Nature Walk with let’s go buggin

To begin with, this Nature Walk looks closely at the fantastic minor bugs and insects that inhabit the flowers and plants in your backyard. If you are mesmerized by the beauty of the macro world, then this tour is for you.

Let’s Go Buggin! is the perfect two-hour small-group photography walking nature tour. Not to mention that miniature lifeform enthusiasts can capture an array of tiny wonders through their cameras. You will also have help and guidance from well-known Cairns macro photographer Bridgette Gower. But also, you will get to take in the wonder of the Cairns Botanical Gardens!

Our kinds of things to see

From Frogs to caterpillars, beetles to butterflies. Let’s Go, Buggin! Tour will assist you in taking the ultimate photos of your favourite mini creatures.

On the one hand, do you hope you might find the elusive Green Jumping Spider? On the other hand, perhaps it is the tiny green and gold Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog?

Alternatively, maybe it is the wonderous tree fungi that inspire you! With Bridgette’s guidance, you can capture those stunning snaps on your Nature Walk.


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  • Local, knowledgable guide
  • Beautiful locations
  • Small group size

First, after meeting your guide Bridgette at the Cairns Botanic Gardens, you will commence a walk through the Gardens where Bridgette will show you the hidden wonders. The walking route is adapted to the Seasons so may vary, meaning no 2 walks will be the same! If you let Bridgette know your interests, she will adapt the walks to find those little critters you have been searching for!

Camera Hire is available (pre-booking is essential!)


  • Prescription Eyewear if required
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Magnifying glass
  • Covered Shoes

As well as a Camera! (Camera hire is available if needed).

You will need to meet out the front of the Cairns Botanic Gardens located at 78-96 Collins Avenue , 15 minutes prior to your booked time.

Please advise at the time of booking if in a Wheelchair. Most areas of the Botanic Gardens are accessible via Wheelchair, and for this reason, the route can be adapted to accommodate.

Also, If you have known allergies to Bees or Insects.

The minimum age for this tour is 8 years old.

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Nature Walk Let’s Go Buggin! Tours

Get the chance to take some amazing macro shots like this Praying Mantis

Lets Go Buggin! - Night Tour

2 Hour Nature Guided Walk for Macro Photography - Night tour 6:30 – 8:30 pm (7 – 9 pm during Wet Season) Other days, times and Private Tours are available on request via Email.


Lets Go Buggin! - Morning Walk

2 Hour Nature Guided Walk for Macro Photography - Morning Walk 8:30 - 10:30 am Other days, times and Private Tours are available on request via Email.