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2-Day Atherton Tablelands, Mossman Gorge and Daintree Tour

4.4 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: Foaming Fury

2-Day Atherton Tablelands, Mossman Gorge and Daintree Tour

Activity provider: Foaming Fury
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From US$ 196.16 per person

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Get back to nature and encounter the diverse wildlife of Queensland during 2 day trips from Cairns. Visit the Atherton Tablelands, Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation, and more.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the oldest rainforest in the world
  • Get a warm welcome and smoke ceremony from the Aborigines at Mossman Gorge
  • Explore the waterfalls, and volcanic lakes and craters of the Atherton Tablelands
  • Look for elusive platypus and other wildlife
Full description
Experience the diverse beauty of Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, and Mossman Gorge on 2 day trips from Cairns. Day 1: Learn the Aboriginal history of Babinda Boulders in the Atherton Tablelands, and go for a swim in the crystal clear waters of Josephine Falls. Slide down a waterfall on a natural rockslide before visiting Millaa Millaa Falls. Enjoy lunch at a Australia’s largest timber pub before a bush walk and time to swim behind a waterfall. Gaze into a volcanic crater and look for wild cassowary in their natural habitat. See the Curtain Fig Tree before heading to Lake Eacham, a dormant volcanic crater lake full of turtles. Watch the sunset before the drive back to Cairns. Day 2: Take a scenic coastal drive towards the Mossman Gorge and enjoy panoramic views of the Coral Sea along the way. Get a warm welcome from the local Aborigines on arrival, and then cross the Daintree River for lunch at a beach. Explore the ancient rainforest on a guided tour of Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and learn more about the flora and fauna, from low-lying ferns and shrubs to the massive canopy and mangroves. Taste some locally made ice cream, and enjoy a wildlife cruise to look for crocodiles before the return trip to Cairns via Port Douglas.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 full-day trips
  • Lunch on both days
  • Accommodation
  • Additional meals
  • Ice cream
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must present proof of full vaccination or lawful exemption. All participants under 16 years old must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult from their household

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour does not include overnight accommodation in Cairns
  • Bring comfortable walking shoes, your swimwear, a towel, and a jumper as it can get cold on the Atherton Tablelands
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    3.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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The Atherton Tablelands (waterfalls) tour with Cairns Adventure group was good and worth it, lots of waterfalls and opportunities to swim in nice places. The Mossman Gorge and Daintree tour (Cape Tribulation) was spectacular. We got to see the rainforest, crocs, thousands of flying foxes and dingos. On top of that, Carlos (our guide) was probably the best guide I've come across so far, who shared with us great stories, knowledge and sense of humour.

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May 31, 2022

Both days were great, though we looked better the waterfalls circuit as it had more stops, it was more dynamic and the guide (Bill) was incredible. I will recommend at least one more swimming spot on the Mossman Gorge you, as it was very hot being the whole day on the bus. Despite that, it was a great value for money as in both tours there are many spots that we wouldn't have seen for our own.

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January 7, 2022

I found it a little confusing after I made the booking as you refer to the two day experience as Atherton Tablelands, Mossman Gorge and Daintree Tour however the tour company referred to the trips as 'Waterfall Wanderers' and 'Cape Tribulation' When I had to register my details with the tour company it would have been more straight forward and easier if the tours were called the same name. I am going to Darwin next month and have looked on line for day trips and your website came up, but I will not use it. I'll book directly with a Darwin tour company.

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May 17, 2021

Product ID: 182636