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 were blown away by how well organised our tour was. Matt, our guide, full of knowledge; also happy to have a laugh along the way. He made sure we... read more

    claudiangg1988
    May 17, 2022
  • star rating  My wife and 3 kids booked a wildlife tour to the atherton tablelands. It was a private tour facilitated by James. It was our second trip to Cairns... read more

    L3938ARjohns
    May 14, 2022
  • star rating  Absolutely fantastic and intimate tour with only a few other guests. A completely Different way to see the Daintree Rainforest, not like some of the other tourist trap tours. Our... read more

    susanmQ8139TA
    April 23, 2022
  • star rating  We loved our afternoon in the Daintree with James. James is so passionate about what he does and his enthusiasm, knowledge and the way he shared that knowledge made for... read more

    Wayne O
    April 16, 2022
  • star rating  We went out with Will and had a fantastic tour. His knowledge of everything was over the top. We where lucky enough to see all the major animals, crocs,cassowary and... read more

    E3622ZOkimt
    April 1, 2022
  • star rating  I would highly recommend this tour for anyone wanting to checkout the Daintree and Cape tribulation. James our tour guide was very knowledgeable and is a great person all round... read more

    E7864UKjeremyf
    March 23, 2022
  • star rating  I loved this tour, Kelvin was an exceptional guide with a lot of knowledge about the area. I loved the small group and personalised experience, and we got to see... read more

    mo2557
    February 27, 2022
  • star rating  The afternoon & night tour was AMAZING! My husband and I really enjoyed our afternoon and learnt a lot. James was our tour guide and he was so knowledgeable, funny... read more

    reneek535
    February 16, 2022
  • star rating  The afternoon & night tour was AMAZING! My husband and I really enjoyed our afternoon and learnt a lot. James was our tour guide and he was so knowledgeable, funny... read more

    Renee K
    February 1, 2022
  • star rating  A fantastic guided tour. Our guide Matt was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and tailored the experience to our small group. Leaving later in the day let us experience the Daintree at... read more

    523shona
    November 27, 2021

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