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Lake Barrine Rainforest Cruise and Teahouse

Gillies Highway, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884, Australia
+61 7 4095 3847
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Nice spot

Nice cruise. One hour sightseeing animals (tortoises, fishes, ducks, eels, snakes...) in the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Provincia de Alicante, España
via mobile
Wonderful find

This is a most beautiful family run old tea house. We arrived during a torrential tropical downpour... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
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“jam cream” (3 reviews)
Gillies Highway, Yungaburra, Queensland 4884, Australia
+61 7 4095 3847
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Nice cruise. One hour sightseeing animals (tortoises, fishes, ducks, eels, snakes...) in the rainforest with slow explanations from the guide (cool takibg into account Australian dialect!). Teahouse with nice service, very vintage and delicious but they are so slow serving.

Thank marina10_92
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is a most beautiful family run old tea house. We arrived during a torrential tropical downpour and they had a power cut. This was not a problem. Iced coffees and the most delicious scones, cream and jam outside England were produced as we looked...More

Thank Ragehcat
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We always make the visit to Lake Barrine when we visit North Queensland, it's such a lovely place, it's a beautiful place, run well by the Curry family, you must try the 'Devonshire tea' it's an absolute must!

1  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Imagine sitting down in paradise sipping your coffee and having a jam and cream scone. The view is so breathtaking you will never want to leave. Cruise around the lake and learn the history of the crater lake and learn about the wildlife. Nothing could...More

Thank garryandr0byn
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We had a lovely cruise around Lake Barrine. The guide Steve was very informative, friendly and welcoming and we learned a lot about the local wildlife. It was raining and very peaceful, we saw turtles, a variety of birds and eels. After the cruise we...More

Thank Jandy0405
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We took the 45 minute Lake Barrine Cruise and found it. Just delightful. The boat followed the edge of the lake and the skipper pulled in to show us the flora and fauna of the area. Unfortunately we didn't see the usual Amethyst Python, but...More

Thank Tangam
Reviewed 20 August 2016

To cruise around the lake and look into the surrounds and water for the fauna of the area and to be informed of the lake residents and to see them is an educational treat.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The cruise is relaxing and informative. We were lucky that the owner, Stephen skippered the cruise. Stephen knows the area geography, animals, fish, history and tells the most interesting stories about this unique Lake. Cruise times were 9:30, 11:30 and 2:30 - leave time to...More

2  Thank NorthernBeachesFam
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I love this place we go there at least once a month. Not only is the drive there lovely but the place is just as. We always get the fresh scones jam cream and coffee. Had the toastie a few times too. They are not...More

Thank Miriama K
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Visited this amazing place yesterday. OMG what a beautiful tranquil piece of heaven. We had coffee and go,e made scone with cream and jam.... Again OMG the lightest scones I have ever tastes and the Jam wow fantastic.. But the lasting memory is the place...More

1  Thank stargazerYorkshire
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