Driving Directions


Driving directions from Cairns (north-east of Rose Gums) via Gillies Highway

  • Travel south for 20 minutes from Cairns on Bruce Highway to Gordonvale
  • Turn right onto Gordonvale Atherton Road (Gillies Highway), drive for 40.0 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Malanda Lake Barrine Road (see Gillies Roadhouse on left) drive 4.0 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Lakes Drive, drive 0.8 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Russell Road, drive for 6.9 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Land road
  • Rose Gums is 3.0 kilometers down the road on the right

Driving directions from Mareeba (north-west of Rose Gums) via Kennedy Highway

  • Travel southeast on Kennedy Highway heading towards Atherton township
  • Turn left onto Grove Street (as you come into Atherton)
  • Turn left onto the Gordonvale Atherton road, drive 14.0 kilometers to Yungaburra
  • Travel through Yungaburra, and a further drive 4.0 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Malanda Lake Barrine Road (see Gillies Roadhouse on corner) drive 4.0 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Lakes Drive, drive 0.8 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Russell Road, drive for 6.9 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Land road
  • Rose Gums is 3.0 kilometers down the road on the right

Driving directions from Innisfail (south-east of Rose Gums) via Palmerston Highway

  • At Innisfail turn onto the Palmerton Highway heading towards Atherton Tablalands
  • Continue to end of Palmerston Highway into Malanda township
  • Turn right at the Malanda Milk Factory (T-intersection ) onto Lake Barrine Road and drive 8.0 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Lakes Drive, drive 0.8 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Russell Road, drive for 6.9 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Land road
  • Rose Gums is 3.0 kilometers down the road on the right

Driving Directions from Ravenshoe (south-west of Rose Gums) via Kennedy Highway

  • From Ravenshoe travel on Kennedy Highway, drive 58 Kilometers
  • Just before Atherton, turn right onto Malanda Atherton Road, drive 14.0 kilometers
  • Look for the Malanda Milk Factory on the left as you drive through Malanda
  • From the Milk Factory travel on Lake Barrine Road, drive 8.0 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Lakes Drive, drive 0.8 kilometers
  • Turn right onto Russell Road, drive for 6.9 kilometers
  • Turn left onto Land road
  • Rose Gums is 3.0 kilometers down the road on the right