The Summit Bed & Breakfast

Situated in Atherton, on the Atherton Tablelands, on the side of an extinct Volcano. The Summit Bed & Breakfast features a large "Queenslander" purposely built B&B, in a timber design, with natural air-conditioning, native fauna & flora, spectacular views through Rainforest trees, central locality, self contained facilities and free private parking. 

The Summit B&B can be booked as an entire house for up to 10 persons, or as 3 private ensuited B&B rooms, with guests sharing kitchen, lounge, pool, BBQ & dining areas. A fully private, self contained Apartment is also available for 2 persons. The Main St of Atherton is approximately 1.5 kms or a 15 min walk, with Shops, Restaurants and Hotels, but you feel like you are a world away in the countryside, nestled within an Environmental Park & Mabi Rainforest trees.

All B&B Rooms have private entrances through French Doors from the external deck, as well as a Digital TV. The deck features outdoor furniture for each room to eat or relax at your convenience. Enjoy a drink or a meal, while looking out at the mountains, rainforest or pool. All rooms enjoy a private ensuite & WiFi connection for up to 3 devices. Continental breakfast provisions are included if you book a B&B room, breakfast is not supplied if you book the House or Apartment options.
Room Types:- (click on the room name for a 360 deg view.)
  • Bandicoot B&B Room - Deluxe Double with pool view - 1 King with private ensuite, sleeps 2.
  • Pademelon B&B Room - King Room with 2 King beds - 1 King + 2 singles in 2 rooms with interconnecting ensuite, sleeps 4.
  • Wallaby B&B Room - Deluxe Double with mountain view - 1 King + 2 King singles in 2 rooms, with private ensuite, sleeps 4.
  • Ulysses Apartment - 360 deg view photos to come - 1 Double with ensuite, lounge, kitchen & garden outdoor area, sleeps 2.
  • 4 BR House - All of the above bed rooms, not including the Apartment, sleeps 10.

To view a virtual Tour of The Summit B&B, click here.

If the entire House is booked, then the B&B accommodation options are not available, however the Apartment can still be booked. If B&B rooms are booked then the House is no longer an option. If B&B rooms are booked then guests share the full kitchen, sparkling pool, BBQ, lounge and dining areas at the property. With private rooms, TV & ensuites & so many other room & deck options, it gives those who want social interaction, a chance to do so, especially if travelling through the region, those who want privacy can also be satisfied. If the Wallaby & Pademelon second rooms are not needed, then these rooms will be closed off and not booked to another party.

The Summit Rainforest Retreat and Atherton Blue Gum B&B are other accommodations in Atherton if you are looking for something different.
If requiring self-contained accommodation in Townsville, please have a look at Townsville Terrace.

Guests can enjoy various attractions & activities in the surrounding Tablelands, including Birdwatching, Spot lighting native animals, waterfalls, volcanic lakes, mountain biking, walks, historical towns, arts & crafts, Hot Air Ballooning, coffee tasting. golfing, horse riding and much more.

The nearest airport is Cairns Airport, approximately a 1 hour drive from The Summit Bed & Breakfast.

The Atherton Tablelands or Cairns Highlands ranges in altitude from 500 to 1000 m's, so is cooler and less humid than the coast. Ideal for nature lovers and those wanting to escape the coastal heat. The Summit B&B is designed to maximise the natural experience of the region.