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Green Island Reef Cruise                                                             system for a super smooth journey, a submerged platform for easy water
Full Day Big Cat Cruise Incl Lunch                                                   access, hot freshwater showers, change rooms, air conditioned lounges and a
Description: Coach transfer from Cairns and Northern Beaches                         licensed bar. (L)
accommodation to board your modern air-conditioned catamaran for the
cruise to Green Island. Enjoy over 5 hours on Green Island with many                 Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef
activities such as the choice of a glass bottom boat tour or snorkelling             Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch
equipment for the day, a fish feeding display, self-guided island walks or simply    Coach transfer from Cairns to Port Douglas tours along one of Australia's most
relax on the white sandy beach. (L)                                                  scenic coastal drives. Quicksilver's high-speed wavepiercing catamaran will
                                                                                     take passengers in airconditioned comfort to a spacious reef activity platform
Full Day Big Cat Cruise Incl Lunch & Semi Sub                                        moored in protective lagoons at the renowned Agincourt Reef, on the edge of
Description: Coach transfer from Cairns and Northern Beaches                         the Great Barrier Reef. Quicksilver has facilities to enable both swimmers and
accommodation to board your modern air-conditioned catamaran for the                 non-swimmers to experience this stunning reef world. Passengers can explore
cruise to Green Island. Enjoy over 5 hours on Green Island with many                 the reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible, an underwater observatory or
activities such as semi-submersible coral viewing tours, the choice of a glass       snorkel and dive. A range of optional activities are provided including up to two
bottom boat tour or snorkelling equipment for the day, a fish feeding display,       dives for certified divers and novices can experience the magic of scuba with a
self-guided island walks or simply relax on the white sandy beach. (L)               qualified dive instructor or an Oceanwalker helmet dive, guided snorkelling
                                                                                     tours with a marine biologist and scenic helicopter flights over the reef are also
                                                                                     available. Lunch, morning and afternoon teas are included. (L)
Morning Cruise
Half Day - Incl Morning Tea
Trinity Inlet Cairns supports a diverse and fascinating ecosystem. Enjoy a calm      Wavedancer Low Isles
water cruise while discovering the secrets of mangroves and the wildlife and         Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch
the history and culture of the harbour & its trade. See crocodiles and a variety     Coach transfer from Cairns north to Port Douglas to board Wavedancer, a 30
of native birds in their natural habitat, and then get really close to crocodiles    metre luxury sailing catamaran for the cruise to Low Isles, an idyllic coral
during the Crocodile Farm Tour. Morning tea and return transfers from Cairns         island set in a lagoon on the Great Barrier Reef. Swim, snorkel, drift through
and Northern beaches included.                                                       the corals or take a glass bottom boat tour. Join a marine biologist for a guided
                                                                                     walk around the island or guided snorkel tour. Morning and afternoon teas are
                                                                                     included. (L)
Afternoon Cruise
Half Day - Incl Afternoon Tea
Trinity Inlet Cairns supports a diverse and fascinating ecosystem. Enjoy a calm      Silverswift Outer Barrier Reef
water cruise while discovering the secrets of mangroves and the wildlife and         Full Day Snorkelling Cruise Incl Lunch
the history and culture of the harbour & its trade. See crocodiles and a variety     Depart the Marlin Wharf for the trip to the Outer Barrier Reef on board
of native birds in their natural habitat, and then get really close to crocodiles    Silverswift. Silverswift is a 29 metre catamaran designed with everything you
during the Crocodile Farm Tour. Afternoon tea and return transfers from Cairns       need to experience an underwater world of colourful marine life in safety and
and Northern beaches included.                                                       comfort. You will arrive at the first site by 9.30am. During the day, you will have
                                                                                     the opportunity to visit 3 sites at the Outer Barrier Reef and spend up to 5
                                                                                     hours of leisurely play. Adventure snorkellers can explore spectacular coral
Frankland Islands All Inclusive                                                      formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine
Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch                                                           creatures. Locations vary with the conditions however each site is chosen for
Visit Frankland Islands for an unsurpassed tropical & uninhabited island             visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery. After the
adventure without the crowds. Frankland Islands, located just south of Cairns,       water activities, enjoy a tropical hot and cold lunch served and there are bar
is part sand cay / part continental island - and so provides a Great Barrier Reef    facilities available where you can purchase drinks. Morning and afternoon tea
and tropical island experience in one day. Guests can enjoy pristine                 included. Depart the Outer Barrier Reef at 3.00pm and arrive into Cairns at
snorkelling, diving, semi-submersible & glass-bottom boat coral viewing tours,       4.30pm. (L)
a guided island ecology walk and rock pools tour, and a cruise along the
Mulgrave River - all with only a maximum of 99 other guests. (L)
                                                                                     Agincourt Reef Cruise/Fly
                                                                                     Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Sailaway - Low Isles                                                                 Cruise to Agincourt Reef on board Quicksilver's Wavepiercing catamaran.
Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch & Transfers from Cairns Hotels                            Quicksilver has facilities for both swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy this
Sailaway offers a reef and island cruise to Low Isles, a protected Coral Cay         stunning reef world. Explore the reef snorkelling, from a semi submersible, or
island on the Great Barrier Reef. Relax on the white sandy beaches, snorkel          from the underwater observatory. Enjoy your scenic helicopter flight back to
over the magnificent coral gardens in the blue lagoon, enjoy a guided                Cairns over white sand cays and see the amazing array of colours of the Great
snorkelling tour with a marine biologist, and have the opportunity to swim with      Barrier Reef. (L)
turtles in their natural habitat. Take a trip on the glass bottom boat with a reef
interpretation talk by the Skipper. Morning and afternoon tea included. (L)
                                                                                     Tjapukai Cultural Park
                                                                                     Tjapukai by Day - Admission Only
Oyster Reef & Upolu Reef Day Cruise                                                  Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park showcases the People of the Rainforest's
Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch                                                           indigenous culture, allowing guests to watch theatrical performances and
Depart Cairns and enjoy the morning at Oyster Reef. Oyster Reef is a shallow,        engage in interactive activities, to learn the traditional culture and customs of
clear and abundant with marine life. After lunch, you will travel to Upolu Cay.      the Tjapukai people.
Upolu is an uninhabited Coral Cay with breathtaking coral gardens, exotic
marine life and soft white coral sands. This cruise offers a wide range of
activities including snorkelling, scuba diving (both certified and first time        Cooktown 1 Day 4WD Adventure
beginner), informative glass bottom boat tours, live musical entertainment,          Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
morning and afternoon tea, and a glass of champagne on the homeward sail.            You will be collected by our air-conditioned four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle.
(L)                                                                                  Travel north along the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia's most scenic
                                                                                     coastal drives towards the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park,
                                                                                     crossing the mighty Daintree River by cable ferry. Journey on the 4WD only
Michaelmas Cay Day Cruise                                                            Bloomfield Track. This track offers some of the most incredible scenery in the
Full Day Cruise Incl Lunch                                                           country, crossing rivers and climbing mountain ranges. Stop for lunch at the
Coach transfers from Cairns and Cairns Beaches to board the Ocean Spirit             Lion's Den Hotel (est. 1875), a bush pub. Continue to the unique geological
Cruises' 32 metre luxury sailing catamaran. Enjoy a two hour cruise to               oddity, which is Black Mountain, surrounded in mystery and spoken of in
Michaelmas Cay, with four hours at the Reef where you can view the coral             ancient Aboriginal legend. Arriving in Cooktown you will have a 360 degree
from a semi-submersible, snorkel or participate in a guided beach walk with a        view from Grassy Hill of the Endeavour River. Have your camera ready! Enjoy
marine biologist. Receive complimentary champagne and live entertainment             free time to explore historical Cooktown. Late this afternoon we depart
on the homeward sail. (L)                                                            Cooktown by the inland road, the Mulligan Highway, traveling through a
                                                                                     diverse landscape which is the outback of Far North Queensland. Morning tea
Silversonic Outer Barrier Reef                                                       is included. Evening meal and entrance to James Cook Museum are at own
Full Day Snorkelling Cruise Incl Lunch                                               expense. (L)
Silversonic is a luxury 29m catamaran custom-designed for small groups of
adventure minded people to revel in the thrill of diving and snorkelling. With       Daintree 4WD Wanderer
over five hours to explore the delights of this underwater world, snorkellers can    Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
explore 3 different outer reef locations at Agincourt Reef, on the very outer        Depart your accommodation to travel through the rich farming areas toward
edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel briefs at each site and a guided free        the World Heritage Listed forest region of the Daintree National Park. You will
snorkel tour are included in your day. Includes, hot and cold buffet lunch and       then take a cruise on the Daintree River. The cruise will take you close to
morning and afternoon teas. Silversonic features a state-of-the-art ride control     riverbanks and under the overhead canopy of the rainforest seeking out the
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vivid Ulysses Butterfly, Kingfishers and various other wildlife. The cruise takes    Breakfast Time at the Zoo
you through silent backwaters for the opportunity to see crocodiles basking on       Half Day Tour Incl Breakfast
the muddy banks. Arriving on the northern side of the river enter the Daintree       Arrive at the Cairns Tropical Zoo by 08.30am for 'Feeding Time'. On arrival at
section of the Wet Tropics World Heritage protected rainforest. Your journey         the Koala Café deck relax, take a seat and enjoy the atmosphere. During
takes you up the Alexandra Range passing through rainforest and on to our            Breakfast the wildlife keeper will chat about, and introduce, some of our
first stop for home style morning tea deep in the rainforest at the Jindalba         interesting animals. It's a great opportunity to ask questions. Then enjoy the
boardwalk. Jindalba (the aboriginal name for this place) is also where you are       rest of the morning presentations, including the Snake Show, the Free Flight
entering protected forests and take you on a guided walk where you will view         Bird Show, see huge Saltwater Crocodiles enjoying breakfast and learn about
plants of ancient linage right through to examples of more recent species of         their amazing history. Transfers included. (B)
flowering plants. Continuing along you will then stop at Thornton Beach. Here
your guides will highlight the amazing wildlife and ecosystems unique to this
part of the world - 'where the rainforest meets the sea'. This is also where         Paronella Park, MaMu Canopy Boardwalk &
Cooper Creek, that has started its life on Thornton's Peak, passing through          Tablelands
forest which scientists refer to as an ancient 'refugium' (dating back around        Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
120 millions years) and finally meeting up with the Coral Sea. You will then         Your day begins with a scenic drive to inspiring Paronella Park, where we
have the chance for a private rainforest walk and may possibly spot rainforest       enjoy a guided tour of the Spanish Castle ruins, set in a rainforest by Mena
lizards, birds, butterflies and perhaps even marsupials! This is also your           Creek Falls and a delicious morning tea. You will then travel up the Palmerston
opportunity to immerse yourself in the fresh, clear, rainforest creek. After lunch   Highway to the region's newest rainforest experience, the MaMu Canopy
you will see unusual, exotic fruit originating from all over the globe's tropical    Boardwalk. At the MaMu Canopy boardwalk your driver guide will take you on
regions. Along with the fruit trees the orchid is also a host to beautiful species   a series of magnificent boardwalks and viewing platforms which traverse the
of tropical flowering plants, both native and introduced. The sole purpose for       canopy level of the World Heritage Wooroonooren National Park. The
the fruit grown at this orchard is to make pure, fresh, ice cream which is made      experience culminates as you walk out onto the cantilever overlooking the
on the property and sold no where else. Your last stop will be at Alexandra          Johnston River Gorge providing the most spectacular views of this untouched
Range Lookout. From here you'll have a spectacular view of the mouth of the          region. Mungalli Falls is your next stop, where you enjoy lunch while taking in
Daintree River, Snapper Island and on a clear day Port Douglas. Transfer to          the tranquil setting. The picturesque Millaa Millaa Falls, one of the most
your accommodation and enroute cross on the Daintree River Ferry - the               renowned waterfalls in Australia, will inspire a photograph or two, before
iconic vehicle punt which transfers you out of the world heritage rainforest and     visiting the infamous Giant Curtain Fig Tree. Time then to enjoy an informative
on to your home-ward road. (L)                                                       Wildlife Cruise on Lake Barrine. Time then to board the coach for the return
                                                                                     journey to Cairns via the Gillies Range, which overlooks the breathtaking
Please note during wet season the itinerary may change due to higher water           beauty of the Mulgrave Valley. Arrival back in Cairns is approximately 6.00pm.
