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Visit WhereToEat wildcherries

Our 'wild cherries' can be found locally from October through December.

Where to Eat

Whether you are driving through, exploring the rainforest and river trails, or stopping to relax and meet the locals, you’ll find a range of places to eat in our township. If you are more adventurous, you can join one of our indigenous tours and catch your own fish or gather your own bush tucker feast.


Blooms Garden Café

Dine surrounded by tranquil rainforest at Blooms Garden Cafe at Ayton. The cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Phone: (07) 4060 8236

Barra and Croc Café 

The Barra and Croc Café in the middle of Ayton serves coffee and snacks. It also has an IGA Express for groceries and supplies. 

Visit the Barra and Croc Cafe website

Bana Yirriji Art Centre 

While absorbing the indigenous heritage and browsing in the gallery, pause for morning tea, a light lunch or a cappuccino while overlooking the lush Bloomfield River. CURRENTLY CLOSED. 

Visit the Bank Yirriji Art Centre website

Lion’s Den Hotel 

Built in 1875, the Lion’s Den Hotel at Helenvale (near Black Mountain) on the Little Annan River is one of Queensland’s oldest historic pubs. 

Visit the Lion's Den Hotel website

Bloomfield Beach restaurant

The Bloomfield Beach cabin and camping site also hosts a licensed restaurant.

Visit the Bloomfield Beach restaurant website

Black Cockatoo Gallery and Coffeehouse  

Black Cockatoo Gallery in Bloomfield has a coffeehouse.

Visit the Black Cockatoo Gallery and Coffeehouse website

Tcharibbeena Restaurant

The Tcharibeena restaurant at the Mungumby Lodge serves lunch and dinner for guests (reservations required) with a daily gourmet blackboard menu featuring fresh local produce. The restaurant is fully licensed (no BYO). Gourmet picnic backpacks are also available for guests. 

Visit the Tcharibbeena Restaurant website


Local stores and supplies

Barra and Croc Café – Ayton Store

The Barra and Croc Café in the middle of Ayton has an IGA Express for groceries and supplies. 

Website: www.aytonigax-press.com.au

Farmers markets

The Bloomfield markets are held on the last Saturday of every month in the space directly opposite the Barra Croc Café/IGA Express in Ayton.

Community Store 

Wujal Wujal has a community store on Hartwig Street where you can buy groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables, snacks and hardware supplies. 

Phone: (07) 4060 8099
Email: wujal@islandcaperetail.com.au 

Trading hours:

Monday to Thursday: 8am to 5pm
Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday: 8am to midday


Drinking alcohol in Wujal Wujal

Please don’t forget that local laws limit alcohol in Wujal Wujal. Some areas are completely dry and alcohol is not permitted. 

Find out more on our Local Laws page.


Bush tucker experiences 

If you are one of our more adventurous visitors, you might choose to hunt and gather your own bushtucker feast. There are many locally led tours where our local tour guides have the knowledge and experience to help you find true tropical delights along our coasts and beachers, rivers and rainforests.

Medicinal and ceremonial plants

Learn about our indigenous medicines and plants used in Aboriginal ceremonies with the Walker Family.

Website: www.adventurenorthaustralia.com/the-bama-way/1146-2/

Yindilli Camping Ground

The Yindilli and Bura (Chinacamp) campsites offer walks and tours guided by traditional owners and elders. Refreshments are provided, including Aussie damper and tea. Your guide will also help you identify bush tucker along your walk. 

Website: www.yindilli.com

Bama Way Aboriginal Journeys

The Bama Way is an Aboriginal journey along storylines in tropical North Queensland. You can join members of the Walker family on a traditional hunting and gathering experience near Bloomfield Falls.

Website: www.bamaway.com.au/kuku-yalanji-cultural-habitat-tours/