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Published May 18th 2021
Stop for a coffee, a fresh juice and for grocery
Family-owned and operated business located in the rural town of Aratula. Aratula Markets offers a vast range of products, from fresh local fruit and vegetables, local dairy products and meat, a deli line and convenient store items.

Aratula Markets makes hot drinks to have with some fantastic cakes, waffles and crepes. It specialises in fresh juices and homemade fruit sorbets.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Aratula Markets Logo. Photo fromhttps://www.facebook.com/aratulamarkets/photos/1050061341768014


You can find lavender products from Scenic Rim, honey and jams and many other local grocery items, wine and sauces. Products are sourced locally and in Australia and on a seasonal basis to guarantee freshness.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables inside Aratula Markets. Photo by Author.



Our main focus is to guarantee the quality of the products to our customers and to help the local and farming communities of Australia. We are a family-owned and family run business with an extensive background in farming and retail spanning three generations. Along with great staff, we aim to provide an experience that will bring people back to a good old fashioned time of simple and wholesome goodness. -Aratula Markets Mission Statement.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
On the shelves at Aratula Markets. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Falls Hike,
What about a ready to eat healthy snack?! Photo fromhttps://www.facebook.com/aratulamarkets/photos


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Falls Hike,
Green smoothie. Photo fromhttps://www.facebook.com/aratulamarkets/photos


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
An array of fruit liquors, from Blackcurrent to Passionfruit, Kiwi Fruit, Paw Paw and many more. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Go nuts! There are plenty! And nutritious seeds. Photo by Author.


In the shop, there is an array of handmade cards, gift ideas and gourmet products.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Special salts with garlic, rosemary, celery and many more from Sky View Pastoral. Completely fresh and with no artificial addictions. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Spotted gum Honey and several different flavours of jams. Passionfruit Butter, Lemon Butter and a few others flavoured butters are available. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Handmade cards, really beautiful. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Detail of a card. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Inside the shop. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Ideas for gifts. Photo by Author.


In the coffee section, there are displayed amazing cakes.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Decadent cake! Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Another cake to choose from. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
The amazing combination of chocolate and orange. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
These go well with a hot drink! Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
The service is fast and friendly. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets is a great place to stop and stock up with produce and to have a great coffee with a beautiful cheesecake. There are tables and chairs outside where you can enjoy your break with a drink and something nice to eat. Also, you find native plants and succulents to enrich your garden.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Native plants. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Succulents. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy,
Succulents. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets is located at 6744 Cunningham Highway Aratula and it is open 7 days a week.

Contact: (07) 5463 814


Aratula

Aratula is a small town and locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia, about 60 kilometres southwest of Ipswich, just east of Cunningham's Gap. Aratula has long been a place for food and accommodation to weary travellers crossing the Great Dividing Range. The rural town of Aratula offers a range of accommodation including caravan parks and motels.

Aratula is popular with day-trippers, travellers and hikers.

There is lots of to do and to see around Aratula, which is surrounded by Moogerah Peaks National Park and Main Range National Park. Between Mount Edwards and Mount Greville is Lake Moogerah, a popular lake for water skiing, jet skiing and boating.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike, Mount Edward, Lake Moogerah,
The picturesque view over Lake Moogerah, in the background is Mount Greville. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike, Mount Edward, Lake Moogerah, Mount Greville,
Views from Mount Greville. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike, Mount Edward, Lake Moogerah, Group Hiking South East Qld and More,
The Group Hiking South East Qld and More on top of Mount Edwards. Photo by Author.


On top of the Cunningham Gap, there are three beautiful hiking trails, Mount Cordeaux, Mount Mitchell and Gap Creek Falls.

Mount Cordeaux, Mount Mitchell and Gap Creek Falls trailheads are at the top of Crest Carpark.

Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike,
Mount Mitchell has a beautiful graded trail. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike,
Views from Bare Rock, Mount Cordeaux. Photo by Author.


Aratula Markets, Cunningham Gap, Cunningham Hwy, Mount Mitchell, Mount Cordeaux, Gap Creek Falls Hike,
Views from Gap Creek Falls Trail. Photo by Author.


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Reference

www.facebook.com/aratulamarkets

www.visitscenicrim.com.au/eatdrink/cafes/aratula-markets-fruit-factory
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Where: 6744 Cunningham Highway Aratula, QLD, Australia 4309
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