Top things to do in Mareeba

Top Choice Cinema in Mareeba

Mareeba Drive-in

For a piece of real country nostalgia, head to this old-school drive-in cinema, the only one left in Far North Queensland. It screens two mainstream movies each week. Naturally you need a vehicle but campervanners t…
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…
Museum in Mareeba

Coffee Works

Part cafe, part gift shop and part museum, Coffee Works is dedicated to all things about the bean. The Coffee World museum is like Willy Wonka's chocolate factory for coffee (and tea) lovers, with an audio tour thro…
Museum in Mareeba

Mareeba Heritage Museum & Visitor 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 and the excellent Heritage …
Cafe in Mareeba

Skybury Cafe

The soaring view from the deck at Skybury is worth the trip but the single-origin fresh-roasted coffee and light lunches aren't bad either. Check out the exhibits on the coffee and papaya plantation while waiting fo…
Steak in Mareeba

Ant Hill Hotel

At Mareeba's friendliest pub, this is the place to come for locally sourced beef steaks. It also does pizzas ($16 to $22) and other mains including seafood, pasta and daily specials. Budget-priced kids meals and sen…
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…
Ice Cream in Mareeba

Emerald Creek Ice Creamery

Drop in for superb homemade ice cream as well as fudge and, for the savoury lovers, biltong (dried beef).