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Tropical Horizons Tours

Tropical Horizons Tours has been operating for over 20 years and has the experience to handle your travel needs. When travelling with us you will always do so in air-conditioned comfort and with trained and experienced local guides. Our tours range from full day tours North of Cairns and Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation , South as far as Mena Creek and Paronella Park and West past Mareeba and Granite Gorge. We also do half day tours, Kuranda Tours, and charters and overnight tours by arrangement.

Most of our guides have been trained to either Certificate IV in Guiding or are Eco Tourism Australia Certified Guides. Some have also recently received Awards by Industry in recognition for their superior customer service skills. We also have an experienced team of multi-lingual guides, so for some of our international guests, may wish to enquire about our scheduled bi lingual language assisted tours in order to make your experience even more relaxing.

We operate from a dedicated modern coach depot and first class office accommodation. We also operate with a fully trained permanent reservation team and an additional dedicated 24 Hour manned reservation service for all your bookings and any other inquires for your peace of mind. We operate 364 days a year (apart from Christmas day) and depart daily from Cairns and Port Douglas and offer little luxuries to make your experience truly special.

  Packages
Daintree Dreamtime Tour

Full Day, Daily Departures with pick-up and return to accommodation included. Departs Cairns approx 7:00am. Return Cairns approx 6:00pm.

This Eco Certified Tour offers you the best Daintree Tours scenery and attractions! Travel north via the Captain Cook Highway, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes, aside the Coral Sea & flanked by rainforest covered mountains with views of offshore islands.

Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime Walk: After arriving at Mossman Gorge, you will be treated to a guided rainforest walk along private, easy graded tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over cool rainforest streams. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guides demonstrate traditional plant use, identify bush tucker sources, share their dreamtime legends, explain the history of cave paintings and provide an enchanting narrative of the rainforest and their special relationships within this unique tropical environment. After your 1.5hr walk, enjoy tea, damper and question time with guide.

Mossman: Your driver/guide will point out the highlights of Australia’s most northern sugar town.

Lunch: Silky Oaks Lodge is our lunch venue today where we enjoy their specialty Barramundi lunch [alternate options available] in this beautiful oasis amidst the rainforest, overlooking the Mossman River. DRESS CODE APPLIES

Daintree River Cruise: Enjoy a fascinating hour cruising through this wildlife environment, which is home to birds, tree snakes, unique plants and the estuarine crocodile – a great photo opportunity. Enjoy an upgraded afternoon tea after your cruise.

Port Douglas: Enjoy a short tour of the historical town of Port Douglas. We then continue back to Cairns.

Things to Bring on all tours

  • Casual clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes suitable for safe track walking
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Drinking water
  • Sunscreen

 
no. package price
1. Daintree Dreamtime Tour - Adult AUD$ 191.00
Cape Tribulation Tours including Port Douglas and Daintree Rainforest.

Cape Tribulation Tours including Port Douglas and the Daintree with daily departures including pickup and return to accommodation.
Departs Cairns 7.00am. Returns Cairns 6.30pm.

Our Cairns tours and Port Douglas tours visit beautiful Cape Tribulation – Enjoy the ultimate rainforest tours experience – to view World Heritage Listed Rainforests at their best at both the Mossman Gorge and Gateway Centre and Cape Tribulation beach and Kulki Lookout in the Daintree National Park!

The tour is operated using the latest GPS activated technology providing over 3hrs of commentary, delivered with sound effects and music, creating a truly memorable experience. Systems will be provided on day of travel. Feel free to bring your own earphones (3.5mm) or purchase for $3.00.

Discover the unique wilderness area of the World Heritage listed rainforests of both Cape Tribulation & iconic Mossman Gorge. Experience our accredited Eco-Certified tour which includes a short tour of Port Douglas before we then continue north through sugarcane and the giant Great Dividing Range arriving at the mighty Daintree River. There you will catch a river boat and be guided down the Daintree River where there’s a good chance of catching a glimpse of a lazy crocodile or two, tree snakes, pythons and water birds.

Journey further north over the Daintree River into the mysterious and awesome Daintree National Park – Cape Tribulation area. Your expert guides will provide you with insightful knowledge of the history of the area and the stunning beauty. Enjoy a lunch in a rainforest setting.

Stroll along idyllic Cape Tribulation Beach to the Kulki lookout and observe where two of the world’s natural wonders converge – the rainforest gives way to white sand and fringing coral reef!

 

We then wind through the rainforest of the Alexandra Range, to enjoy this spectacular lookout over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea. Travelling via the Daintree Valley we arrive at the New Mossman Gorge Gateway Centre. This is a special place of significance to the local Ku Ku Yalanji people. We are transferred by eco-friendly open electric vehicles, which quietly wind their way into the tranquil gorge surrounds. Enjoy an interpretive guided walk of the gorge and experience this ancient rainforest firsthand.

We then return you to your accommodation with wonderful memories of this unique and precious wilderness area.

