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| From $ 109Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour
Expires 31 Mar 2018
This fully guided day tour begins with a scenic drive up the Gilli... More
This fully guided day tour begins with a scenic drive up the Gillies Range, stopping for rainforest walks in search of native wildlife at both the Cathedral Fig Tree and the Volcanic Crater Lake Barrine before lunch and a refreshing swim at Lake Eacham.
The afternoon is spent travelling through the picturesque countryside for the day’s highlights swimming at several pristine waterfalls, such as the famous Millaa Millaa Falls, plus a jungle trek to view the raging Dinner Falls and the Crater in Mt Hypipamee National Park. Last stop, award-winning On the Wallaby Lodge for tea/coffee and tropical fruit to round off your day before heading back to Cairns arriving at approximately 7:00pm.
WHAT YOU GET:
Cathedral Fig Tree - Atherton Tablelands
• Informative guides
• Rainforest walks
• Cathedral Fig Tree
• 2 Volcanic Crater Lakes
• Millaa Millaa waterfall
• The Crater and Dinner Falls
• Lots of swimming
• Tropical Fruit Platter
• All park fees
• Heaps of fun
| From $ 1992 Day / 1 Night Adventure Tour
Expires 31 Mar 2018
Get back to nature… Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking through ancie... More
Get back to nature… Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking through ancient rainforest. Rest up in our cosy lodge after a hearty home cooked dinner and prepare yourself for an action packed day ahead with mountain biking and wildlife canoeing.
About ON THE WALLABY Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour
Welcome! to ON THE WALLABY Rainforest Eco Adventure Tours & Lodge.
Nature, Fun, Adventure, Friendly staff, Good food, Excellent Tours and a Homely Lodge! These are just a few of the words guests have used to describe us..
Join us on one of our Eco Adventure Tours from Cairns and explore the beautiful Atherton Tablelands with it’s stunning Waterfalls, Volcanic Crater Lakes, Rainforest and Unique Animals too! If you’d like a cosy and clean place to rest then stay at our On the Wallaby Lodge in Yungaburra – just over an hour from Cairns.
TOURS from Cairns
Rainforest, Waterfalls, Volcanic Crater Lakes, Fun, Swimming, Wildlife, Adventure!! Join us on a day tour of the beautiful Atherton Tablelands where you can enjoy swimming in crystal clear crater lakes and waterfalls or stay overnight in our homely lodge and try some Wildlife Canoeing or Mountain Biking!! We pickup from Cairns accommodation 8am daily!
Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour
Get back to nature…. Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking through ancient rainforest and swimming in pristine waterfalls and crater lakes.
2 Day / 1 Night Adventure Tour
Our famous Waterfalls and Rainforest Day Tour + Platypus Spotting + BBQ Dinner + Bed and Breakfast + Wildlife Canoeing + Mountain Biking. Get back to nature… Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking through ancient rainforest. Rest up in our cosy lodge after a hearty home cooked dinner and prepare yourself for an action packed day ahead with mountain biking and wildlife canoeing.
Day Tour + 1 Night
Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour + Dinner Bed & Breakfast
Get back to nature… Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking through ancient rainforest.
Rest up in our cosy lodge after a hearty home cooked dinner and either relax or choose your own adventure the next day.
TOURS from Yungaburra
Mountain Biking Tours
Mountain Biking Tours Enjoy a guided mountain bike ride through the scenic back country roads and rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands.. or weather permitting a more adventurous ride on the trails at the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park. Your ride will finish with a swim at a local swimming hole or at the beautiful volcanic crater, Lake Eacham. Suits beginner to intermediate.
Night Wildlife Canoeing Tour
Australia’s only night canoeing tour!! Enjoy a moonlit paddle under the stars and through the rainforest at Lake Tinaroo. Did you know that 80% of Australia’s wildlife is active at night as it is feeding time! The night canoeing tour is the BEST way to spot unique nocturnal rainforest animals in their natural habitat.
Day Canoeing Tour
Get back to Nature… Explore a secluded area of Lake Tinaroo in the safety of our two person canoes. Our guide will help you spot rare wildlife such as tree kangaroos, birds and water dragons. Then, have your face painted with Aboriginal ochre clay before a hot shower and tea and coffee.
