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Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours

#16 of 157 Tours in Cairns
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 429 083 338
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Atherton Tablelands Rainforest by Night from Cairns
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'Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours' specialises in small group rainforest wildlife tours with a twist! As a lot of Australian rainforest animals are nocturnal (at least 80% of them) a night element and spotlighting is always included with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide. It is magical to be involved in seeing a wild animal unrestricted in its natural environment in the rainforest, especially at night with all the new sights and sounds around you. On our tours we can never guarantee what we will see but we do promise you will see something! As an example we often see the elusive platypus (we have at least a 90% success rate) and the rare Tree Kangaroo as well as rare birds, musky rat kangaroos, possums, frogs, owls, reptiles, bandicoots and various invertebrates. Your wildlife adventure starts early afternoon with pick ups from your Cairns hotels and returns you around 10pm. Included is binoculars, wet wether gear, afternoon tea in the forest and dinner at a country restaurant.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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I really enjoyed my tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife, particularly the plants and trees. We saw a number of wallabies, tree kangaroos, bats, and many interesting birds. I particularly loved hearing about the different plants-- just having our guide point out...More

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Thanks for the review Claudia, I am glad you enjoyed the tour. You are correct about the roads. Motion sickness medicine is recommended.

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We spent a wonderful day with Paul. We wanted to see the Australian wild life in its natural habitat and we did this seeing 27 different animals. Paul was an encyclopaedia of knowledge not only about the animals but also Australia. A very high class...More

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Thanks Alison. I am glad you enjoyed your tour.

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It is around 15-20 mins from Airport to Hilton. We pick up there between 1:30 and 1:45. So as long as your plane is on time you will be ok. It is not really possible to catch up to us in a taxi.
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