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Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns provided by Barefoot Tours

Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns

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The Atherton Tablelands are part of Queensland’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics rainforest and lie just southwest of Cairns. On this tour, enjoy ample time to explore the region’s natural wonders, including the Cathedral Fig Tree; hike through the rainforest and cool off with a swim at Lake Eacham; and visit three waterfalls—Josephine Falls, Millaa Millaa Falls, and Dinner Falls.
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Atherton Tablelands
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Barefoot Tours
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Mt. Hypipamee National Park
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission included
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  • 4
    Josephine Falls
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission included
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  • 5
    Millaa Millaa Falls
    Stop: 1 minute -
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  • 6
    Cathedral Fig Tree
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission included
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  • 7
    Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission included
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  • Guided short hikes to Josephine, Millaa Millaa, and Dinner Falls.
  • Chance to swim in the natural pools and waterfalls
  • Includes picnic lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Cairns hotel
Important Information
Departure Point
Cairns Night Markets, 54-60 Abbott St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia Cairns City Backpackers Hostel, 274 Draper St, Parramatta Park QLD 4870, Australia
10–12 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • FREE Picnic Lunch
  • Tour guide/bus driver - maximum of 20 people
  • National Park fees
  • Fun, Adventures and memories for a lifetime
  • Use of our umbrellas on a rainy day
  • Entry/Admission - Wet Tropics World Heritage Area
  • Entry/Admission - Atherton Tablelands
  • Entry/Admission - Barefoot Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. Hypipamee National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Josephine Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral Fig Tree
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Eacham Crater Lakes National Park
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Your contact details are not passed fourth to the operator, you will need to contact them directly
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Please note: This is a sample itinerary. The route may change based on weather or road conditions.
  • Please bring with you on the day:
  • Towel
  • Swimmers, bathers, togs, bikinis, boards, swimsuit - whatever you call them
  • flip flops or sneakers - as long as they are comfy
  • your camera for all the cool stops we visit and the possibility of spotting some of Australia’s’ endemic wildlife like the famous cassowaries or a green tree frog, platypus, turtles, tree kangaroos and possibly even a croc!
  • It is also recommended to pack a jumper for those winter months when the weather is cooler.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Simon H wrote a review Feb 2020
Bargeddie, United Kingdom76 contributions38 helpful votes
Booked this trip last minute and after reading other reviews. Have to say the day lived up to the reviews. We had Darryl for the day who was a fantastic host and guide. He reminded us of Crocodile Dundee and his knowledge of the area, plants and animals was excellent. We went to
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ana wrote a review Feb 2020
8 contributions
Had an amazing day visiting different waterfalls and rainforests around Cairns! Our tour guide, Russell, was very informative and friendly. He knew lots about the history of the places we drove through on the mini bus and everything there is to know about the waterfalls we
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Date of experience: January 2020
Derek Duddridge wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Awesome guys who were very knowledgeable about the local area and flora and fauna of every place we visited. The waterfalls we went to were stunning and gorgeous, and the water was beautiful to swim in - really kept you cool on a hot day. Thanks for the great tour, cheers from
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Date of experience: February 2020
emily wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
was so much fun really cool tour guides. would defiantly recommend to anyone who is in cairns travelling
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from BarefootTours_Cairns, Owner at Atherton Tablelands Waterfalls Tour from Cairns
Responded 5 days ago
Cheers Ems! Thanks for booking us and supporting a local small business <3
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Juliana wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had such a lovely day visiting the waterfalls and walking through the rainforest! Our guide Terry was awesome - he was super funny and explained us a lot about the rainforest, took a lot of cool pictures and always gave us enough time to enjoy the different sights. Since we
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Barefoot Tours
Best experience ever !!
Our guide was amazing, literally the nicest guy I have ever met. Our destinations were incredibly beautiful as well
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My guide Daryl was great. The tour was a lot of fun. The waterfalls were awsome and it wasn't rushed at all! We had
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Amazing day at the waterfalls!!
My partner and I decided last minute to book a trip to the waterfalls, after some research we found Barefoot tours
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We had a great day and it’s obvious that the guide terry is obsessed with the rainforest. He told us so many intere
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eacham lake!!!!
hello terry thank you for everything. I m south korean man and would like to have a trip with you again later. you
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Awesome experience
This is the best way to see some of the best sites close to Cairns! Our guide Terry was super enthusiastic and know
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Alicia L
Amazing trip and awesome guides
It was an Amazing and memorable experience. Our tour guide Terry gave detailed information about the places we vis
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Amazing waterfalls and the best tour guide!
Did the Atherton Tablelands trip and absolutely loved it! Our guide, Gabs, did an amazing job of connecting all the
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Water Fall Day Tour
We had a amazing and memorable tour in to rain Forest guided by Terry. Terry is excellent, informative Tour guide w
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Barefoot tablelands tour
Did the tour with gabby who was absolutely amazing and made the day very enjoyable. This tour is a must if you love
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Terry is the man!
Our tour guide, Terry, was amazing. He was so excited about explaining the land to the group and had wonderful stor
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Great tour
Just wanted to thank Terry for a fantastic tour, our entire group had a great time and he did an amazing job showin
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Jule Marie G
Waterfall tour by terry
It was an amazing tour ! The tour guide was so nice and funny. We went to places that were soo beautiful! We got a
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Pauli L
Geat tour!
We really enjoyed this tour! Our guide Gabs was super fun, we visited beautiful spots and learned interesting thing
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Elizabeth B
Atherton tablelands tour
Had an awesome day, Gabriella was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable and very down to earth and funny which we l
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
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