Atherton attractions

Top Choice Animal Sanctuary in Atherton

Tolga Bat Hospital

This bat rehabilitation centre south of Atherton runs excellent guided tours every afternoon which include a video presentation followed by an introduction to some of the patients, from tiny orphaned flying foxes to…
Museum in Atherton

Crystal Caves

Crystal Caves is a gaudy mineralogical museum that houses the world’s largest amethyst geode (more than 3m high and weighing 2.7 tonnes) and more than 600 other crystals and glittering rocks. Crack a geode experienc…
Farm in Atherton

Gallo Dairyland

Kids absolutely adore this working farm, with 500 milking cows, tons of other friendly critters and a cheese factory (not to mention the handmade chocolates). The attached cafe makes great lunches and afternoon teas…
Temple in Atherton

Hou Wang Miau Temple

Thousands of Chinese migrants came to the region in search of gold in the late 1800s. All that’s left of Atherton's Chinatown now is this fascinating 1903 timber corrugated-iron temple museum, run by the National Tr…
Market in Atherton

Atherton Undercover Markets

Large market selling local fruit, veg, jam, honey, sauces, bread and more; if it's edible and homemade, you'll likely find it here.