World Heritage Rainforest Tour With Lunch - Full Day


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  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fun for all the family

Be awe inspired with this World Heritage-Listed Tropical Rainforest and waterfall day trip from Cairns. Experience and photograph rare native tropical fauna and flora in their natural environment, as you explore the temperate climate of the second oldest tropical rainforests in the world.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Free bottled water
  • Tour the most beautiful rainforests in Queensland

Begin your day trip visiting two of the largest Strangler Fig Trees in the Tableland's rainforests, the Cathederal Fig and the Curtain Fig. From here, head to the Crater Lakes Rainforest, where you will be served Devonshire Tea in the teahouse overlooking the lake. Your next destination is the North Johnstone River, and the Malanda Falls. There is a 20 minute walk in the surrounding rainforest with the possibility of spotting a tree kangaroo. Then you arrive at the most photographed waterfall in Australia, Millaa Millaa Falls; a great place for a quick dip on a hot day with an invigorating massage from the cascade of mountain water.

After a swim, make your way to Zilliee Falls, a good view of the rapids and the top of the falls will provide some creative photography opportunities. Next visit a spectacular waterfall, Ellinjaa Falls, only a short walk through the rainforest. before you are treated to the epic view of this natural wonder. Next, travel deeper into the Tablelands driving through lush green rolling dairy pastures once covered in a canopy of tropical rainforest to visit Mungalli Falls, the highest waterfall on the Tablelands. There is a lookout platform providing a safe view of the top of these magnificent falls.

While continuing down the Palmerston Highway towards Innisfail, stop at one or two spectacular lookouts for more photo opportunities, before we come to the Babinda Boulders rainforest walk and devils pools water hole. Listen to aboriginal legends and swim in the cooling waters of the upper water hole which is the designated safe swimming hole, before our drive back to your hotel late in the afternoon.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow 9 hours for this experience
  • This experience runs every Day of the year except Sundays, Good Friday, Christmas Day, and New Years Day

Numbers on the Day

Numbers are restricted to a maximum of 10 participants, and a minimum of 2 participants.


This tour will still operate in wet weather conditions apart from flooding rains and cyclones.

Dress Code

  • Suitable clothing appropriate to the rainforest environment
  • No open shoes, thongs or high heel shoes
  • Cool lightweight protective clothing is recommended such as wet weather jacket and hat
... and Importantly


Alcohol is prohibited on board this tour


  • Medium fitness level is required for this experience
  • Bring wet weather gear, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, good walking shoes, and a camera


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy: 


  • All cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the time of travel
  • All cancellations and refunds incur a $10 fee
  • Refunds will be made if the person or persons named as passengers do not appear on time and date of pre-booked travel as arranged
  • Refunds may be made at the discretion of the company who at all times reserves the right to charge cancellation and booking fees
  • Tablelands Tours and Transfers reserves the right to cancel the service or to alter or substitute routes, timetables, itineraries, schedules or carriers in any way it considers necessary or advisable to do so, due to adverse weather conditions road works or delays