Aboriginal Cassowary Adventure & Chasing Waterfalls Tour

Experience an intimate journey with the local Aboriginal tribe in search of the elusive Wild Cassowary. Swim in the crystal-clear creeks and waterfalls of Josephine Falls & Babinda Boulders. This small-group tour promises a truly personal adventure.

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AU$460

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Join us on an adventure of a lifetime to photograph the majestic female matriarch, Cassowary, that has been roaming this ancient rain forest for over 40 years. This is your chance to witness the beauty of nature and capture a once-in-a-lifetime moment with your camera, (we have a 95% success rate of finding and photographing the Cassowary each day).

Our swimming location for the day is Josephine Falls /' 'Babinda Boulders' both stunning swimming holes and waterfalls surrounded by lush and vibrant rain forest. It is home to an abundance of bird-life and natural beauty. 

 

Day 1 : Tour 4: 'Behind the Scenes' WILDLIFE Tour, River Boat Cruise, Butterfly Sanctuary & Bat Hospital
* Photograph the majestic Cassowary (we have a 95% success rate of finding and photographing the Cassowary each day). * Enjoy an easy 45-minute walk with an indigenous ranger, listening to the dreamtime stories of the cassowary, the evolution of the landscape and the cultural heritage of the indigenous tribes over the last 60,000 years. * Float in the cool, clear waters of ‘Babinda Boulders' a stunning swimming hole, a magnificent serene environment with luscious rain forest surroundings. * Enjoy a delicious lunch by the water. *Try your hand at basket weaving. Join us on an adventure of a lifetime to photograph the majestic female matriarch, Cassowary, that has been roaming this ancient rain forest for over 40 years. This is your chance to witness the beauty of nature and capture a once-in-a-lifetime moment with your camera, (we have a 95% success rate of finding and photographing the Cassowary each day). Our easy 45 minute walk will take you along a flat path, around the lush rain forest, along beach front, and over a streams, to the sites where Cassowary resides. Our swimming location for the day is 'Babinda Boulders' a stunning swimming hole surrounded by lush and vibrant rain forest. It is home to an abundance of bird-life and natural beauty. The area is made up of fast flowing creeks that weave through huge granite boulders, creating a unique landscape that cannot be found anywhere else. After a short rain forest walk through the rain forest to the Devil’s Pools lookout, we enjoy a delicious lunch, whilst you will learn about the famous Yindinji Indigenous Legend that gave these beautiful pools their eerie name. Float in the cool, clear water and enjoy your serene, luscious rain forest surroundings. Be prepared for an unforgettable experience that sweeps you back in time, a day filled with Indigenous Culture, Cassowary and exploring the waterfalls and freshwater streams. Please dress in sun-safe, light clothing, with a hat and bring a water bottle to keep hydrated.  **Please note guests cannot take a selfie or a photo “with” the cassowary – you can take photos of the Cassowary from afar. Guests must always stay behind the guide and must follow all instructions from the guide. Key points Low levels of fitness required Available 6 days per week (Monday – Saturday) Maximum of 15 people per group Activities are weather dependent and as a result the order in which the tour is conducted may vary Local indigenous keepsakes and art are available for purchase What to bring Hat Water bottle Camera Sunscreen Tips for the Tour - Patting is prohibited of Cassowaries – buffer zone of 15 meters enforced - Look but do not touch nature - No feeding animals - Leave only footprints, no rubbish; we cherish our sacred Country Cancellations: A strict cancellation policy applies, we require at least 48 hours’ notice for a 100% refund. All cancellations under 48 hours will be a 100% cancellation fee. In the unlikely event of the tour being cancelled by the operator, guests will be offered a full refund or an alternative day. **Translator tour guides are available on request for an additional cost - German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Spanish and other languages.
Meals :Lunch

 

Pick ups avaliable from Palm Cove, Trinity Beach and Cairns

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