On this spectacular Tablelands adventure, we visit the ancient Cathedral Fig Tree. An 800 year old relic of the flora kingdom. Learn about the intricate evolution of the Giant Fig while enjoying morning chorus. Over 120 birds can be found and heard in the area.
Travelling on to Lake Barrine for some beautiful morning tea, our guide will take us on a journey through the lakeside rainforest. The chance also to enjoy a one hour lake cruise for more wildlife opportunities. Listen out for the Victorian Rifle Bird of Paradise and many other elusive creatures.
We continue on our way for a delicious seafood lunch and some Platypus spotting!
To finish off the day, we take in the fantastic panoramas of Milla Milla lookout and a nice long swim at Lake Eacham, often a highlight and a pleasant cool off. Returning to Cairns approximately 5:30pm
0730: Pickup in Cairns
0845: Arrive at Lake Barrine
Take a cruise around the lake with a local guide and learn about the histor y, flora andfauna of the region. The cruise takes one hour and is a great opportunity to spot birds, eels, fish, reptiles and other unique wildlife.
Nothing beats the home made scones with jam and cream at Lake Barrine!
Topped off with a REAL coffee or some Devonshire tea. Departing Barrine at 11:00.
1130: Arrive Tarzali Lakes for Platypus viewing and lunch
1330: Arrive Lake Eacham
1500: Arrive at Cathedral Fig Tree
1545: Gillies Lookout
1600: Depart Tablelands for Cairns
1700/1730: Arrive Cairns
FNQ Nature Tours
About FNQ Nature ToursFar North Queensland is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise! Our small group tours explore the rainforest habitat, concentrating on the endemic wildlife found within.
Our passionate and knowledgable guides are eager to share the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area with you. Allow us to take you on a journey of a lifetime! James – Owner