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Detailed Trip Itinerary for Wooroonooran Safaris, Wooroonooran Rainforest Tablelands Adventure
Wooroonooran National Park is located half an hour drive south of Cairns city. It offers stunning pristine rainforest with fantastic World Heritage attractions. This area of unsurpassed beauty contains the two highest mountains in Queensland, numerous rivers, waterfalls, swimming holes and some of the World's lushest and most ancient rainforests.
You can revitalize yourself in tranquil rainforest settings. In addition to the educational first-hand rainforest experience, the tour also includes fun activities you may never have experienced before, including crocodile spotting and bird watching. You will have a fantastic time in the diverse locations described below. Brilliant photographic opportunities abound at each location. This tour will provide you with awesome lifetime memories.
08:00am White Rock Wild Kangaroo’s
Have you been told that Wild Kangaroos can’t be found in residential areas? Well they were wrong. White rock has been a natural breeding ground for our native friends for centuries and they were not going to let a few houses change their mind .Great opportunity for photos of hundreds of wild Kangaroos happily going about their day in the middle of outer suburbia.
09:30am Curtain Fig Tree:
The unique and stunning massively formed strangler fig is simply not to be missed. Over hundreds of years, it has effectively grown over 4 trees to create a high rise building sized eco system that is home to many animals and other plants. It lives within a specific type of cooler climate rainforest that is also the home of the rare and endangered Tree Kangaroo
09:50am Milla Milla Falls:
One of Australians most famous waterfalls and the home of many active platypuses. Keeps a lookout for these Aussie icons playing in the water. Opportunity for a swim.
11:00am Mamu Canopy Rainforest Walkway:
Experience one of Australia/s grandest man-made structures in a natural environment. With its combination of a canopy walk high in the tree tops, an observation tower and viewing decks. Take in the exhilarating vistas of the Johnstone River gorge and amazing surrounding World Heritage landscapes.
12:30pm Roscoe’s Restaurant:
Enjoy the finest lunch on a tour in North Queensland, an Australian-Italian buffet with a great variety of exquisite dishes. Outstanding dessert buffet!
14:00 Josephine Falls:
Josephine Falls is a secluded freshwater swimming hole, located at the foot of Queensland’s tallest mountain, Mt. Bartle Frere (1622m). A series of waterfalls flow into large pools surrounded by boulders. Rainforest trees hang over the water, keeping it cool and refreshing. We take a short walk to a series of dramatic cascading waterfalls. Take the plunge in the exciting natural rockslide (life vests are provided for children). Opportunity for a swim.
15:45 Mulgrave River Cruise:
Departs from our private jetty at Derail Landing and travels upstream into the quiet rainforest upper estuary reaches of the Mulgrave River. The area is rich with wildlife and natural beauty. All alone, it is a great opportunity to see various bird species including Little Kingfisher and Great Billed Herron, Crocodiles, and many other rainforest and estuary wildlife species. As your Guide talks about the home of the Yidinji indigenous people who for thousands of years lived in grass huts along the river, surviving by foraging and hunting within the ocean, mangrove and rainforest environment. Also it offers great views of Mt Bellenden Ker (QLD’s second highest peak) and the remarkable Pyramid.
17:00 - Return to Cairns.