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Tropical Discovery 2018-19 (5 Days, Cairns to Cairns)

Cairns is the perfect starting point for lovers of all things nature on land and under the water. Think beaches, rainforests and islands. You'll get the chance to see crocs and cassowaries, fish and fauna, wild wallabies and even the odd platypus. If you want to get active, you won't be disappointed with ziplining, skydiving, whitewater rafting and swimming in waterfalls on offer throughout this trip.


Visit the Daintree Rainforest
Visit Millaa Millaa Falls
Visit Mission Beach
Platypus spotting in the wild
Mossman Gorge
Bush Tucker walk
4 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
4 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $690
Start Location
End Location
Age Range
Avg. 39+
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Tour departure dates
16 Apr 201820 Apr 201823AUD $845
14 May 201818 May 201824AUD $845
11 Jun 201815 Jun 201824AUD $845
09 Jul 201813 Jul 201824AUD $845
06 Aug 201810 Aug 201823AUD $845
03 Sep 201807 Sep 201824AUD $845
01 Oct 201805 Oct 201824AUD $845
29 Oct 201802 Nov 201824AUD $845
19 Nov 201823 Nov 201824AUD $845
26 Nov 201830 Nov 201824AUD $845
03 Dec 201807 Dec 201824AUD $845
17 Dec 201821 Dec 201824AUD $845
14 Jan 201918 Jan 201924AUD $845
21 Jan 201925 Jan 201924AUD $845
28 Jan 201901 Feb 201924AUD $845
11 Feb 201915 Feb 201924AUD $845
18 Feb 201922 Feb 201924AUD $845
25 Feb 201901 Mar 201924AUD $845
11 Mar 201915 Mar 201924AUD $845
18 Mar 201922 Mar 201924AUD $845
Day 1: Cairns to Cape Tribulation
After motoring out of Cairns and up into the hinterland, we’re off for an Aboriginal Bush Tucker walk. This afternoon it’s time to get wet and steamy in the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park. After a busy day of travelling, it’s time for a filling feast and maybe a ‘coldie’ at the local bar (which is almost right on the beach!). Included today: -Visit the Daintree Rainforest -Bush Tucker Walk Meals: -Dinner Optional activities: -Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Day 2: Cape Tribulation
Cape Trib is all yours for exploring today. Got a head for heights? There’s the optional Jungle Surfing zipline. Want to be beach-based? You can choose to go horse riding or snorkeling. There’s also a crocodile cruise for nature lovers and thrill seekers (eek!). Round out your day on a deserted beach with a glass of bubbles in your hand and your new mates by your side. Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Fly through the rainforest on the Jungle Surfing zipline -Horse riding on the beach -Explore the reef with Ocean Safari snorkelling -Cruise for crocodiles along the Daintree River
Day 3: Cape Tribulation to Atherton Tablelands
Hungry for more rainforest action? You’re in luck, we’re off to Mossman Gorge. Besides the many waterfalls, there are some 30,000 plant and animal species to spot here. See where your lattes start life at a coffee plantation before moving on to try some tropical fruit wines or local spirits. Yungaburra is home for the night. Head out to spot platypus at dusk, and check out even more wildlife on an optional night time kayak trip. Included today: -Visit Mossman Gorge -Delicious food & wine tastings -Platypus spotting in the wild Meals: -Breakfast Optional activities: -Night kayaking in the Atherton Tablelands
Day 4: Atherton Tablelands to Mission Beach
Today cool off with a swim in a volcanic crater lake. At lunch, take in the beauty that is Millaa Millaa Falls, then it’s back towards the coast, via a few swimming spots. Tonight we stay in the heart of Mission Beach. Included today: -Visit Lake Eacham -Visit Millaa Millaa waterfalls Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Mission Beach to Cairns
Start off with a beachside breakfast before exploring this oh-so-pretty part of the world. Optionals today: raft your way down Tully River or take a boat trip for a snorkelling session at Dunk Island. For the adrenalin junkies, you could choose to pop on a parachute and see the scenery from 14,000 ft up in the air. Yep, we’re talking about a skydive over this beautiful location. On the way back to Cairns we’ll take the Cassowary Coast trail with stops at Innisfail and another spot of swimming at Boulders. Say your goodbyes to your travel mates tonight, and get planning that next adventure. Meals included: -Breakfast Included today: -Entry to the National Park -Visit the waterfalls Optional activities: -Skydiving over Mission Beach -Whitewater rafting down Tully River -Snorkel at Dunk Island