Description

Mareeba is an hour's drive west of Cairns and its multicultural heritage has given the region its distinctive flavour. The fertile district has a reputation as a food lovers' paradise which can be discovered by visits to tropical fruit farms, coffee plantations, wineries and the Mareeba Markets held on the second and fifth Saturdays of the month.replacenewlinereplacenewlineMareeba has a history going back to the gold mining days and has a strong sense of community spirit which sees support for traditional outback sports such as the famous annual Mareeba Rodeo held in July each year and at the Multi-Cultural Festival held annually in August.replacenewlinereplacenewlineAn opportunity arises to explore Mareeba's history and heritage at the Mareeba Heritage Museum with expert travel and tourist information given by their Visitor Information Centre, situated in Centenary Park, Mareeba.replacenewlinereplacenewlineMareeba has perfect conditions for getting airborne with hot air ballooning at sunrise, taking to the air in a microlight or experience a flight in a restored warbird aeroplane from Mareeba Airport.

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Around Mareeba QLD 4880


Our Picks on what to Do in Mareeba QLD

Emerald Creek Falls

Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre

Granite Gorge Nature Park

Bicentennial Lakes

Mary Andrews Garden Park

Davies Creek Falls

Our Picks on where to Stay in Mareeba QLD

Mareeba Lodge Motel

Jackaroo Motel

Taj on Byrnes

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Mareeba QLD

Dino's Europa Deli and Cafe

Obi's Restaurant

Mareeba Heritage Coffee House

Shopping in Mareeba QLD

Community Services  


Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre QLD
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Mareeba Shire Council
65 Rankin Street,
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Mareeba Police Station QLD
167 Walsh Street,
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Mareeba Hospital QLD
21 Lloyd Street,
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Mareeba Shire Council Library QLD
221 Byrnes Street,
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Mareeba Swimming Pool QLD
Abbott Street,
MAREEBA QLD 4880

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 400
  • Population: 11079
  • State electorate(s): Cook
  • Federal Division(s): Kennedy
  • Established (yr): 1877
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Atherton QLD 4883 (35 km, 31 mins)
Mossman QLD 4873 (77.8 km, 1 hr 3 mins)
Port Douglas QLD 4877 (88 km, 1 hr 11 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Mareeba QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.