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Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours

#11 of 159 Tours in Cairns Features Animals
Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 429 083 338
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Atherton Tablelands Rainforest Wildlife Tour by Night
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took the wildlife tour and it was one of our favorite activities of our Australian trip. Our guide Tapio (sp?) was a research biologist who clearly cared deeply about the environment and was unbelievably knowledgeable about the tropical ecosystem. While everyone...More

Thank akropp83
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Tapio is a fountain of knowledge and it's nice to see you appreciated it but he is staying here! I am glad you enjoyed the tour and thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've got the choice between this tour and one of the Daintree day tours then pick the wait a while tour - there is no comparison. Our guide was Tapio, he was incredibly knowledgeable about every aspect of the wildlife, and we even had...More

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Thank Millie R
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

It sounds like you got a lot out of our tour so I am glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If there's one thing you want to do outside Great Barrier Reef in Cairns, this must be it. We opted for it since we read great reviews about Wait-a-While here, and boy did we love it! Both my wife and me had a great time...More

Thank Saptak
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for the recommendation. Those photos are great especially the sunset, it was spectacular that night.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the Cairns area, this tour is a great complement to the Great Barrier Reef. It is an excellent way to see the Rainforest and its unique wildlife.

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Thank John C
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation John.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife took this tour with Paul as our guide. And it was fantastic! Paul was informative, answering any and all questions our group had, he was answering questions I didn't even know I had. He also is the only late night tour...More

Thank drew k
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Cheers Drew. I am glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our afternoon and evening tour, even if the platypus was a little shy! Tree kangaroos (who'd have thought?!), possums, flying foxes - all in their natural habitat. And some beautiful starlit night skies too. Highly recommended for a different view of Australian wildlife.

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Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the review. I am glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip with Paul was great, I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wanted to try something a bit adventurous. We were picked up promptly from the hotel, driven in a comfortable van with only 2 other people, provided a tasty dinner and dropped...More

Thank fivetravelersBoston
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

I am glad you had a good time, thanks for the review.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We really enjoyed this tour of the rainforest. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the rainforest and the environment. He had a wealth of information about both the flora and fauna. The tour involved some shorter walks and a longer walk in the...More

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Thank Lori K
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Your guide was Tapio and he is a passionate biologist. There are always things to see round here and if the wildlife is not cooperating the vegetation is fascinating by itself. I am glad you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I participated in the afternoon/twilight encounter. We had a skilled, knowledgeable guide and quite a lot of luck in seeing many animals: tree kangaroos, several species of possum, the white tailed tree rat, the famous Platypus just to name a few. Dinner in the restaurant...More

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Thank Gala C
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

Hey thanks for the review and recommendation. I am glad you enjoyed the variety of wildlife we have round here as most of it is rare and special!

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I booked this rainforest tour on Book.me which only shows 5-star reviews! Our tour guide was boring, passive and cynical. He did introduce the ecosystem of Australia but also kept saying that many species are endangered and it's pointless to rebreed them. When I mentioned...More

Thank Chiang Tou W
Paul M, Owner at Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, responded to this review

I sm sorry you did not enjoy your tour with us. I know the way the guide runs the trip greatly affects your experience and it seems that day Tapio was giving you information in a way that made you feel bad. Tapio works part...More

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Mariano F
Hi, what's the age range for these tours? Thanks
29 March 2017|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
4 years and above
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Mariano F
Hi, what's the age range for these tours? Thanks
29 March 2017|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
4 and above
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Steve K
are you completely booked for the month of April, 2017?
25 March 2017|
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Response from Paul M | Property representative |
Not yet! It is filling up but no days are completely full as I write.
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