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 an absolutely brilliant day with tour guide Matt. Due to some Covid cancellations, we were the only ones on the tour and we had what ended up being... read more

    jezzwill17
    August 16, 2021
  • star rating  This small group four day wildlife conservation tour was everything we had hoped for. Great wildlife spotting, beautiful environment and a knowledgeable and passionate guide in Matt who... read more

    Robyn M
    August 7, 2021
  • star rating  Our tour with FNQ was absolutely fantastic and we couldn't recommend this locally owned business more. James, our guide was the most knowledgeable and passionate guide we have... read more

    Olga
    August 5, 2021
  • star rating  James enthusiasm, friendliness and passion for Nature is obvious in his manner and the information he imparts. Our tour was a joy from beginning to end and we are... read more

    Gayle
    July 26, 2021
  • star rating  Having just returned from the 3 night 4 day wildlife and conservation tour I can honestly say that this small group tour was wonderful. All the arrangements went smoothly from... read more

    Yvonne T
    July 26, 2021
  • star rating  I had a fabulous time on a recent Australian Geo 4day Far North Queensland Wildlife and Conservation Safari run by FNQ Nature Tours. James was an excellent and knowledgeable guide.... read more

    tornac2017
    July 24, 2021
  • star rating  James was active enthusiastic careful and thoughtful could not get a better guide. The accommodation was. Excellent and our companions also compatible

    patric
    July 22, 2021
  • 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
    July 10, 2021
  • 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

    Karen Z
    July 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
    June 16, 2021

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