Herberton Historical Village Day Trip From Cairns - One Of The Best Ever Tours.

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Since this is a private group tour, we can collect you from your nominated hotel or accommodation address.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:30pm
  • 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

On your very own private tour, travel through Pioneering Australian History with the award winning Herberton Historical Village. Visit Kuranda lookout, Barron Falls and the local Bridges caf. Take a guided tour of the Historical pioneer village of Herberton, followed by an old fashioned cooked lunch. After lunch feel free ride on the Tin-lander train, follow the scenic Crater Valley and Herberton Ranges along the Hwy to Mt Hypipamee. Discover hidden truths of the rich Indigenous heritage, historical timber, railway, mining, war and dairy industries of the early pioneers. Enjoy the sunset as you wind your way gently down through the steaming rainforests of the scenic Gillies or Kuranda ranges towards Cairns.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Excellent value for money
  • Lunch included
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Rain, hail, or shine you will depart your Cairns accommodation at 8am stopping to admire the view from Kuranda lookout from the heights of the temperate rainforest lookout over the Great barrier reef National Park. Visit the famous world renown Barron Falls, a spectacle on any day in itself, even if the falls are not in flood.

Hungry? Then maybe a Devonshire morning tea included at the famous Jacques Coffee Plantation is the order of the morning.
Now comes the highlight of your day - a fully guided tour of the Historical pioneer village of Herberton, plus an old fashioned cooked lunch. Choose a selection of home cooked country style meals.

After lunch feel free to take in some of your favorite attractions at the village, from Vintage cars and steam operated machinery, to an old print shop, Chemist, sweet shop, boot maker school black smith and so so much more. Included in the tour package is a ride on the Tinlander train before you leave the village and head to the historical Herberton railway station where the tour bus will meet you.

Take a small drive up to the Herberton Mining museum to discover how the town became famous for it large tin deposits. You can also try your luck at tin mining.

Next it's time to follow the very scenic Crater Valley and Herberton Ranges along the Hwy to Mt Hypipamee and be overwhelmed with the depth and sight of the ancient crater formed thousands of years ago. Along the way discover hidden truths of the rich Indigenous heritage, and historical timber, railway, mining, war and dairy industries of the early pioneers.

In the late afternoon it's time to enjoy the sunset as you wind our way gently down through the steaming rainforests of the scenic Gillies or Kuranda ranges towards Cairns. Take a vote on the day, (weather permitting), as to which way you return home, arriving back in Cairns at approx 5:30pm.

Inclusions

Bottled water

Lunch (at own expense)

Morning tea (at own expense)

Driver/guide

Live commentary on board

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Air-conditioned vehicle

Entry/Admission - Barron Falls

Entry/Admission - Historic Village Herberton

Entry/Admission - Herberton Mining Museum

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant seats available

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, such as severe electrical thunder storms or Cyclones (Hurricanes) you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate