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Chillagoe Caves and Outback Day Trip from Cairns

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    Stop At: Billy Tea Safaris, Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia

    pick up from the Cairns area

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Granite Gorge Nature Park, 332 Paglietta Rd, Mareeba, Queensland 4880 Australia

    Experience Wallaby's in the wild, learn about their characteristics and you may even have the opportunity to hand feed the wallabies. Please be aware this is at the discretion of the animal and is not a guaranteed experience.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park, 3 Hours From Cairns, Chillagoe, Queensland 4871 Australia

    Explore the Chillagoe Caves

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Skybury Cafe & Roastery, 136 Ivicevic Rd, Paddys Green QLD 4880, Australia

    Morning Tea at Skybury Cafe

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cairns hotels
    Departure Time
    6:50 AM
    11h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch at an Aussie pub
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • National Park Cave and Smelter Tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Cairns area only)
    • Tropical Fruit Tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Granite Gorge Nature Park
    • Entry/Admission - Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Skybury Cafe & Roastery
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please wear closed-toe shoe and bring a light jacket or sweater
    • A reasonable level of fitness is required, as there are steps and uneven terrain leading into the caves
    • Not wheelchair or stroller accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This is a great day out with a top guide ( Finlay, Fin for short ), you travel through all aspects of Australian bush from costal rainforests and into the typical inland savanna, you get to taste locally grown coffee in a fantastic setting. Lunch...More

    Thank morganl640
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Thoroughly enjoyed this day tour. All places visited were great. Thoroughly enjoyed the Chillagoe Caves and would love to revisit and see more in the future. Driver, vehicle and service all excellent.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank cameronlyn
    steph_kennelly, Manager at Billy Tea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your great review! We are glad to hear you had a great time :)

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Highly recommend this trip! Gavin was a wonderful guide - very personable, knowledgeable, and passionate about the natural environment. The caves are really cool - I only wish we could have spent more time exploring them. The drive is long, but that is the reality...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank TanAnnB
    steph_kennelly, Manager at Billy Tea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there, Thank you so much for your fabulous review! Gavin is just the best isn't he - I had the best day travelling with you guys as well :) My favourite part was the caves as well - it's just the perfect temperature this...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

    We did the Billy Tea Inland Safari. The tour guide was easy going, relaxed, friendly knowledegable and thoughtful. The tour is mostly on sealed roads but a significant portion is on unsealed roads. The 4WD ISUZU vehicle had 400,000 Km on the clock with the...More

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    steph_kennelly, Manager at Billy Tea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    Hi Dale, thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and we will pass your kind words onto our guide. We take great pride and care with our custom-made vehicles and undergo regular maintenance and checks of the vehicle....More

    Reviewed 5 July 2019

    I recommend this tour. We did not have high expectations, but all the activities were interesting. Saw lots of wallabies and kangaroos. The coffee stop was nice. The fruit was a very nice touch on the long drive. We had to transfer from our pick-up...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jerry S
    Antje G, Director of Sales at Billy Tea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2019

    Hello Jerry, Thank you for your fantastic review on our Chillagoe Caves tour! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our tour! Kind Regards, Billy Tea Safaris!

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