Things to Bring on all tours

  • Casual clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes suitable for safe track walking
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Drinking water
  • Sunscreen

 
no. package price
1. Cape Tribulation Tours including Port Douglas and Daintree Rainforest - Adult AUD$ 191.00
Kuranda Village Tours

Kuranda Village is a quaint little township in the rainforest, situated where both Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Train journeys terminate. Kuranda Village is famous for arts and crafts and indigenous artifacts and the excellent attractions of the Butterfly Sanctuary, Koala Gardens, Birdworld and the Aviary. Passengers travelling with Tropical Horizons Day Tours may obtain discount entry to these attractions (show your tour sticker, train/railway or Skyrail pass). Both The Original Kuranda Markets and the Heritage Markets now open daily. After some free time in Kuranda Village exploring either the markets and galleries and all else on offer – board the Skyrail near midday. Relax & enjoy the world’s most beautiful rainforest experience, if you wish stop briefly enroute to explore the two stations and boardwalks.

Kuranda, Train, Skyrail and Crocodile Adventures Tour (6KEH)

This is truly the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland — a unique eco experience on the lagoon, cruising through ecologically significant Melaleuca wetlands. This is the home of the saltwater crocodile! Explore the rest of the expansive park with its abundance of wildlife; get up close with venomous snakes at the Snake Show, water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries. See the notorious head shake and death roll of a huge crocodile at the Crocodile Attack Show where you will be entertained with fascinating information on these prehistoric reptiles. Following afternoon tea, the cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon will provide guaranteed close up sightings of estuarine crocodiles to conclude your action packed day – before a relaxing coastal drive home to your accommodation. For those with less time looking for a Half Day Hartley’s Croc Cairns Tour option, try the 7H tour which collects you from your accommodation around midday and takes you via the magnificent coast road providing a great scenic drive to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, where you have 3 hours to explore the Snake show, Lagoon cruise, the Attack show and much more.

Or the Rainforestation Experience

Alternatively take one of our Rainforestation Tours. Set on 100 acres of lush rainforest. Your tour includes the Amphibious Rainforest Army Duck, a guided tour of the Tropical Fruit Orchard, the Koala Wildlife Park where you can feed the kangaroos and wallabies and take in a photo opportunity of one of the many crocs, along with the exciting Pamagirri Aboriginal Dance performance. Coach Transfer back to Kuranda. A Tropical BBQ buffet lunch can be included if desired.

Tjapukai

Visit Tjapukai and experience the various entertaining shows, including dancing, spear throwing and other cultural experiences in the expansive grounds of the Tjapukai Cultural Centre which are very conveniently located right next to the Skyrail terminal at Caravonica as part of your Kuranda day. Please note due to timings not all Kuranda tours will allow Tjapukai to be added to it – follow the choices provided

Things to Bring on all tours

  • Casual clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes suitable for safe track walking
  • Swimmers & Towel
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Drinking water
  • Sunscreen

 
no. package price
1. Skyrail / Kuranda / Scenic Train, Includes coach pick-up from accommodation, Tour terminates Cairns Railway Station - Adults Budget Tour Option AUD$ 118.00
2. Skyrail / Kuranda / Scenic Train, Budget Tour Option Includes coach pick-up from accommodation, Tour terminates Cairns Railway Station - Adults Premium Tour Option AUD$ 130.00
3. Scenic Train / Kuranda / Skyrail, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option AUD$ 130.00
4. Scenic Train / Kuranda / Skyrail, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation from the NORTHERN BEACHES, Adults Premium Tour Option - Northern Beaches AUD$ 134.00
5. Self Drive - Scenic Train / Kuranda / Skyrail, Self Drive to and from your accommodation - Adults AUD$ 122.00
6. Scenic Train / Rainforestation / Skyrail, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option AUD$ 213.00
7. Scenic Train / Rainforestation / Skyrail, Includes pick-up & return to Northern Beaches accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option - Northern Beaches AUD$ 205.00
8. Skyrail / Rainforestation / Scenic Train - Budget Tour Option - Adults AUD$ 198.00
9. Tjapukai/Skyrail/Kuranda/Scenic Rail, Includes coach pick-up from accommodation, Tour terminates Cairns Railway Station - Adults Budget Tour Option AUD$ 163.00
10. Tjapukai/Skyrail/Kuranda/Scenic Rail, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option AUD$ 188.00
11. Tjapukai/Skyrail/Kuranda/Scenic Rail, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option - Northern Beaches AUD$ 192.00
12. Scenic Train - Kuranda - Skyrail - Croc Adventures, Includes pick-up & return to accommodation - Adults Premium Tour Option AUD$ 189.00
13. Coach - Croc Adventures - Coach, Pick up from Cairns CBD & Nth Beaches Only, return to accommodation - Adults Cairns CBD and Nth Beaches Tour Option AUD$ 76.00
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Product Name Tropical Horizons Tours
Address PO Box 5670, Cairns
Tropical North Queensland
Queensland, Australia
Contact #1
Email reservations@tropicalhorizonstours.com.au
Phone +61 (0)7 4047 9049
Fax +61 (0)7 4035 6449
   
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