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Forest Flying

Oliver's Road, Finch Hatton, Queensland 4756, Australia
+61 7 4958 3359
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Great - not just for tourists but locals as well!

Terrific experience. Was visiting Mackay with my partner and her family (who live/lived there) and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandon M
Great but a little overpriced

Our two kids (7 and 9) participated on the flying fox tour. Donna and Dave were very accommodating... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
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Forest Flying is located at Finch Hatton Gorge - one hour's drive west of Mackay and one and a half hour's drive south west of Airlie Beach in The Whitsundays, Tropical North Queensland, Australia.Forest Flying takes you up into the canopy for a serene and educational experience where you are surrounded by lush tropical rainforest. You will glide over crystal clear creeks and see everything from a completely new angle. This tour (one to two hours depending on numbers)is peronalised and you are in control of your speed. Forest Flying is unique to Australia. Booking ahead is strongly advised.
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“fruit bats” (3 reviews)
“zip line” (3 reviews)
“practice run” (2 reviews)
Oliver's Road, Finch Hatton, Queensland 4756, Australia
+61 7 4958 3359
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific experience. Was visiting Mackay with my partner and her family (who live/lived there) and this activity was arranged for us by her mother. From the beginning Dave and Donna were nothing short of welcoming and friendly. Flying through the canopy was a unique way...More

Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our two kids (7 and 9) participated on the flying fox tour. Donna and Dave were very accommodating due to their age however this had a great time. Even the drive to the property was an adventure driving through a few shallow creeks. Over all...More

Thank Nathanm176
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We made a spur of the moment decision to go Forest Flying on Good Friday when we had family from interstate visiting. Donna and Dave were very accommodating, fitting us in between other bookings. We were not disappointed. Saw a beautiful Goanna, learn't about the...More

Thank Kerryn B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were en route from Airlie Beach to Eungella so booked an afternoon session with Forest Flying. Donna and Dave were great hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed our "flying" session with the bats! This is a small family business venture which Dave and Donna have...More

Thank Pollyaway
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Donna and Dave were very accommodating, and made the whole experience great fun. Consisted of two spectacular decents through the forest. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing the rainforest from a new angle. Spotted hundreds of fruit bats as you flew though at your own speed. Highly recommended...More

Thank Jake T
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

On booking by phone was greeted by Dave who was very helpful and that carried on throughout. Access itself is a fun experience driving though a few fords and rainforest, then a short walk and you're there. Get a good feeling of knowledge and safety...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely activity to do as part of a team building weekend. Fun, different and able to do in groups. Hosts are lovely, thank you for being a part of a memorable day!

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Donna, Dave and their son Daniel done a wonderful job attending to my needs to accomplish this wonderful experience. Dave went into great detail to make sure we were safe and learning how to use the equipment. After a practice run Donna help me carry...More

Thank Loulabells
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We went this morning and loved it. It took the four of us about one hour. As we approached, scores of large bats took to the skies which was breathtaking. After signing and getting kitted with harnesses you each get a practice session on a...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great two zip lines for spotting large number of bats. Great fun. Very nice and professional couple who own the place. Highly recommended. Don't expect long zip line racing. Better to enjoy the magnificent view on the bats hanging in trees all around you. And....some...More

Thank Longson
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Erin M
How much does it cost to do this? 😊
17 June 2016|
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Response from Shadybog | Reviewed this property |
AU $60 per person.