levels.                                                                              (L)

Twilight in the Tropics                                                              Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge
Half Day Tour Incl Dinner                                                            Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Departing your accommodation you will travel south and make your way to              Travel north along the scenic coastal road, crossing the Daintree River for a
The Gillies Range where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the                   morning tea stop at the Daintree Discovery Centre. Take a guided boardwalk
Goldsborough Valley below. You' will be especially stunned by it's lush green        through the rainforest before continuing to Cape Tribulation Beach where time
rolling hills, and the cool mountain air. You will soon arrive at Lake Barrine,      is allowed for a beach walk or relax in a tranquil setting. Enjoy a delicious
which was formed, more than 10,000 years ago when the crater of a magma              lunch in a rainforest setting. A stop is then made at the Alexandra Lookout for
volcano was filled with water. A massive explosion caused the crater, which          panoramic views out to sea and the mouth of the Daintree river, followed by a
subsequently filled with rainwater and became what we now know as Lake               cruise to observe the fauna and flora of this region. Visit Mossman Gorge
Barrine. You will have afternoon tea at the Lake Barrine Tea House where you         before returning to Cairns. (L)
can enjoy some Devonshire teas. You will then take a short walk to the Giant
Kauri trees to enjoy possible sightings of musky rat kangaroos, Boyd's Forest
Dragons and local endemic birds. You will then travel the short distance for the     Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Hartley's Crocodiles
opportunity to view some platypus down at the creek and also maybe see               Full Day Tour
more beautiful tropical birds, water dragons and turtles. After dinner you will      Transfer from your hotel to board the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the
stop at the Curtain Fig. This 100 plus year old tree has aerial roots dropping       picturesque village of Kuranda, where you will board Skyrail for your ride
15 metres to the ground. Large basalt boulders cover the forest floor, which is      above the rainforest canopy. Relax and enjoy while stopping enroute to the
probably why the forest here wasn't cleared for farming - and why the curtain        two stations including boardwalks and the CSIRO Interpretation Centre. Travel
fig tree remains standing. It is also a haven for possums and tree kangaroos.        by coach to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, where you will have free time to
On your way back to Cairns you may have the opportunity to see owls,                 explore this unique park and all of its optional attractions including the
kangaroos and pademelons. Please note during wet season the itinerary may            Crocodile Attack show, snake show and wetlands cruise. Coach transfer to
change due to higher water levels and also that the spotting of wildlife             hotel. Lunch own expense.
depends very much on the conditions on the day and so cannot be guaranteed.
(D)                                                                                  Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Tjapukai
                                                                                     Full Day Tour
                                                                                     Down Under Tours will transfer you from your Hotel to Freshwater Station,
Balloon Hot Air, Big Aussie Breakfast & Transfers                                    where you will board the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail for a breathtaking
Half Day Tour Incl Breakfast                                                         journey on one of the world’s most scenic operational rail journeys. On arrival
Enjoy a balloon flight with Balloon Hot Air and experience the wonder,               in Kuranda there is free time to explore the "Village in the Rainforest" and it’s
romance and silence of the Australian bush. Before lift off see the spectacle of     many attractions, including the Heritage Markets which operate daily. Other
how a hot air balloon inflates and then take off to gently float over gum trees.     attractions you may wish to visit are Birdworld, the Australian Butterfly
Look out for kangaroos and enjoy the balloon festival atmosphere. Includes           Sanctuary or Kuranda Koala Gardens (own expense). Your departure time for
scenic flight of 30 minutes, hot breakfast, certificate and coach transfers. (B)     Skyrail is 1.30pm. After enjoying the "World’s most beautiful Rainforest
                                                                                     Experience", take a short walk to the fascinating Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural
Balloon 1 Hour, Aussie Bush Bfst Morning Tour &                                      Park. Upon arrival you will be greeted by your indigenous guide who will escort
Transfers                                                                            you through the park as you discover this ancient culture through theatres,
Half Day Tour Incl Breakfast                                                         stage shows and demonstrations before boarding your coach for the return to
Enjoy a balloon flight with Balloon Hot Air and experience the wonder,               your accommodation.
