drinks are available to purchase.
5 Nerada Tea
Nerada Tea- Malanda is proud to be the home of Nerada tea. Learn how the tea is cultivated and harvested up here in the north. Nerada is also famous for the Lumholtz Tree Kangaroos that inhabit the area. Be sure to take your camera to capture these shy creatures in the limbs of the swaying trees beside the tea room, where light meals and refreshments are on sale.
Malanda Falls Visitor Information Centre
Malanda Falls Visitor Information Centre- This centre is a must see. Full of displays (some interactive) and see first-hand why they have such great reviews. Located right next door to the Malanda Falls, get all the information you need to enjoy all the Tablelands has on offer. Ask about the Virtual Tree Kangaroo experience, it’s one of a kind.
Pickle & Smoke
This cute, little restaurant offers a wide variety of food, with generous portions, which will delight the taste buds. Friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere.
7 Rainforest Walk
Rainforest Walk- Opposite the Malanda Falls Visitors Information Centre you can enjoy a very easy walk and take in the sights, smells and noises of the rainforest. Stop and watch the turtles come up to the surface along the way and don’t forget to look up, you might be lucky enough to see a Tree Kangaroo.
8 Mosaic Walk
Mosaic Walk Malanda- Pick up a map from the Malanda Falls Visitors Information Centre and follow the mosaics around the township. These magnificent pieces of art have to be seen to be believed, stories of the past are depicted through tiny pieces of coloured tiles. See if you can spot the Ulysses butterfly in every mosaic.
9 Malanda Bowls Club
Malanda Bowls Club- Why not play a game of barefoot bowls, whilst enjoying a cold ale with friends. Novice players are welcome and bowls are available for a very small fee of $5 per person. Located next door to the Malanda Falls Caravan Park.
10 Malanda Falls Cafe
Malanda Falls Café- Located next to the Malanda Visitors Information Centre this funky little café will be serving light bites to eat and coffee. Opening soon.
11 Eacham Historical Society
Eacham Historical Society- 5 Elizabeth Street, Malanda is where a group of dedicated people that have a passion for the region and its history can be found. Visitors are welcome to look through the books on display and ask questions. These volunteers are dedicated in keeping the local history alive and welcome any memorabilia you may have of the region. Check for opening times on the door.
12 Dairy Centre
Dairy Centre Malanda- Enjoy a bite to eat before heading out the back to the museum. The museum is tastefully decorated with stories of local families from the past to the present. There is even an old train carriage for you to sit in and reminisce about the years gone by.
13 Winfield Bridge Park
Winfield Bridge- One for the dogs. Just a short drive out of the town of Malanda is a large, open park where your pooch can run and swim. Ask a friendly local if you are not sure how to get there, they will be happy to point you in the right direction.
14 Malanda RSL
RSL Malanda- Check for opening times, located on Catherine Street, Malanda.
15 Malanda Markets
Malanda Markets- 3rd Saturday of the month- Fresh vegies, craft, coffee and cakes all available at this country market. 7am-12pm.
16 Local Produce
Local butchers, bakery, seafood, fresh produce shops- we have it all here on the Tablelands. Shop like your grandparents did, going from one specialty shop to another. Enjoy all the fresh foods we have on offer here and support a local farmer.
17 Dairy farmers Milk Factory
Dairy Farmers Milk Factory- Malanda was once famous for being the longest milk run in the world. The milk factory is still operational and bottles our milk daily. Tours can sometimes be arranged by contacting the office, or asking in the Dairy Centre Café.