Cairns Full Day Tour Including Lake Barrine, Herberton And Granite Gorge Wallabies Park

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airports
    Cairns Airport, Airport Ave, Aeroglen, Queensland 4870 Australia
    Ports
    Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
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  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Venture into the wild landscapes of the Atherton Tablelands on this day tripfrom Cairns. Cruise around the Lake Barrine crater lake, spot native wildlife the UNESCO-listed wet tropics rainforest. Explore the Herberton Historic Village collection currently featuring over 50 original out house buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia. With your guide in the lead, listen to informative commentary while keeping an eye out for native wildlife such as tree kangaroos, you can also see the wallabiesat Granite Gorge Nature Park.

Know More about this tour

Lake Barrine is a popular freshwater lake that is surrounded by World Heritage National Park. Lake Barrine was formed when a large volcano erupted over 17000 years ago, leaving a huge open crater that filled up with water to create the lake that tourists and locals alike visit each year to wildlife spotting, picnics and of coursebushwalking and hiking around the volcano craters rim.

The Lake Barrine Tea House has also been a big draw card for their fresh home made scones jam and cream and other home made goodies that you can enjoy whilst you are looking out over the Crater Lake. Make sure to visit the nearbyLake Eachamfor a refreshing swim in the cyrstal clear waters if you would like to cool off after exploring the Crater Lakes.

It takes about 1 hour before arriving at your second destination, the Atherton Tablelands. On the way, you will see the fascinating natural scenery. The landscape is like a beautiful pastoral painting, puffy white clouds against endless blue skies with cattle across the vast prairie and endless horizon.

You will arrive at Herberton Historical Village at around 1:30pm. It has received numerous awards and its recognized as Queenslands most important open air museum as it maintains the original building bricks and historical relic from 19 centuries. The Herberton Historic Village collection currently features over 50 original out house buildings with intact interior displays, original machinery and vehicles, plus thousands of antique items and period memorabilia.

A guided tour has been arranged on the day. You will have 2-hours free time to discover the history and enjoy your afternoon tea at the Bakerville Tearooms.

About 4pm, arrive at Granite Gorge Nature Park. This privately owned nature park (12km from Mareeba) occupies an alien landscape of humungous granite boulders, caves and turtle-inhabited swimming holes. There's wildlife galore, including possums, dingoes and quolls; the park's especially famous for the friendly rock wallabies that hop along the boulders. Granite Gorge is their natural habitat and this is the only place where you can feed the wallabies in the wild so not surprisingly, they are the first thing that most people go looking for when they arrive at the park.

You will be spending about 1 hour at the Granite Gorge Nature Park.

Depart from Granite Gorge Nature Park at 5pm. Travel to Cairns Central via Kuranda Range. Arrival time is about 6pm.

Inclusions

All taxes, fees and handling charges

GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Coach tour

English and Chinese speaking tour guide

Fuel surcharge

Landing and facility fees

Entry/Admission - Lake Barrine

Entry/Admission - Historic Village Herberton

Exclusions

Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers