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Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

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    What to Expect
    Gain an insight to Northern Queensland's vast diversity without the crowds. Kevin will pick you up from your accommodation, introduce you to the other  adventurers and start you on a unique one day experience.

    A short drive and you are out in the rainforest, enjoying the crystal clear water of Stoney Creek and a rainforest interpretive walk. Up the hill you climb, enjoying panoramic views of Cairns City and out to the Great Barrier Reef. Morning tea is served overlooking Lake Morris, a man made marvel, surrounded by Lambs Range a small part of the 900 000 hectares that makes up part of the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics. Through a locked gate, 4WD is locked and your journey into the vastness of the rainforest begins. Jurrasic Park is a statement heard often...

    You follow a seldom used old logging track into the traditional land of the Tjapukai people. You are now travelling back in time, it is a living museum. Plants and animals that no longer survive any where else on the planet still inhabit this area.The rare Cassowary, the Boyd's Rainforest Dragon, Musky Rat Kangaroo and Giant Tree Fern are found nowhere but here.

    Marvelling at the immenseness and natural beauty of the surrounds, you drive though five crystal clear streams and arrive at your lunch spot.

    A buffet lunch is served Alfreso in the middle of the forest. The sounds of the wind, water and birds are your background music.

    After lunch you take a boardwalk adventure.The biggest birds nest you will see, an amazingly beautiful water feature, a tree you think is the biggest you have ever seen, till you see the surprise at the end of the boardwalk. A 900 year old strangler fig tree. This tree has strangled,killed and eaten another tree. Definitely a jungle in here

    After two more stream crossings the rainforest dissapears suddenly. Landscape and weather change dramatically. We are now in the Aussie Bush. Eucalyptus trees and giant termite mounds are the new features.

    All of a sudden seemingly out of nowhere an ice cream shop appears. A complimentary ice cream is enjoyed. With 45 flavours of hand made ice creams all produced from locally grown fruit, choosing one is always difficult. A large selection of locally made souvenirs are available here as well.

    Your afternoon break is followed by another landscape change. On the way to Davies Creek Falls for an afternoon cool down, you touch on the edge of the Aussie Outback. The waterfall itself is amazing, but it's the secret natural rock pool at the top which is the surprise.

    The pool is so incredible that a beer commercial has been filmed there. What more of a recommendation do you need?

    No Aussie adventure would be complete without seeing a wallaby or 200. The aptly named Pretty Faced Wallabies are always photogenic.

     At the end of the tour having been amused, entertained and educated, Kevin will bid you farewell and return you to your accommodation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairns Accommodation
    Departure Time

    8am Monday to Saturday

    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fee
    • Afternoon tea
    • Beverages
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off(Additional $5 per person from Northern Beaches)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Fantastic tour of the beautiful lush rainforest, with delicious lunch by the stream. Awsome to see places we woudn’t normally have been able to as the access is so remote. We also got head out into the bush (outback) to a waterfall for a swim...More

    Thank KrysBee88
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband, mother in-law and myself enjoyed a fantastic day with Kevin exploring the rainforest and outback around Cairns. Kevin gets to know each person on his tour and makes it an unforgettable fun-filled experience of visiting places where other tourist companies do not (and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LouEHill
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our guide Kevin knew a lot about the surrounding and he made the whole trip enjoyable. We even got to see some kangeroos in the end! The trip was very comfortable and we took a lot of photos around the area. I really enjoyed the...More

    Thank laurkthz
    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    I couldn't recommend this tour more, an Excellent rating doesn't seem enough. Kevin is an amazing tour guide, tells Great stories, and gets everyone involved in the adventurous tour. We went places that few others travel to, learned a lot about the stops we went,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Gr8Wh1te
    Kevin S, Owner at Wilderness Eco Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Thank you for enjoying my little tour so much and taking the time to leave a review. My goal with the tour is to take my guests as far away from the other tourists as we possibly can and hopefully by the end of the...More

    Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

    One of the best tours we did in all our trips to Australia!!! Kevin was amazing. So much enthousiasm, so much knowledge about the rainforest and the outback, we had a blast. Great stories and he is keen on knowing his guests. A lot of...More

    Thank martijnenclaudiaw
    Kevin S, Owner at Wilderness Eco Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Big Bloody Swedish Marty. What can I say mate? That day I shared with you and your family was of those days that I can't believe this is my job. Lots of laughs, abosutley enthusiastic people and a bloody inspirational man such as yourself (...More

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    11 August 2019|
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    Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
    We were a little farther away so we were picked up about 7:30 in the morning and return back first drop off about 430. It was worth every penny! it seems like a long day but it did go fast lots of stops, lunch, ice cream... More
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    I was picked up from out front of my accommodation. The receipt I received from my booking agent included this information with the accommodation/pickup address. If you have any doubt contact the agent you used for the... More
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