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Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours

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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 429 083 338
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'Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours' specialises in small group rainforest wildlife tours with a twist! As a lot of Australian rainforest animals are nocturnal (at least 80% of them) a night element and spotlighting is always included with a knowledgeable, enthusiastic guide. It is magical to be involved in seeing a wild animal unrestricted in its natural environment in the rainforest, especially at night with all the new sights and sounds around you. On our tours we can never guarantee what we will see but we do promise you will see something! As an example we often see the elusive platypus (we have at least a 90% success rate) and the rare Tree Kangaroo as well as rare birds, musky rat kangaroos, possums, frogs, owls, reptiles, bandicoots and various invertebrates. Your wildlife adventure starts early afternoon with pick ups from your Cairns hotels and returns you around 10pm. Included is binoculars, wet wether gear, afternoon tea in the forest and dinner at a country restaurant.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 429 083 338
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"tree kangaroo"
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"green ants"
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"elusive platypus"
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"their natural habitat"
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This was by far the best trip of our four weeks spent down under! We were picked up from our hotel in Port Douglas by Paul bang on time in a very comfy minibus. Luckily for us we were the only guests - although the...More

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So glad you enjoyed the tour. Thanks for the recommendations.

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Samantha S
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Of course you can. It is up to you what you wear.
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Shelahlah
20 July 2017|
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It is around 15-20 mins from Airport to Hilton. We pick up there between 1:30 and 1:45. So as long as your plane is on time you will be ok. It is not really possible to catch up to us in a taxi.
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