romance and silence of the Australian bush. Before lift off see the spectacle of
how a hot air balloon inflates and then take off to gently float over gum trees.     Kuranda All Inclusive
Look out for kangaroos and enjoy the balloon festival atmosphere. Includes           Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
flight of 60 minutes (taken as two separate balloon flights of 30 minutes one        Experience the contrast of the region’s oldest and most picturesque railway
directly after the other), certificate and coach transfers. (B)                      and the invisible technology of the world’s most beautiful Cableway in one
                                                                                     day. You will be collected from your accommodation and taken to the
                                                                                     Freshwater Station. Once aboard the train, sit back and enjoy the spectacular
Cairns Night Zoo Including Transfers                                                 views as you journey through 15 hand cut tunnels and past spectacular
Evening Tour Incl Dinner                                                             waterfalls. Following this you have 1.5 hours free time to do some of your own
When the Sun goes down it's all happening at Cairns Night Zoo. Enjoy a huge          exploring; check out the local markets (Heritage Markets daily). Your hostess
BBQ (drinks included), then it’s time to see what Australians get up to after        will be waiting for you at Skyrail with your tickets. Once aboard, you will be
dark! We supply torches and amazing wildlife! Join ‘swaggie’ and our tame            amazed as you glide silently over the rainforest canopy on the world’s most
kangaroos for Billy Tea and Damper round the campfire. Finally enjoy great           beautiful rainforest experience. There are two stations enroute where you can
Aussie live entertainment. Transfers included. (D)                                   alight and enjoy a walk through the rainforest to spectacular lookouts and
Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat                                                        views or visit the CSIRO Interpretive Centre at Barron Falls Station to discover
                                                                                     more about the special plants and animals that inhabit this unique
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environment. Your Skyrail journey may end at Caravonica Lakes but not the             powerful and personal insight into ancient Australian culture. (D)
fun. A short distance from the Skyrail Terminal is the Tjapukai Aboriginal            An optional souvenir photo upon arrival with two Tjapukai performers in
Cultural Park. After your lunch you will meet your indigenous guide for the           traditional dress is available to purchase. Visit Tjapukai's award winning Retail
afternoon as you explore all the attractions of Tjapukai - movie theatres, stage      Gallery for all indigneous souvenir purchases.
shows, craft demonstrations, the Aboriginal village and of course, the famous         Cost includes admission, dinner, welcome drink of standard beer, wine or soft
Tjapukai Dance Troupe. Your hostess will meet you at the entrance at 4.40pm           drink, face painting upon arrival and coach transfers to and from Cairns hotels.
as you board your coach for the return to your hotel. (L)
                                                                                      Kuranda Tour with Tjapukai, Train & Skyrail
Cape Tribulation by Appointment                                                       Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Full Day Tour Incl Lunch                                                              Travel aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the picturesque village of
Before the crowds arrive, enter Mossman Gorge National Park where nature              Kuranda with free time to browse or visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
displays magnificent rainforest cascading down to the Mossman River.                  (optional). Continue to Rainforestation Nature Park for lunch and a tour
Continue onto Daintree, enjoying morning tea before you enjoy viewing and             through the rainforest in an amphibious Army Duck. Return to Kuranda for
understanding this wildlife environment, habitat of rare birds, unique plants,        1330 hours departure by Skyrail to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
tree snakes and the estuarine crocodile. Visit Jindalba Boardwalk before              Attend a performance of the Tjapukai Dance Theatre and see demonstrations
travelling to Alexandra Lookout where you will see breathtaking views of the          of boomerang and spear throwing. Coach transfer to hotel. (L)
Daintree Coast and estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea. You
then experience a special treat today with a visit to Noah Valley for lunch.          Kuranda Tour with Rainforestation & Train
Travel on the infamous Bloomfield Track at Cape Tribulation and begin the             Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
4WD section of our journey leaving the bitumen behind. Stop to see a                  Travel aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the picturesque village of
250-year-old giant Strangler Fig tree, experience natural creek crossings and         Kuranda with free time to browse or visit the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
climb to the top of Donovan's Range for spectacular coastal scenery before            (optional). Continue to Rainforestation Nature Park for lunch, performance by
descending to a magnificent isolated beach. Stingray Bay is the next                  the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Troupe with the Dreamtime Walk including
destination, and Cowie Beach, with its shallow bay, is where few have the             boomerang throwing, spear throwing and didgeridoo playing. Tour through the
privilege to stretch their legs and soak up this coconut palm fringed beach, its      rainforest in an amphibious Army Duck and visit the Tropical Fruit Orchard.
