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Paluma Rainforest Tour

New Paluma Rainforest Tour

The Paluma Rainforest Tour is for those looking to escape for the day by immersing themselves in a broad range of activities and enjoyable experiences in North Queensland. The tour is tailored to suit cruise ship passengers docking in Townsville who want to explore the Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest of Paluma with locals. 

The tour includes: Townsville Port (Quayside Terminal) pick up and drop off; rainforest walks; cascading waterfalls; birdlife; history; the chance encounter with native Australian animals including the cassowary, platypus, echidna and goanna; swim in the crystal clear waters under the heritage-listed stone arch bridge, built by hand in the 1930s; great photo opportunities; and picnic morning tea and lunch. 

You will be taken on a personalised small group adventure through the Paluma and Little Crystal Creek region where you can connect with nature and embrace the natural beauty of this Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Hear from a passionate local tour guide about the area and learn about what makes the region so unique.

Please note a minimum of four people are required for the tour to go ahead. You’re booking is not confirmed until you’ve heard from us. 

Timings will be tailored to suit your cruise ship.  Tour is dependent upon availability.

Bookings essential.

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  • Product Code: Paluma Rainforest Tour - Cruise Ship
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Tour Information

Days Operates weekends (always enquire)
Start Time (Approximately) 9.00am (0900)
End Time (Approximately) 4.30pm (1630)
(tailored to suit your cruise ship schedule)
Departs Townsville Port (Quayside Terminal)
Duration Approximately 7.5 Hours depending on your cruise ship schedule
Price Per Person • Adult $149
• Children $119 (7-14 years)
• Family discounts apply ( 2 adults and 2 or more children) receive a 10% discount.
• Small personalised charter is available for groups of up to 10 guests $1341
Inclusions • Cold water
• Morning tea 
• Lunch  
• Local tour guide 
• National Park entry fees 
What To Bring • Water 
• Closed in footwear
• Long sleeve shirt (please refrain from wearing a white shirt)
• Long pants
• Hat (please refrain from wearing a white hat)
• Towel
• Sun screen
• Swimwear
• Cardigan or jacket (10 degrees cooler in the rainforest) 
• Change of clothes 
• Purchases can be made at Paluma Pottery (if open) and Paluma Community Hall 
• Feel free to bring your own snacks.

Tags: Adventure, Site Seeing, History, Nature and Wildlife, Swimming, Rainforest, Relaxing, Arts and Culture, Bush Walking, Camping, Yoga