On the Wallaby – Eco Lodge
“A home for those who roam”
If you’re seeking a refreshing experience with like-minded, independent travellers in a genuine home-away-from-home environment, you’ve found it. A great base to explore the beautiful lakes and waterfalls of the Atherton Tablelands, go platypus spotting and then join our delicious nightly BBQ dinner. If you’re feeling more active then you can head out on a Mountain Biking or Canoeing Tour. Or just kick back and enjoy the laid back atmosphere!
Located: In Yungaburra Village, just over an hour from Cairns, on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands. It’s also the base form where On The Wallaby conduct their outdoor activities. It has a kick back and chill out, relaxed atmosphere.
Facilities: Full kitchen, cosy lounge and outdoor area, tea & coffee, wi-fi, Free ping pong & pool table and board games. Linen supplied. Guests: Max of 36
Educational programs for Secondary / University students and tailor made tours for groups
On The Wallaby Tours and Lodge have been running tours in Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands for over 20 years. We specialise in highland tropical rainforest, crater lakes and waterfalls. We also offer canoeing trips during the day and night, looking for local wildlife such as endemic possums, tree kangaroos, birds etc. To add to this experience we also take people mountain bike riding and hiking.
Over the past 6 years we have been expanding our range of tourism ventures to include educational high school and university groups. We tailor make packages to suit our groups specific curriculum needs. We supply transport, meals, and guides, so all they need to do is get here!
What we offer
On the Wallaby have day, overnight and extended tours of the Atherton Tablelands featuring all the highlights that this pristine area in North Queensland has to offer. Walking in the world’s oldest living history museum/ tropical rainforests, swimming in volcanic crater lakes and spectacular waterfalls. We also provide tours to the Outback, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree rainforest!
At On The Wallaby we try to get the right mix of work and pleasure for our students. By doing this we increase the impact and quality of work the students produce. We play games, listen to music, sing…. It’s about enjoying the area but also the journey through it. There is a way to mix work and pleasure.
Being able to study out in the field as opposed to in the class room is a far superior method of teaching as it includes the ability to touch, smell and see what we are trying to teach. It gives the students first hand contact and increases their awareness of the wider world, something that travelling can easily provide.
Below is a list of some of the services we can offer..
- Tailored Tours – Atherton Tablelands, Outback, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest
- Community Service Projects
- Sustainability and Ecology Studies
- Agriculture and Agronomy Studies
- Reef and Marine Studies
- Team Building / Wildlife /Adventure
- Group transportation
Please note that all group tours are tailor made to suit your budget and requirements. Our prices are very competitive and any specific needs can be met! Please don’t hesitate to ask.
News By ON THE WALLABY Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour
Recognition of Excellence
By ON THE WALLABY Waterfalls & Rainforest Wildlife Tour
22 Nov 2017HotelsCombined recognize On the Wallaby Eco Lodge among the best hotels in Australia
Yungaburra, Australia, 13 April 2017- HotelsCombined, the Australian based hotel meta-search company, has started an extensive survey overing different types of accommodations within Australia. This survey is based on gathering data from millions of guest reviews, and translating them to an official Recognition of Excellence.
The HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence is not a ranking list but a group of outstanding accommodations chosen based on a strict set of criteria. In order to be considered, properties must meet the following criteria:
• At the time of judging, a winner is rated 9.0/10 or over with a minimum of 50 customer reviews certified
• We couldn’t detect any major customer service problems, nor recurring or unresolved issues.
Moreover, HotelsCombined is taking in great consideration the way the hotel staff answered the Hotels communication team, demonstrating their commitment in providing quick assistance. On the Wallaby Eco Lodge boasts a high satisfaction rating among guests and travel industry experts, receiving 256 reviews for an impressive rating of 9.9 out of 10.
The property manager Tracy Klaproth said: “We are thrilled to receive this recognition and it is a tribute to all our hard working staff.. As we are now going “Green” our new aim is also to educate and delight our guests and to inspire visitors to make sustainable choices in their own homes and communities. ”
“We are thrilled to be working with the best hotels in Australia and On the Wallaby Lodge is certainly among them” said Chris Rivett, market manager of HotelsCombined Australia “What is different about the Recognition of Excellence is the way information is gathered and analyzed: it all depends on the guest and his or her experience with that particular accommodation.”
“With HotelsCombined 30 million people are finding the best deal available on-line every month. With this award, we’d like to make it even easier for every traveler to identify the best hotel for customer service and therefore the best value for their money”.
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