SMALL GROUP. BIG EXPERIENCE.

OUR TOURS

Our sample tours are perfect for nature minded travellers and those who prefer a more personal, educational and interactive experience of the Wet Tropics region. All of our tours are fashioned in local wilderness areas as opposed to captive wildlife sanctuaries or zoos. Due to our small groups and hidden locations, we don’t need to travel far, this way we spend more time enjoying the beautiful National Parks.

SHARED EXPERIENCES

HALF DAY AND FULL DAY TOURS

DEPARTS: CAIRNS, NORTHERN BEACHES, AND PORT DOUGLAS*

FNQ Nature Tours offers two shared experiences. We tour with a minimum of 2 and maximum of 7 guests. These tours depart daily from Cairns. We are the only tour operator offering an afternoon and nocturnal tour of the Daintree Rainforest plus commercial hiking and walking tours.

*Cairns Hiking Experience unavailable from Port Douglas.

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PRIVATE TOURING

1-3 DAY TOURS

DEPARTS: CAIRNS, NORTHERN BEACHES, AND PORT DOUGLAS*

For travellers with a primary desire to engage with local wildlife in the wild, we encourage our exclusive and overnight experiences. These sample tours are 100% private to share with your family and friends only.

If you’re a birdwatcher, nature photographer, wildlife enthusiast or a family searching for a fun and educational day in the wild, this option is for you!

* Tablelands Exclusive Tour unavailable from Port Douglas.

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SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS

birdwatching – conservation – photography

DEPARTS: CAIRNS, NORTHERN BEACHES, AND PORT DOUGLAS

Our special interest tours are dedicated to the pursuit of your particular focus. This could be a fully inclusive 3 day birdwatching charter or perhaps you and your family would like to join one of our citizen science tours and take an active part in wildlife conservation.

Far North Queensland boasts a beautiful tropical climate which our native wildlife are well adapted too. Overnight tours allow us the privilege of spending time with Crepuscular and Nocturnal wildlife to add to the overall quality of our observations.

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TAILOR MADE EXPERIENCES

DEPARTS: CAIRNS, NORTHERN BEACHES, AND PORT DOUGLAS

Our sample tours have been specifically designed to suit nature minded travellers with a general interest in all things Wild. However, everyone’s different and we love to create tailored experiences for your clients. Whether your client is a wildlife photographer, couples searching for a dream tour, a family wanting some quality time in nature, or anything in between, we are here to connect them with the best experiences our region can offer. By customising each tour based on your preferences, we can ensure the best nature interactions possible during your holiday in Far North Queensland.

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OUR VEHICLES

Our Vehicles are comfortable, air-conditioned and fully equiped with all your touring needs Our fleet consists of three vehicles.

Two 2016 model Hyundai Imax’s and one 2015 4WD Nissan Patrol. For special interest tours, we can accommodate up to 13 passengers in a Toyota Hi-Ace. All our vehicles are serviced quarterly to meet regulations. Our vehicles have tintedwindows for heat protection and great air-conditioning. All our vehicles are equipped with:

  • Stainless steel water bottles and cold re-fill station
  • First aid kit x 2
  • Insect repellent and sun screen
  • Umbrellas
  • On board library kit
  • Several phone chargers and USB ports
  • Flashlights
  • Communal Binoculars
  • Flora and fauna ID books
  • Ipad for photo sharing and interpretation
  • Safety and recovery gear
  • Large luggage storage area/trailers if needed

What we recommend our guests to bring along:

  • Day pack
  • Camera
  • Natural coloured, light weight clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Hats and sunglasses for UV protection

Our vehicles are not equipped with microphones. We talk ‘to’ our guests not ‘at’ our guests.

Reviews

  •   Met James at Tyto Wetlands, he found two new crakes for us. Thoroughly impressed with his knowledge, great advice and conversation. Highly recommended.

    Shelly G
    11/29/2020
  •   My three day private tour with James was unbelievably good. James is an amazing ambassador for Far North Queensland, and his love for the region is infectious! Having travelled to... read more

    blairwickham
    11/23/2020
  •   An awesome trip in small groups that was personalized for what we wanted to see. We travelled in comfort with a very informative guide. A highlight was the night animal... read more

    Henwood1
    11/18/2020
  •   We had such a great day with Kelvin. His knowledge and hosting was exceptional and we loved his passion for his job! From the time we were picked up until... read more

    kimberleighs2014
    8/03/2020
  •   A really enjoyable day! Our guide Matt was awesome. Very engaging, passionate and knowledgeable. Even our unenthusiastic 13 year old son had a great day. Saw heaps of crocs from... read more

    BiancaD568
    7/28/2020
  •   My family were visiting my beautiful backyard of Cairns for the first time as a family so naturally, I wanted to give them the best experience possible! FNQ Nature... read more

    bridgettestingray
    7/20/2020
  •   James is an amazing tour guide! Right from the beginning he made us feel so welcomed and accommodated transportation for us. He is very knowledgeable and knows the rainforest as... read more

    sfajardo10
    2/25/2020
  •   Wow we had an amazing trip with James. He is an extremely knowledgeable and upbeat tour guide and made our entire experience a time we will never forget. From seeing... read more

    Kim1234567891011111
    2/20/2020
  •   In summary, Matt was absolutely fantastic and we would highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Daintree.

    Wow, wow, wow - we enjoyed our tour SO much! We were... read more

    SusieD01
    2/09/2020
  •   During our 11-day Australia vacation we spent two days with FNQ Nature Tours, firstly in the Atherton tablelands and secondly in the Daintree rainforest. Both days our guides were... read more

    frednope123
    2/07/2020

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