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Wooroonooran National Park Tour

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Highlights

  • Visit the Wooroonooran National Park, a rainforest with fantastic World Heritage attractions including Australia's most spectacular canopy walk
  • Experience the best natural attractions in Cairns: Josephine Falls, Johnstone River Crocodile Farm, Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walk and Babinda Boulders
  • Enjoy lunch at an Australian-Italian buffet with a great variety of exquisite dishes

Overview

Wooroonooran National Park is located half an hour drive south of Cairns city. It offers stunning pristine rainforest with fantastic World Heritage attractions including Australia's most spectacular canopy walk. This area of unsurpassed beauty contains the 2 highest mountains in Queensland, numerous rivers, waterfalls, swimming holes and some of the World's lushest and most ancient rainforests.

You can revitalise yourself in tranquil rainforest settings. In addition to the educational first-hand rainforest experience, the tour also includes fun activities you may never have experienced before. You will have a fantastic time in the diverse locations described below. Brilliant photographic opportunities abound at each location. This tour will provide you with awesome lifetime memories.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotels in Cairns/ Northern Beaches for Wooroonooran National Park Tour.

Highlights of the tour are below:
Kuranda Rainforestation Wildlife Park: An exciting new attraction added in 1996 to Rainforestation Nature Park allowing visitors to experience another facet of Australia. People can wander with our experienced guide in a private environment as the park will be open earlier for our customers. A series of elevated boardwalks provide close-up uninterrupted views of the Australian animals and reptiles. Handfeed the free roaming kangaroos and wallabies in the landscaped gardens, observe the carnivorous tiger quoll, the endangered cassowary, huge crocodiles, see wombats and view local snakes and other reptiles. The tour of the Wildlife Park provides an in depth summary of all our native animal species and describes the quirky traits of the individual animals themselves.

Curtain Fig Tree:
Is one of the largest trees in the Tropical North Queensland and one of the best known attractions on Atherton Tableland. This is one of the most amazing trees you will see. It is a picture of a century of natural history a unique example of nature's unpredictability and power. A wooden boardwalk surrounds the tree so people can admire it and take photos from any angle.

Platypus viewing at the Australian Platypus Park Tarzali:
The Australian Platypus Park is home to a thriving platypus population. These wonderful creatures can be found in a spring fed pond surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Only around 2% of people who come to Australia and only around 8 % of Australians have seen a platypus in the wild: enjoy a one in a lifetime experience.

Mamu Canopy Walk:
Experience one of Australia's grandest man-made structures in a natural environment. With its combination of a canopy walk high in the tree tops, an observation tower and viewing decks. Take in the exhilarating vistas of the Johnstone River gorge and amazing surrounding World Heritage landscapes.

Lunch at Mamu Rainforest:
This is the perfect venue for a luxurious picnic in the rainforest. A refreshing buffet will be set up providing a choice of several salads, chicken, cheese, ham and an abundance of cut fruits. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or tea surrounded by the luxurious flora and the tropical local fauna.

Josephine Falls:
Is a secluded freshwater swimming hole, located at the foot of Queensland's tallest mountain, Mt. Bartle Frere (1622m). A series of waterfalls flow into large pools surrounded by boulders, rainforest trees hang over the water, keeping it cool and refreshing. We take a short walk to a series of dramatic cascading waterfalls.

Babinda Boulders:
We walk along a rainforest path to the magnificent, breath taking granite gorge created over millions of years. It lies in the valley between the 2 highest mountains in QLD. Listen to the ancient Aboriginal legend about the creation of the Boulders. Learn about the evolution of one of the World's oldest rainforests. Swim in cool crystal waters with fish and turtles. Relax in the sun under an ancient rainforest tree.

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Reviews

The tour was very good even though it poured. The tour guide was very energetic despite the fact that the other tour members were not interested in talking. The crocodile farm... Scott Brayfield

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Approximately 10 hours

Start time

Start Time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: Approximately 10 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Cairns/ Northern Beaches.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

Your hotel in Cairns/ Northern Beaches.

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Transportation in a coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Australian / Italian gourmet buffet lunch at Roscoe's Restaurant
  • Entrance fee
  • Bird watching
  • Binoculars and Umbrella

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details

Itinerary is subject to change

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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Cancellation policy

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  • "Very god tour" The tour was very good even though it poured. The tour guide was very energetic despite the fact that the other tour members were not interested in talking. The crocodile farm...
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