In May of each year, Mareeba Shire Council plays host to ’The Great Wheelbarrow Race’. This is an event where competitors push an empty wheelbarrow along the ’Wheelbarrow Way’ between Mareeba and Chillagoe in three stages while fundraising for charities and local clubs.
While you’re here
Don’t miss out on all the incredible things there are to do right across the region
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Hit the famous waterfall circuit, uncover those lesser known or stretch a little further and take a dip in Australia’s widest, single-drop waterfall on the Atherton Tablelands.
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