Chillagoe is 250 klms west of Cairns or 143 klms from Mareeba. Chillagoe is on the alternate route of The Savannah Way and well worth the detour.
The highight of Chillagoe is a visit to the stunning caves. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services runs an excellent guided tours dialy through the spectacularly-lit Donna, Trezkinn and Royal Arch Caves, full of hidden beauty.
Visitors can also explore self-guided caves in the National Prak.
Tickets must be purchased in advance from The Hub in Chillagoe.
Chillagoe Hub Information Centre
21–23 Queen Street, Chillagoe QLD 4871
Ph: (07) 4094 7111
Opening hours: 8:00am to 3:30pm every day except Christmas Day.