Millaa Millaa is a quaint country village.

  • Postcode: 4886
  • Area: 139.49 kilometres square
  • Millaa Millaa is 98.3 kilometres from Cairns via the Gillies Range
          • and 137.1 kilometre via the Kuranda Range
  • Elevation: 830 metres

Millaa Millaa









Millaa Millaa is a quaint rural town in the Atherton Tablelands in North Queensland.    With a population of 514 people according to the 2016 census.

With an annual rainfall of 659mm, this region has a temperature of around 29 degrees celsius and night feel like 20 degrees Celcius.  Fourteen rainy days per month.  Basalt’s well-drained and highly fertile soil makes this region ideal for farming.


  • There is a tourist park that offers camping and caravaning.
  • The Falls Teahouse offers accommodation
  • The Canopy Rainforest Treehouse and Wildlife Sanctuary

Where is Millaa Millaa?

Ninety-eight kilometres southwest of Cairns, at an elevation of 821 metres above sea level and 1,648 kilometres north of Brisbane and 162.8 kilometres south of Port Douglas.

Before visiting the falls visit the Falls Tea House for delicious homemade food and cakes.  Then stop by the quaint village and walk along.

 Millaa Millaa Falls









These Falls are heritage-listed, 18.3 metres tall, and made of volcanic basalt, with a grassed observation area facing the falls and a large pool below the falls.  Tropical rainforest surrounds the falls.

The Falls are one of Australia’s most photographed attractions, so bring your camera. You might even catch a glimpse of a platypus.

Artists, bring your easel. This is a stunning landscape waiting to be painted and photographed.

A popular drive throughout the Atherton Tablelands is the Waterfall circuit, visiting stunning waterfalls and quaint country towns.

Check back with us regularly for new and exciting projects, including a falls walking track soon to be announced.

Several fantastic tours operate from Cairns that visit these waterfalls.

Pack your swimmers and a towel. A shower under the magnificent falls is a must.

Before you leave, visit the McHugh lookout for spectacular views of the surrounding district.

Next, make your way to Malanda and visit the Dairy Centre.

Nearby fantastic places to visit