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Off The Beaten Track

If you wanted to "get off the beaten track" and visit some restricted access areas or less visited areas, then please peruse the tours below. Options ranging from 4WD tours, wildlife spotting tours and guided hiking tours. Most of these tours travel with very small groups of people and are designed to reconnect you with nature and get an up close and personal experience of our native wildlife and ancient rainforests.

Behana Canyoning


Rates from: $179

Known as the adventure tour of the Behana Gorge waterfalls, not for the faint hearted and requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. Behana Gorge is a 45 minute drive from Cairns, and is one of Cairns best kept secrets!  This tour includes nature walks, abseiling, waterfall swimming and leaping from high rocks into safe deep waters below.  Travelling with a maximum of 8 passengers - ensures a wonderful small group adventure!

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Billy Tea Safaris - Chillagoe Caves and Outback 4WD Tour


Rates from: $230

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Billy Tea Safaris will take you on an unforgetable day tour of the Chillagoe Caves and Australian Outback.  You will travel in one of our customized 4WD drive vehicles and travel via the McAllister Ranges and head west through dirt tracks via the little town of Biboorha, looking for many different species of bush birds.  We then visit the Mareeba Wetlands and enjoy a 20 minute cruise and learn about the fragile Eco System of the reserve.  A fully guided tour of the Chillagoe Caves is also included and is the highlight of the trip. You will marvel at their natural wonder.  Then it is onto the Mount Uncle Distillery before returning to Cairns.  A great outback day tour and lunch at a genuine outback pub is also included.

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Cairns Hiking Experience (TP)


Rates from: $175

Experience the only true guided hiking tour in Cairns!  With less time travelling in the vehicle and more time trekking - you will get to hike through the beautiful Lamb Range track with scenery consisting of open woodland, giant gum trees and savanna habitat.  Travelling with a very small group of like-minded people, you will enjoy this 10 kilometre hike which ends with a visit to Davies Creek for a well earned refreshing swim!  Snacks, fruit, lunch, sunscreen and insect repellent are provided - you just need to bring a day pack to carry a large bottle of water, camera, swimmers and towel and your sense of adventure!

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Discovery Tours - Half Day 4WD Rainforest Tour


Rates from: $135

Discovery Tours is the only company who offer a true 4WD Half Day Tour from Cairns.  They have access to restricted rainforest areas where you will visit National Parks, Waterfalls, have guided walks and 4WD river and creek crossings.  Travelling with a maximum of 6 passengers provides a very personalised and unique half day tour through World Heritage listed rainforest.

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Wait-A-While Rainforest & Wildlife Night Tour


Rates from: $170

Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours offers small group rainforest and wildlife experiences within the Wet Tropics World Heritage area of Tropical North Queensland. Our wildlife tours visit restricted access mountain rainforest at night in the Atherton Tablelands, giving the best chance of seeing nocturnal animals in their natural environment.  This is the best tour for seeing native wildlife in its natural environment during the day and into the night.

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Wilderness Eco Safaris - 4WD Rainforest Eco Safari


Rates from: $189

Experience North Queensland from a different perspective with this eco sensitive 4WD safari taking a maximum of 7 passengers.

Getting you away from the mass marketed areas to one of the north's last wilderness frontiers, where there are no "Touristy Crowds", no other vehicles and no sealed roads, just pristine "World Heritage Rainforest".

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WUC Stand Up Paddle Boarding


Rates from: $99

This unique stand up paddle boarding company offers a variety of locations to visually enjoy your surroundings whilst doing a serene activity you will love. Visit a beautiful blue volcanic crater lake, or make your way down along a river, or visit an idyllic island to enhance this amazing activity.

 

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