Chillagoe Caves And Outback Day Tour

A one day tour including bird watching near Biboorha, cruising in the Mareeba Wetlands and visiting the Chillagoe Caves.

map Cairns, Australia
FromAUD $199
ValueAUD $205SAVE 3%
Children: AUD $175
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Next available: 22/10/2018

What's Included

  • Full day tour
  • Departs 06:45 am - arrival 06.30 pm
  • Bird & wildlife watching near Biboorha ( e.g. Emus, Eagles, Kangaroos, Lizards)  
  • Cruise Mareeba Wetlands (e.g. see giant Lotus Lilies)
  • 4WD through the wetland areas (see wildlife)
  • Chillagoe Caves
  • Mt Uncle Distillery


Departure & Arrival
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cairns CBD at 6.45 am by one of our accredited guides. The tour returns down the range arriving back in Cairns at approximately 6.30 pm.  
Chillagoe Caves & Outback Day Tour
We will arrive at Holloways Beach and Yorkeys Knob approximately 7.00am, and after introductions, we'll ascend the McAllister Range. After that we will head west through dirt tracks via the little town of Biboorha, looking for different species of bush birds, including Emus, Wedge Tail Eagles, Squatter Pigeons and Kangaroos, Frilled Neck Lizards, before reaching our first stop.
Mareeba Wetlands 
We will stop for our morning tea and a 20-minute cruise on a quiet environmentally friendly electric boat at Mareeba Wetlands. See the Gaint Lotus Lillies up and close from this magnificent setting including water birds. 
Board the custom built 4WD vehicle and travel through the back blocks of this wetland area where you can sight Wallabies, Emus and other wildlife. Along the agricultural paddocks of this fertile area, you will have a chance to see, Paw Paws, Lychees, Longens and Mangoes, just to name a few. We will then cross over the Great Divide and into the Western watershed.


Australian Outback Pub
It will leave you pondering on how it would be to work at this once mighty smelters. Have a great lunch at an authentic Australian Outback Pub built back at the turn of the century.
We will pass through a historical town on route to our National Parks guided cave tour, where you will take a step back in time. The limestone formations and caves are nothing short of spectacular.


Mt Uncle Distillery
After the cave tour, we will head back towards the east coast, stopping at Mt Uncle Distillery, the only Distillery North of Bundaberg. You have an option of an excellent Devonshire tea, a cold beer or wine in Bridges Cafe (own cost). 
At an extra cost, if you wish you can indulge in the liqueur or spirit tasting of some of the international award-winning Spirits and Liqueurs.
Please ensure that you wear closed in footwear for the cave tour. Please do not wear thongs, flip flops or heels for this tour.




Chillagoe Caves And Outback Day Tour

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Department of Transport Regulations state seat belts are compulsory for all passengers and infants and must be worn at all times.

Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.

Cancellation Policy:

Prices and itineraries are current for 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017, however Billy Tea Safaris reserves the right to alter or cancel itineraries due to weather conditions, flooding or other factors beyond the control of the operator, no refund will be given in these circumstances or in the event of any delay.


Travel Insurance is not included.  


Prices valid until 31/3/2017.


Cancellations received with 24 hours prior to departure and no shows are subject to 100% cancellation fee and no refund whatsoever.  


Any expenses incurred by any passenger as a result of any action or omissions of the operator, its servants and agents are the sole responsibility of the passenger.  


The operator is unable to guarantee exact arrival or departure times and is not liable for any failure to make connections with any other service or guarantee the vehicle type used or operation of any particular service.


Whilst we the operator make every effort to safe guard our clients and belongings we will not be held responsible for any personal injury or loss due to events beyond our control.

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Billy Tea Safaris
Cairns, Australia


FromAUD $199
ValueAUD $205SAVE 3%
Children: AUD $175
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Next available: 22/10/2018
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