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From Cairns: Rainforest & Nocturnal Wildlife Tour

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Explore the rainforest when it really comes alive - at night! On this small-group tour see nocturnal animals such as platypus, musky rat kangaroos, Boyd's forest dragons, rainforest birds, butterfliea, flying foxes and more!

Highlights

  • Discover a World Heritage Listed rainforest by day and night on this small-group tour
  • Spot a wild platypus at a private viewing platform
  • Enjoy your afternoon by the stunning Lake Barrine
  • Venture into the rainforest after dark to spot the nocturnal animals that call it home
  • Have a delicious dinner at a restaurant in Yungburra

Description

Departing from your Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation, head south to view the agile wallabies that live within the city limits. Make a second stop at the Cathedral Fig Tree, an 8,000-year-old Strangler fig with a giant root system. Enjoy an afternoon tea at the world-renowned Lake Barrine before walking through the rainforest. Keep your eyes out for musky rat-kangaroo, Boyd's forest dragon, rainforest birds, butterflies and flying foxes. After a quick stop at Lake Eacham, visit a private access platypus viewing area in Yungaburra for a 90% chance of seeing the unique mammal. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a restaurant in the township of Yungburra. Then, your nighttime spotlighting adventure begins! Walk under the night stars and into the rainforest. Look out for Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo, northern leaf-tailed gecko, ringtail possums, gliders, frogs, owls and more. Return to Cairns at around 10:00 PM and Northern Beaches at around 10:30 PM.

Includes

Expert guide Hotel pick-up and drop off Afternoon tea Dinner Tea, coffee or hot chocolate with dinner Wet weather gear, if required Binoculars

Important Information

  • The maximum number of participants for this tour is 11 people
  • Please wear cool and comfortable clothing
  • Walking shoes are a must
  • The tour supplier will provide wet weather gear if required
  • Bring a water bottle, a small backpack for your things and don't forget your camera

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