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Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns provided by Discovery Tours Australia

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Overview
Access parts of both Barron Gorge National Park and Kuranda National Park not reachable by traditional tour vehicle on this half-day 4WD vehicle tour from Cairns. Enjoy the scenery, including mountains, savannah, and tropical rain forest, as your guide takes care of the challenging driving along the Great Dividing Range. This small-group tour, limited to 13 people, ensures personalized attention from your guide and an intimate atmosphere.
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  • Pass by Barron Gorge National Park
  • 1
    Barron Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Kuranda National Park
  • 2
    Davies Creek National Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Termite Fruit Veg & Take Away
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Traveling via 4WD gives access to areas of the parks not open to the public
  • See both Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park, all fees included
  • Pickup and drop-off in Cairns makes for easy door-to-door service
  • Small-group tour for an intimate atmosphere and plenty of time for questions
What to Expect
Begin the day with convenient pickup from your Cairns hotel. Climb into your 4WD vehicle with a small group of 13 or fewer. Take off to the north towards Barron Gorge National Park, stopping at Surprise Falls on the way to Lamb Range. This 4WD tour gives you access to rugged and less-visited parts of both parks. Continue on to Copperlode Dam, surrounded by UNESCO World Heritage-listed rain forest and mountains, and Lake Morris. With an exclusive access permit, depart the public-use roads and continue through the rain forest, stopping at a boardwalk for an interpretive overview of the rain forest. Next, enter the savannah and stop at Kuranda Village on the way to Upper Barron Gore National Park, including a stop at the famous Barron Valls. Finally, stop at the Henry Ross Lookout overlooking the northern beach suburbs of Cairns and back out towards the Coral Sea. Your tour ends with a return to your Cairns accommodation.
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Important Information
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by 4WD vehicle
  • The tour does not operate from Port Douglas, unless you can make your own way to Cairns.
  • Tropical Fruit Tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Davies Creek National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Termite Fruit Veg & Take Away
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • The tour does not operate from Port Douglas, unless you can make your own way to Cairns.
  • Morning Tour only operates from Cairns City Hotels
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • The tour does not operate from Port Douglas, unless you can make your own way to Cairns.
  • Please bring water/water bottle
  • Wet weather gear (Nov-June)
  • Minimum numbers of 2 apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mr Mark O wrote a review Jan 2020
18 contributions8 helpful votes
The guide was an expert on the ecology of the rainforest and the dry bush and the difference between the different areas. Obviously with the bushfires in New South Wales and Victoria there was an emphasis on environmental management which was interesting. Whilst the guide was
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you were able to appreciate the benefits of taking a guided tour with our Naturalist guides. We have structured our unique half day tour to highlight the diversity of environments of Far North Queensland with less travel time. Opportunities to walk in the forest are given at Barron Falls, Clohesy River and Davies Creek on this tour. Our small groups make it a more personalized experience and swimming is subject to site conditions on the day and client requests are met where possible on all our tours. Thank you for traveling with us.
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Daniel S wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had the half day tour in the afternoon with our Guide Steve. We enjoyed the option to start at 1 pm, so we were able to start the day very relaxed. Luckily we were the only guests at this tour and so it was very personal. The tour was also very flexible: As we already saw the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear that Steve took such good care of you and got you to some secret spots. Our unique half day tour offers a great way to see Rainforest and Waterfalls with less travel time and our small groups make it a more personalized tour. Thank you for traveling with us.
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David Coleman wrote a review Dec 2019
Daventry, United Kingdom21 contributions2 helpful votes
Guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the environment sometimes this tipped from education to hectoring but understandable given some of the things he told us. The tour was done after a long shortage of rain and that meant the rainforest and waterfalls were dryer
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you were able to appreciate the benefits of taking a guided tour with our accredited Naturalist guides. We have structured our unique half day tour to highlight the diversity of environments of Far North Queensland with less travel time. Our small groups ensure a more personalized experience. Thank you for traveling with us.
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William T wrote a review Dec 2019
Greensboro, North Carolina27 contributions9 helpful votes
The half-day tour is very leisurely with minimal walking; I would recommend this tour for people that are not looking for anything too physical or adventurous and want a general overview of the area. Our guide, Mic, was very entertaining and did a good job explaining the sites.
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you were able to appreciate the benefits of taking a guided tour with our Naturalist guides in a small group. Will pass your feedback onto Mick. We have structured our unique half day tour to highlight the diversity of environments of Far North Queensland with less travel time. Opportunities for short walks in the forest are given at Barron Falls, Clohesy River and Davies Creek. Thank you for traveling with us.
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Peter K wrote a review Dec 2019
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This half-day tour was perfect for our schedule to give us a taste of the rainforests and tablelands around Cairns. Our morming tour was practically a private tour with my husband and I, plus another couple, and Jean our tour guide. Jean was an excellent guide, finding and
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at Barron Gorge and Kuranda National Park Half Day Rainforest and Waterfall 4WD Tour from Cairns
Responded 8 Dec 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear that Jean took such good care of you. I will pass on your feedback to him. Our unique half day tour offers a great way to see Rainforest and Waterfalls with less travel time and our small groups make it a more personalized tour. Thank you for traveling with us. Regards, Louise
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A Missed Adventure
We were unable to complete this booked tour because of covid-19 travel restrictions. We were so looking forward to
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Ken L
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Family day out to rainforest
My husband, 2 adult sons and myself enjoyed our visit to the rainforest. Our driver/guide was brilliant. He was abl
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Molokaimarcia
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Rainforest sights
Simon was accommodating and knowledgable. The day was long but well planned. Both Simon and our river guide did th
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284randallf
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Great day
We had a great tour with our guide Brett, and would recommend this company to everyone. We did the Atherton table l
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hspe2016
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Great spots but were not at all impressed with the guide! Choose another Company!
Great sightseeing of tour - not at least crocodile spotting on Daintree River. But we were not impressed of the gui
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nctxxx
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Wonderful sights!
Our tour guide Mario was very knowledgable of the surrounding areas and ensured our tour ran smoothly and took all
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brennanh314
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Very informative guide
Our driver/guide recieved his education in ecology and was very informative regarding the plant an animal life, whi
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J1323BMcharlesp
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Long ride for a mediocre your
Although Steve our tour guide was very proficient and professional, this trip is one I would not recommend. Was a
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davidcD9140GM
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Great tour and excellent guide!
A long day with a small group and wonderful guide. I will not reiterate all the details you read here from other
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Ray34239
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Great experience in many different settings
We loved our trip with our guide. He picked us up promptly and had clear communications about our meeting point.
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Clive B
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Excellent day in the Rainforest
This was a full day tour visiting all the must see sights in the Daintree area. Mick was our guide and with only 6
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817bobtx
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Enjoyable day seeing Australia's natural wonders
The trip up to Cape Tribulation included a tasty snack near Mossman Gorge, a hike out to the gorge (remember insect
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craigk915
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Great day trip
We really enjoyed the trip, including the boat tour and the forest walks, lunch at the tea house and all of the bea
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BladeCaptain
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Brilliant trip with Carston
This was a brilliant tour and packed all the key essentials into a one day tour. Carston's knowledge was fantastic
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Kaitlyn P
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Amazing Tour with Darryl
We spent half a day with Darryl and it was one of the best tours we have ever been on. He is so knowledgeable abou
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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