rainforest to the reef
from $994 per person
Explore the beautiful Far North Queensland on this quick getaway to experience the Rainforest and the Reef. Challenge yourself to a Rainforest hike on the Lamb Ranges where the track consists of open woodland, giant gum trees, savanna habitat and beautiful iconic Xanthorrhoea grass trees. As we gain height we’ll notice abrupt granite boulders coursing the summit area, providing spectacular scenery. Top the weekend off with a glorious day exploring the Great Barrier Reef.
- 3 nights Hilton Cairns, Cairns
- Full day guided hike on the Lamb Ranges
- Full day on the Great Barrier Reef
- Underwater observatory
- Snorkel equipment
- Coral viewing from semi submersible vessel
- Use of lycra suit
- 2 x lunches
- 2 x morning teas
- 2 x afternoon teas
subject to availability
until further notice
Day 1: Cairns
On arrival make your own way to the Hilton Cairns.
Explore the city at your leisure.
Day 2: Hike Day
Today is hike day. Meet in the lobby at 6.45 or your pick up.
Hike is classed as ‘Difficult’ (recommended for experienced hikers)
FNQ Nature Tours is the only Cairns tour operator offing guided Hiking Experiences, we don’t expect see much traffic on the walk! The beautiful Lamb Range is an hour drive West of Cairns and towers high above the Dinden National Park surrounds.
Expect an early start! We like to begin our hikes while the birds are singing and the early dawn light beaming through the open forest.
We provide our guests with snacks and fruit to keep your energy high while on the hike. On our return from the walk, we’ll travel a short distance to Davies Creek for our picnic lunch and a swim!
The trail is a 10 kilometre experience of a lifetime. The Rainforest habitat near the summit with its beautiful Oraniopis palms and Cycads will amaze you! Experience the smells and sounds of the ancient Wet Tropical Rainforest.
Day 3: Great Barrier Reef
Make your way to the Cairns Fleet terminal
Check in at the Great Barrier Reef Adventure cruise counter by 0945 for your full day on the Reef.
Departs: 10:30am Returns: 5:30pm.
The beauty of one of the Seven Wonders of the World is yours to experience when you cruise to Great Adventure’s spacious multi level reef activity platform on the spectacular outer reaches of the Great Barrier Reef.
Featuring undercover seating where you will enjoy your buffet lunch, sundeck, a small swimming enclosure for children and a dive platform.
Snorkel or dive amongst magnificent coral gardens and diverse marine life, visit the underwater observatory, view the coral from the semi-submersible, and learn about the reef.
Day 4: Home
Check out of your hotel and make your way to the Airport