During your stay with us at Malanda State High School we understand that you would like to take every opportunity you can to travel and see what our beautiful country has to offer.
Things to Do
Tackle the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike
Park or feel the ancient magic of 10,000-year-old volcanic-crater lakes, Barrine and Eacham, and the sprawling Yungaburra curtain fig tree. Follow the World
Heritage Wet Tropics waterfall circuit spotting Ulysses butterflies and
platypus along the way. Malanda enjoys a waterfall and swimming area in
the centre of town, popular with both locals and tourists
alike. Visit the many farm gates to sample home-grown produce
including coffee, tea, cheeses and chocolate and many fruits and vegetables
all grown locally.
Drive 45 minutes east to Cairns - the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy day tours to local islands with the opportunity to swim, snorkel and dive this world heritage natural wonder. Travel west 60 minutes and you can experience the Australian outback exploring caves and small country towns all with unique tourism opportunities for you to enjoy.
Malanda Falls situated in the centre of town, popular with tourists and locals alike
Beautiful Lake Barrine
Scenery that goes on forever
The rolling green hills of the Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland
The Great Barrier Reef
Become familiar with all the tropical north Queensland has to offer here.
Please make yourself familiar with the EQI Travel Policy