Northern Experience Info
Northern Experience Eco Tours: Highly recommended small group personalised tour includes swimming in Millaa Millaa falls - one of Australia's prettiest waterfalls. Stop at six amazing destinations including famous Paronella Park Castle ruins and forest trails along the journey. Stunning views and the opportunity to see unique wildlife along with visiting panoramic through the World Heritage Rainforest, Waterfalls, Lakes & Wildlife areas of the Southern Atherton Tablelands
What Makes it Great:
- Small, personalised group
- Naturalist guided rainforest walks
Option A Fully inclusive Tour Features:
Option A Fully inclusive Tour Features:
- Wildlife cruise on volcanic crater lake
- Devonshire morning tea - freshly baked scones with jam & cream accompanied by locally grown & freshly brewed Tea & coffee at Lake Barrine Teahouse
- 1,100 year-old twin Bull-Kauri pine trees
- Giant Curtain Fig Tree - 600 years old
- Home to the shy Lumholtz's Tree Kangaroo - only found in Queensland. (seasonally high up in the trees)
Millaa Millaa Falls
Hot buffet lunch at Roscoe's Piazza in Innisfail
Paronella Park (Spanish Castle)
- Mena Creek Falls
- Informative tour of gardens and castle ruins
- Turtle & fish feeding
Our recommendation: OPTION A - All inclusions as above - Fully inclusive Tour with Paronella Park, lunch, Devonshire tea & cruise
OPTION B - Does not include 40 minute Lake Barrine cruise however guests can relax in the Tea House or take a leisurely walk viewing two 1000 year old Kauri Pines.
Paronella Park, lunch & Devonshire tea
OPTION C includes Paronella Park but does not include 40 minute Lake Barrine cruise or lunch
Lunch can be purchased direct or passengers can upgrade to include lunch.
Pristine Lake Barrine is surrounded by World Heritage listed rainforest teeming with abundant wildlife. Option A includes a wildlife cruise where you may see pelicans, ducks, tortoises, eels, water monitors and various snakes including pythons, carpet snakes and red bellied black snakes.
Millaa Millaa Falls:
One of the most renowned and photographed waterfalls in Australia. A quick swim is encouraged as the excitement of being underneath the cool flowing waters is invigorating.
Paronella Park: Spanish Castle Ruin
A 45 minute tour expertly conducted by Paronella Park's own guide in English, Japanese or Chinese. Paronella Park is a multi-award winning tourist attraction created in the 1930's by Jose Paronella. Have fun feeding the fish and turtles and see the miniature bats in the 'Tunnel of Love'.
Curtain Fig Tree:
Journey through quaint country towns and farming areas here are many great photo opportunities and ample time for a swim in the cool crystal clear mountain spring water visit an unusual quirk of nature - the 600 year old Curtain Fig Tree.
What to Bring:
Hat, walking shoes, swim wear, sunscreen, bottled water & jacket in cool weather
Infants: Infants on this tour are allocated a seat.
- Return hotel transfers are included from Cairns CBD hotels
- Cairns pick-up from 7:20am and returns at approx. 6:15pm
- This tour does not depart from the Northern Beaches
Japanese and Chinese speaking guides available at Paronella Park
The driver/guide was excellent
The driver/guide was excellent and clearly well-experienced providing good explanations of the places visited.
Posted By Geoffrey Doyle
Highly recommend this tour, it was varied and so interesting and beautiful.
Posted By B White
We had a great day and Steve was an excellent operator
Posted By Paul Chesterfield
A must do
Awesome day, the Driver was great, a must do day trip when in Cains.
Posted By Wayne
The driver on the day his knowledge of the areas needs to be commended , his happy and out going personality was really a pleasure and makes everyone feel so comfortable , his professionalism on the day I can not thank him enough, the tour was well planned and I encourage people to see this tour as it was well worth the money, thank you to the driver and northern experience.
Posted By Donna Carter
Brilliant customer service and an excellently organised day. The driver was amazing, helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.
Posted By Jennifer Simmonds
An excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide and lots of interesting activities and sights.
Posted By Sheridan Roberts
I had a great day and we covered a lot of ground. it was well worthwhile.
Posted By Clare Cotton
Northern Experience Eco Tour is excellent
Northern Experience Eco Tour is excellent overall. As not native English language People we highly appreciated the understandable pronounciation of our tour guide Steve.
Posted By Otto Rademacher
Thanks for a great day.
The tour guide Frank was really good thanks for a great day.
Posted By Felicity Elliott
Much knowledge and passion
Brett was so good and had much knowledge and passion. We liked Hume and enjoyed trip
Posted By Frederick Kim
An overall favorite for us
Again could not fault it.... this was an overall favorite for us all (demographic from 15-75)
Our guide Brett was enthusiastic and fun, the areas we went to were breath taking to say the least and will also highly recomend the tour to friends.
Posted By Steve Wesbroom
looked after us really well
tour tour guide was very good and knowledgable and looked after us really well
Posted By Louise Williams
enjoyed every aspect
this was our last day weather had held off & been kind but the lady who picked up & was our guide was one very nice lady very knowlegdeable & had a lovely nature her service was excellent our day was one we really enjoyed most even though all the others we did we enjoyed every aspect we recomend this tour we did enjoy our stay & have had people/friends enq more about it & who to contact so will do a short info on all we did & give your contact info
Posted By Maria Crawford
What a great day!
What a great day! Tour was excellent, and there was so much to see. Brett was an excellent guide.
Posted By Clair
This was an amazing day
This was an amazing day. We saw so much obtained so much information but never felt as if we were rushed. This is the sort of tour operators that give our country a great name!!!!
Posted By Christine Mead
Great Tour, had a lot of fun and learnt a lot of intereting facts about queenslands history
Posted By Elaina Rodriguez
worthwhile trip for everyone
An absolutely fantastic experience of the northern tablelands. Brett, our guide, was informative, interesting and extremely funny. A higlight was definately the wildlife cruise at Lake Barrine and exploring Paronella Park. Definitely a memorable and worthwhile trip for everyone!
Posted By Rebecca McCallum
Very well organized.
Very well organized. Brett was very friendly and efficient.
Posted By Gilles Clavel
The driver and other tour guides were very knowledgeable. The lake cruise was awesome, especially the devonshire tea.
Posted By Marie McDonald
lovely and charming
This great and marvellouse one day trip, which I certantly can recommend to anyone, was not only due to the fantastic nature of Atherthon Tablelands, but became even more interesting because of Jane`s (the guide) lovely and charming way telling us all about the history of this unik area of North Queensland. Thank you Jane for the most fantastic day.
Posted By Bjarne Sanvig
experience was amazing
The guide was very kind and friendly, and the experience was amazing!!
Posted By Vicente Peris
boat ride was great
Jane was an excellent tour guide; the boat ride was great but spanish castle was rather disappointing and needs serious renovation.
Posted By Oscar Yee
We could not of asked for a more informative and friendly guide. I would highly recommend others to use this small company..Fantastic
Posted By Melanie May
Great day, enjoyed everything, guide excellant.
Posted By Robyn Cavuoto
Northern Experience Rates
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2022
|One Day Tablelands Safari||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Option A - Fully Inclusive - Pensioner/Senior||$189||$149||$547||Book|
|Option A - Fully Inclusive||$195||$149||$547||Book|
Child Age = 4-14 years
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