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While not every day has a festival taking place, you can still enjoy the temple complex and museum.


Opening times

Open Wed to Sun 11am - 4pm

(excluding Christmas Day & Good Friday)

Throughout the Christmas to New Year period closures may occur, please contact the Temple for times of opening.

Last Guided Tour starts 3.30pm

Admission Fees
Adults $10.00
Children 5-15yrs $5.00
Concession $7.50
Family $25.00 (2 adults 4 children)
National Trust Members: Free


our contact details

Atherton Chinatown
86 Herberton Rd, Atherton 4883
Queensland, Australia.

P.O. Box 1292, Atherton 4883
Queensland, Australia.

Telephone: (07) 4091 6945
International: +61 7 4091 6945
Facsimile: (07) 4091 6946

email: info@houwang.org.au


visiting atherton

Atherton is located on the Cairns Highlands and can be reached by bus or car. Chinatown is on the outskirts of town on the Atherton - Herberton Road

Driving times to Atherton from:
• Cairns: 1hr 10min
• Port Douglas: 2hrs
• Kuranda: 45min
• Innisfail: 1hr 15min
• Mareeba: 25min
• Townsville: 4hrs 30min

Bus Services run daily from Cairns, Kuranda and Mareeba.

Atherton Bus Service tel: (07) 4091 1416
Whitecar Coaches tel: (07) 4091 1855



Coin symbol from Hou Wang Temple2003 Tourism Awards Winner TTNQ Award winners 2003

Map of the region
Guided tours of the Temple complex
Guided tours of the Temple are conducted throughout the day.

Welcome to Atherton Chinatown