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Tropical Horizons Day Tours

Tropical Horizons Day Tours is a family established and operated day tour business established in 1988 by Libby and Gerald Williamson and conducts its tours in Tropical North Queensland.

Tour itineraries and schedules are specifically designed for small, personalised groups of a maximum of 21 seats per coach. All driver-guides are chosen for their first rate driving skills and their ability to interpret local knowledge of flora, fauna, history and aboriginal culture to small, personalised groups. There is a close interaction between driver-guides and passengers and all venues visited are allowed ample time for discussion between the group and the driver.

Tropical Horizons Day Tours operates a fleet of seven Toyota Coaster Deluxe Coaches – all 21-seaters purchased new. The company has a good upgrading schedule and vehicles are professionally detailed and mechanically maintained by qualified mechanics.

As an owner operated company Tropical Horizons endeavour to keep their tour rack rates very competitive – but including very high quality entries, for example, Skybury – The Australian Coffee Centre, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Great lunch venue – The Longhouse at Cape Tribulation Resort and Daintree Discovery Centre, unique lunch venue beside Mungalli Waterfall and Paronella Park – Historic and Cultural Gardens.

An incentive discount is provided to book onto a second tour – thereby saving off a second tour booking. Tours do not need to be booked simultaneously.

Tropical Horizons specialises in full and half day tours to the fully independent traveller and to a lesser extent group charters – both domestic and inbound. Interpretive guides can be supplied at extra cost to groups of more then ten guests.

Daily tours are operated to Kuranda and Cairns Highlands including Train and/or Skyrail, Daintree Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge, Daintree and Cape Tribulation and The Waterfalls, Wildlife and Paronella Park tour.

Touring Options

Kuranda and Cairns Highlands including Skybury – The Australian Coffee Centre

This tour allows guests free time in Kuranda and the afternoon touring the Cairns Highlands with the driver-guide giving informative commentary along the route, to Mareeba Township. The tour returns to Cairns down the Gillies Highway with great views of the Mulgrave Valley. Drop offs commence in the south of Cairns at 5.30 p.m.

Cape Tribulation Discovery Safari

A high value, small group Safari through Cape Tribulation National Park – including quality entrance venues – one hour Daintree River Wildlife Cruise, rainforest walks and interpretation – along Cape Tribulation Beach, lunch included at Coconut Beach Resort and private walk at Daintree Rainforest Environmental Centre and Rainforest Canopy Tower. Following afternoon tea in the rainforest, cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and return to Port Douglas by 1730 and Cairns by approximately 1830.

Waterfalls, Wildlife and Paronella Park Tour

A most scenic, small group tour of the Southern Cairns Highlands viewing extinct crater Lake Barrine and all the Waterfalls Circuit, guided walks in World Heritage Rainforest spotting for wildlife including the tree kangaroo, platypus and a private guided tour of Paronella Park’s Heritage Gardens and Castle ruins. Return to Cairns via the historic fishing town of Innisfail by approximately 1815.

Daintree – Northern Delights Tour

Enjoy a visit into historic Daintree Township where you may view craftsmen at work in the Daintree Timber Museum.

Enjoy a luncheon of Barramundi (or an alternative menu) in the Daintree Teahouse where a fruit tasting is included.

Then embark on a fully guided, interpretive rainforest walk in Mossman Gorge rainforest.

At Hartleys Crocodile Adventures be enthralled by the exciting and informative “Crocodile Attack Show”.

Enjoy a short cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon in safe, purpose built boats to observe crocodiles. The koala’s feeding session concludes your day and you will then be returned to your accommodation.

Activites and Experiences at Tropical Horizons Day Tours

  • Flora
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Public toilet Regular comfort stops on all tours.
  • Active Walks available on all tours but not compulsory.
  • Adventure Wildlife and crocodile spotting cruises.
  • Beach Cape Tribulation – Interpretive walk along shoreline.
  • Rural/Country
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Rail
  • Rainforest
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Group
  • Luxury
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Sunlover Holidays
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Interpreter Service
  • Pickup
  • Resource Material
  • Toilet
  • Coach
  • Coaster

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