Paronella Park and Millaa Millaa Falls Full-day Tour from Cairns

Cairns Trip Overview

Our tour was established in 1997 and is the Original Tablelands-Paronella Park tour.
Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned mini coach with local naturalist guides and experience the uniqueness of the tropics and the diversity of our beautiful tropical rainforests. Tour south of Cairns for a full day out traveling through the magnificent World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforests of Wooroonooran National Park, swimming in waterfalls, traveling through the Atherton Tablelands, viewing Volcano’s and visiting local must see attractions such as Millaa Millaa Falls, Lake Barrine, Curtain Fig Tree, extended touring time at Paronella Park and much more.

Additional Info

Duration: 10 hours
Starts: Cairns, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



Explore Cairns Promoted Experiences

What to Expect When Visiting Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Our tour was established in 1997 and is the Original Tablelands-Paronella Park tour.
Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned mini coach with local naturalist guides and experience the uniqueness of the tropics and the diversity of our beautiful tropical rainforests. Tour south of Cairns for a full day out traveling through the magnificent World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforests of Wooroonooran National Park, swimming in waterfalls, traveling through the Atherton Tablelands, viewing Volcano’s and visiting local must see attractions such as Millaa Millaa Falls, Lake Barrine, Curtain Fig Tree, extended touring time at Paronella Park and much more.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Atherton Tablelands, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland

Departure from Cairns, we head south travelling past Walsh’s Pyramid, one of the largest naturally formed pyramids in the world. Here your guide will stop so you can grab a photo of this unique North Queensland landmark. Now it’s time to travel up the World Heritage listed Gillies Highway climbing 730 metres above sea level whilst enjoying the breathtaking views over the Goldsbourgh Valley. Just before the top of the amazing Gillies Range is a short photo opportunity at the Heales Lookout before heading into the gorgeous Atherton Tablelands.

Stop At: Lake Barrine, Yungaburra, Queensland Australia

Enjoy a relaxing quiet stop in the cool of the morning at beautiful Lake Barrine (crater lake) filled with pristine rain water and surrounded by World Heritage listed rainforest teeming with abundant wildlife.

This is the first stop of the day and includes a delicious morning tea.
Lake Barrine are famous for their award winning ‘Devonshire Morning Tea’ of freshly baked scones and jam/cream and locally brewed tea or coffee.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Curtain Fig National Park, Yungaburra, Queensland Australia

After leaving Lake Barrine, we take a short journey through quaint country towns and farming areas to visit an unusual quirk of nature – the 600 year old Curtain Fig Tree nestled in World Heritage Mabi rainforest. This is the worlds most visited tree and easily accessible via elevated boardwalks.

The surrounding rainforest is home to the shy Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo – only found in Queensland. We spot them seasonally high up in the trees.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Millaa Millaa Waterfall, Millaa Falls Road, Millaa Millaa QLD 4886, Australia

After departing the Curtain Fig Tree, we travel through picturesque farming areas and country villages to visit world famous Millaa Millaa Falls, one of the most renowned and photographed waterfalls in Australia surrounded by Mabi rainforest. This waterfall has been used as a feature in both television advertisements and movies.

The waterfall flows over solid volcanic basalt rock formed over many thousands of years ago giving the perfect drop for Millaa Millaa creek to fall for approx 20 metres into a pool surrounded by rainforest.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Falls Teahouse, 6 Theresa Creek Rd, Millaa Millaa QLD 4886, Australia

Enjoy a delicious Lunch at The Falls Tea House where you will enjoy beautiful country style food (Option A Only) in a delightful setting

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Innisfail, Innisfail, Queensland

Enjoy a short drive through this interesting country town, with many buildings of the Art Deco Era

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Paronella Park, 1671 Japoonvale Rd, Mena Creek, Queensland 4871 Australia

In the cool of the afternoon we visit amazing Paronella Park’s Spanish style castles in the rainforest. This includes a 45 minute tour expertly conducted by Paronella Park’s own knowledgeable English, Chinese & Japanese speaking guides.

Paronella Park is a multi award winning tourist attraction with National Trust listed Heritage gardens and castle ruins, also boasting North Queensland’s first hydro-electric power plant all built by Jose Paronella at Mena Creek Falls. Originally created in the 1930’s by Jose Paronella, a man with a dream.

Duration: 2 hours



Compare Cairns Similar Experiences