Outback and Chillagoe Caves tour from Cairns
Attractions & guided tours

Outback and Chillagoe Caves tour from Cairns

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 11 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Chillagoe Caves
  • Enjoy in Granite Gorge watching the rock wallabies
  • Admire the rock wallabies at Granite Gorge
  • Savor a tea or a coffee in Skybury Cafe
  • Discover the Chillagoe Smelters and Aboriginal Rock Art
What to expect

Join this full-day tour to the Outback and Chillagoe on an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle with a local guide.

Travel out to Chillagoe while listening to your guide´s informative commentary about the region's wildlife, history, and aboriginal culture. Explore the Chillagoe-Mungaga Caves National Park with an expert local ranger. Travel through historic mining towns and small outback communities. Admire the Chillagoe Smelter Ruins and visit Balancing Rock for a photo opportunity. Enjoy lunch with your fellow travellers at a classic 100-year-old Aussie Pub! See and learn about aboriginal rock art and visit Granite Gorge to observe the wallabies.

This is an action packed day full of adventure!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Tickets can only be purchased online
  • What's included
    • Pick-up and drop-off (Port Douglas has additional cost)
    • Driver-guide
    • Morning tea or coffee and snack
    • Guided National Parks Chillagoe Cave tour
    • Entry to Granite Gorge
    • Lunch
    What's not included
    • Port Douglas transfers, additional cost of $82pp (min. 2 passengers), contact tour operator prior to travel to book
    • Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)
    Reduced price
    • Childen (age 4-16)
    • Infants (age 0-3)
    Where

    Pick up from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Note: Port Douglas has an additional cost.

    Meeting point:

    Pick up from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Note: Port Douglas has an additional cost, contact operator prior to travel to confirm and pay.

    What to remember
    • You can book a maximum of 10 people
    • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
    • Pick up from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas. Note: Port Douglas has an additional cost, contact operator prior to travel to confirm and pay
    • Please wear comfortable clothes and flat shoes or sandals (no flip flops or high heels). In the winter months (July to August) you are advised to bring a light coat or jacket
    • Please bring a hat, sunscreen, a camera with extra batteries and memory cards, a water bottle, towel, insect repellent, extra cash, and a raincoat or umbrella (during the rainy seasons)
    • A reasonable level of fitness is required. You will need to be reasonably fit as there are stairs, some uneven ground and will take an hour to walk through the cave system at a slow pace. There are also confined spaces
    • All trips are weather permitting at the driver's discretion so the operator reserves the right to cancel the tour, change vessel type, or arrange an alternative carrier in the event of bad weather or mechanical problems
    • In the instance that your preferred date of travel is canceled by us, we will rebook you on the next available date we are departing at no additional cost to you
    • Southside accommodation: pick up 6.40am, return 6.30pm - 7pm
    • Cairns City accommodation: pick up between 6.45am – 7am, return 6.30pm - 7pm
    • Northern Beaches accommodation: International Coaches will pick you up at approximately 6.45 am and transfer you to Canopys Edge Bus Stop in Smithfield where you will be picked up by your guide. This is included in your ticket. You will be returned to Canopys Edge Bus Stop in Smithfield at approximately 6.30 pm where you will be picked up by International Coaches for your return back to the Northern Beaches.
    • Port Douglas accommodation: this is an additional cost of $82 per person (minimum of 2 people). International Coaches will pick you up between 6 am - 6.15 am and transfer you to the bottom of the Kuranda range where you will be picked up by your guide. Returns between 7pm - 7.30pm.
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated availability
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    Provider
    Billy Tea Safaris
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 18 hours before the experience begins.

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