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The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls provided by Northern Experience Eco Tours

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The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Drive two hours south of Cairns and you'll find the lush rain forest, natural waterfalls, and wildlife-filled woodlands of the Atherton Tablelands. On this tour, choose from three different itineraries and discover beautiful spots, including Millau Millau Falls, the Twin Kauri Trees, and Petronella Park, plus optional extras, such as morning tea, a buffet lunch, or a cruise on Barrine Crater Lake.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Lake Barrine
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Atherton Tablelands
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Millaa Millaa Falls
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Curtain Fig National Park
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Innisfail
  • 5
    Roscoes Piazza
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Paronella Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Customizable Atherton Tablelands tour: choice of three itinerary options
  • Spectacular views of Millau Millau Falls and Petronella Park
  • Spot wildlife on a cruise around the Barrine Crater Lake (optional)
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Cairns
What to Expect
After pickup from your Cairns hotel, set out on the approximately 2-hour drive into the Atherton Tablelands region. Depending on the itinerary chosen, start your tour either with a scenic cruise around Barrine Crater Lake, followed by a delicious Devonshire morning tea and a guided walk to see the Twin Kauri Trees. Continue your tour, discovering the many natural wonders of the tablelands, including photo stops at Heales Lookout, Yungaburra, and Crawford’s Lookout; a visit to landmarks, such as the Curtain Fig Tree and the Babinda Boulders; and a refreshing swim beneath the Millau Millau Falls (depending on the season). A couple of tour itineraries also allow you to tuck into an all-you-can-eat hot buffet lunch at Roscoe’s Piazza. Finally, enjoy a guided tour of Petronella Park, followed by free time to explore, before setting out on the return journey. Back in Cairns, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • As per option chosen in itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Barrine
  • Entry/Admission - Atherton Tablelands
  • Entry/Admission - Millaa Millaa Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Curtain Fig National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Roscoes Piazza
  • Entry/Admission - Paronella Park
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Available from Port Douglas - AUD$70 per person Cairns Northern Beaches - AUD$22 per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Chinese & Japanese language guides are ONLY available on the Paronella Park guided tour. All commentary throughout the day is in English ONLY.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Haylee O wrote a review Nov 2020
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
Absolutely loved this trip. Our tour guide Steve was so knowledgeable and knew the history about almost every tree we passed :). The tablelands were so beautiful as well as every place we stopped at, highly recommend this trip for families of all ages
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Glad we were able to add an extra dimension to your holiday. We have structured this tour to highlight the diversity and the important points of interest in the region including our unique World Heritage rainforest and waterfalls. Something you won't see anywhere else. Thank you for traveling with us.
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Elaine180553 wrote a review Nov 2020
Port Macquarie, Australia1 contribution
My husband and I spent the day with was excellent. Mick who was a wealth of knowledge. His driving was excellent and commentary great. The morning tea and lunch were included in this package. Paronella Park was beautiful and the rainforest and tablelands amazing. Wonderful day
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you very much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your day and your time at Paronella Park. We are glad that you were able to appreciate the benefits of taking a guided tour - the only way to "experience" the Atherton Tablelands and it's great to hear that Mick took such good care of you. I will pass on your feedback to him. Thank you for traveling with us.
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Phyllis H wrote a review Nov 2020
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Darryl, our driver was informative and friendly. Being a local he had a heap of knowledge on everywhere we went. We travelled up the Gillies Hwy which has 295 turns so not for the queasy. Our first stop was at Lake Barrine to have a short walk to the Twin Kairi Pines. Next
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks for posting your review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your day. Our Original Full Day Tour has so many highlights and is the best way to experience the beauty of the Cairns Tablelands. Lake Barrine is lovely and their freshly baked scones are yummy. We have structured this tour to highlight the diversity and the important points of interest in the region including our unique World Heritage rainforest and waterfalls. Something you won't see anywhere else. It's great to hear that Darryl took such good care of you. I will pass on your feedback to him. Thank you for traveling with us.
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George Fraser wrote a review Nov 2020
Brisbane, Australia9 contributions
Denise and I are divided on the best part. Denise loved Paronella Park; I did too, but enjoyed Lake Barine and the forest trail a bit more. The Babinda Boulders swimming area is also so peaceful.... a wonderful place to relax. Carsten’s broad-ranging knowledge and experience
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It's always lovely to hear how much you enjoyed our full day Waterfalls, Rainforest and Paronella Park day tour. I'm glad that Carsten made you feel so welcome and was able to help you to experience this area with plenty of time at each of our attractions. Being a small group tour, we do try to take the time to allow flexibility in your day and if that means taking time out to show our clients something we think they will enjoy, then we can. Our day is as much about the people as it about the area we visit and our guides do go above and beyond because they love it as much as you. Thank you for traveling with us.
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Michelle P wrote a review Nov 2020
Brisbane, Australia142 contributions45 helpful votes
I recently went on a great tour of the Atherton Tablelands with this company. The highlight was definitely paronella park. Just beautiful! It’s a long day but so much to see and do. Our guide Darryl, was great. He also was very patient with a couple of those typical “painful
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Response from dta12345, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Day Tour to Paronella Park, Lake Barrine and Millaa Millaa Falls
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you very much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your day and your time at Paronella Park. We are glad that you were able to appreciate the benefits of taking a guided tour - the only way to "experience" the Atherton Tablelands and it's great to hear that Darryl took good care of you. I will pass on your feedback to him. Thank you for traveling with us.
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By: Northern Experience Eco Tours
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Paronella Park
Tour guide very enthusiastic. Really it is just a lot of broken concrete. falling down buildings. This venue is n
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rhizaf2018
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Unforgettable and Fun day tour
Brett is the best! Very welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable. There was never a dull moment in the tour! Thank y
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Guide722017
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Waterfalls, rainforest, Paronella Park Day Trip
We had such a great day, Brett, our tour guide and driver, was a gem: friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining and
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Thommo39
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brilliant day out
if you need an interesting day out away from the sea for a change, look no further. this was a great day out, i hav
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CrompvoetsF
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An excellent visit to Paronella Park,
As someone who was involved in the tourism industry for many years it was a treat to find a Company with a local g
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robertbeverlys
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Full day Eco tour
Fantastic day. Thanks to. Brett for his great commentary all day. We drove through the Tablelands areas, saw some
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JBedell2
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Most Enjoyable!
I want to start off saying that Brett was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about everything. He was able to ans
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MRoth18
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Big day in the bus
But worthwhile. Brett was a very friendly guy. Eager to chat and share his experience of the area. Being local he h
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Yuliia B
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Nothern Cairns fantastic day
IT was amazing day we spend with my mum and group of tourist from around the world. Thank you Brett for guiding us
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Miyu K
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A wonderful day
I'm Japanese so it was happy to explained each place in easy English and Japanese.Thanks to him, I spent a wonderfu
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Gabriella B
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Great Tour
Would have rated this tour 5 stars except for two things. Lunch was an Italian buffet at Roscoe's in Innisfail. As
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m_oo_s_e_81
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Great day out
This was our first visit to Cairns and we wanted to see a few places other than the reef and Kuranda etc. This tour
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Tammy G
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Fantastic day!
Thank you Brett for an amazing day! Your knowledge of the area was very impressive! And we loved your stories and j
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Jenny M
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Excellent, Excellent,Excellent
Thank you so much Brett for making this trip to Cairns Great, The places you took us to and , the knowledge of the
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Bernadette W
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Top notch tour
Wonderful look into the ecological, agricultural and historic aspects of tropical North Queensland. Our guide Bret
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Japanese
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