ECHO bus is available to all members of the public, it seats 18 at full capacity with provision for 2 wheelchairs or 1 scooter. Seating priority is given to CHSP and NDIS clients for whom we provide a door to door service. We run this service 4 days of the week and to a different destination each day.


  • Tuesday - To Innot Hot Springs departing Millaa Millaa, Tarzali, Malanda, Atherton, Yungaburra, Herberton, Wondecla and Ravenshoe.


  • Wednesday - To Atherton departing Millaa Millaa, Millstream, Ravenshoe, Tumoulin, Wondecla and Herberton

  • Thursday - To Cairns (via the Gillies Range) departing Millaa Millaa, Tarzali, Malanda, Atherton, Yungaburra and the Eacham Roadhouse.


  • Friday - To Atherton departing Millaa Millaa, Tarzali, Malanda and Yungaburra.


We also offer this bus service to social events such as outings, social lunches and select theatre performances.



ECHO additionally offers CHSP and NDIS clients the service of our 4 seater van to attend appointments, pick up prescriptions, visit family and friends or to do shopping. This service is available Monday to Thursday, by reservation only and is subject to availability. These vehicles are also scooter and wheelchair friendly for your convenience.



Bookings for all vehicles are essential and can be made by calling ECHO office between 9am-5pm Monday - Thursday or 9am-4pm Friday on 4096 6634

ECHO Bus parked at the Malanda Pick Up/Drop Off point

ECHO's Wheelchair Accessible CHSP/QCC Van









Front entrance to Cairns Central - Bus pick up/drop off point is just to the right, opposite Railway Hotel 

Taxi Rank entrance to Earlville Shopping Centre (near the Library) - Bus pick up/drop off point