Cairns Rainforest & Waterfalls Tour | Atherton Tablelands Discovery Tour | ATE-WW

Tour Code: 965

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

  • Experience the amazing natural natural on this Cairns rainforest and warterfalls full day tour
  • Experience the natural rock waterslide of Josephine falls 
  • Enjoy the amazing cooler climate of the Athertom tablelands and the incredible natural beauty of the curtain fig tree and Millaa Millaa falls

Included In Price

  • Fully guided tour
  • Accommodation returns transfers in air-conditioned vehicle from Cairns & Northern Beaches
  • Morning & afternoon tea
  • Lunch
  • All entry fees

This is Cairns best value rainforest and waterfalls tour showcasing the Atherton Tablelands. Travel south of Cairns and discover the majesty and beauty of North Queensland’s most iconic waterfalls and rainforests, a must see for everyone.

Experience pristine rainforest, cascading waterfalls, stunning panoramas of Queensland’s highest peaks and maybe a glimpse of rare and unique native wildlifeon our Cairns rainforest tour.

Your full day Cairns rainforest tour will start around 7:15am when your friendly tour guide for the day will pick you up from your accommodation in Cairns or the Northern Beaches including Palm Cove.

This is a full day rainforest tour and you will be back at your Cairns accommodation around 7:00pm. Not many tours cover that many sights in one day so you won't be disappointed!

Don't forget your camera as there are many opportunities to take fantastic shots.


  • Babinda Boulders

You will visit and be amazed by the legend of Babinda Boulders steeped in aboriginal history of trapped spirits and a tragic love story that will chill you to the bone.

  • Josephine Falls

Your morning swim beckons amidst the lush rainforest and cascading crystal clear water of Josephine Falls.

A natural waterslide awaits the young at heart, while the spectacular backdrop provides photo opportunities and wildlife spotting.

Josephine Falls is a unique opportunity to slide down a waterfall on a natural rockslide sure to make even the crankiest traveller crack a smile.

Josephine Falls

  • Millaa Millaa Falls

Journey on to Australia’s most iconic waterfall Millaa Millaa Falls made famous by Qantas and herbal essences commercials.

This 18 m single drop waterfall lies in the heart of the Wet Tropics World Heritage listed rainforest.

Millaa Millaa Falls Hair Flick

  • Malanda Pub

For lunch we will take you to Australia’s largest timer pub and fill you belly with some good old-fashioned country cooking then back into the waterfalls.

  • Mount Hypipamee

Mount Hypipamee, the Crater and Dinner falls, 3 great things in one location here you will have the opportunity to take a bush walk swim behind a waterfall and gaze into a 85 meter deep volcanic crater and if that’s not enough we quite often see the local Cassowary here too.

  • Curtain Fig Tree

As the afternoon starts to roll on we head to the Curtain Fig Tree 15meter high roots towering above like 3 story building here you need to keep your eyes peeled for the elusive Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo.

Curtain Fig Tree

  • Platypus Viewing

Just before our last swim spot we will take you down to a quiet little creek to search for Platypus.

  • Lake Eacham

Lake Eacham is a dormant Volcanic Crater lake filled with turtles and surrounded by wildlife we will watch the sunset over a truly spectacular day at our last swim don’t worry about getting cold the water in here never changes temperature 23 degrees all day all night.

Waterfall Wanderers will provide morning and afternoon tea, lunch, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuit’s and fruit throughout the day as well as heaps of games and puzzles to keep you entertained on the bus.

See more Cairns rainforest tours.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Cairns: departs 7:30am, returns 6:30pm
  • Northern Beaches: departs 7:00am, returns 7:30pm
Departure Instructions
  • Please wait in an area out front of your accommodation where you are visible to the bus driver as they pull up.
  • Pick up times are approximate times and the bus may be 5-10min late/early.
  • The bus will wait 10 min after the pick-up time, if there is no contact from guests in this time the bus will depart without them.
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Atherton Tablelands
  • Atherton Tablelands including: Babina Boulders, Josephine Falls, Crawfords Lookout, Millaa Millaa Falls, Malanda, Bromfield Swamp, Mt Hypipamee Crater, Dinner Falls, Curtain Fig Tree, Platypus viewing and Lake Eacham
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



11.5 hours (approx)

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Bring your tour voucher. Wear swimming costume under your clothes, bring a large towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen, money for souvenirs and snacks

  • Child price applies to children 2 to 11.
  • Children under 2 are welcome to travel free of charge on parents lap (no meals included) OR pay the 2+ child's rate to get a seat
  • A child MUST travel with at least one adult.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operator’s Cancellation Policy:

50% refund within 48 hours of departure. NO refund within 24 hours of departure

Cairns Rainforest & Waterfalls Tour | Atherton Tablelands Discovery Tour | ATE-WW

Tour Code: 965

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$109.00
Family: au$367.00

Tour Code: 965



12 yrs & over

2 - 11 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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