• 1 Day Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 10 Days Before Use
  • Printed Voucher Accepted
  • Certain City Hotels Pick Up
  • Meals Included of Certain Packages

Northern Experience Eco Tours

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What to Expect
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Explore amazing tropical highlands, waterfalls, rainforests and Paronella Park with this full day tour departing Cairns!

Departing from Cairns, you'll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle heading to the south of Cairns for a full day out. First you will travel to Walsh's Pyramid, one of the largest naturally formed pyramids in the world. Travelling towards the World Heritage Listed Barrine Crater Lake National Park, you'll enjoy breathtaking views over the Goldsbourgh Valley and visit Heales Lookout before heading into the gorgeous Atherton Tablelands. On arrival, your tour guide will take you on a short walk to visit the 1000-year-old Twin Kauri Pines, true giants of the rainforest. Following a morning tea break, the Option A tour will depart for a 40 minute guided wildlife cruise on the lake. 

Next you'll visit the historical town of Yungaburra, and then go on to visit the Curtain Fig Tree National Park to see the tropical rainforest canopies on a guided boardwalk tour. From here your tour will drive through extensive beef, dairy, sugar cane and other local farming areas, to arrive at  Millaa Millaa Falls – one of Australia's most photographed waterfalls. You will have an option of swimming under the cool waters falling 20 metres over an ancient volcanic lava flow formed over 1 million years ago or you can sit back, relax and enjoy the tranquillity of nature.

After lunch the next destination is the stunning Paronella Park. Here you will be guided through the extensive National Trust Gardens while learning the rich history of Hosea Paronella's achievements and how he built his Spanish Castle in the rainforest. You'll then have time to relax, explore and capture amazing photo opportunities at Mena Creek and Theresa Falls, before boarding your bus for your journey back to Cairns. 

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Assembling arrangement:
  • Transfers are available for certain hotels in the Cairns CBD area, please enter your hotel name when booking.

  • The pick-up point from the Northern Beaches is the Skyrail carpark or you may catch a Sunbus into the city where the pick-up point will be at the night markets Abbott St Bus stop.

  • The pickup is usually between 7:15 am - 7:45 am depending on where you are staying. You'll arrive back to Cairns City between approximately 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm.

  • If pick-up is not available from your hotel, please make your way to a nearby pick-up location listed on the booking voucher.

  • Please wait outside your hotel/pick-up location at least 10 minutes in advance of your scheduled pick-up time.

Dining arrangement:
  • Option A and B: Delicious all you can eat Hot Buffet lunch at Roscoe's Piazza Innisfail included.

  • Option C: No meals are included. You can bring your own lunch or there are options to buy lunch on the day.

  • Child ticket: Ages 4 - 14 years

  • Infants aged 0 - 1 year can take part in this tour for free, but must sit on the lap of a paying adult (1 infant per adult). Infants aged 1 - 3 years can take part in this tour at a price of $70 AUD (price may vary).

  • Tour time: Approximately 7:15 am - 6:30 pm

  • Tour duration: Approximately 11 hours

  • This tour can take up to 20 guests. 

  • Itineraries are subject to change depending on weather and traffic conditions.

  • We recommend purchasing travel insurance which includes cover for this tour.

What to bring:

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottled water
  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Swimming gear
  • Change of clothes
  • Warm jacket in cooler months
  • Camera 
How to Use
Booking information:
  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.

  • Please print the voucher and present it on the day of the tour.
  • The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 10 days before use.
  • 10% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 5-9 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 4 days before use.
  • If you do not show up at the required time, you will be considered to have forfeited your booking and will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Q:Will you run this tour on raining days?
    A:Hi there, thank you for your question. The tour is operated in any type of weather. Flooding or road closure is the only stoppage. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Sandy

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