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

  • star rating  We had a great time and James was a great tour guide. His passion and enthusiasm for the wildlife and nature was admirable, and we learnt heaps of interesting facts.... read more

    927karenz
    7/10/2021
  • star rating  Just spent four full days on a small group tour with these folk, going to some of the most nature rewarding places in FNQ with truly dedicated and professional... read more

    BellthorpeDave
    6/16/2021
  • star rating  Everything about this tour was spot on. Kelvin picked us up at our accommodation on time, personalized every aspect of this experience and showed an incredible level of knowledge and... read more

    nomwo
    5/20/2021
  • star rating  My husband and I had the pleasure of Matt taking us on the afternoon Nocturnal tour. Matt is a wonderful guide, such a broad knowledge and great sense of... read more

    roslynb16
    5/14/2021
  • star rating  Amazing tour through the Daintree with very knowledgeable, friendly guides. The small group was fantastic.

    548katys
    5/05/2021
  • star rating  In short: our trip was amazing! We had the privilege of having Matt as our tour guide and his knowledge and enthousiasm about wildlife and the general rainforest made the... read more

    Ay1990
    4/05/2021
  • star rating  My experience with FNQ Nature Tours was a highlight of my trip to Port Douglas. From start to finish, I was just so impressed.

    I toured with Kelvin and... read more

    travlntheblood
    3/20/2021
  • star rating  I had the pleasure of joining FNQ Nature Tours on a afternoon night spotting tour. I am a Cairns local and boy was I impressed. The knowledge of the team... read more

    95micks
    3/15/2021
  • star rating  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
  • star rating  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

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