Crystals have long been revered for their powerful healing properties
THE PROTECTOR: Amethyst
Promotes: calm, balance, patience & peace
A calming purple colour, the amethyst crystal is said to provide spiritual protection, inner strength and clarity of mind. It works to repel addiction to poisons, particularly alcohol. It may also have a positive effect against insomnia and nightmares.
THE COMMUNICATOR: Turquoise
Promotes: positive thinking, friendship, balance, strength, love & serenity
It’s believed turquoise is effective in aiding communication and helping one speak the truth. This greenish-blue stone is believed to benefit people who are shy, while aiding in wisdom and forthrightness. It can also promote feelings of calm in those about to speak in public.
THE CALMER: Abalone
Promotes: peace & tranquility
The shimmering multi-coloured shell of abalone helps to calm emotional situations and enhance feelings of peace, beauty and love. Believed to soothe frazzled nerves, abalone can also strengthen the immune system and energise the body.
THE CREATOR: Adventurine
Promotes: prosperity & career success
Adventurine is used to boost creativity and imagination, as well as feelings of calm and balance. It enhances prosperity and is believed to bring career prosperity. There are many different colours of Adventurine, each associated with different chakras.
THE ENERGISER: Clear Quartz
Promotes: power, energy & clarity
Due to their high vibration, clear quartz crystals are believed to increase energy levels and help restore the body’s balance. They bring clarity to communication and stimulate the mind. Clear quartz also works to remove negative energy as well as cleanse and improve internal organs.
THE LOVER: Jade
Promotes: love, fidelity & generosity
Known as the stone of the heart, Jade is a vibrant green rock known for its soapy texture. It is used to attract and boost love as well as encourage fidelity. This crystal is also used to promote wealth and create a positive attitude towards money. Jade works to strengthen the mind and is said to assist in clear reasoning when making important business decisions.
THE PEACE-KEEPER: Coral
Promotes: love, prosperity, passion, creativity, strength & peace
Due to its organic origin, coral is thought to help us connect with nature, bring inner peace and strength. Red coral is associated with romance and passion, while pink shades of coral are used to restore harmony to the heart and aid depression and lethargy.
The Crystal Caves in the Atherton Tablelands will take you on a fun and educational journey into the mysterious world of crystals.
If you’re looking for somewhere fun and educational to take the kids these school holidays, this mineralogical museum is a must. Here your kids will explore what lies beneath the earth’s crust in fantasy caves, tunnels and grottos. Showcasing more than 600 crystals, minerals and fossils, you’ll also get to explore:
- One of the largest amethyst geodes in the world
- Spectacular natural formations
- Gift shop & jewellery store
Open 7 days a week, you’ll need to allocate at least one hour to explore the caves. Find out more about The Crystal Caves on LocalSearch.
If you’re planning on visiting the Tablelands this accommodation option may be the perfect place to enjoy the scenery. LocalSearch lists all the accommodation options for the Atherton Tablelands and beyond.
Set in a quiet, peaceful and relaxing holiday park, Atherton Hallorans Leisure Park is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for accommodation in the Tablelands. Their accommodation options include:
- Fully powered camping sites
- 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom family villas
- 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom spa deluxe villas
For further information about Atherton Hallorans Leisure Park, visit their LocalSearch profile page.
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* Disclaimer: You should not substitute traditional medical treatment for crystal healing.