Top things to do in Malanda & Around

Top Choice Museum in Malanda & Around

Malanda Dairy Centre

This welcoming spot is a great place to have a break from your Tablelands travels; have a browse around the Mabi Gallery (featuring photos and artworks by talented locals) and the quaint, kid-pleasing dairy museum t…
National Park in Malanda & Around

Mt Hypipamee National Park

This park's eponymous main attraction – the eerie Mt Hypipamee Crater – is an unplumbed volcanic pipe more than 80m deep; the granite walls that plunge to its mossy waters fall a sheer 138m. From the parking and pic…
Nature Reserve in Malanda & Around

Australian Platypus Park & Tarzali Lakes

If you don't have the time to spend hours sitting quietly beside a stream, this family-friendly place offers your best chance to spot a platypus in the wild via a guided tour; the waters and connecting creek are hom…
Cafe in Malanda & Around

Closet Hippy

This is as much bookshop and offbeat clothing store as cafe, with all the crystals, wind chimes, batik sarongs and organic delights you would expect. Pop in for a gluten- or dairy-free cake or cup of local coffee, c…
Cinema in Malanda & Around

Majestic Theatre

The Majestic has operated as a cinema since 1929, giving it some claim to being Australia's longest-running cinema. Today it's an old-fashioned experience with low-slung deck chairs but mainstream movies. Additional…
Waterfall in Malanda & Around

Malanda Falls

Spread your towel at the shady, croc-free Malanda Falls, which have been tamed into a kind of public swimming pool. The falls don't fall as dramatically as others nearby, but it's a safe and easily accessible spot f…
Pub Food in Malanda & Around

Malanda Pub

This impressive corner pub is reputed to be the largest timber pub in the country. Good pub meals, including pizzas in the evening. Motel rooms (single/double $60/90) at the side.
Cafe in Malanda & Around

Malanda Dairy Centre Cafe

Malanda's best breakfast and lunch cafe features generous meals from burgers and omelettes to steaks and open grilled sandwiches, along with good coffee and cakes.
Market in Malanda & Around

Malanda Markets

Head to these monthly markets and pick up local produce, arts, crafts and all manner of country-style curios.