Waterfall Wanderers

Duration | 10 Hours
Mobile Ticket OK

The Waterfall Wanderers tour is a day trip from Cairns into the heart of Far North Queensland's rainforest. It offers swimming in unique waterholes, a slide down a natural waterslide, and a float in a volcanic crater lake. Visit famous waterfalls and lookouts, enjoy meals at historic spots, and try to spot a platypus in its natural habitat. It's a chance to experience the rainforest's beauty, wildlife, and heritage.


  • Return accommodation transfers included
  • Morning & Afternoon Tea
  • Swim in 4 iconic Far North Queensland waterholes
  • Lunch included at Malanda historic pub
  • Slide down a natural waterslide
  • Platypus Viewing

Places you will visit

  • Babinda Boulders
  • Josephine Falls
  • Millaa Millaa Falls
  • Malanda historic pub
  • Mt hypipamee Crater
  • Dinner Falls
  • Lake Eacham
  • The Giant Curtain Fig Tree

Your Day


Babinda Boulders - Start with the mystical Babinda Boulders, where you'll hear Aboriginal legends surrounding Devil's Pool.

Morning Tea - Enjoy a break with tea, coffee, or soft drinks and a fresh fruit platter.

Josephine Falls - Next, slide down the natural waterslide at Josephine Falls, fed by rain from Queensland's highest peak.

Crawfords Lookout - Stop for breathtaking views of the North Johnstone River.

Millaa Millaa Falls - Swim under an 18-meter waterfall at Millaa Millaa Falls, a highlight for photographers.

Lunch at Malanda Historic Pub - Enjoy lunch at Australia's largest timber hotel.

Bromfield Swamp Lookout - Visit the lookout for a chance to see endangered species and various birds.

Mt. Hypipamee Crater & Dinner Falls - View the deep crater and enjoy another picturesque waterfall and swimming spot.

The Curtain Fig Tree - Marvel at one of the region's largest trees.

Platypus Viewing - Try to spot native platypuses at a dedicated viewing platform.

Lake Eacham - End the day with cakes and biscuits. Take a guided float in the lake, swim, or walk around this ancient crater lake.

Meeting Point & Times
6:55 AM pick-up from Palm Cove
7:45 AM pick-up from Cairns

What to Bring
amera Swimmers & Towel Sunscreen Change of Clothes Comfortable shoes/sandals

Instant Booking & Mobile-Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure the Waterfall Wanderers Pre-booking is essential.  If you require hotel transfers, please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

Special Child & Family Rates
We offer special rates for families. Please check the booking form for up-to-date family pricing.



Kim R

It was a fun day. We visited so many nice places and the swimming was refreshing.

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6.55am pick-up from Palm Cove | 7.45am pick-up from Cairns