Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Mareeba

Mareeba Tropical Savanna & Wetland Reserve

Home to more than 200 bird species, this wonderful 20-sq-km reserve includes woodlands, grasslands, swamps and the expansive Clancy's Lagoon, a birdwatchers' nirvana. Kangaroos, echidnas, dingos, snakes and scores o…
Gorge in Mareeba

Granite Gorge Nature Park

This privately owned nature park (12km from Mareeba) occupies an alien landscape of humungous granite boulders, caves and turtle-inhabited swimming holes. There's wildlife galore, including possums, dingoes and quol…
Steak in Mareeba

Ant Hill Hotel Steakhouse

Attached to Mareeba's friendliest pub, this is the place to come for superb steaks. It also does pizzas ($10 to $12) and other mains including seafood, pasta and daily specials. Sink a few coldies before or after yo…
Museum in Mareeba

Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre

Comprehensive museum filled with displays on the area’s past and present commercial industries, as well as its natural surrounds; there are loads of interactive exhibits designed for kids. Guided tours are available…
Rodeo in Mareeba

Mareeba Rodeo

Mareeba's annual rodeo is one of Australia's biggest and best, with two days of all the buckin' broncos, bull riding and crazy clowns you can handle. Camp overnight (free!) and boot-scoot along with live country ban…