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Tropic Tours | Paronella Park Experience

FROM: $227
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Departure Times

Departs: 11:15 am - Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Returns: 9:00pm approx.

Pricing Options

$227 AUD / Person - Adult (13+ yrs) Cairns CBD (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2025)
$187 AUD / Person - Child (4-12 yrs) Cairns CBD (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2025)
$0 AUD / Person - Infant (0-3 yrs) Cairns CBD (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
$227 AUD / Person - Adult (13+ yrs) Northern Beaches (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2025)
$187 AUD / Person - Child (4-12 yrs) Northern Beaches (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2025)
$0 AUD / Person - Infant (0-3 yrs) Northern Beaches (Between: 01 Apr 2023 and 31 Mar 2025)

Come and experience the most enchanting tropical wonders of Far North Queensland on the Paronella Experience with Tropic Tours!

  • Return transfers from your hotel accommodation
  • Visit Babinda Boulders for a swim and rainforest walk
  • Enjoy a refreshing afternoon tea at Etty Bay 
  • Guided walk of Paronella Park, dinner and evening light show

Begin this tropical North Queensland adventure right with a sleep in and a late morning pick up from your hotel accommodation. Journey south of Cairns to Babinda Boulders for the first stop. Enjoy a walk in nature, then cool off with a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters. Delight in a tasty afternoon tea as you take in the lush surroundings of Etty Bay. Keep an eye out for the elusive Cassowary. Continue on with a guided afternoon tour exploring the charming grounds of Paronella Park, where history and tropical flora merged in a magical setting. As the sunsets, head to Mena Creek Hotel where a delicious dinner awaits you. With nightfall, head back to Paronella Park and marvel at the mesmerising Paronella Evening Light Show. A truly magical way to end this memorable adventure!

Woman standing in front of Paronella Manor

Highlights and Features

  • Return transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches
  • Swim and nature walk at Babinda Boulders
  • Afternoon tea at Etty Bay
  • Go Cassowary spotting
  • Entry fees into Paronella Park
  • 30 minute guided tour of Paronella Park
  • Dinner at Mena Creek Hotel
  • Paronella Park evening light show

Want to experience this trip on a private tour? Get in touch with our online travel consultants for more information!

Sample Itinerary

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BABINDA BOULDERS

Travel south of Cairns through the picturesque Southern Corridor, offering glimpses of Queensland's tallest peak, Mount Bartle Frere. First stop is the beautiful Babinda Boulders. Immerse yourself in nature with a leisurely rainforest walk and a cooling swim. 

Babinda Boulders Devil Pools


ETTY BAY

Continue the journey south into the Cassowary Coast, and explore the rich agricultural history of the region...

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BABINDA BOULDERS

Travel south of Cairns through the picturesque Southern Corridor, offering glimpses of Queensland's tallest peak, Mount Bartle Frere. First stop is the beautiful Babinda Boulders. Immerse yourself in nature with a leisurely rainforest walk and a cooling swim. 

Babinda Boulders Devil Pools


ETTY BAY

Continue the journey south into the Cassowary Coast, and explore the rich agricultural history of the region. Travel along the scenic coastal road over the Moresby Range, and stop at Etty Bay. Keep your eyes peeled and camera ready to spot a Southern Cassowary bird! Enjoy a refreshing afternoon tea, with time to walk along the beach and experience this unique environment where the rainforest meets the reef.

Cassowary at Etty Bay Beach


PARONELLA PARK

Arriving at Paronella Park for the afternoon tour, you’re introduced to your local guide for an informative 30-minute tour of the grounds and learn the history of this enchanting place. After the tour you’ll have free time to explore further. Discover the tunnel of love, Little Theresa Falls, the Kauri Tree corridor, and over 7500 thousand tropical plants and trees. Get back to nature and absorb the tranquil surroundings. Breathe the clean, fresh air and listen to the bird life. 

Two women standing on balcony of Paronella Park Spanish manor


DINNER AND GUIDED EVENING TOUR

Just a short stroll across a suspension bridge, you’ll enjoy a hearty pub-style meal at the Historic Mena Creek Hotel. As nightfall is completely overhead, make your way back to Paronella Park, just in time grab a torch for the evening guided tour. 

Mena Creek Hotel pub dinner with chips and salad


PARONELLA PARK LIGHT SHOW

To top off the tour, which is arguably the highlight, you’ll come to witness the evening waterfall light show. Powered by its own Hydro Electricity plant, you’ll be mesmerised as the park comes alight for a magical experience! Watch as the Spanish Castle comes to life through the orchestral light show. It’ll be a trip to the tropics you’ll remember forever!

Paronella Park Manor light up a night

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What To Bring

  • Day pack
  • Hat
  • Good walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Cash or card for extra purchases

What's Included

  • Return transfers to and from Cairns hotel accommodation
  • Interpretive Tour
  • Babinda Boulders with a swim and nature walk
  • Scenic tour of the Cassowary Coast 
  • Afternoon tea at Etty Bay
  • Entrance into Paronella Park
  • Paronella Park afternoon and evening tour 
  • Dinner

What's Extra

  • Any extra drink ...

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What To Bring

  • Day pack
  • Hat
  • Good walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Cash or card for extra purchases

What's Included

  • Return transfers to and from Cairns hotel accommodation
  • Interpretive Tour
  • Babinda Boulders with a swim and nature walk
  • Scenic tour of the Cassowary Coast 
  • Afternoon tea at Etty Bay
  • Entrance into Paronella Park
  • Paronella Park afternoon and evening tour 
  • Dinner

What's Extra

  • Any extra drink and food purchases
  • Souvenirs

Terms and Conditions

All information provided at any time by Cairns Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Cairns Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions.


Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


Transport

It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Cairns Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other: 

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Transfers:

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


Accountability/Misconduct:

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Cairns Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Information & Advice

All information, advice or pricing provided by Cairns Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Cairns Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Cairns Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations:

For cancellations made to an Exclusive Private Tour or A small group tour, the following cancellation fees will apply:

  • Cancellations received more than 30 days before the booked tour date – 20% Administration fee applicable and the balance refunded.
  • Cancellations received up to and less than 7 days but more than 48 hours before the booked tour date – 50% fee applicable and the balance refunded.
  • Cancellations received less than 48 hours or for non-appearance to commence the tour – all monies will be forfeited.

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Travel Shop retail outlet located in Cairns, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Cairns Tours/Mr Travel online department.


Refunds:

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Cairns Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Cairns Tours/ Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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