Northern Experience

Paronella Park, Rainforest & Waterfalls

  • Atherton Tablelands & Waterfalls
  • Lake Cruise, Paronella Park
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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:

  • Rainforest
  • Waterfalls
  • Paronella Park
  • Small, personalised group
  • Naturalist guided rainforest walks

Option A Fully inclusive Tour Features:

Lake Barrine
- 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. 


Lake Barrine:
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. 

Departure Information:

  • 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

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