spectacular mountain backdrop and the unusual "Lone Soldier" mangrove. A              Visit the Koala and Wildlife Park to have your photo taken with a koala
chance then to walk on the world-renowned Cape Tribulation rainforest beach           (optional), hand feed kangaroos and view the awesome crocodiles. Return to
and admire the coastline and fringing coral reef from Kulki Lookout before a          Cairns by coach. Tour may operate in reverse. (L)
special visit to the Daintree Ice Cream Company for afternoon tea. Travel
across the Daintree river by cable ferry and it is time to 'head for home' after an
unforgettable day ! (L)                                                               Kuranda Classic Tour with Train, Skyrail &
                                                                                      Rainforestation
Kuranda Rail, Blazing Saddles & Skyrail                                               Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Full Day Tour Incl Lunch                                                              Travel aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway to the picturesque village of
After a coach transfer to Freshwater Station, board the Kuranda Scenic Rail for       Kuranda with free time to browse or visit the Australian butterfly Sanctuary
the journey to Kuranda, including breathtaking views. Enjoy some free time            (optional). Continue to Rainforestation Nature Park for lunch, performance by
in Kuranda before meeting your coach at 11.45am at the Butterfly Sanctuary to         the Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance Troupe with the Dreamtime Walk including
transfer to Blazing Saddles, a working farm of over 1000 hectares. After lunch,       boomerang throwing, spear throwing and didgeridoo playing. Tour through the
you have the choice of a horse riding tour on one of their quiet and gentle           rainforest in an amphibious Army Duck and visit the Tropical Fruit Orchard.
horses through the rainforest. You then have a chance to meet the farm                Visit the Koala and Wildlife Park to have your photo taken with a koala
animals before being transferred back to Kuranda to board Skyrail Rainforest          (optional), hand feed kangaroos and view the awesome crocodiles. Return to
Cableway. Your journey ends at Caravonica Lakes where your coach is                   Cairns with a birds eye view of the rainforest, on the Skyrail Rainforest
waiting to take you back to your accommodation. (L)                                   Cableway. Tour may operate in reverse. (L)

Dinner & Show                                                                         Port Douglas Experience
Half Day Tour Incl Dinner                                                             Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Light a candle and ignite your senses on a journey set deep in the candlelit          Depart Cairns at approximately 11.30am to enjoy a relaxing afternoon visit to
theatre of the oldest rainforest in the world. Explore mysteries of time, rare        Port Douglas, an international celebrity hotspot and popular film location.
indigenous culture, customs and cuisine in a theatrical and dining odyssey            Travel via the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia’s most scenic coastal
which brings to light and life the stories and secrets of this ancient place.         drives. Arrive at Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore Australia’s
Return transfers included. (D)                                                        leading environmental wildlife experience. Then enjoy “Lunch with the
Days: Thu, Fri, Sat                                                                   Lorikeets”, a delicious hot buffet served with salads, cheeses, and tropical
                                                                                      fruits, before heading into the township of Port Douglas for some free time.
