Cairns: Forest and Waterfalls Half-Day 4WD Guided Adventure

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Join a guided half-day tour that takes you through three wet tropics rainforest national parks of Queensland with hotel transfers from Cairns. Visit Barron Falls, a tiered cascade in Kuranda.


  • Experience the peace and serenity along the Clohesy River Fig Tree Boardwalk
  • Travel through three Wet Tropics of Queensland, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Witness the scenic Barron Falls surrounded by rugged peaks and steep gorges
  • Journey through rainforest creeks in an air-conditioned, late model 4WD vehicle
  • See large, hidden trees in the rainforest including the giant strangler fig tree


After pickup from your accommodation, begin your journey. Drive up the Kuranda Range, passing through the small village of Kuranda. Enjoy a short driving tour of the village, before continuing to the World Heritage-listed Barron Gorge National Park. Witness the majesty of Barron Falls, which makes for a great photo opportunity at the stunning Wrights lookout. Heading further west, detour off the bitumen and head onto the Clohesy River Road to begin a four-wheel drive journey. Wind through the rainforest and over some of the mountains of the Great Dividing Range. View ancient King Ferns before stopping at Clohesy Boardwalk, where your guide will interpret the rainforest surroundings and introduce you to the giant strangler fig tree, which is hundreds of years old. After leaving the Clohesy River area, make a stop at Davies Creek, where you can go for a swim in the crystal-clear waters. Then, stop to try some local ice cream. Finally, head back toward Cairns via the Wet Tropics World Heritage drive on the Kuranda Range. Make one last stop at the breathtaking Henry Ross lookout, before returning to your accommodation in Cairns.


Naturalist guides Off-roading in a 4WD vehicle Tropical ice creams All relevant fees and permits

Important Information

  • If you wish to swim at Davies Creek (subject to conditions on the day), bring swimwear and a towel

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