Chillagoe Outback Day Tour

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Chillagoe Outback Day Tour 

Billy Tea Safaris offers the only Full Day Outback Tour from Cairns! 

Explore the Chillagoe Caves, Granite Gorge, and other highlights of Tropical North Queensland on this full-day tour from Cairns. 

TOUR OVERVIEW 

 Billy Tea Safaris offers the only Full Day Outback Tour from Cairns! 

Explore the Chillagoe Caves, Granite Gorge, and other highlights of Tropical North Queensland on this full-day tour from Cairns. 

Your day begins with a pick up by your friendly accredited guide in a custom-built air-conditioned 4WD vehicle. After introductions and getting to know your fellow passengers for the day, we’ll ascend the McAllister Ranges looking for many different species of bush birds, including emus, wedge-tail eagles, squatter pigeons, kangaroos, and frilled neck lizards along the way to your first stop at Skybury Coffee Plantation in Mareeba for morning tea. 

Travel out to Chillagoe while listening to the informative commentary by your guide who will share information about the region’s wildlife, history, and aboriginal culture. Explore the Chillagoe-Mungaga Caves National Park with an expert local guide, travel through historic mining towns and small outback communities, see the Chillagoe Smelter Ruins, visit Balancing Rock for an amazing photo opportunity, see and learn about aboriginal rock art and visit Granite Gorge to see the wallabies. You’ll also be treated to an Aussie outback pub lunch and tropical fruit tastings for afternoon tea. 

 

Highlights of your day tour in the Outback 

  • Small-group day tour in a luxury 4WD 
  • Travel off the beaten track down exclusive 4WD backroads 
  • Morning tea Skybury Coffee Plantation with local coffee or tea, and a snack 
  • Spot kangaroos, emus, wallabies, wedge-tail eagles (wildlife galore!) 
  • Visit the Balancing Rock for a photo opportunity 
  • See some Aboriginal Rock Art and learn about local Dreamtime stories 
  • Visit the Chillagoe Smelter Ruins 
  •  Explore the famous Chillagoe Caves with a local expert guide who will share stories and local history of the area 
  • Find fossils in ancient limestone casts at Chillagoe 
  • Enjoy an Aussie Outback lunch in the 100-year-old local pub in Chillagoe 
  • Visit the wallabies at Granite Gorge and see local wildlife 
  • Enjoy a tropical fruit tasting 
  • Pass through historic mining ghost towns & small outback communities 

 

This tour is seasonal and prices from $195 per person