Rainforest and Waterfall Tour

Gus the Wonder Bus will take you, in his friendly and personal way on a day of good feeling amongst people and our natural world.

We’ll visit ancient coastal rainforests and the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands during this rainforest and waterfalls tour.

We’ll be walking and talking, swimming, rock sliding, singing in waterfalls, floating in a volcanic crater lake.

All Day Fun Fun Fun!!

Then a joyous musical journey home or STAY AND PLAY LONGER!!

And… say hello to a platypus, enjoy a delicious Aussie BBQ dinner and sleep in our homely Eco Lodge before waking up with your new family to a day of Mountain Biking and Canoeing adventures!

We look forward to welcoming you into our family, and sharing some magical time, famously and always…on the bright side of the road!!

Yours in Fun, Falls and Forest.

Tour Highlights

  • Babinda Boulders – Rainforest, swim in crystal clear mountain water…AMAZING!
  • Josephine Falls -Amazing three stage rainforest waterfall that has the most awesome swimming hole in Australia
  • Tea House – I can’t tell you too much but, we take our food very seriously and you will not be disappointed…!
  •  Milla Milla Falls – Are you ready to swim behind a 30 meter (100 foot) waterfall? If not let us help take you.
  • Lake Eacham – Lake Eacham is a volcanic crater lake over 60 meters deep and was created by underground pressure that eventually erupts and leaves a large crater.
  • Yungaburra – Our last stop is a very special one, we are looking for a very special creature called a Platypus.

Tour Inclusions

    • Morning and afternoon drinks and snacks
    • Delicious home cook 2 course lunch
    • Visiting Ancient Rainforests
    • Experience the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands
    • Swimming, walking and just relaxing
    • Milla Milla Falls
    • Babinda Boulders
    • Josephine Falls
    • Lake Eacham
    • Friendly relaxed Company
    • Fun filled day Sing a long on the homeward journey
    • Pick up & Return from/to your Cairns CBD accommodation*
Pick up and drop off times and locations can vary, once booking is confirmed you will receive the information suitable for your location.

Tour Itinerary

  • The day begins with a visit to the Babinda Boulders. After a delicious morning tea, you will take your first walk and swim of the day.
  • From here, you journey on to Josephine Falls where you enjoy a small rainforest walk before sliding down a waterfall.
  • For the drive to the beautiful Tablelands and famous Millaa Millaa Falls, Uncle Brian will keep you amused and entertained with tales of romance and adventure.
  • You will need a bar of chocolate for this part of the journey. This is immediately followed by lunch at the Falls Tea house for a selection of cold roast meats, salads and vegetarian meals.
  • Freshly brewed local tea and coffee is served with freshly baked cake for dessert.
  • When you get to Millaa Millaa Falls, make you way over to beneath the waterfall and SING your heart out!! This is one of the most photographed waterfalls in Australia and has made appearances in many films over the years.
  • A delicious afternoon tea of hot chocolate and muffins follows a swim or stroll around Lake Eacham.
  • Platypus spotting is next and it is a wonderful moment when you see one.
  • You get to relax by a volcanic crater lake in the evening before the exciting journey home with Uncle Brian.

What to Bring

  • Sense of fun
  • Sunscreen
  • Raincoat
  • Swimming Gear
  • Walking Shoes/Sandals
  • Towel
  • Change of Warm Clothes
  • Smile And Singing Voice


Tour Features

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TripAdvisor Ranking #4 of 134 Outdoor Activities in Cairns
Most Recent Traveller Reviews
  • 10 October 2017: Excellent adventure
  • 9 October 2017: Best tour that I've ever done
  • 7 October 2017: Amazing!!!
  • 6 October 2017: OMG WHAT AN AMAZING DAY!!!
  • 5 October 2017: What a great trip
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2 Reviews for “Rainforest and Waterfall Tour”

  1. Rainforest and Waterfall Tour review by Chris D.

    This was a very fun and relaxing day trip. Squeezed the most out of 1 day possible! Cousin Paul was great and got everyone involved and talking to each other, great way to explore the Tablelands, swim and make new friends

  2. Rainforest and Waterfall Tour review by Tom and Jody

    The day from start to finish was packed with fun, which included everyone on the tour. Cousin Jimmy, was funny and made you feel at ease. Our hotel was the last one to be dropped off, he spoke to us for ages. Which was really nice! If you've got a good sense of humour and love waterfalls then go


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