Half Day Barron River Rafting                                                         You’ll have plenty of time to wander the many boutique shops along
Half Day Tour                                                                         Macrossan Street. Alternatively stroll down to Four Mile Beach for some
Travel by coach to the Barron River, just 20 minutes from Cairns. Feel the rush       relaxation. Depart Port Douglas at approximately 6.30pm, from either the
of white water rafting within the wilderness of Australia's tropical rainforests.     Marina Mirage or the Port Douglas Tourist Information Centre located right in
Spend up to two hours of rafting through Barron Gorge National Park on the            the middle of Macrossan Street. Return to Cairns at approximately 7.30pm. (L)
Grade 2 to 3 Barron River, with experienced, fully trained river guides. Light        Days: Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
afternoon refreshments are served.                                                             Thu, Sat, Sun (Feb & Mar 2009)
Full Day Tully River Rafting
Full Day Tour Incl Lunch                                                              Kuranda Tour with Rainforestation
Travel south by air-conditioned coach to the headwaters of the Tully River to         Full Day Tour
experience the thrill and exhilaration of continuous whitewater on a grade 4          Travel to Kuranda Village by coach via the scenic Kuranda Range. Wander
river. Spend five hours rafting down river through world heritage rainforest over     through the many shops and local markets which offer a range of local
45 rapids under the guidance of an experienced, fully trained river guide. (L)        handicrafts and souvenirs. A must see is the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
                                                                                      where you can experience the magic of Australia's largest live butterfly exhibit
                                                                                      (Optional cost). Transfer to award-winning Rainforestation to experience three
Tjapukai by Day with Lunch & Transfers                                                diverse Australian attractions in the one location - Army Duck Tour of the
Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park showcases the People of the Rainforest's            Rainforest and Tropical Fruit Orchard, Pamagirri Aboriginal Dancers and
indigenous culture, allowing guests to watch theatrical performances and              Dreamtime Walk and the Koala and Wildlife Park. Depart Rainforestation for
engage in interactive activities, to learn the traditional culture and customs of     the return transfer back to your accommodation.
the Tjapukai people. Allow 3-4 hours for the total experience.
Souvenir photo with a Tjapukai performer in full traditional dress is available
for purchase on the boomerang field. Visit Tjapukai's award winning retail            Outback & Atherton Tablelands Tour
gallery for all indigenous souvenir purchases.                                        Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Cost includes Day Park entry to all Tjapukai attractions, lunch, and coach            First stop is at Lake Barrine, a volcanic crater, with a guided walk through the
transfers to and from Cairns hotels which depart on a regular basis.                  rainforest, an informative cruise on the lake and morning tea. Travel on to the
                                                                                      giant Curtain Fig Tree then onwards past Malanda Falls stopping to view the
                                                                                      spectacular Millaa Millaa Falls. A lunch stop is made at Woodleigh Cattle
Tjapukai by Night with Dinner & Transfers                                             Station for an old fashioned outback BBQ and a guided tour of the pioneer
"What are you doing for dinner tonight?" Journey into dreamtime legend and            homestead. Journey back through historic Heberton and Atherton, travelling
discover the magic of Australia's ancient indigenous culture. Tjapukai by Night       through rich agricultural areas and on arrival visit the Cultural and Heritage
is a cultural evening of entertainment with a sumptuous buffet                        Museum where afternoon tea is available (own expense). Return to Cairns via
dinner. Immerse yourself in the traditions of the Aboriginal people through           the scenic Kuranda range. (L)
traditional dances, music and the telling of dreamtime legends providing a            Days: Mon, Wed, Fri
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Cape Tribulation & Daintree Eco Experience
Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Journey to Port Douglas via the Captain Cook Highway, one of Australia's
most scenic coastal drives. Explore The Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary
with a guided tour through three wildlife environments. Stop to visit Mossman
Gorge before crossing the Daintree River by vehicular ferry. Enjoy a tropical
lunch before continuing to Cape Tribulation Beach for a stroll along the
boardwalk to the headland where the rainforest meets the reef. In the
afternoon, cruise on the Daintree River, home to crocodiles and a variety of
birdlife and enjoy afternoon tea before returning to Cairns. (L)

Wooroonooran Rainforest Safari
Full Day Tour Incl Lunch
Travel with an experienced naturalist guide to World Heritage listed
Wooroonooran National Park. Wooroonooran is an area of unsurpassed
beauty which contains the two tallest mountains in Queensland, numerous
rivers, waterfalls, swimming holes and some of the World's most ancient
rainforests. Highlights are rainforest walk at Babinda Boulders, waterfalls &
swimming at Josephine Falls, an Italian-Australia buffet lunch at Roscoe's,
Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway and Lake Eacham's old volcanic crater
Lake. (L)

				
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