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Cairns: Paronella, Lake Barrine & Millaa Millaa Falls Tour

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Discover the highlights of North Queensland with a guided trip to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine, and Millaa Millaa Falls. Depart from Cairns by coach and enjoy a day packed with natural landmarks.

Highlights

  • See Lake Barrine where you will observe different kinds of birds
  • Discover the famous Millaa Millaa Falls
  • See the amazing Paronella Park’s Spanish style castles in the rainforest
  • Visit an unusual quirk of nature – the 600 year old Curtain Fig Tree

Description

The departure is from Cairns, we head south travelling past Walsh’s Pyramid, one of the largest naturally formed pyramids in the world. Here your guide will stop so you can grab a photo of this unique North Queensland landmark. Now it’s time to travel up the World Heritage-listed Gillies Highway climbing 730 metres above sea level whilst enjoying the breathtaking views over the Goldsborough Valley. Just before the top of the amazing Gillies Range is a short photo opportunity at the Heales Lookout before heading into the gorgeous Atherton Tablelands. The first stop is the beautiful World Heritage Listed Lake Barrine Crater Lake National Park. On arrival, your tour guide will take you on a short walk to visit the 1000-year-old Twin Kauri Pines, true giants of the rainforest. Enjoy a Devonshire morning tea with freshly-baked scones before departing for the historical town of Yungaburra, which has the most Nationally Listed Heritage buildings in Queensland. Go on a driving tour around this quaint town, showcasing the many Nationally Heritage buildings. Next stop is The Curtain Fig Tree located in the Curtain Fig Tree National Park. This amazing feat of nature reaching 45+ metres up into the tropical rainforest canopy. Follow your guide on the boardwalk to learn about the amazing formation of this 600-800-year old epiphyte. Spy endemic wildlife species in the rainforest canopy, like the rare Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo. From here, head through the historical dairy town of Malanda, home to Australia’s oldest continuously running commercial picture theatre. Your guide will drive you around this charming town showcasing the beautiful old pub and theatre. Travelling through extensive beef, dairy, sugar cane, and other diverse types of farming areas, arrive at Millaa Millaa Falls, one of Australia’s most photographed waterfalls. Have an option of swimming under the cool waters or you sit back, relax, enjoy the tranquility of nature. Now it’s time to descend from the mountains down the Palmerstone Highway through sugar cane & banana fields to the coastal town of Innisfail, after leaving Innisfail you will enjoy a delicious lunch. Paronella Park is the next destination with a 45-minute guided tour in English, Chinese or Japanese. Be guided through the extensive National Trust Gardens while learning the rich history of Hose Paronella’s wonderful achievements and the colorful history of how he built his Spanish Castle in the rainforest; you will have amazing photo opportunities of the breathtaking Mena Creek and Theresa falls. Spend approx 2.5 hours here allowing plenty of free time to enjoy the rest of the park at a leisurely pace. Then, return to Cairns.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns CBD Devonshire Morning tea with scones Visit to Lake Barrine Visit Millaa Millaa Falls Visit The Curtain Fig Tree Lunch Entry and Guided Walk at Paronella Park Free time to further explore Paronella Park

Important Information

  • Transfers from Palm Cove or Trinity Beach incur an additional fee of $30 per person.
  • Tour does not operate from Port Douglas

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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